Dr Aviv Regev

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Personal Data

Nationality: Israeli / American
Year of Birth: 1971

Position

Head Genentech Research and Early Development (gRED)

Studies

  • M.Sc. (direct, Summa cum laude) Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, 1992-1997
  • Ph.D., Computational Biology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, 1998-2002

Professional Career

  • 2003 – 2006
    Bauer Fellow, Center for Genomics Research, Harvard University
  • 2006 – 2011
    Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, MIT
  • 2006 – 2020
    Core Member, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard (on leave)
  • 2009 – 2014
    Early Career Scientist, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • 2011 – 2015
    Associate Professor with Tenure, Department of Biology, MIT
  • 2012 – 2020
    Founding Director, Klarman Cell Observatory, Broad Institute
  • 2013 – 2020
    Director, Cell Circuits Program, Broad Institute
  • 2014 – 2020
    Chair of the Faculty and Member of the Executive Leadership Team, Broad Institute
  • 2015 – present
    Professor, Department of Biology, MIT (on leave)
  • 2014 – 2020
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

Prizes and Honors (selected)

  • 2006
    Career Award at the Scientific Interface, Burroughs-Wellcome Fund
  • 2008
    Tomorrow’s PIs, Genome Technology Magazine
  • 2008
    Overton Prize, International Society for Computational Biology
  • 2008
    PIONEER Award, NIH Director
  • 2008
    Sloan Fellow, Sloan Foundation
  • 2009
    Finalist, Vilcek Prize for Biomedical Promise, Vilcek Foundation
  • 2014
    Earl and Thressa Stadtman Scholar Award, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Biology (ASBMB)
  • 2017
    Paul Marks Prize, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • 2017
    Innovator Award, International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB)
  • 2018
    McCormick Lecture, Stanford Unviersity
  • 2018
    Harvey Lecture, Harvey Society, New York
  • 2018
    Whetherall Lecture, Oxford, UK
  • 2019
    FASEB Excellence in Science Mid-Career Investigator Award
  • 2019
    National Academy of Sciences USA, Elected Member
  • 2020
    Mendel Lecture, European Society of Human Genetics
  • 2020
    Jonathan Kraft Prize, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • 2020
    Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences
  • 2020
    Keio Medical Science Prize
  • 2020
    National Academy of Medicine, USA
  • 2021
    Vanderbilt Prize
  • 2021
    James Prize in Science and Technology Integration, National Academy of Sciences

Corporate Advisory Boards

  • 2013 – 2020
    Scientific Advisory Board, Syros Pharmaceuticals
  • 2014 – 2020
    Scientific Advisory Board, ThermoFisher Scientific
  • 2018 – 2020
    Observer, Board of Directors, Celsius Therapeutics
  • 2019 – 2020
    Scientific Advisory Board, Asimov
  • 2019 – 2020
    Scientific Advisory Board, Neogene Therapeutics

Academic Advisory Boards

  • 2013 – 2016
    Scientific Advisory Board, Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing, UC Berkeley
  • 2013 – 2019
    Scientific dvisory Board, Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME
  • 2014 – present
    Scientific Advisory Board, SciLife Lab (Karolinska and Uppsala), Sweden
  • 2017 – 2020
    Advisory Council, National Human Genome Research Institute
  • 2017 – 2019
    Biology Task Force, Defense Science Board
  • 2017 – present
    Scientific Advisory Board, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • 2019 – present
    Scientific Advisory Board, Flatiron Institute
  • 2019 – present
    Institutional Advisory Board, VIB Life Sciences Research Institute (VIB)
  • 2019 – present
    Board of Scientific Councilors, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • 2021 – present
    Scientific Advisory Board of Berlin Institute of Health at Charité
  • 2021 – present
    Bavarian AI Council

Journal Editorial Boards (selected)

  • 2012 – 2014
    Member, Board of Reviewing Editors, eLife
  • 2013 – present
    Editorial Board Member, Nature/EMBO Molecular Systems Biology
  • 2014 - 2018
    Senior Editor, eLife
  • 2016 – present
    Member, Editorial Board, Cell
  • 2020 – present
    Member, Editorial Board, Cell Genomics

Board Memberships in listed companies

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