Dr. Aviv Regev
Head Genentech Research and Early Development (gRED)
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Personal Data

Nationality
Israeli / American

Year of Birth
1971

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 – 2022
Professor, Department of Biology, MIT

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

2021
Ernst Schering Prize

2021
AACR Academy Fellow

2021
ETH Zurich doctorate (Honorary)

2022
Nakasone Award

2022
American Academy of Arts and 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 Advisory 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 – 2022
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

2022 – present
Gladstone Institute, Scientific Advisory Board

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

2020 – present
Member, Advisory Board, Cancer Cell

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