Prof. Neta Erez

Head, Laboratory of Tumor Biology

Chair, Department of pathology

Education

1998 - 2004 

Ph.D. Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.

Supervisors: Prof. Varda Rotter and Prof. Irun Cohen.

1995 - 1997

M.Sc. Department of Molecular Cell Biology and Department of Immunology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.

Supervisors: Prof. Varda Rotter and Prof. Irun Cohen.

Magna Cum Laude.

1992 - 1995

B.Sc. Animal Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, The Hebrew University, Israel.

Magna Cum Laude.  Dean’s list 1992-1995.

Research Experience and Positions

2018 - present

Associate Professor. Department of Pathology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine,

Tel Aviv University, Israel.

2017 - present

Department Chair. Department of Pathology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine,

Tel Aviv University, Israel.

2016 - 2018

Tenured Senior Lecturer / Assistant Professor. Sackler Faculty of Medicine,

Tel Aviv University, Israel.

2010 - 2015

Senior Lecturer / Assistant Professor. Sackler Faculty of Medicine,Tel Aviv University, Israel.

2005 - 2009

Postdoctoral Research Fellow. University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA. PI: Douglas Hanahan (Tumor Biology, Tumor microenvironment).

2004 - 2005

Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel. PI: Varda Rotter (Molecular cell biology, cancer research).

1999

Visiting student. laboratory of Prof. Andrei Gudkov at the University of Illinois, Chicago, USA.  Sponsored by UICC International Cancer Technology Transfer  (ICRETT) fellowship.

1994 - 1995

Research Assistant. (undergraduate level), Department of Immunology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.

Honors, Awards, Academic Activity

2020 - present

Vice president, Israeli Society for Cancer Research (ISCR).

2020 - present

Board Member, Metastasis Research Society (MRS).

2018 - present

Board member, Israeli Society for Cancer Research (ISCR).

2018

City of Nes-Zionna Award for contribution to Science and Medicine.

2017

Tel Aviv University Rector Award for Excellence in Teaching.

2017

Selected for Young Scientists Forum of the Israel Academy of Sciences.

2016

Dean’s award for Excellence in Teaching. Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.

2013

Best Short Talk Prize- Beatson International Cancer Conference.

2013

Tel Aviv University Award for Commitment to the Advancement of Women in Science.

2011

Israel Cancer Association Outstanding Grant Award.

2005

Cancer Research Institute (CRI) Postdoctoral Fellowship.

2002

The Katzir-Katchalsky Travel Fellowship (Weizmann Institute of Science).

2000

NIH Fellowship Award for the 10th International p53 Workshop.

1999

UICC International Cancer Technology Transfer (ICRETT) fellowship.

1997

Feinberg Graduate School prize for Outstanding Master Thesis, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.

1995

Dean’s list, Faculty of Agriculture, Hebrew University, Israel.

1995

Magna cum laude in Animal Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Hebrew University, Israel.

1994

Dean’s prize, Faculty of Agriculture, Hebrew University, Israel.

1993

Dean’s list, Faculty of Agriculture, Hebrew University, Israel.

1992

Dean’s list, Faculty of Agriculture, Hebrew University, Israel.