Prof. Elhanan Borenstein

ביה"ס למדעי המחשב סגל אקדמי בכיר

Research

  • Computational biology

  • Metagenomics

  • Human microbiome

Education

  • B.Sc., Physics and Computer Science, Tel-Aviv University, 1996

  • Ph.D., Computer Science, Tel-Aviv University, 2007

Academic Appointments

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University, 2007-2009

  • Assistant Professor, University of Washington, Genome Sciences, 2009–2014

  • Adj. Assistant Professor, University of Washington, Computer Science and Engineering, 2011–2014

  • External Professor, Santa Fe Institute, 2011–present

  • Associate Professor, University of Washington, Genome Sciences, 2014–present

  • Adj. Associate Professor, Univ. of Washington, Computer Science and Engineering, 2014–present

  • Associate Professor, Tel-Aviv University, School of Computer Science, 2018–present

  • Associate Professor, Tel-Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, 2018–present

Awards and Prizes

  • Program for the Fostering of Excellence, 1994–1996

  • B.Sc. Summa Cum Laude (graduated first in the class, GPA 97), 1996

  • Best Teaching Assistant Prize, School of Computer Science, Tel-Aviv University, 2003

  • School of Computer Science Award for Ph.D. Student, Tel-Aviv University, 2004

  • Aharon Katzir Center Training Fellowships for Ph.D., Weizmann Institute, 2004

  • The Don & Sara Marejn Scholarship for Outstanding Ph.D. Student, 2004

  • Yeshaya Horowitz Association Scholarship in Complexity Science, 2004–2006

  • Best Teacher, School of Computer Science, Tel-Aviv University, 2005

  • Philip Steinmetz Fellowship, Santa Fe Institute, 2005

  • Omidyar Fellowship, Santa Fe Institute, 2007–2009

  • Faculty of 1000 Member, Genomics & Genetics, 2011–present

  • Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in molecular biology, 2011–2013

  • NIH (National Institutes of Health) Director’s New Innovator Award ($1,500,000), 2012–2017

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