Meet the PI

Yossi Weizmann

  • Associate Professor, Chemistry Department, Ben-Gurion University, 2019-Present

  • Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department, University of Chicago, 2011-2019

  • Postdoctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Timothy M. Swager), 2008-2011

  • Ph.D., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel (Itamar willner), 2002-2007

  • M.Sc. in Biotechnology in the framework of a direct Ph.D. program, Department of Biotechnology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel (Itamar willner), 2002

  • B.Tech. Cum Laude in Biotechnology Engineering, ORT Braude Academic College of Engineering, Israel, 2000
     

          Email: yweizmann@bgu.ac.il                

    

    Phone: 972-8-6461185                                     

    

Group Ancestry

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor of Chemistry, Ben-Gurion University, 2019-Present

  • Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Chicago, 2011-2019

  • Postdoctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008-2011

  • Co-Founder & Chairman Scientific Advisory Council, Sensona Inc., 2017-Present

Honors and Awards

  • 2020               Zuckerman STEM Leadership Faculty Scholar           

  • 2018               “Rising Star lecture” invitee on “Spotlight on Nanoscience, Nanotechnology & Beyond” in the Journal of the American                          Chemical Society, ACS

  • 2017                ACS Organic Chemistry Young Innovator Symposium

  • 2016                Chicago Innovation Fund Award “IR-PCR”

  • 2016                NSF CAREER Award “Programmable Artificial DNA Topology for Biological and Medical Applications”

  • 2007                Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Day Best Poster Presentation Award, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

  • 2006                THE “Rudolf Graf Prize in Excellence”, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Center for Nanoscience and                                        Nanotechnology, Israel.

  • 2006                THE “Johanna Friedlander Memorial Prize in Excellence”, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

  • 2004                THE “Kaye” Award for Innovations, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

  • 1997-1999       “Dean’s List” of Undergraduate Outstanding Students, ORT Braude Academic College of Engineering, Carmiel, Israel.

We are grateful to the following for funding our research:

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