Prof. Uri Alon Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

2 Talks

Uri Alon is one of the pioneers of systems biology. His work defined the small set of recurring circuits in biological systems, called network motifs. He combines experiment and theory to understand general principles in biology. He also writes, advocates and sings about the importance of human relationships in science.... read moreUri Alon published over 120 highly cited papers, and received numerous prizes, including The IBM Faculty Award (2003), The Overton Prize of the International Society for Computational Biology (2004), The Nakasone Award for a Breakthrough at the Frontiers of Life Science (2014)
He did his PhD in physics at the Weizmann institute, a postdoc in biology at Princeton, and started his lab at Weizmann in 1999.