Prof. Yaniv Erlich
CEO/CSO & Co-founder
Prof. Yaniv Erlich is the CEO of Eleven Tx. Since 2017, he was the Chief Science Officer of MyHeritage.com. Prior to this position, he was an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Computational Biology at Columbia University and a Fellow at the Whitehead Institute, MIT. Dr. Erlich is a TEDMED speaker (2018), the recipient of DARPA’s Young Faculty Award (2017), the Burroughs Wellcome Career Award (2013), Harold M. Weintraub award (2010), and the IEEE/ACM-CS HPC award (2008).
COO & Co-founder
During his career, Shaul was the co-founder and the CEO of Ilan Bio, COO and VP BD of Forrest Innovations, and the COO at Tropic Biosciences. These companies focus on developing new technologies for breeding and propagating new species for agritech and biotech applications based on RNAi and CRISPR technologies. In addition, Shaul gained operational and leadership skills from his service as a Major in the Israeli Air Force. He holds academic degrees in Business and Political Science from the Inter-Disciplinary Center (IDC) Herzelia.
Prof. Greg Hannon
Co-founder & Director of the Cancer Research UK, University of Cambridge
Prof. Hannon is a co-founder of Eleven Tx, bringing a long history in studies of RNA biology. He is the Royal Society Wolfson Research Professor of Cancer Molecular Biology and the Director of the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute at University of Cambridge. The Institute he oversees is one of the premier cancer research institutes in Europe with more than 450 investigators. He brings to Eleven more than 30 years of experience in molecular biology, disease biology, and technology development, with over 300 peer-reviewed publications that have been cited more than 150,000 times. Prof. Hannon is a Member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, a Member of the Academy of Medical Sciences, a Fellow of the Royal Society of London, and a Member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO). He has won a number of internationally recognized awards for his work and has trained numerous students and postdocs who populate elite universities and positions of influence in industry. .
Dr. Omer Weissbrod
VP Comp Bio & AI
Dr. Weissbrod is a machine learning and statistical genetics expert that led numerous projects in some of the world's top biomedical research groups in academy and industry, including Harvard University, Weizmann Institute, and IBM Research. He brings deep experience in team-leading, software development, and scientific research, spanning multiple open-source software packages and over 30 papers published in the world's top scientific journals.
Dr. Ohad Yogev
Director Cell Biology
Dr. Ohad Yogev is an expert molecular virologist. He brings his in-depth knowledge and expertise in virology, RNA biology, synthetic biology, cell therapy and molecular biology. He led novel projects in leading academic institutes and biopharma such as the Hebrew University, UCL and AstraZeneca. His work over the years was published in world-leading journals, and he was awarded the EMBO long-term fellowship and the Hebrew University Faculty of Medicine Excellence Prize. .
Dr. Adi Naamati
Dr. Adi Naamati is an expert in molecular virology and cellular biology. She led several projects in world-leading institutes such as the Hebrew University and Cambridge University. Adi brings her expertise in host-virus interaction, cellular modulation of host cells by viruses, molecular and cellular biology.
Dr. Ilaria Falciatori
Dr. Ilaria Falciatori is a molecular and stem-cell biologist, who gained experience in leading research institutions, including Weill Cornell Medical College, CSHL laboratory, and the Cancer Research UK, including as a Project Manager for a Grand Challenge project for the CRUK. She brings her expertise in small RNA biology and cell biology.
Dr. Iris Grossman
Dr. Grossman brings deep knowledge of the pharma industry, with 15 years of experience focused on early stages, regulatory requirements, and the science-business interface. She was VP and Head of Early Stage Clinical Development of Teva Pharmaceuticals and received multiple awards, including Israel's 40 under 40 by the "The Marker" Magazine. She was also selected to be a fellow of the first cohort of 8400, the Israel leadership in health program.
Danny Douek, MD
SAB Member & PI at the NIAID
Dr. Douek is the Chief of the Human Immunology Section at the Vaccine Research Institute of National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases at the NIH. Dr. Douek’s role on the SAB is part of his official activities for the National Institutes of Health. He has 30 years of experience in immunology research with nearly 300 peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Douek is the recipient of the World AIDS Day Award, NIH’s Director Award, World’s top 50 scientists by Scientific American, and top 1% most cited scientists by the Web of Science and Thomson Reuters report “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds.”
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