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updated: 23.05.2021

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Name Institution Period of Visit Host

Sackler Fellows 2020/2021:


Sackler Lecturers 2020/2021:

Prof. Elijah Millgram

Philosophy Department
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Email: elijah.millgram@gmail.com

April 19 - June 18,

Host: Prof. Eli Dresner
Department of philosophy
Tel: 972-3-6405034

Email: dresner@tauex.tau.ac.il

Prof. Efraim Benmelech

Finance Department
Kellogg School of Management
Northwestern University
Evanston, Illinois, USA


A week, Autumn

Host: Prof. Nittai K. Bergman

Berglas School of Economics

Tel: 972-3-640 6232

Email: nbergman@tauex.tau.ac.il

Prof. David Dean

Head, Theory Group
Laboratorie d’Ondes et Matière d’Aquitaine
The University of Bordeaux
Bordeaux, France

Email: david.dean@u-bordeaux.fr

February - March,

Host: Prof. Haim Diamant
School of Chemistry
Tel:972-3- 640 6967

Email: hdiamant@tauex.tau.ac.il

Prof. Andrew Ewald

Departments of Cell Biology, Oncology
and Biomedical Engineering
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
855 N. Wolfe St, Rangos 452
Center for Cell Dynamics
Baltimore, MD 21205

Email: andrew.ewald@jhmi.edu


March, 2021

Host: Prof. Ronen Zaidel-Bar
Dept. of Cell and Developmental Biology
Sackler School of Medicine
Tel: 972-3-6406781 

Email: zaidelbar@gmail.com

Prof. Steve Granick

IBS Center for Soft and Living Matter
Republic of Korea

Email: sgranick@gmail.com


Prof. Yael Roicman
School of Chemistry
Tel:  +972-3-6405848

Email: roichman@tauex.tau.ac.il

Professor Ralph Etienne-Cummings

Chair Department of Electrical
and Computer Engineering
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore,  Maryland, USA

Email: retienne@jhu.edu

Second Semester

Host: Prof. Israel Gannot
Faculty of Engineering
Tel: 972-3-6407939

Email: gannoti@tauex.tau.ac.il

Prof. Nathalie A Sims

Deputy Director, St Vincent's Institute
of Medical Research
Unit Head, Bone Cell Biology and Disease Unit
Professorial Fellow, The University of Melbourne 

Email: nsims@svi.edu.au


Hosts: Prof. Drorit Neumann
Head, Dr. Miriam & Sheldon G. Adelson
School of Graduate Studies
Sackler Faculty of Medicine
Tel: 973-3-640-7256

Email: histo6@tauex.tau.ac.il


Host: Dr. Yankel Gabet
Department of Anatomy & Anthropology
Sackler Faculty of Medicine
​Tel: 973-3-640-7684

​Email: yankel@tauex.tau.ac.il

Mr. Nick Vallelonga

Actor, screenwriter, producer, and film director
Vallelonga Productions
Los Angeles, USA



Hosts: Prof. Raz Yosef
Head, The school of Film and Television
Faculty of Arts

Ms.Talia Wigoder and  Ms. Mya Kaplan
Tel-Aviv International Student Film
Festival directors

Prof.  Peter J. Basser

Associate Scientific Director
Senior Investigator, NICHD
Section on Quantitative Imaging
and Tissue Sciences
Division of Imaging, Behavior
and Genomic Integrity NIH
Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Email: pjbasser@helix.nih.gov

Two weeks, twice

Host: Prof. Nir Sochen
Department of Applied Mathematics
School of Mathematical Sciences
Tel: 972-3-6409622

Email: sochen@tauex.tau.ac.il

Dr. Javier Tiffenberg

Associate Scientist 
Fermilab Particle Physics Division 
Batavia, Illinois, USA

Email: javiert@fnal.gov

Two weeks

Host: Dr. Liron Barak
School of Physics & Astronomy
Tel: 972-3-6408334

Email: lironbarak1@mail.tau.ac.il

Prof. Edward Melanson

Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes
and Metabolism
Division of Geriatric Medicine
University of Colorado
Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, Colorado, USA


A week

Host: Dr. Yiftach Gepner
Department of Epidemiology
and Preventive Medicine
School of Public Health
Sackler Faculty of Medicine 
Tel: 972-3-073-3804427

Email: gepner@tauex.tau.ac.il

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