Roded Sharan is a Professor in the School of Computer Science at Tel Aviv University. His PhD studies in the School of Computer Science at Tel Aviv University under the guidance of Ron Shamir along with his postdoctoral training at UC Berkeley under the guidance of Richard Karp shaped his interests in bioinformatics and systems biology. At the end of his postdoctoral training, he was offered a Senior Lecturer position at Tel Aviv University to which he returned as an Alon fellow. Additional awards he obtained include the Krill prize of the Wolf Foundation, Best Paper award in the RECOMB'10 conference, Test of time awards in RECOMB'16 and RECOMB'17, the Thomson-Reuters highly cited researcher award and the Kadar prize for excellence in research. Currently, Roded heads a research group that specializes in the analysis of biological networks and their applications to medicine.