Ron Shamir

Professor, Tel Aviv University

Ron Shamir is a professor of computer science and head of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Bioinformatics at Tel Aviv University. He develops methods and tools in Computational Genomics, specializing in gene expression, gene regulation, molecular networks and disease analysis. Software tools developed by Shamir’s group are in use by hundreds of laboratories around the world. Shamir was among the founders of bioinformatics both internationally (RECOMB) and in Israel (ISBCB and IBS). He received the Landau Prize in Bioinformatics and is a Fellow of ISCB and ACM.

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