Gerald Cohen


1961 B.Sc. University College, London England
1968 Ph.D Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, Israel
1968-71 Helen Hay Whitney Postdoctoral Fellow, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA

Academic Positions

1971-75 Lecturer, Dept. Microbiology and Immunology, TAU
1975-85 Senior Lecturer, Dept Microbiology and Immunology, TAU
1985-95 Assoc. Professor, Dept of Mol. Microbiology & Biotechnology, TAU
1995- Professor, Dept. Mol. Microbiology and Biotechnology, TAU

Honorary Appointments and Some Administrative Activities

  • Editorial Board, Trends in Biotechnology, 1993-1997
  • Co-organizer, 8th International Symposium on the Genetics of Industrial Microorganisms, GIM, 1998
  • Section Editor ASM Manual of Industrial Microbiology
  • President of the Society of the Genetics of Industrial Microorganisms GIM, 2002 - present 
  • Director, Joan and Jaime Constantiner Institute of Molecular Genetics, Tel Aviv University, 1997 - present 


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