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Shimon Gepstein (Israel)

E-mail:  gepstein
Name of the Institute:  Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

Academic Degrees

B.Sc.  Biology Tel-Aviv University,

M.Sc.  Botany, Tel – Aviv University

Ph.D    Plant Physiology, Tel-Aviv University


Special Activities at the Technion:


  • Head of the Center for Pre-University Education at the Technion  2006 – on;
  • Dean of the Faculty of Biology
  • Head of the Committee for Undergraduate studies , Faculty of Biology  1994 –  2000, 2002 – 2003;
  • Head of Disciplinary Court for Students (for appeals) 2002 – 2004. Judge 2006-
  •  Member of the Interdisciplinary Committee of Biotechnology
  • Head of the Senate  Committee for Students


Special Activities in Israel:

  • Member of the National Committee of Biotechnology  (Ministry of Science)
  • The president of the Israeli Association of Plant sciences


Previous Academic Appointments:


  • Visiting Professor, UC Davis, California 2003-2004
  • Visiting  Professor. University of Bern, Switzerland 1992
  • Visiting Professor, John Innes, Norwich UK
  • Visiting Professor, University of Waterloo, Canada 1986 (sabbatical)
  • Visiting Scientist, Stanford University,1984
  • Visiting Scientist,  Stanford University. 1983
  • Visiting Scientist, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1981
  • Post-doc, University of California, Santa Cruz   1979-1980
  • Teaching Assistant Tel-Aviv University 1973-1979


Graduate Students:

Over 30 Graduate Students at the Technion



Over 50 publications in refereed professional Journals, and 5 chapters in books

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