Press Release

Adi Barzel, Ph.D.

Adi Barzel is president-elect of the Israeli Society of Gene and Cell Therapy and a senior lecturer in the department of biochemistry at Tel Aviv University. Dr. Barzel is a renowned expert in homologous recombination and gene targeting. He is a summa cum laude graduate of the Adi Lautman interdisciplinary program for outstanding students and has earned his Ph.D. in genetics from the laboratory of Professor Martin Kupiec at Tel Aviv University. Previously, Dr. Barzel was a company commander in an armor brigade and in the officer’s academy of the Israeli Defense Forces. He has co-authored scientific papers in high-impact journals describing the GeneRide™ technology and its applications.