Curriculum Vitae

Rotem Sorek Prof. Rotem Sorek
Office: Meyer Building, Room 210A
Tel: +972-8-934-6342
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Employment Positions
06/2018 - Present Full Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics
Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
2014 - 2018Associate Professor, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel.
2008 - 2014Senior Scientist, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel.
2006 - 2008Post-doctoral Fellow, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, CA.
2004 - 2005Compugen Ltd. Group Leader, Genomic Basic Research
2000 - 2004Compugen Ltd. Researcher

2002 - 2007 Ph.D., Human Genetics, Tel Aviv University
Awarded with distinction
2000 - 2002M.Sc. Genetics, Tel Aviv University
Graduated summa cum laude
1998 - 2000B.Sc. Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University
Graduated summa cum laude

2009 - present Lecturer at the "RNA world" course, Weizmann Institute of Science
2009 - 2010 Lecturer at the "Introduction to Computational Genomics" course, Weizmann Institute of Science
2006 Lecturer at the “Advanced Genomics” course, the Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yafo
2005 - 2006Lecturer at the “Genonics, proteomics and microarrays” course, the Hadassah Academic College, Jerusalem
2005Organizer and lecturer of “Advanced topics in alternative splicing” workshop, as part of the bioinformatics workshop series at the Weizmann institute

2023HFSP Nakasone Award
2022Michael Bruno Memorial Award
2022Michael Landau Prize for Arts and Sciences
2022Elected to the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
2021The Andre Deloro Prize for Scientific Research
2021Rappaport Prize for Excellence in Biomedical Research
2019Beutler Research Program Award for Excellence in Genomic Medicine
2018Elected to the American Academy of Microbiology
2018Elected as an EMBO member
2016Scientific Council Prize
2016ERC-CoG Award Recipient
2015Elected to the European Academy of Microbiology
2014FEBS Anniversary Prize
2013Teva Founders Award for outstanding young scientists in Life Sciences
2012Appointed as a member of the national "Young Israel Academy of Sciences"
2012The Rubinowitz-Grossman Prize for outstanding young scientists, the Israel Society for Microbiology
2011ERC-StG Award Recipient
2010EMBO Young Investigator
2009Alon Fellowship
2008Clore Prize Recipient
2006The RNA Society/Scaringe Young Scientist Award
2005ISMB Fellowship
2004Clore Foundation Doctoral Prize
2003Constantiner Scholarship
2001National Excellence Award, Israeli House of Representatives
2001Rector’s list, Tel Aviv University
2001Dean’s scholarship for M.Sc. studies, Tel Aviv University
1999Dean's list, Tel Aviv University
1999De-Shalit foundation award, Weizmann Institute of Science
1998B.Sc. Scholarship, the research track for excellent students, Tel Aviv University