Institution Degree Year Field
Stanford University, CA Postdoctoral Fellowship 2004 Genetics
Stanford University, CA  Ph.D.1 1999  Applied Physics 
Tel Aviv University, Israel B.Sc. magna cum laude 1989 Physics




2016–   Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Co-Founder, Eigengene, Inc.2
2016–


Investigator, and
Member of the Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program,
Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI), University of Utah
2011–

Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Human Genetics,
University of Utah
2010–



Utah Science, Technology, and Research (USTAR)
Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering and
Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute,
University of Utah
2010–2016

Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics,
University of Texas at Austin
2004–2010


Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, and
Fellow, Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology,
University of Texas at Austin
1998–2004 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Genetics, Stanford University
1991–1998

Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Applied Physics,
Stanford University




2020

  
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Education Research Webinar, "Multi-Tensor Decompositions for Personalized Cancer Diagnostics, Prognostics, and Therapeutics," AWS3,4
2018



Plenary Lecture, "Comparative Spectral Decompositions for Personalized Cancer Diagnostics and Prognostics," 14th International Conference on Latent Variable Analysis and Signal Separation (LVA ICA 2018) (Guildford, United Kingdom)
2018



Plenary Lecture, "Comparative Spectral Decompositions for Personalized Cancer Diagnostics and Prognostics," 2018 Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Conference on Applied Linear Algebra (SIAM-ALA18) (Hong Kong, China)
2015–

  
U01 Project Grant, "Multi-Tensor Decompositions for Personalized Cancer Diagnostics and Prognostics," National Cancer Institute (NCI) Physical Sciences in Oncology Network (PS-ON), NIH5,6,7,8
2014




American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Science Council Session Winner (SCSW) Lecture Award, "Singular Value Decomposition Identifies Transcript Length Distribution Functions from DNA Microarray Data and Reveals Evolutionary Forces Globally Affecting Glioblastoma Multiforme Metabolism," AAPM
2014



  
Bloomberg L.P. Distinguished Speaker Lectures, "Discovery of Principles of Nature from Matrix and Tensor Modeling of Large-Scale (Molecular Biological) Data," and "(Physics-Inspired) Mathematical Vocabulary for Discovery from Data,"
Bloomberg L.P.9
2009–2015


  
Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, "Integrative and Comparative Tensor Algebra Models of DNA Microarray Data from Different Studies of the Cell Cycle," Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS), NSF10,11
2007–2015


  
R01 Project Grant, "Tensor Computations for Modeling Large-Scale Molecular Biological Data – from Discovery of Patterns to Discovery of Principles of Nature," National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), NIH12,13
2006




Plenary Lecture, "Uncovering the Molecular Biological Principles that Govern Cellular Systems with Blind Source Separation Models," 6th International Conference on Independent Component Analysis and Blind Source Separation (ICA 2006)
(Charleston, SC)
2005

  
Linear Algebra and its Applications (LAA) Lecture, "Genomic Signal Processing: From Matrix Algebra to Genetic Networks," International Linear Algebra Society (ILAS)14,15
2000–2005

  
K01 Individual Mentored Research Scientist Development Award in Genomic Research and Analysis, "Mathematical Tools for Genome-Wide Gene Expression Data Analysis," NHGRI, NIH16,17
1999–2003


  
DOE/Sloan Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computational Molecular Biology, "Analytical and Computational Tools for Genome-Wide Gene Expression Data Analysis,"
DOE/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation18
1998



  
Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Research in Atomic, Molecular, or Optical Physics (DAMOP) Award Finalist, "Impossibility of Determining the Quantum Wavefunction of a Single System and Fundamental Limit to External Force Detection," American Physical Society (APS)19
1997




Plenary Lecture, "Impossibility of Determining the Quantum Wavefunction of a Single System and Fundamental Limit to External Force Detection," 5th International Conference on Squeezed States and Uncertainty Relations (FICSSUR 1997) (Balatonfüred, Hungary)




Mostly since 2013

  7/2023, 6/2022, 6/2017, 6/2016, 6/2015, 6/2014
Invited Mentor, International High-Performance Computing (HPC) Summer School on HPC Challenges in Computational Sciences (Atlanta, GA; Athens, Greece; Boulder, CO; Ljubljana, Slovenia; Toronto, Canada; Budapest, Hungary)
  1/2023–
Appointed Co-Chair, Steering Committee, PS-ON, NCI, NIH
11/2022



Invited Member, Program Committee, and Invited Panelist, International Conference Panel, "8th National Cancer Institute (NCI) Computational Approaches for Cancer Workshop," Supercomputing 2022 (SC22) (Dallas, Texas)
  9/2022

Invited Moderator and Co-Organizer, Virtual Symposium, NCI Physical Sciences in Oncology
11/2020


Invited Member, Program Committee, "6th NCI Computational Approaches for Cancer Workshop," Supercomputing 2020 (SC20) Virtual
  9/2020

Invited Co-Chair and Co-Organizer, Virtual Symposium, Decade of the Physical Sciences in Oncology Network (PS-ON) at the NCI
  6/2020



Invited Co-Chair and Co-Organizer, Education Session, "Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning from Research to the Cancer Clinic," 2020 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Virtual Annual Meeting II
  9/2019

Invited Co-Chair and Co-Organizer, Symposium, NCI Physical Sciences in Oncology (Minneapolis, MN)
  1/2019–12/2019
Appointed Co-Chair, Steering Committee, PS-ON, NCI, NIH
11/2018, 3/2017
Appointed Member, Scientific Review Panel, "Emerging Questions in Cancer Systems Biology," NCI, NIH
10/2018


Invited Panelist, International Conference Panel, "Physical Sciences in Oncology," 2018 Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting (Atlanta, GA)
  5/2018

Invited Chair and Co-Organizer, Three-Session Minisymposium, "Discovery from Data," SIAM-ALA18 (Hong Kong, China)
  2/2017

Invited Chair, Session, 1st Gordon Research Conference on the Physics of Cancer (Galveston, TX)
10/2016

Invited Panelist, International Association Panel, "Provocative Questions for Medical Physics in Oncology," AAPM (Boston, MA)
  6/2016

Appointed Member, Scientific Review Panel, "Genomic Data Analysis Network," NCI, NIH
  9/2015– Appointed Member, Steering Committee, PS-ON, NCI, NIH
  9/2014



Invited Panelist and Co-Organizer, International Conference Panel, "Translational Bioinformatics," 5th Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Health Informatics (ACM-BCB) (Newport Beach, CA)
  7/2014



Invited Chair and Organizer, Three-Session Minisymposium, "Discovery from Data:" "I. Mathematical Patterns in Nature," "II. Cancer Genomic Signals and Systems" and "III. Decompositions for Big Data Applications," 2014 SIAM Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL)
  3/2014, 3/2013, 4/2012, 3/2011
Appointed Member, Scientific Review Panel, "National Centers for Systems Biology," National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), NIH
  9/2013

Invited Chair and Organizer, Track, "Bioinformatics, Computational and Systems Biology," 2013 BMES Annual Meeting (Seattle, WA)
  7/2013

Invited Participant, NSF/Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Connections 2013 Symposium (Washington, DC)
  4/2011– Invited International Reviewer, Israel Science Foundation (ISF), Israel
  2/2009

Invited Participant, Workshop, "Future Directions in Tensor-Based Computation and Modeling," NSF
  2/2008

Chair and Organizer, Special Symposium, SXSVD (South by SVD): Gene H. Golub's World Day Celebration in Austin (Austin, TX)
  1/2008


Invited Participant, Planning Meeting, "The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Data Portal," National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), NIH
12/2007–


Appointed Member, Scientific Review Panels, e.g., Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award Panel and Graduate Research Fellowships Program (GRFP) Panel, NSF
  8/2006

Invited Participant, Workshop, "Petascale Computing in the Biosciences," NSF
  7/2006


Chair and Organizer, Invited Session, "Genomic Signals and Systems," 17th International Symposium on the Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS) (Kyoto, Japan)
  4/2005–

Appointed Member, Scientific Review Panels, e.g., "Genomes to Life," DOE
  3/2005– Editorial Board Member and Acting Editor, Journals
  2/2005–

Invited International Reviewer, Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), Belgium
12/2001

Invited Participant, Planning Meeting, "A Vision for the Future of Genomics Research," NHGRI, NIH
  9/1995– Reviewer, Journals




2015–   NCI U01 CA-20214420,21,22 $3,395,98623
2009–2015   NSF CAREER DMS-084717324     $400,05325
2007–2015   NHGRI R01 HG-00430226 $1,768,52527
2000–2005   NHGRI K01 HG-00003828     $527,36729
1999–2003   DE FG03-99ER6283630     $100,000