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 of 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




2009–2015

Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS), NSF
2005

Linear Algebra and its Applications (LAA) Lecture, International Linear Algebra Society (ILAS)3,4
2000–2005


Individual Mentored Research Scientist Development Award in Genomic Research and Analysis, National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), NIH
1999–2003

DOE/Sloan Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computational Molecular Biology
1998


Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Research in Atomic, Molecular, or Optical Physics (DAMOP) Award Finalist, American Physical Society (APS)5




Mostly since 2013

11/2022


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

Invited Co-Organizer, Symposium, NCI Physical Sciences in Oncology (Rockville, MD)
  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 (Athens, Greece; Boulder, CO; Ljubljana, Slovenia; Toronto, Canada; Budapest, Hungary)
11/2020


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

Invited 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, Educational 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-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 Co-Organizer and Chair, Three-Session Minisymposium, "Discovery from Data," 2018 Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Conference on Applied Linear Algebra (SIAM-ALA18) (Hong Kong, China)
10/2016


Invited Panelist, International Association Panel, "Provocative Questions for Medical Physics in Oncology," American Association of Physicists in Medicine (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 Co-Organizer and Panelist, 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 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
  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-2021446,7,8
2009–2015 NSF CAREER DMS-08471739,10
2007–2015 NHGRI R01 HG-00430211,12
2000–2005 NHGRI K01 HG-00003813,14
1999–2003 DE FG03-99ER6283615