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

2016–   Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Co-Founder, Eigengene, Inc.1

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

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

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

Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics,
University of Texas at Austin

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

Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Applied Physics,
Stanford University


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

Linear Algebra and its Applications Lecture, International Linear Algebra Society (ILAS)

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

DOE/Sloan Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computational Molecular Biology

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


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

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

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

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

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

Invited Organizer, Three-Session Minisymposium, "Discovery from Data," 2018 Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Conference on Applied Linear Algebra (SIAM-ALA18) (Hong Kong, China)
  6/2017, 6/2016, 6/2015, 6/2014
Invited Mentor, International High-Performance Computing (HPC) Summer School on HPC Challenges in Computational Sciences (Boulder, CO; Ljubljana, Slovenia; Toronto, Canada; Budapest, Hungary)

Invited Panelist, International Association Panel, "Provocative Questions for Medical Physics in Oncology," American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) (Boston, MA)

Appointed Member, Scientific Review Panel, "Genomic Data Analysis Network," NCI, NIH
  6/2015– Appointed Member, Steering Committee, PS-ON, NCI, NIH

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Invited International Reviewer, Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), Belgium

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

2021– CDC 75D301 21C11016
2015– NCI U01 CA-202144
2009–2015 NSF CAREER DMS-0847173
2007–2015 NHGRI R01 HG-004302
2000–2005 NHGRI K01 HG-000038
1999–2003 DOE FG03 99ER62836