Professor Eran Segal, Weizmann Institute of Science, elected as EMBO member for his outstanding research.

EMBO is an organization of more than 1700 leading researchers that promotes excellence in the life sciences. The major goals of the organization are to support talented researchers at all stages of their careers, stimulate the exchange of scientific information, and help build a European research environment where scientists can achieve their best work.

SYSCOL-partner Professor Eran Segal, Weizmann Institute of Science, IL was one of 58 outstanding researchers elected as new members in May this year.

Professor Segal’s research has two major directions 1) Gene regulation – using quantitative and computational models to understand how DNA sequence variation among human individuals generates phenotypic diversity 2) Microbiome and Nutrition – understanding how the microbial composition of individuals affect their physiology and health.

The SYSCOL consortium jointly congratulates Professor Segal for this prestigious membership.

Link to EMBO press release

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