Associate Professor, WEIZMANN INSTITUTE
Ayelet Erez studied medicine at the Technion Institute in Haifa, did her Paediatric Residency at Sheba Hospital, and completed a Ph.D. in Cancer Genetics at Tel Aviv University. In 2012, following training in clinical genetics and a postdoctoral fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, Ayelet returned to Israel to the Weizmann Institute of Science, where she is currently an Associate Professor. Ayelet volunteers weekly at the oncogenetic clinic at Schneider Hospital she helped establish, where she sees children with a suspected genetic predisposition to cancer. Ayelet's research focuses on cancer genetics and metabolism for translational relevance.