Viviane Slon is new Safra Center for Bioinformatics affiliate


23 August 2023
Viviane Slon is new Safra Center for Bioinformatics affiliate

Dr. Viviane Slon is new Edmond J. Safra Center for Bioinformatics affiliate


Dr. Slon is a member of the Departments of Anatomy and Anthropology and Human Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry and affiliated with the Dan David Center for Human Evolution and Biohistory Research. Her PhD and post-doctoral research on ancient hominin DNA were conducted in the Department of Evolutionary Genetics of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (Leipzig, Germany). She has an MSc in Medical Sciences and a BSc in Medical and Life Sciences, both from Tel Aviv University. Dr. Slon is the recipient of the Dan David Prize Scholarship for Young Researchers, the Otto Hahn Medal, the Otto Hahn Award, and the Alon Fellowship. Most recently she was awarded the Franklin Rosalind Young Investigator Award from the Genetic Society of America and the Krill Prize from the Wolf Foundation. 


Dr. Slon's research is in the field of paleogenetics - the recovery and analysis of genetic information from ancient organisms - aiming to study the history of past populations and the evolution of the genome. 


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