Isaac Witz


State of Israel

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Primary Position & Institution:

Professor Emeritus, Head, Laboratory of Tumor Microenvironment & Metastasis Research, The Shmunis School of Biomedicine and Cancer Research, The George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University

Short Bio:

In 1968 established his research laboratory at Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel. Promoted to full professor in 1975. In 2003 became Professor Emeritus. Was visiting Professor at: The University of California, San Francisco CA; Karolinska Institute, Stockholm; NCI, NIH, Bethesda, MD; John Wayne Cancer Institute, Santa Monica, CA; University of Vienna, Austria; MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX and at the Universsity of Maryland, MD. Chairman, Department of Microbiology; Chairman Department of Cell Research and Immunology; Founding Head, Tel Aviv University Cancer Biology Research Center; Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences; Vice President for Research and Development; Member, Board of Governors. President, Israel Immunological Society; Chairman, French-Israeli Scientific Cooperation in Immunology; Member, National Human Experimentation Ethics Committee; Consultant, German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research & Development; Founding President – Israel Association for Cancer Research; Member, Scientific Committee of the German-Israeli Cooperation (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum – Ministry of Science) in Cancer Research; Member of Board of Governors of the Israel Cancer Association. Council Member of the European Association of Cancer Research (EACR); Council Member of the International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS)