Short CV/Education and training

EDUCATION

  • 1984 – 1987
    B.Sc., with honor, Biology, Tel-Aviv University, The George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences

  • 1987 – 1989
    M.Sc., with honor, Biochemistry, Tel-Aviv University, The George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, under the supervision of Dr. Shoshana Bar-Nun

  • 1989 – 1993
    Ph.D., Biochemistry, Tel-Aviv University, The George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences. Thesis title: "The Molecular Basis for Sorting, Transport and Secretion of IgM" under the supervision of Dr. Shoshana Bar-Nun

  • 1993 – 1997
    Post doctoral fellow with Dr. R.A. Flavell, Yale School of Medicine

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • 1989
    Guest scientist with Dr. R. Fine, Boston University, Medical Center (four months)

  • 1998 – 2004
    Senior Scientist in the Department of Immunology, The Weizmann institute of Science

  • 2004 – 2013
    Associate Professor in the Department of Immunology, The Weizmann institute of Science

  • Since 2013
    Full Professor in the Department of Immunology, The Weizmann Institute of Science

Selected publications

  • Binsky-Ehrenreich I, Marom A, Sobotta MC, Shvidel L, Berrebi A, Hazan-Halevy I, Kay S, Aloshin A, Sagi I, Goldenberg DM, Leng L, Bucala R, Herishanu Y, Haran M, Shachar I, (2014). Cd84 is a Survival Receptor For Cll Cells. Oncogene. 33:(8)1006-1016.

  • Klasen C, Ohl K, Sternkopf M, Shachar I, Schmitz C, Heussen N, Hobeika E, Levit-Zerdoun E, Tenbrock K, Reth M, Bernhagen J, EL Bounkari O, (2014). Mif Promotes b Cell Chemotaxis Through the Receptors Cxcr4 and Cd74 and Zap-70 Signaling. Journal of Immunology. 192:(11)5273-5284.

  • Shachar I, Karin N, (2013). The Dual Roles of Inflammatory Cytokines and Chemokines in the Regulation of Autoimmune Diseases and Their Clinical Implications. Journal of Leukocyte Biology. 93:(1)51-61.

  • Stepensky P, Keller B, Buchta M, Kienzler AK, Elpeleg O, Somech R, Cohen S, Shachar I, Miosge LA, Schlesier M, Fuchs I, Enders A, Eibel H, Grimbacher B, Warnatz K, (2013). Deficiency of Caspase Recruitment Domain Family, Member 11 (Card11), Causes Profound Combined Immunodeficiency in Human Subjects. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 131:(2)477-+.

  • Cohen S, Shoshana OY, Zelman-Toister E, Maharshak N, Binsky-Ehrenreich I, Gordin M, Hazan-Halevy I, Herishanu Y, Shvidel L, Haran M, Leng L, Bucala R, Harroch S, Shachar I, (2012). The Cytokine Midkine and Its Receptor Rptp Zeta Regulate b Cell Survival in a Pathway Induced by Cd74. Journal of Immunology. 188:(1)259-269.



Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Molecular mechanisms regulating differentiation and survival of B cells in health.

  • Control of B cell survival in disease

  • T cell homeostasis in health and autoimmunity

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Consulting to CytoD, Meytav technology incubator, 2008-2010

  • Member in the Katzir Fellowship committee, 2007-2014

  • Member in the FEBS fellowship committee, 2007-2010

  • Member in the Research and Administration Service Committee, 2007-2010

  • Member in the Theses committee, 2006-2014

  • American association of Immunologists, Board Member, since 1998

  • Israel Immunological Society, Board Member, since 1998

Additional qualifications

OTHER APPOINTMENTS

  • Chair, 2015 EMBO-ESF on B cells, since 2014

  • President of the Israel Immunological Society, since 2014

  • Head, department of Immunology, since 2014

  • Vice-chair, 2013 EMBO-ESF on B cells, 2012-2013

  • Vice president of the Israel Immunological Society, 2012-2014

  • Head of the theses committee, 2009-2014

  • Treasurer of the Israel Immunological Society, 2006-2014


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