Maya Schuldiner, Ph.D.
Dr. Maya Schuldiner was born in Israel. She completed two years of military service in 1996, and graduatedmagna cum laude with a BSc in Biology from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem in 1998. She went on to complete both her MSc and a PhD in genetics, also at the Hebrew University, in 1999 and 2003. She conducted postdoctoral research in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology at the University of California in San Francisco until 2008, when she joined the faculty of the Weizmann Institute of Science.
For her work Dr. Schuldiner has received the EMBO young investigator award and has been chosen as one of the most promising young scientist (“40 under 40”) by the prestigious biology journal “Cell”. Dr. Schuldiner has published 40 research articles in international, peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Schuldiner was recently selected as a member of the Israel Young Academy. Dr. Schuldiner is married to Dr. Oren Schuldiner who is also an assistant professor at the Weizmann Institute of Science and they have three boys: Daniel, Noam and Mattan.