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Season 2

Sept. 1, 2022

#49 - North Star of innovation - with Dov Moran, Grove Ventures Manag…

Dov Moran, Managing Partner of Grove Ventures, is one of the most prominent Israeli hi-tech leaders in the world. Dov is an inves…

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June 8, 2022

#47 - Corrie Painter - When life gives you lemons you create a platfo…

Corrie Painter is the Deputy Director of Count Me In and is a research scientist at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. A tr…

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May 12, 2022

#46 - Prof. Ronit Sachi-Fainaro is leading a multidisciplinary moonsh…

Running a team of diverse skills, and having them talk, learn, innovate and grow together while driving scientific breakthroughs?…

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April 7, 2022

#45 - Transdisciplinary curiosity - with Joe Brew from Hyfe

Joe Brew is a data scientist with a background in public health. Joe has worked in infectious disease control surveillance, monit…

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Feb. 23, 2022

#43 - Building cloud storage solutions - with Or Ordentlich and Omri …

Or Ordentlich, PhD is an associate professor at the School of Computer Science and Engineering in the Hebrew University of Jerusa…

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Jan. 26, 2022

#42 - AI technology is changing pathology for precision oncology - wi…

Ori Zelichov M.D. is the VP Clinical Development of Nucleai, a startup company developing image analysis technologies for precisi…

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Dec. 10, 2021

#41 - Business development in health care - with Yuile Klerman

Yulie Klerman solves puzzles of the complex healthcare ecosystem, helping health tech companies crystalize product/market fit and…

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Nov. 2, 2021

#40 - Research in engineering and engineering a product - Gavi Feuer …

Gavi Feuer’s life pursuit is to incorporate new and developing technologies into medical devices. As Engineering Director and Co-…

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Oct. 12, 2021

#39 Plant science in academia and industry - with Assaf Zemach

Dr. Assaf Zemach spent seven years as a professor at Tel Aviv university before he moved back to the US and joined Rinati skin as…

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Sept. 28, 2021

#38 A focus on IP - with Rachel Diamant from Emendo Bio

Rachel Diamant co-founded Emendo Biotherapeutics in 2016 with a group of friends. Emendo is a next generation gene editing compan…

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Sept. 14, 2021

#37 - Prof. Karen Avraham on (tenure) track

Prof. Karen B. Avraham , professor at the Department of Human Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry at the Faculty of Medicine and …

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Aug. 31, 2021

#36 - A scientist enabling impact and innovation - with Dov Shamir

Dov Shamir, Ph.D. fell in love with science but not the way it was done in an academic lab, he wanted to be closer to the point o…

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Aug. 17, 2021

#35 Ohad Manor - Keeps growing

Ohad was trained as a computational scientist and is grateful to be able to apply these skills to improve patients' lives and out…

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Aug. 2, 2021

#34 Translating scientific thinking and biochem 101 with Daniel Fried

Dr. Fried has created a unique initiative to bring high-level science to kids, especially those in elementary school. The program…

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July 20, 2021

Rebroadcast #14 - Joanne Kamens

Summertime ... a short break this week, and we had decided to bring you a rebroadcast of one of our favorite episodes - Joanne Ka…

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July 6, 2021

#33 - Mental performance with Gily Meir

Dr. Gily Meir is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC) through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP), an…

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June 22, 2021

#32 - Katie Langin is communicating Science Careers

Katie Langin, PhD, is the associate editor for the Careers section of Science. Her professional roots are in academia, as she hol…

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June 8, 2021

#31 - Job positions in Biotech - an overview with Elina Lavit

Elina gives a panoramic view on career trajectories in the pharma and biotech industries. We focus on possible entry level positi…

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May 25, 2021

#30 - The scientist-entrepreneur-investor - Omri Amirav-Drory is look…

Omri had a successful Ph.D. in biochemistry at Tel-Aviv University, followed by ... naturally ... a postdoc. During his postdoc i…

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May 11, 2021

#29 Designing a career path - Adi Lavi is leveraging opportunities

Dr. Adi Lavi is a bioinformatics and fermentation scientist that decided to explore a career path in biotech, San Francisco. Adi …

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April 27, 2021

#28 Special ONE year anniversary - your questions with Estherina Trac…

In this special one year anniversary episode, Estherina Trachtenberg is learning more about Ofer and Lena, mAcademia podcast hos…

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April 12, 2021

#27 Scientific freedom and independence - Sahar Gelfman

Sahar is a Computational and Statistical Geneticist and currently acts as the manager of Neuroscience & Ophthalmology Genetics at…

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March 29, 2021

#26 Two passions, one life-time - Christian Tidona is driving innovat…

Dr. Christian Tidona is a biotech entrepreneur, an angel investor, and the founder of BioMed X Institute in Heidelberg, Germany. …

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March 15, 2021

#25 Now you see it now you don't - Dr. Elisabeth Bik is spotting scie…

Dr. Elisabeth Bik is an independent Science Integrity Consultant. She is also an image sleuth, investigating independently into i…

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March 8, 2021

#24 Bonus LIVE episode - Amir Nakar, can academics network online too?

Amir is an interdisciplinary scientist, doing his PhD at the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology in Jena, Germany. His work …

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March 1, 2021

#23 NASA postdoc - Linda Rubinstein is doing science out of this world

Linda Rubinstein is studying how isolation and radiation are affecting physiology on the molecular level at the NASA Ames Researc…

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Feb. 15, 2021

#22 “What is the physiological relevance?" - Oded Rechavi on academia…

Prof. Oded Rechavi, professor at the Department of Neurobiology at Tel Aviv University. His lab challenges basic dogmas regarding…

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Feb. 1, 2021

#21 What to do when you are passionate about fermentation - Tal Zeltz…

Tal has a Ph.D. in Biotech and Food engineering, but that is only part of a long story that landed her as Phytolon co-founder and…

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Jan. 18, 2021

#20 Anat Bohme-Cagan - Policy making in the service of the public

Anat Bohme-Cagan finished her Ph.D. in neuroscience at Tel Aviv University. Yet, even though she is very passionate about science…

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Jan. 4, 2021

#19 To give a proper advice and consult is a science done by Kim Staa…

With an extensive scientific background in neurodegeneration, and especially in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Kim is drive…

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Dec. 21, 2020

#18 Orly Levitan is keeping in touch with both worlds

Orly Levitan is the Chief Scientific of a cool startup called HyGIeacare Inc. While being in charge of the growing company's scie…

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Dec. 7, 2020

#17 Building innovation - Maria Blekher

Maria Blekher, PhD is a startup value accelerator , behavioral researcher and the founding Director of Innovation Lab at Yeshiva …

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Nov. 23, 2020

#16 A story of perseverance - Natalie Yivgi-Ohana is changing the wor…

Natalie Yivgi-Ohana, PhD, started a postdoc in Canada, yet decided to come back after just two and a half months, realizing it is…

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Nov. 9, 2020

#15 "Tinder" for scientists - Beatrice Zatroska introducing great min…

Beatrice brings her worldwide experience in business and getting great technology into the real world by creating applications. H…

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Oct. 26, 2020

#14 In the service of science and scientists - Joanne Kamens running …

Joanne Kamens runs every molecular biologist's favorite non-profit organization, Addgene. They distribute 90,657 plasmids on beha…

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Oct. 19, 2020

#13 Welcome to season 2

Just before releasing some of our newest interviews, Lena and Ofer share what they had learned thus far and where they want to ex…

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