Nir Osherov

Tel-Aviv University, Israel

Nir Osherov graduated with a B.S. degree (with honors) from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem HUJI (1990) and obtained his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Biochemistry HUJI studying tyrosine kinase inhibitors (1996). He performed his postdoctoral studies at Baylor College of Medicine and MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex, (1996-2001) studying Aspergillus nidulans genetics and cell biology. In 2001, he was appointed Lecturer of mycology at the Department of Human Microbiology at Tel-Aviv University, Tenured Senior Lecturer (2005), and Associate Professor (2010). He serves an Executive Board Member of the Israel Society of Microbiology and Head of the Ela Kodesz Institute of Host Defense against Infectious Diseases, Sackler School of Medicine. Research Projects relate to the interactions between the human mold pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus and its host, novel antifungal drug combinations, and the development of novel antifungal therapies.

Biography Updated on 24 January 2011

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