Eran Meshorer High Res PictureProfessor Eran Meshorer obtained his Ph.D. in Molecular Neuroscience at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and performed his postdoctoral studies at the National Cancer Institute where he studied nuclear biology of embryonic stem cells (ESCs). Since his return to Jerusalem in 2007 as an Alon Fellow, he has been active in identifying the mechanisms that support self-renewal and pluripotency in ESCs, focusing on chromatin plasticity.

Professor Meshorer is an associate member of EpiGeneSys, a past full member of Nucleosome4D and a past associate member of EpiGeneSys and a frequent EU review panel member in Brussels. He is an editor for the online encyclopedias Frontiers in Bioscience and Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, and edited the Landes Bioscience/Springer book The Cell Biology of Stem Cells. He is also on the editorial board of several international journals. Professor Meshorer is the recipient of several recent awards including the Farkash Prize for Life Sciences, the Elkes Award for Psychobiology, the European Research Council Award, the Klatchky Prize, the Hestrin prize of the Israeli Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the Sir Zelman Cowen Award of the Hebrew University and the University of Sydney, Australia.