Meital Reches

Associate Professor

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Biography

Meital Reches is an Associate Professor at the Institute of Chemistry and the Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She received her Ph.D. (with distinction) in 2007 from the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology, Tel Aviv University. In 2007-2010, she was an EMBO and a HFSP postdoctoral research fellow at the Chemistry Department, Harvard University.
Research in the Reches group focuses on understanding, controlling and developing biomolecular self-assembly processes and generating new functional materials. Specifically, her group studies these biomolecular assemblies at the interface with inorganic surfaces.
Altogether, Prof. Reches has over 70 papers in peer-reviewed journals (including Science, Nature Nanotechnology, Nature Communications, Advanced Materials, ACS Nano and PNAS), two book chapters and 13 families of patents. For her innovations, she was awarded by the Hebrew University with the prestigious Kaye Award for Innovation, the Marie Currie Alumni Association Best Innovator Award and the Tenne Family Prize in Nanoscale Sciences.