Eran is a Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics at the Weizmann Institute of Science, heading a lab with a multi-disciplinary team of computational biologists and experimental scientists in the area of Computational and Syste ms biology. His research focuses on studying the relationship between nutrition, health and gut microbes in human individuals.
Prof. Segal published over 110 publications, and received several awards and honors for his work, including the EMBO young investigator award, the Michael Bruno award, and the Overton prize, awarded annually by the International Society for Bioinformatics (ICSB) to one scientist for outstanding accomplishments in the field of computational biology. He was recently elected as an EMBO member and as a member of the young Israeli academy of science.
Before joining the Weizmann Institute, Prof. Segal held an independent research position at Rockefeller University, New York. Prof. Segal was awarded a B.Sc. in Computer Science summa cum laude in 1998, from Tel-Aviv University, and a PhD. in Computer Science and Genetics in 2004, from Stanford University.

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