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03 - 05 Sept 2017 Cambridge, UK


 Professor Amnon Horovitz 

 Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel





Amnon Horovitz completed his undergraduate and graduate studies in biochemistry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.  His thesis work on ‘Additivity in the effects of amino acid substitutions on protein-protein interactions’ was carried out under the supervision of Profs. M. Rigbi and R. D. Levine.  In 1989, he joined the laboratory of Prof. Alan Fersht in Cambridge, England as a post-doctoral fellow where he worked on developing the double-mutant cycle method and applying it to study protein folding and stability.  In 1991, he joined the faculty of the Dept. of Structural Biology at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel where he has been since.  Amnon Horovitz was chair of the Dept. of Structural Biology from 2000 to 2006 and is Full Professor since 2004.  He has won several awards including the Hestrin Prize of the Israel Biochemical Society (1989) and the Zimmer Award of the University of Cincinnati (2008).