Aaron Ciechanover - Curriculum Vitae#


Full CV(info) (April 2014)

EDUCATION:
DEGREES:
  • 1970 M.Sc.: Medical Sciences. Summa Cum Laude.Faculty of Life Sciences and the Department of Biochemistry, "Hadassah" and the Hebrew University School of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • 1974 M.D.: "Hadassah" and the Hebrew University School of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • 1981 D.Sc.: Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

CLINICAL TRAINING:
  • 1973-1974 Internship. "Rambam" University Medical Center, and the Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.
  • 1974-1979 Partial training. Department of Surgery "B", "Rambam" University Medical Center and the Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:
  • 1977-1979 Research Fellow. Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.
  • 1979-1981 Lecturer. Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.
  • 1984-1987 Senior Lecturer (with tenure). Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.
  • 1987-1992 Associate Professor. Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.
  • 1992- Full Professor. Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.
  • 2002- Distinguished Research Professor. Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
  • 1993-2000 Director. The Rappaport Family Institute for Research in the Medical Sciences. Technion-Israel Institute of technology, Haifa, Israel.

VISITING APPOINTMENTS:
  • 1978, 1979 Visiting Scientist. The Institute for Cancer Research,
  • 1980, 1981 The Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA(Dr. Irwin A. Rose's laboratory).
  • 1981-1984 Postdoctoral Fellow. Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) and The Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA (Dr. Harvey F. Lodish's laboratory).
  • 1985, 1986 Visiting Professor. The Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA (Dr. Alan L. Schwartz's laboratory).
  • 1987, Visiting Professor. Division of Hematology-Oncology,
  • 1988-1989 Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital,
  • 1990, 1991 Washington University School of Medicine,
  • 1992, 1993 St. Louis, Missouri, USA. (Dr. Alan L. Schwartz's laboratory).
  • 1988-1989 American Cancer Society Eleanor Roosevelt Memorial Fellow.Visiting Professor. Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. (Dr. Alan L. Schwartz's laboratory).
  • 2000 Visiting Professor. University of Kyoto School of Medicine(Dr. Kazuhiro Iwai’s Laboratory).
  • 2002, 2003 Visiting Adjunct Professor. Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (Department of Medicine and Division of Pulmonary Critical care: Dr. Jacob J. Sznajder’s Laboratory).
  • 2003 Visiting Professor. STINT Fellow. Microbiology and Tumor Biology Center. The Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. (Laboratory of Dr. Maria Masucci).
  • 2002, 2003-2004, Visiting Professor (within the frame of the JSPS – Japan Society 2005 for Promotion of Science – Eminent Scientist Award). City University of Osaka School of Medicine (Dr. Kazuhiro Iwai’s Laboratory).
  • 2004 Visiting Professor. Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA (Dr. Hermann Steller’s laboratory).
  • 2007- Distinguished Visiting Research Professor. National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Tainan, Taiwan.

BOARDS (academic):
  • 2006 - Institute of Advanced Studies, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • 2006 - Scientific Advisory Board. Britton Chance Center for BioMedicalPhotonics. Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
  • 2008 - President’s council, NY Academy of Sciences

MILITARY SERVICE:
  • 1974-1977 National Compulsory Service, Israel Defense Forces. Military Physician, Israeli Navy and the Unit for Research and Developme, Surgeon General Headquarters.

FELLOWSHIPS:
  • 1981-1984 Fulbright Fellow. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.)Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA (Dr. Harvey Lodish’s Laboratory).
  • 1981-1983 Leukemia Society of America Fellow. M.I.T.
  • 1981-1984 Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF), USA Fellow. M.I.T.
  • 1983-1984 Medical Foundation and Charles A. King Trust Fellow. M.I.T.Research Career Development Award, Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF), USA.
  • 1988-1989 American Cancer Society Eleanor Roosevelt Memorial Fellow.

EDITORIAL BOARDS:
  • 1999- Israel Medical Association Journal (IMAJ)l
  • 2006- Experimental Biology and Medicine
  • 2007- Cell Death and Differentiation (CDD; Nature Group)

AWARDS (academic):
  • 1999 The Austria Ilse and Helmut Wachter Prize, University of Innsbruck (along with Dr. Avram Hershko).
  • 2000 The Jewish National Fund Alkales Award for Distinguished Scientific Achievements.
  • 2000 The Albert and Mary Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research (along with Drs. Avram Hershko and Alexander Varshavsky)
  • 2001 The Michael Landau (Mifa’al Ha’Peis) Award in Medical Ssciences (along with Dr. Avram Hershko).
  • 2002 EMET (Truth) Prize (Israeli Prime Minister Prize), for Arts, Sciences and Culture (in Life Sciences and Medicine along with Drs. Avram Hershko and Leo Sachs). Awarded by the AMAN Foundation.
  • 2003 The Israel Prize for Biology
  • 2003-2006 Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) Eminent Scientist Award
  • 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (shared with Drs. Avram Hershko and Irwin A. Rose)

HONORS (academic):
  • 1996- Janet and David Polak Professor of Life Sciences. Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
  • 2002- University Distinguished Research Professor. Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.
  • 2003- Professor. Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF), USA.
  • 2005 Cell Stress Society international (CSSi) Medal and Distinguished Life Member.
  • 2006 Sir Hans Krebs Medal. Federation of the European Biochemical Societies (FEBS).
  • 2007 Medical Magnus Medal. Polish Academy of Medicine.

MEMBERSHIPS (academies, etc.):
  • 1996- Member, Council of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO).
  • 1999- Member. Asia-Pacific IMBN (International Molecular Biology Network)
  • 2004- Member. European Academy of Sciences and Arts.
  • 2004- Member. European Academy of Sciences.
  • 2004- Fellow. European Academy of Sciences.
  • 2004- Member. Israeli National Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
  • 2004- Member (Hon.). American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • 2005 Fellow (Hon.). Royal Society of Chemistry RCS, (UK). HonFRSC.
  • 2005- Member (Foreign). American Philosophical Society
  • 2006- Honorary Member. Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine.
  • 2006- Fellow. Federation of Asian Chemical Societies (FACS).
  • 2007- Member. Pontifical Academy of Sciences, The Vatican.
  • 2007- Member. Polish Academy of Medicine.
  • 2007- Member. Albert Schweitzer World Academy of Medicine.
  • 2007- Member. National Academy of Science and Technology of South Korea
  • 2007- Associate (Foreign). National Academy of Sciences of the USA (NAS USA).
  • 2008- Member (Honorary; Foreign). American Academy of Arts and Sciences(AAAS).
  • 2008- Associate (Foreign). Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of the USA (IOM).
  • 2009- Member (Foreign), Ukrainian Academy of Sciences

MEMBERSHIPS (professional organizations):
  • 1984 - American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS)5

HONORARY DEGREES (academic institutions):
  • 2001 Honorary Doctor (Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa; Ph.D. Hon.). Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • 2004 Honorary Doctor (Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa; Ph.D. Hon.), Ben-Gurion University, Beer Sheba, Israel.
  • 2005 Honorary Doctor (Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa; Ph.D. Hon.),City University of Osaka, Osaka, Japan.
  • 2005 Honorary Doctor (Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa; Ph.D. Hon.),University of Athens, Greece.
  • 2005 Honorary Doctor (Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa; Ph.D. Hon.),National University of Uruguay, Montevideo,Uruguay.
  • 2006 Honorary Doctor (Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa; Ph.D. Hon.),Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
  • 2006 Honorary Doctor (Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa; Ph.D. Hon.),Cayetano Heredia University, Lima, Peru.
  • 2006 Honorary Professor. Capital University of Medical Sciences (CPUMS), Beijing, China.
  • 2006 Honorary Professor. Peking Union Medical College (PUMC). Beijing, China.
  • 2006 Honorary Professor. Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (CAMS), China.
  • 2007 Honorary Doctor (Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa; Ph.D. Hon.),Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • 2007 Honorary Doctor (Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa; Ph.D. Hon.),Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel.
  • 2007 Honorary Professor. Henan University, Keifang, China.
  • 2007 Honorary Professor. Nankai University, Tianjin, China.
  • 2007 Honorary Professor. 1st,Teaching Hospital Medical School .XinJiang University, Urumqi, China.
  • 2007 Honorary Professor. 4th Military Medical University, Xi’an, China.
  • 2007 Honorary Professor. Shihezi University, Shihezi, China.
  • 2007 Honorary Doctor (Doctor Honoris Causa of Science; D.Sc. Hon.), Albert Schweitzer World Academy of Science.
  • 2007 Honorary Professor. Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China.
  • 2007 Honorary Professor. Northwest University, Xi’an, China.
  • 2008 Honorary Doctor (Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa; Ph.D. Hon.),Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel.
  • 2008 Honorary Doctor (Doctor Honoris Causa), Universidad San Francisco,Quito, Ecuador.
  • 2008 Honorary Doctor (Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa; Ph.D. Hon.), Universidad del Norte, Asuncion, Paraguay.
  • 2008 Honorary Doctor (Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa; Ph.D. Hon.), Angeles University, Angeles City, The Philippines.
  • 2008 Honorary Doctor (Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa; Ph.D. Hon.), University of New South Wale(NSW),Sydney,Australia
  • 2008 Honorary Professor. Nanjing University, Nanjing, China.
  • 2009 Honoraris Causa. The Academic College, Netanya, Israel.
  • 2009 Honorary Doctor (Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa; Ph.D. Hon.),The National University of Cambodia,Phnom Pen, Cambodia
  • 2010 Honorary Doctor (Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa; Ph.D. Hon.).The Government of the People’s Republic of China via Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, China.

HONORS (non-academic):
  • 2005 Honorary Citizenship, City of Haifa, Israel
  • 2005 Sakura Award, the City of Osaka, Japan.
  • 2005 Special Award, the Mayor of Osaka, Japan.
  • 2006 Honorary Citizenship, City of Montevideo, Uruguay.
  • 2006 Honorary Citizenship, City of Lima, Peru
  • 2008 Honorary Citizenship, City of Quito, Ecuador
  • 2008 Special Distinction for Contribution to Education, Minister of Education,Government of Ecuador
  • 2008 Honorary Citizenship, City of Manila, The Philippines

HONORARY MEMBERSHIPS (non-academic):
  • 2004 The Roule Wallenberg Foundation
  • 2005 The World Innovation Foundation, WIF
  • 2005 Academy of Achievement, USA.


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