Alexander Levitzki#

Alexander Levitzki
Membership Number:2798
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:ISRAEL

Present and Previous Positions
  • 2001-2003 Visiting Professor, Comprehensive Cancer Center, UCSF, San Francisco
  • 1993-1994 Visiting Scholar, Stanford University, Stanford, California
  • 1984-1985 Fogarty Scholar-in-Residence, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.
  • 1979-1980 Visiting Scientist, The National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
  • since 1976 Professor, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
  • 1974-1976 Associate Professor, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
  • 1974 Visiting Professor of Biochemistry, University of California at Berkeley
  • 1974 Visiting Professor of Chemistry and Research Associate, Institute of Molecular Biology, The University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
  • 1970-1974 Senior Scientist, Department of Biophysics, the Weizmann Institute of Science

Fields of Scholarship
  • Enzymology
  • Receptors and signal transduction
  • Rational drug design and cancer treatment

Honours and Awards
  • 1982 Elected as a member of EMBO (European Molecular Biology Organization)
  • 1985 Bronze Medal for Biochemistry, Free University of Brussels
  • 1985 Chair, Wolfson Professor of Biochemistry, Hebrew University
  • 1990 The Israel Prize in Biochemistry
  • 1991 The Rothschild Prize in Biology
  • 1998 FEBS Lectureship Award
  • 1998 Schender Prize for Pharmacology and Drug Research
  • 1999 Member, Israel Academy of Sciences
  • 2002 President, The Federation of Israeli Societies of Experimental Biology
  • 2003 Hamilton-Fairley Award, European Society of Medical Oncology
  • 2003 Medal of the University, University of Helsinki
  • 2003 Al Wolf Lectureship (IRSC), Australia
  • 2005 Chairman, The Division of Natural Sciences at the Israel Academy of Sciences
  • 2005 The Wolf Prize for Medicine
  • 2006 John H Blaffer Endowed Professorship University of Texas, M,D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • 2006 The Jacqueline Seroussi Memorial Foundation for Cancer Research Award, Tel-Aviv,Israel
  • 2006 Prostate Cancer Foundation Research Award
  • 2007 Member of the Board of Governors, Israel Cancer Association
  • 2007 Prostate Cancer Foundation Research Award
  • 2008 Visiting Miller Research Professor, Miller Institute for Basic Research in Science, University of California at Berkeley
  • 2008 Paul Ehrlich Magic Bullet Lifetime Achievement Award in Oncology, 100th anniversary Paul Ehrlich meeting, Nuremberg, Germany
  • 2010 Member, Academia Europea
  • 2011 Karl Friedrich Bonhoeffer Lecture, Max Plank Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Goettingen
  • 2012 The Nauta Award in Pharmacochemistry, The European Federation of Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC)
  • 2013 Seventh Annual American Association for Cancer Research, AACR, Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research
  • 2014 Ilse and Helmut Wachter Award

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