Prof. Elinav is a senior scientist leading a research group in the Immunology Department at the Weizmann Institute of Science. Prof. Elinav has over 110 published articles and received several awards for his work, including the 2013 Alon Prize and the 2015 Rappaport Prize for outstanding biomedical research. Before joining the Weizmann Institute, Prof. Elinav held an independent research position at the Institute for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center. Prof. Elinav completed his M.D. at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Hadassah Medical Center summa cum laude, followed by internship, residency, clinical, and research positions at the Tel Aviv Medical Center Gastroenterology Institute. Prof. Elinav also has a Ph.D. in immunology from the Weizmann Institute of Science and served in a postdoctoral fellowship at the Yale University School of Medicine.