Senior Researchers

Rina Arad -Yellin, Ph.D., Senior Chemist and Lab Manager

Dr. Rina Arad-Yellin is on the stuff of Semorex since 2004. She received her degree from the Weizmann Institute of Science.

Prior to joining Semorex, she was a researcher and a senior staff member at the Department of Organic Chemistry of the Weizmann Institute of Science. She worked for DuPont de Nemours (1980-1982), Bell Laboratories (1982-1983) and Hoffman-La-Roche (1986-1988) and participated in a team involved in research toward the development of vaccine against sulfur mustard and soman (1988-1992).

Dr. Arad Yellin is a co-author of 65 research publications and 5 patents, has lectured in many national and international  meetings and contributed more than 60 abstracts to scientific conferences. Dr. Arad-Yellin's major research interests are focused in the synthesis and study of new compounds.

 David Dweck, Ph.D.,  Biologist, Senior Researcher

Dr. Dweck received his PhD in 2008 from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida. He was a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine (2009-2012) and in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, Florida State University College of Medicine (2013-2014). His research interests were focused in the development of high throughput screening assays to identify compounds that alter the calcium regulation of cardiac muscle contraction and the development of biochemical assays to screen millions of compounds for effects on cardiac muscle contraction and dynamics. 

David is co-author of 13 research publications and a patent. He has lectured in many national meetings and to graduate and medical students on cardiovascular diseases, pharmacology, and therapeutics in University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and Florida State University College of Medicine (2009-2013).

David joined Semorex Technologies in 2014 and is advancing the development of effective protein imprinted polymers.

Idan Bodaker, PhD, MBA

Idan joined Semorex in 2016 as the business developer of the Tnufa Program (Etgar) project. Idan received both his degree, Ph.D in Molecular Microbiology and MBA, from the Technion in Haifa Israel. During his Ph.D. studies he was the first to examine the Dead Sea for life forms using non cultivation tools. Idan has published several articles in the molecular microbiology field.