Oded Shoseyov PhD
Prof. Protein Engineering and Nano-Biotechnology
The Robert H. Smith Institute of Plant Science and Genetics.
The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, P.O.B. 12 Rehovot 76100, Israel.
1. Personal Details:
Birth : July 31, 1956; Rehovot, Israel.
Identity number: 054321047
IDF military service: 3.5 years of active duty and a Major in the reserve force. Last position: Chief operation officer of Artillery Division.
Home address: 10 Bareket St. Shoham
Cell phone number: 054-2341863
Phone (home): 03-9794861
Fax (work): 08-9462283
Phone (work): 08-9489084
2. Higher Education:
1981 B.Sc The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Faculty of Agriculture (magna cum laude)
1983 M.Sc. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Faculty of Agriculture (magna cum laude). Thesis: Out of season grape production by one year old cuttings. Supervisors: Prof Ben Ami Bravdo and Prof Shimon Lavi.
1988 Ph.D. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Faculty of Agriculture. Awarded: with distinction. Thesis: Biochemistry of wine flavour. Supervisors: Prof. Ben Ami Bravdo and Prof. Raphael Ikan.
1988–1990 Postdoctoral research. University of California Davis, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics. Molecular Biology of Cellulases. Supervisor: Prof. Roy H. Doi.
3. Appointments at the Hebrew University:
1990 to 1994. Lecturer. The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment. Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology.
1994 to 2002. Senior Lecturer. The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment. Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology.
2002. Assoc. Professor. The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment. Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology.
2010. Full Professor. The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment. Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology.
4. Additional Functions/Tasks at the Hebrew University
2019-today. Academic Director of HUJI Innovate, The Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship of The Hebrew University Jerusalem
2012-today. The Scientific committee of the Center of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.
2002-2004. Member of the steering committee for Biotechnology of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
2002-2010. Member of the infrastructure committee of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
2005-2012. Chairman of the academic committee of the Converging Sciences Center of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
2006-2012. Member of the steering committee of the Enology Diploma studies at The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment.
2007-2008. Head of Horticulture and Ornamental study division.
5. Other Activity:
– Elected by the students as one of the best lecturers of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem at 1998-1999 academic year.
– The 1999 and the 2010 Kay Award for innovative and applied research.
– The 2002 Outstanding Scientist Polak Award
– The Rector prize for the outstanding researcher and teacher for 2005
– The 2007 Outstanding research of the European Community.
– The 2012 Israel Prime Minister Citation for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
– The 2018 Presidential award of the Israel Economic associations.
Membership in editorial boards of academic journals:
-Member of the editorial board of Current Protein & Peptide Science (2005-present)
-Member of the editorial board of BioResources (2006-present)
-Member of the editorial board of ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering
Ag Biotech activities.
CBD-technology/Futuragen. Scientific founder and advisor. An agro-biotech forestry company that develop transgenic Eucalyptus trees for the pulp and paper industry. www.futuragene.com
CollPlant Ltd. Scientific founder and CSO. An agro-biotech/regenerative medicine company producing human recombinant Type I collagen in transgenic plants for medical implants used in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. www.collplant.com
Biobetter Ltd. Scientific founder, CSO and Chairman of the board. Agro-biotech company producing therapeutic antibodies and growth factors in tobacco plants for the cultured meat industry. https://biobetter.bio/
SavorEat Ltd. Scientific founder, CSO and Chairman of the board. Meat Alt technology that create and grill by a robot chef personalized burgers. https://savor-eat.com/
Smart Resilin Ltd. Scientific founder. Resilin exhibits high resilience and fatigue resistance required for insects’ leaps and flight .The company’s team has found a way to isolate Resilin in a manner that allows manufacturers to incorporate it into their products to achieve better fatigue resistance and more elastic behavior with long-term results https://www.smartresilin.com/
Melodea Ltd. Scientific founder, CSO and board members. A nano-biotech company that develop and manufacture Cellulose Nano Crystals (CNC) from wood pulp and CNC based formulations for oxygen and water barrier bio-based compostable packaging. www.melodea.eu
Daika Ltd. Scientific co-founder. A new material which is 100% natural. Although wood is one of the most loved raw materials, it’s ability to be shaped is limited. It’s a solid and therefore can’t be molded. Daika overcomes this challenge and allows wood materials to be extruded, molded or printed. This opens the door for new opportunities and applications for shaping and processing wood. https://www.oktopuscloud.com/terralab-daika
SP-Nano materials Ltd. Scientific founder. A nao-biotech company manufactures protein based nano-coating solutions for the composite industry. http://www.spnano.com/
Paulee CleanTec Ltd. Scientific founder, Board member. Paulee CleanTec aims to be the world leader in effective and eco-friendly management of human and animal waste https://pauleecleantec.com/ .Develop and install water reuse systems built for urban development via its daughter company Epic-Cleantech http://epiccleantec.com/#epic-cleantec-home Manufacture revolutionary solution to treat sludge generated in Waste Water Treatment Plants (WWTP) via its daughter company Lodologic https://lodologic.com/
GemmaCert Ltd. Scientific founder board member. Anon-destructive analytical equipment to determine cannabis flower and oil composition. http://gemmacert.com/
Neswell Group Ltd. Scientific founder CSO and board member. In a market hyped with unsubstantiated cannabis products claims, Neswell brings a scientific research from plant to clinical studies on novel cannabinoid formulations to deliver validated, evidence-based OTC products. https://www.neswell.net/
Miruku. Scientific founder CSO and board member. A NZ based company develop plant based dairy proteins.
Sensogenic Ltd Scientific co-founder and board member. Portable Biosensor for multiple food allergens in a single test http://www.sensogenic.com/
Bravdo Winery. Co-founder, board member and winemaker of a family estate winery. http://www.bravdo.co.il/
Evogene Inc. Board member Computation biology company https://www.evogene.com/
PlantArc Bio Ltd. Scientific advisor, Chairman of the board. Ag Biotech company https://plantarcbio.com/
UBQ-Materials Inc. Scientific advisor. Manufacture “climate positive thermoplastic UBQ Material. https://www.ubqmaterials.com/
Verticalfields Ltd. Scientific advisor. Vertical Farming and Living Wall Systems https://www.verticalfield.com/
GeneNeer Ltd Co-founder scientific advisor and board member. Ag Biotech company. https://geneneer.com/
Biotic Ltd. Scientific advisor. PHBV bio-compostable thermoplastic polymers. https://www.biotic-labs.com/
Agridrones Ltd. Scientific advisor. Specially payloads for Drone based precision agriculture https://www.agridrones.co.il/
-SupPlant Ltd. Scientific advisor. AI Ag practices decision support system https://supplant.me/
Kinoko-Tech Ltd. Scientific advisor. Alternative food proteins https://kinoko-tech.com/
Bio-lab Ltd. Scientific advisor. Biochemicals manufacturing company https://biolab-biology.com/
Pontifax AgTech- Scientific advisory board.
JVP Ag and FoodTech Venture partner.
354 publications (https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=oHlUEAwAAAAJ&hl=en)