Nir Navot, PhD
Nir holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Genetics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Following a two-year post-doctoral period in the Weizmann Institute, he entered the diagnostics industry in 1993 and for several years held the position of Chief Scientist of GamidaGen Ltd., then COO and later CEO of Savyon Diagnostics Ltd. Throughout his years in the diagnostics industry, Nir has advised a number of start-up companies on developing their strategies and products. He holds several industry-related patents.
Ruth Shomrat, PhD
Director of Diagnostic Laboratory
Since 1970 Ruth has held the position of the Director of Laboratories at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, including the molecular diagnostic laboratory, cytogenetic laboratory and laboratory of biochemistry of the fetus. In 2009 she became the Director of the Medical Laboratory at Pronto Diagnostics. Ruti has a Ph.D. in Human Genetics from Tel Aviv University and is a registered genetic counselor.