Alumit Ishai: CV

POSITIONS

  • 2015 - Present: Adjunct Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC.
  • 2014 - Present: Director, Cognitive Neuroscience Program, National Science Foundation, USA.
  • 2010-2014: Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Zurich, Switzerland.
  • 2004-2009: Assistant Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Zurich, Switzerland.
  • 2001-2003: Research fellow, Laboratory of Brain & Cognition, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH, USA.

EDUCATION

  • 1996-2001: Visiting fellow, Laboratory of Brain & Cognition, NIMH, NIH, USA.
  • 1996: Ph.D. with distinction, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel.
  • 1992: M.Sc. with distinction, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.
  • 1990: B.Sc. Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

AWARDS

  • 2010 Heller Legacy Fellowship for Visiting Professors, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
  • 2008 ScienceSuisse Award for Research Excellence.
  • 2006 Young Investigator Award of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society.
  • 2005 Young Investigator Award of the Swiss Society of Biological Psychiatry.
  • 2000 NIH Fellows Award for Research Excellence in Neuroscience.
  • 1998 NIH Fellows Award for Research Excellence in Neuroscience.
  • 1997 James S. McDonnell Foundation Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience.