Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Prof. Ilan Chet completed his Ph.D. in microbiology at the Faculty of Agriculture of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has published more than 390 articles, edited five books and holds 38 patents. Prof. Chet served as Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture and Vice President of the Hebrew University and was President of the Weizmann Institute of Science. He was visiting professor at Harvard, Colorado State, Cornell and Rutgers Universities. Prof. Chet was awarded with the Max-Planck, the Israel Prize, the Wolf Prize and more. He is nowadays Deputy Secretary General of the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean.
plant pathology and soil microbiology