Rivka Dikstein, Ph.D.
Prof. Rivka Dikstein earned a BSc from Tel Aviv University in 1985 and MSc and PhD from the Weizmann Institute of Science in 1988 and 1993 respectively. She spent three years conducting postdoctoral research at the University of California at Berkeley. In 1997, she joined the faculty of Biochemistry at the Weizmann Institute. From 2019-2022 she served as the head of the Dept of Biomolecular Sciences and in 2022 she was nominated the Dean of the Faculty of Biochemistry. Prof. Dikstein is the incumbent of the Ruth and Leonard Simon Professorial Chair of Cancer Research.