Ofer Isakov

Ofer Isakov, MD, PhD

Research Fellow in Biomedical Informatics

Ofer Isakov is a physician-scientist with a specialty in internal medicine. Ofer is a graduate of the MD/PhD program in Tel Aviv University. His doctoral dissertation focused on the development and application of bioinformatics tools to study human and microbial genomics. During his residency, Ofer led a bioinformatics lab at the Tel Aviv Medical Center, which focused on applying machine learning methods to study clinical questions. Ofer serves as the head of bioinformatics at the genomics center in Clalit. His responsibilities include conception, incorporation and validation of the methods, tools and infrastructure required for analysis of genomic data. Ofer’s research interests include rare genetic disease diagnosis, characterization of genotype-phenotype associations and development of novel genomic data science methods.