About Roey Amir

c roey amir 2Roey was born and raised in Tel-Aviv and so it was only natural that after backpacking through North and South America he chose to do his undergraduate studies in Tel-Aviv University. After receiving B.Sc in chemistry, Roey stayed in TAU and obtained both his M.Sc. and Ph.D. under the supervision of Prof. Doron Shabat. During his work with Doron, Roey had a major role in the development of Self-Immolative Dendrimers and Multi-Triggered Dendrimers and their application as platforms for pro-drug therapies. After his PhD, Roey joined the lab of Prof. Craig Hawker as a post-doctoral researcher at the Materials Research Laboratory in University of California Santa Barbara. As part of his post-doc research, Roey developed the concept of enzymatic degradation as a trigger to self-assembly of smart block copolymers. On March 2012, Roey joined the faculty of the School of Chemistry at TAU as a senior lecturer to establish a lab for polymer and macromolecular hybrids.

Appointments

2012

Senior Lecturer, School of Chemistry, Tel-Aviv University, Israel.

2008-2011

Postdoctoral scholar, Materials Research Laboratory, University of California Santa Barbara, CA, USA, The research group of Prof. Craig J. Hawker.

2005-2007

Teaching assistant, School of Chemistry, Tel-Aviv University.

2005-2007

Teaching assistant, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University.

2002-2005

Lecturer, Faculty of Life Science, The Open University of Israel.

2000-2007

Lab instructor, School of Chemistry, Tel-Aviv University.

Education

2003-2008

Ph.D. in Chemistry, Tel-Aviv University, Israel, under the supervision of Prof. Shabat. Thesis title: Self-Immolative Dendrimers as Novel Drug-Delivery Platforms.

2000-2003

M.Sc. in Chemistry, graduated with Excellence, Tel-Aviv University, Israel, under the supervision of Prof. Shabat. Thesis title: Design and synthesis of novel drug delivery systems.

1997-2000

B.Sc. in chemistry, graduated with Excellency, Tel-Aviv University, Israel.

1991-1994

Military service.

Awards and Honors

2013-2015

Allon Fellowship, The Council for Higher Education of Israel.

2011

The Materials Research Laboratory Post-doctpral Travel Grant.

2008

The Rothschild Fellowship for Postdoctoral Research, Yad Ha-Nadiv, Israel.

2007

Prof. Michael Chorev Annual Award for Excellence in Medicinal Chemistry, The Medicinal Chemistry Section of The Israel Chemical Society.

2007

J. Jortner and R.D. Levin Prize for Chemistry Research Students, The Israel Chemical Society.

2005

The Annual Award of the TEVA Institute of Organic and Biomedical Chemistry to the Very Best Student in Organic Chemistry.

2000

The Dean's Awards, Tel-Aviv University.

1999

The Dean's Awards, Tel-Aviv University.

1998

The Dean's Awards, Tel-Aviv University.

Contact Details

Roey J. Amir

phone 972-3-640-8435

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School of Chemistry, Raymond and Beverly Sackler Faculty of Exact Sciences
Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel

 

 

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