|Faculty of Biomedical Engineering
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
IsraelPhone: (+972) 4-829-4134
Faculty Website https://bme.technion.ac.il/en/team/assoc-prof-daphne-weihs/
Academic Degrees and Background
B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, 1998, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Cum Laude.
2004-2006 Post-Doctoral researcher, Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
2020-2021 President, Israel Society for Medical and Biological Engineering (ISMBE)
2019-2020 President Elect, Israel Society for Medical and Biological Engineering (ISMBE)
2018-present Associate Professor, Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Technion-IIT
2018-present Delegate of the Individual Members, European Society of Rheology (ESR)
2015-2020 Head of the Scientific Committee of the Israel Society for Medical and Biological Engineering (ISMBE)
2012-2018 Tenured Asst. Professor, Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Technion-IIT
2012-present Head of the L&D Sherman Center for Research in Biomaterials
2006-2012 Asst. Professor, Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Technion-IIT
- Mechanobiology of living cells in relation to cancer metastases and wound healing.
- Cancer progression and predictive prognosis of cancer metastasis formation, through mechanobiology, structure and mechanics of living cells
- Cell mechanics, adhesion, spreading, and force application on bio-surfaces as a function of external conditions, such as drug and chemotherapeutic treatments and applied mechanical deformations.
- Computer algorithms, image processing, and finite element simulations to determine mechanobiology of cell interactions and intracellular mechano-structural evolution of cells.