Management Team
Mr. Tal Zohar, CEO
Mr. Zohar is a seasoned senior executive with over 20 years of hands-on field experience. Mr. Zohar is currently the Managing Director of Zotal, a leading provider of high-quality, state-of-the-art biotechnological instruments and biological reagents for the Israeli life sciences and medical market. Mr. Zohar led Zotal to a position where its products are used in every hospital and research center in Israel.
Dr. Ofer Peleg, CSO
Dr. Peleg is an expert in analysis of genomic sequences. Prior to Genaphora, Dr. Peleg served as a Scientific Manager in Zotal and as a member of the real-time qPCR European Scientific Application Group of MJ research. Based on DNA linguistics and thermodynamic calculations, he constructed a cluster of PERL scripts for primer and probe design in real-time qPCR. Dr. Peleg holds a Ph.D. (Cum Laude) in Computational Molecular Biology from the Genome Diversity Center, Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, and a M.Sc. in Biochemistry from the Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel-Aviv Universit
Dana Cohen, M.Sc., Business Development
A senior manager (CEO) and entrepreneur with vast experience in the biotechnology and diagnostics in particular, in private and public start-up companies. Has in-depth and unique knowledge in oncology and therapeutics, radio-imaging, molecular diagnostics, genetic diseases and biomarkers for personalized medicine. Proven experience in capital raising from private investors and governmental funds (~$6M). Proven Skills in the establishment and management of R&D companies, product management and marketing. Experienced in business development, due diligence IP /technology commercialization.