- Title: Assistant Professor, Departments of Developmental Biology and Computer Science, Stanford University
- Education: PhD, School of Computer Science & Engineering, Hebrew University, 2004
- Recommended by: David Haussler
In his year-old lab at Stanford University, Gill Bejerano is a modern-day explorer. He investigates what he calls the “dark matter of the genome,” those functional, yet non-coding, regions of the genome. “I like vast open spaces that are previously less explored,” says Bejerano.