Assoc. Prof. Weihs Daphne

Laboratory of Mechanobiology of Cancer and Wounds

Job Title President elect, the Israeli Society for Medical and Biological Engineering (ISMBE)
Phone 077-8874134
Email daphnew@technion.ac.il
Office Silver Building, Room 245
Link to Lab https://weihs.net.technion.ac.il

CV

  • 2004 PhD Faculty of Chemical Engineering, Technion, Israel
  • 2000 MSc Faculty of Chemical Engineering, Technion, Israel
  • 1998 BSc Faculty of Chemical Engineering, Technion, Israel
  • 2018 - Associate Professor, Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Technion
  • 2006 - Assistant Professor, Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Technion (tenured 2012)
  • 2004-2006 - Post-doc, Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine, Faculty of Medicine University of California at Los Angeles (ULCA)
  • Cancer progression and predictive prognosis of cancer metastasis formation, through mechanobiology, structure and mechanics of living cells
  • Wound healing and prevention using innovative mechanobiology approaches
  • 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
  • Machine learning, image processing, and finite element simulations to automate data acquisition and provided predictions, e.g. in cancer prognosis