Ilana Kolodkin

Visiting faculty member
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem


I am a neurodivergent scientist. I graduated my PhD at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in the direct PhD track comma sum Lauda, awarded Katzir prize for Scientific excellence for her thesis. I am a visiting faculty member in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, and a lecturer in Ben-Gurion University, Department of Biotechnology Engineering. I serve as an executive editor and a founder of journal Biotechnology Design (Cambridge University Press), an editorial board member at npj Biofilms and Microbiomes (Springer-Nature), and an editor as well as diversity and inclusion working group member for the journal Microbiology Spectrum (American society of Microbiology).