Prof. Judith Rishpon heads the Biosensors Laboratory, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology, Tel-Aviv University.
Her main research areas are the development of electrochemical biosensors and characterization of biomolecules at interfaces. Prof. Judith Rishpon received her BSc degree in chemistry from the Hebrew University Jerusalem, Israel, in 1968, and her MSc and PhD degrees in chemistry from the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, in 1972 and 1978, respectively. From 1979 to 1980, she was with NASA Ames Research Center. She joined Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel, in 1980, first in the Department of Chemistry and then the Department of Biotechnology in the Faculty of Life Science in 1984. From 1989 to 1990, she was a research associate at Los Alamos National Laboratory.