Professor Gil Atzmon is currently an Associate Professor of Epigenetics and Genomics in the Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Haifa, Israel. A graduate in Population Genetics from Hebrew University, he completed his fellowship in Human Genetics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine where he then joined as a faculty and rose to the rank of Associate Professor. At this point, he joined the University of Haifa with the rank of Associate Professor. As Associate Professor of Epigenetics and Genomics of Aging/Longevity at the University of Haifa, Prof. Atzmon's focus is in a new and challenging field involving the role of epigenetics in diseases, aging and longevity. The foremost focus of Prof. Atzmon's research career has been the understanding of the association of the whole genome to disease, performance, health and longevity.