Prof. Dan Tchernov is Vice President for Resource Development and External Relations at the University of Haifa since October 2017. A marine biologist, Prof. Tchernov is founder of the Marine Biology Department at the Leon H. Charney School of Marine Sciences (2010). Prof. Tchernov heads the coastal research facility as part of the Helmsley Charitable Trust Mediterranean Research Center. He also heads the Morris Kahn Marine Research Station. His main interests are climate change biology, coral biology, marine ecology and conservation biology.
Prof. Tchernov was born in Jerusalem in 1967. He graduated from the Hebrew University in 1994 with a degree in Biology and completed his PhD in Oceanography at the Hebrew University in 2003. He did his postdoctoral research at the IMCS at Rutgers University in New Jersey. Between the years 2004 -2009 he served as administrative director of the Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences in Eilat, and between 2009-2011 he served as deputy director of the Leon H. Charney School of Marine Sciences.
Prof. Tchernov is married to Dr. Beverley Goodman, has four children and lives in Caesarea, Israel.
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University of Haifa Welcomes New VP for External Affairs & Resource Development - published on Heights ,Fall 2017