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Dr. Tomer Cooks

  • Senior Lecturer

Dr. Tomer Cooks is an Assistant Professor of Immunology and Microbiology at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. He heads the Cooks Lab at BGU.

Research Interests

  • Tumor microenvironment
  • Extracellular vesicles
  • Mutations in p53
  • Cancer microbiome
  • The emerging role of exosomes released by tumor cells giving rise to immuno-modulating changes in the microenvironment

Education and Training

  • B.Sc., Tel Aviv University
  • Ph.D., Tel Aviv University
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • Visiting Fellow, National Cancer Institute (NCI), Bethesda, MD