Plant Breeding

Yaniv Semel

Phenome Networks Ltd., CEO

In 2008, Yaniv Semel, Ph.D., and Prof Zamir, Ph.D., professor of plant genetics at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, established Phenome Networks to develop software solutions for plant breeding and genomics. Semel holds master’s and doctorate degrees in plant genetics from Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a bachelor’s in computer science from Ben Gurion University of the Negev. He has published more than 10 research articles about applying a systems approach to complex phenotypes.