Prof. Borenstein is a full professor with a joint appointment at the School of Computer Science and at the Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University.
He is also an external professor at the Santa Fe Institute, an affiliate professor at the University of Washington, and a faculty fellow of TAU’s Edmond J. Safra Center for Bioinformatics.
Prof. Borenstein focuses on computational study of the human microbiome, spearheading research in microbiome systems biology. His group develops novel computational methods inspired by data science, machine learning, metabolic modeling, and network theory to model the microbiome, to analyze multi-omic microbiome data, and to better understand the role of the microbiome in health and in disease.
Prof. Borenstein is the recipient of various prestigious awards including the Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship and the NIH New Innovator Award.