Meital Reches is an Associate Professor at the Institute of Chemistry and the Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She received her Ph.D. (with distinction) in 2007 from the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology, Tel Aviv University. In 2007-2010, she was an EMBO and a HFSP postdoctoral research fellow at the Chemistry Department, Harvard University. Prof. Reches joined the Institute of Chemistry of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem as a faculty member in October 2010. Her research focuses on understanding, controlling and developing biomolecular self-assembly processes and generating new functional materials. Specifically, her group studies these biomolecular assemblies at the interface with inorganic surfaces.