Zohar Ben-Barak Ziles received her B.Sc. (Summa Cum Laude) in Biotechnology and Food Engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (2003). She completed her PhD studies in 2008 under the supervision of Prof. S. Yaron in the same department. She joined the group of Dr. Fishman on June 2008. She serves as the lab manager and senior scientist, involved in many projects in the lab. Currently, her focus is on projects done in collaboration with industry.