Born in 1969, and serves as one of the scientific counselors of The Modern Agriculture Foundation.

Iftach is a researcher at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University.

1995 - BSc, Tel Aviv University (physics & computer science).

2004 - Ph.D, Hebrew University (neural computation / computational Biology).

2007-2009 Postdoctoral associate, Broad institute.

2004-2009 systems Biology postdoctoral fellow, FAS center for systems Biology, Harvard University.