Prof. N. Gabriel Lemcoff
N. Gabriel Lemcoff was born in Buenos Aires and emigrated to Israel in 1991. He finished his undergraduate studies at Tel-Aviv University, where he also received his Ph.D. degree in chemistry in 2002 on novel macromolecular diacetal systems under the supervision of Prof. Benzion Fuchs. He then worked with Prof. Steven C. Zimmerman at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign on molecularly imprinted dendrimers. In the fall of 2004, he joined Ben-Gurion University of the Negev where he is currently a Professor at the Chemistry Department. In addition to working with polymers, light and latent olefin metathesis catalysts, he is a fervent River Plate supporter.