Hila holds a B.Sc. in Biotechnology engineering and a Ph.D. in Medical Sciences from Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Beer Sheba, Israel. She has 10 years experience in fundamental cancer research with strong competences in cell and molecular biology, biochemistry and live cell imaging. She started her cancer-related research in the department of Biotechnology engineering, researching how changes in cancer cells glycosylation enhance their escape from the immune system. Later, as a M.Sc. student, she moved on to research how Zinc signaling in Tamoxifen resistant breast cancer cells enhances their malignancy and survival, a research that was completed during her Ph.D.
She became a postdoctoral research fellow in the department of Immunology at Ben Gurion University in 2018, and started working on Medical Informatics in the laboratory of Bioinformatics for Precision Oncology Medicine. In parallel, she joined WIN in July 2018, as data manager.