Dr. Baranes heads the Department of Molecular Biology at Ariel University. He conducted his postdoctoral fellowship in neuroscience with Nobel laureate Eric Kandel at Columbia University. Dr. Baranes held several positions at Ben Gurion University before joining Ariel University in 2009.
He has published dozens of articles in leading scientific journals and has given numerous lectures and presentations. Dr. Baranes received his Ph.D. in biochemistry from Hebrew University in Israel.