Yanniv is a PhD candidate at Stanford. He was selected for the Forbes 30 Under 30: Science and Healthcare Europe 2019 list.
Yanniv is a PhD candidate in the Biology department at Stanford University, where he studies how seeds sense environmental cues during germination. Before that, he worked on multiple research projects spanning different areas of plant biology at Harvard University, the University of Cambridge, and at the Weizmann Institute of Science. His work earned him two prestigious fellowships at Stanford, and he was recently selected as an American Society of Plant Biologists scholar. In 2019, Yanniv was was chosen for Forbes 30 Under 30: Science and Healthcare Europe. Yanniv is passionate about entrepreneurship, agtech and foodtech. He was selected to participate in Stanford’s accelerator program, Cardinal Ventures, as well as in the Ignite program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Yanniv holds a B.S. and M.S. in Biology from the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, to which he was admitted with the highly competitive “Normalien” fellowship.