Avital received her B.Sc in Biotechnology from Bar-Ilan University with very high honors, did a direct Ph.D track and completed 2 postdocs at the Weizmann Institute of Science. Avital's scientific expertise includes molecular cell biology, Diabetes, stem cell research, microbiology and bioinformatics. Avital has a 6 year experience in the Israeli Biotech industry as an R&D researcher and as an IP manager. Avital is a mother of six children, all of which she breastfed while persisting with her full-time scientific career. She now serves as the CEO and co-founder of MilkStrip.