Dr Liat Yakir is a biologist, lecturer and social activist. Liat holds her Ph.D and Master's degrees from the Biochemistry Faculty and Molecular Genetics Department at the Weizmann Institute of Science. Liat finished her Bachelor studies at the Life Sciences Faculty at Tel Aviv university. Her research interests include topics in biological regulation, Genetics and Evolution. Today Dr. Yakir is mostly engaged in science communication and studies the biology of emotions and the evolutionary roots of human behavior. Dr. Yakir is very passionate about science communication for the benefit of society. In 2016 she was invited to give a Tedx Talk about the 'Science of Love' and she also participated as a biology expert in the popular program ‘Marriage at First Sight’ on Israeli national TV.