Portrait of Gidi Shemer

Gidi Shemer

Teacher Professor Advisor

LocationBiology: 213A Coker


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Get to know


Spring 2023 Advising Hours:

  • Monday – 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • To schedule an appointment outside of these times, email Dr. Shemer: bishemer@email.unc.edu.

Alma Mater

Tel Aviv University, Israel (Undergrad) and The Technion, Israel (Graduate


B.A, M.S., and Ph.D. in Biology

What I enjoy most about working with students:

Watching their academic and personal growth, and love to talk with them about life

My hometown:

Tel Aviv, Israel

First job out of college:

Running a farm, growing turkeys (I am vegetarian now…)

Lowest grade I got as an undergrad:


If I didn’t work for Advising I would:

Teach in college (wait, I am already doing that!)

Bucket list item

Free ticket ride around the world