Since Prof. Yoram Groner joined the Weizmann Institute in 1975, he has held a number of positions. He headed the Institute's Biological Services (1985-1988), the Virology Department, later renamed Molecular Genetics and Virology (1987-1992), and the Harry Levine Center of Applied Research (1988-1992). In 1993 he was appointed Institute Vice President, and later Deputy President. He also heads the Kekst Family Center for Medical Genetics, and has received numerous awards for his research into the genetic and molecular basis of such disorders as Down's syndrome and Alzheimer's.
He is a member of the European Molecular Biology Organization Council and of the Israeli National Council for Research and Development. Prof. Groner holds the Dr. Barnet Berris Chair of Cancer Research.