Alfred I. Tauber is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Zoltan Kohn Professor Emeritus of Medicine, and Director Emeritus of the Center for Philosophy and History of Science at the Boston University. Currently he holds a visiting professorship at Tel Aviv University, where he teaches philosophy of science at the Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas. Prof. Tauber is a hematologist and biochemist by training. Aside from over 125 research papers in immunology, biochemistry, and cell biology, Prof. Tauber has published extensively on 19th and 20th century biomedicine, contemporary science studies, and ethics.
In May 2008, Prof. Tauber received the Medal for Science, the highest honor awarded by the Institute of Advanced Studies at the University of Bologna, Italy, and in 2011 he was awarded Doctor of Philosophy honors causa from Haifa University. In 2013, Prof. Tauber was elected Chairman of the Board of Governors at the University of Haifa.