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Chemical & Biological Physics

Perlman Chemical Sciences Building

Prof. Lucio Frydman, Head

Secretary: Terry DebeshTel. +972-8-934-3918 Fax. +972-8-934-4123

The main themes of the chemical & biological physics department are atomic and molecular dynamics, laser physics, fundamentals of quantum mechanics, physics of classical systems, magnetic resonance and imaging, and the chemistry and physics of biological systems. The department covers both experimental and theoretical research.
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Earth and Planetary Sciences

Sussman Family Building for Environmental Sciences

Prof. Ilan Koren, Head

Secretary: Dalia MadhalaTel. +972-8-934-3916Fax. +972-8-934-4124

Research in the department includes both experimental/field and theoretical studies focused on understanding the complex inter-relationships among the major Earth systems, as well as other planets. Scientists in the department have expertise in a range of Earth science and planetary science disciplines, including climate dynamics, hydrology, soil-water environments, oceanic circulation, paleoceanography and the study of past climatic patterns, plant-environment interactions, atmospheric chemistry, cloud dynamics, earth system dynamics, geochemistry and geophysics.
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Materials and Interfaces

Perlman Chemical Sciences Building

Prof. Leeor Kronik, Head

Secretary: Ana NaamatTel. +972-8-934-6429 Fax. +972-8-934-4138

The aptly named Department of Materials and Interfaces is pursuing a wide range of experimental and theoretical research into the basic science of materials. This includes their interfaces with other materials, which often exhibit surprising properties.
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Organic Chemistry

Prof. Milko van der Boom, Head

Secretary: Natali LevinTel. +972-8-934-3829Fax. +972-8-934-3028

The researchers in the Department of Organic Chemistry intensively pursue interdisciplinary research in the fields of catalysis, bio-organic and bio-inorganic chemistry, advanced materials, nano chemistry, organometallic and coordination chemistry, magnetic resonance imaging, and computational chemistry.
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Structural Biology

Prof. Deborah Fass, Head

Secretary: Nicole DorfmanTel. +972-8-934-6570Fax. +972-8-934-3028

Research in the Department of Structural Biology is aimed at achieving a comprehensive understanding of structure/function relationships and of dynamic aspects of key cellular components and processes, using a variety of experimental and theoretical tools.
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Chemical Research Support

Isaac Wolfson Building

Prof. Edvardas Narevicius, Head

Secretary: Maya BacharTel. +972-8-934-3885Fax. +972-8-934-4161

The Chemical Research Support department is a research resource facility of the Weizmann Institute of Science. We provide access to a variety of state-of-the-art instrumentation, routine analyses, training, and consultation to all institute researchers. Our laboratories are located throughout the campus, and include ultrafast laser spectroscopy, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy, cleanrooms, and custom synthesis to electron microscopy.
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