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The Norman and Helen Asher Center for Brain Imaging

Prof. Noam Sobel
The Norman and Helen Asher Center for Brain Imaging utilizes advanced imaging technology to enable viewing the brain at very high resolution, paving the way for unprecedented insights into the human brain in health and disease.

The Azrieli National Institute for Human Brain Imaging and Research

Prof. Noam Sobel
The Azrieli National Institute for Human Brain Imaging and Research funds studies in the physiology, biochemistry, and functioning of the human brain and on brain diseases, toward devising improved therapies and cures. The Azrieli Institute will work in concert with the new Israel National Center for Brain Imaging and Stimulation, a government-funded entity to be led the Weizmann Institute and in partnership with the Technion and Sourasky Medical Center.

The Azrieli Institute for Systems Biology

Prof. Naama Barkai
The Azrieli Institute for Systems Biology provides a platform for a large range of disciplines that apply holistic tools to comprehending biological phenomena, from genome architecture and function to model organism development and cancer.

The Barton Center for Research on the Chemistry of Life

Prof. Eitan Reuveny
The David Barton Center for Research on the Chemistry of Life was established to support basic research and innovative directions in biological chemistry with a focus on proteins as chemical catalysts or building blocks.

The Mary and Tom Beck Canadian Center for Alternative Energy Research

Prof. Ron Milo
The Mary and Tom Beck Canadian Center for Alternative Energy Research (Prof. Ron Milo, Director) provides funding that supports the Alternative Sustainable Energy Research Initiative (SAERI). Together, these entities encourage fundamental scientific research to explore new ways to create and use clean energy sources. Areas of exploration include solar energy, wind, and hydroelectric, geothermal energy, and biofuels.

Nella and Leon Benoziyo Center for Astrophysics

Prof. Eli Waxman
The Nella and Leon Benoziyo Center for Astrophysics promotes research in theoretical and experimental astrophysics, cosmology, and related topics including observational astronomy, computational astrophysics, and experimental particle astrophysics.

Nella and Leon Benoziyo Center for High Energy Physics

Prof. Ehud Duchovni
The Nella and Leon Benoziyo Center for High Energy Physics focuses on understanding how particles get their mass, an historical challenge for physicists. Among other projects, the center funded Weizmann Institute scientists searching for the Higgs boson at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) particle accelerator at the European Organization of Nuclear Research (CERN) in Switzerland.

The Y. Leon Benoziyo Institute for Molecular Medicine

Prof. Zvi Livneh
The Y. Leon Benoziyo Institute for Molecular Medicine supports biomedical research and utilizes high-throughput DNA sequencing and protein purification and identification of research relevant to translational medicine and facilitates ties between the laboratory and the medical clinic.

Nella and Leon Benoziyo Center for Neurological Diseases

Prof. Eran Hornstein
The Nella and Leon Benoziyo Center for Neurological Diseases promotes research and understanding of the molecular basis of neurological diseases, including developmental disorders of the brain, e.g., fragile X syndrome and Down syndrome, as well as neurodegenerative diseases of the aging brain.

Nella and Leon Benoziyo Center for Neurosciences

Prof. Noam Sobel
The Nella and Leon Benoziyo Center for Neurosciences supports research on the complex neuronal mechanisms underlying learning, memory, and sensory processing, as well as the relationship between brain and mind.

The Braginsky Center for the Interface between Science and the Humanities

Prof. Itamar Procaccia
The Braginsky Center for the Interface between Science and the Humanities provides funding for projects that focus on the intersection of science and humanities such as neuroscience and psychology; and chemistry and archaeology.

The Joseph H. and Belle R. Braun Center for Submicron Research

Prof. Eli Zeldov
The Joseph H. and Belle R. Braun Center for Submicron Research explores the miniaturization of electronic devices. Scientists pursue the design, material growth, fabrication, and characterization of submicron semiconductors, which are essential for a new type of quantum electronics which is leading to the development of smaller and faster computer chips for tomorrow’s advanced electronics industry.

The Dimitris N. Chorafas Institute for Scientific Exchange

Prof. Michal Neeman
The Dimitris N. Chorafas Institute for Scientific Exchange supports international scientific conferences at the David Lopatie Conference Centre on the Weizmann Institute campus, with the aim of enriching intellectual exchange and solidifying the Weizmann Institute’s role as a world hub of scientific research.

The Clore Center for Biological Physics

Prof. Elisha Moses
The Clore Center for Biological Physics supports research activities that use the methods of physics and physical chemistry to study biological systems. Under the center’s auspices, biologists, chemists, computer scientists, and physicists work together to explore a variety of fundamental issues in biology, and develop new approaches to address them.

The Clore Institute for High-Field Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy

Prof. Lucio Frydman
At the Clore Institute for High-Field Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy, scientists will ask profound questions regarding the physiology, biochemistry, and functioning of chemicals and biological factors, study issues of relevance to human pathologies, and develop cutting-edge high-field magnetic resonance methods and technologies for exploring physiological and biochemical phenomena.

The Crown Institute for Genomics

Dr. Shmulik Motola
The Crown Institute for Genomics provides next-generation gene sequencing services and data analysis to help scientists at the Weizmann Institute; and researchers from academia, hospitals, and industry; to conduct biomedical research in collaboration with the Nancy & Stephen Grand Israel National Center for Personalized Medicine.

The Crown Human Genome Center

Prof. Eran Segal
The Crown Human Genome Center supplies experimental and computational genetic information knowledge to the academic, medical, and biotechnology communities in diagnostics, agriculture, genetic diseases, drug development, and gene therapy. It is a vital part of the strategic infrastructure that has increased Israel’s capacity to use the vast information resulting from the worldwide Human Genome Project. With its many collaborators, the center also has been a major partner in conducting groundbreaking research to investigate the human genome.

The Crown Photonics Center

Prof. Yaron Silberberg
The Crown Photonics Centert promotes the study of light and its applications. The Weizmann Institute is a global leader in basic photonics research. Photonics has given rise to the discovery of gamma rays, ultraviolet light, infrared light, microwaves, and radio waves, with applications ranging from biomedicine to homeland security, and including computing, medical diagnostics, imaging, on-chip data communication, and laser defense.

The de Botton Center for Marine Science

Prof. Aldo Shemesh
The de Botton Center for Marine Science funds research on the oceans and, in particular, the Mediterranean Sea, toward an integrated understanding of the processes that govern the Sea’s interactions with the atmosphere and its biogeochemistry.

The de Botton Institute for Protein Profiling

Prof. Michal Neeman
The de Botton Institute for Protein Profiling uses the latest tools to provide comprehensive and quantitative analysis of proteins in any biological sample for researchers pursuing basic research and research in personalized medicine. It also serves as a center for innovation in proteomic analysis through collaborative work with researchers and clinicians.

The André Deloro Research School of Physical Science

Prof. Shimon Levit
The André Deloro Research School of Physical Science is part of the charitable legacy of French builder and visionary, André Deloro and the Adelis Foundation he created. It provides enrichment and an extra level of support for graduate students in the physical sciences throughout their years at the Weizmann Institute’s Feinberg Graduate School.

The André Deloro Institute for Space and Optics Research

Prof. Nir Davidson
The André Deloro Institute for Space and Optics Research explores the nature of the universe from the smallest sub-particle to the most distant galaxies. It brings together scientists investigating the nature of light and matter on the quantum scale of particle physics; planetary and space scientists working on an astronomical scale ranging from micro-meteors to giant gas planets to supernova explosions at the outer edges of the universe; and theoretical scientists who work on scales both vast and infinitesimal.

The Center for the Development of Scientific Resources

Prof. Michal Neeman
The Center for the Development of Scientific Resources provides funds that permit staff scientists and engineers to develop ways to get the most out of the existing equipment and improve their performance to address special research needs. Such support is targeted to enable innovative solutions to cases in which researchers have non-standard demands that require specific adjustments of standard protocols or higher accuracy than manufacturer's standards.

The Mel Dobrin Center for Nutrition

Prof. Yuval Eshed
The Mel Dobrin Center for Nutrition focuses on increasing plant productivity and nutritional quality through improved understanding of plant genetics, biochemistry, and physiology.

Dwek Institute for Cancer Therapy Research

Prof. Yosef Yarden
Dwek Institute for Cancer Therapy Research, part of the Moross Integrated Cancer Center (MICC), explores the molecular mechanisms of cancer cells and the tumor microenvironment (surrounding tissues, blood vessels, immune cells, etc.); strives for an in-depth understanding of the programmed cell death installed in every cell; and searches for new and efficient biological approaches to override the resistance of tumor cells to treatments. Our goal is to identify drugs and other types of treatment modalities that would kill cancer and cancer accessory cells with minimal or no damage to healthy tissues.

The Solo Dwek and Maurizio Dwek Research School of Chemical Science

Prof. Boris Rybtchinski
The Solo Dwek and Maurizio Dwek Research School of Chemical Science works hand in hand with the Faculty of Chemistry at the Weizmann Institute to enhance the education of graduate students in chemistry. It was created by two brothers, Maurizio and Solo and their families in 2008.

The Dolfi and Lola Ebner Center for Biomedical Research

Prof. Michal Neeman
The Dolfi and Lola Ebner Center for Biomedical Research supports research on human diseases at the molecular level including studies addressing biochemical mechanisms that underlie the major threats to human health, such as cardiovascular defects, cancer, and infectious diseases.

The Carl and Micaela Einhorn-Dominic Center for Brain Research

Prof. Noam Sobel
The Carl and Micaela Einhorn-Dominic Institute for Brain Research supports research on human diseases at the molecular level including studies addressing biochemical mechanisms that underlie the major threats to human health, such as cardiovascular defects, cancer, and infectious diseases.

The EKARD Research School of Biological Science

Prof. Ziv Reich
The Ekard Research School of Biological Science was founded in 2010 by donors who chose to remain anonymous. The Ekard Research School gives graduate students in biology the tools to excel and grow in their research and studies.

EKARD Institute for Cancer Diagnosis Research

Prof. Yardena Samuels
The EKARD Institute for Cancer Diagnosis Research, part of The Moross Integrated Cancer Center (MICC), provides a supportive framework for leading researchers working on novel ways to achieve early detection of cancer, which may help clinicians provide more accurate diagnoses and identify specific molecular signatures. Early detection and diagnosis of cancer can greatly improve the medical community's ability to control the outcome of therapy, offer the most effective treatment, and avoid useless and often harsh methods of combating the disease.

The Center for Energy Research

Prof. Brian Berkowitz
The Center for Energy Research promotes research in all aspects of energy including direct conversion of sunlight, thermal electricity generation, thermally driven chemical processes, and photochemistry.

The Center for Experimental Physics

Prof. Nir Davidson
The Center for Experimental Physics fosters research in all areas of experimental physics, ranging from the most basic aspects of particle physics to experimental studies of basic material properties such as semiconductors and superconductors. Research also involves atomic, molecular, plasma and optical physics and interdisciplinary studies of the physics of biological systems.

The Leo and Julia Forchheimer Center for Molecular Genetics

Prof. Naama Barkai
The Leo and Julia Forchheimer Center for Molecular Genetics funds research on the molecular and genetic mechanisms that underlie basic biological processes in complex organisms at the level of single-cell organisms and cells in culture.

The Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger Center for Nanophysics

Prof. Yuval Oreg
The Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger Center for Nanophysics advances theoretical and experimental research in nanophysics and is fueled by the success of the research on mesoscopic physics, a sub-discipline of condensed matter physics that deals with materials of an intermediate length scale. The scale of such materials can be described as being between the size of a quantity of atoms, such as a molecule, and of materials measuring microns.

The Nancy and Stephen Grand Israel National Center for Personalized Medicine

Dr. Berta Strulovici
The Nancy and Stephen Grand Israel National Center for Personalized Medicine is based at and managed by the Weizmann Institute. It offers multi-disciplinary teams of scientists, clinicians, biomedical and pharmaceutical companies the ability to conduct research involving genomics, protein profiling, bioinformatics, and drug discovery. The insights arising from this research are applied to the clinic for the benefit of human health.

The Nancy and Stephen Grand Research Center for Sensors and Security

Prof. Gilad Haran
The Nancy and Stephen Grand Research Center for Sensors and Security develops new types of sensors and ways to improve the sensitivity and accuracy of sensing methods. These include biosensors, biomedical sensors, and experimental technologies needed to make sensors smaller, more accurate, and capable of detecting minute quantities of substances noninvasively.

The Murray H. and Meyer Grodetsky Center for Research of High Brain Functions

Prof. Alon Chen
The Murray H. and Meyer Grodetsky Center for Research of Higher Brain Functions advances understanding of the link between cognitive processes such as perception, action, memory and emotional regulation, and the multiple scales of spatio-temporal patterns of brain activity.

The Gruber Center for Quantum Electronics

Prof. Eli Zeldov
The Gruber Center for Quantum Electronics supports research on the behavior of electrons in matter. The study of quantum electronics is enabling the miniaturization of technology and the development of the transistors and integrated circuits of tomorrow. As the size of devices shrinks and reaches the nanometer scale, the effects of quantum mechanics on electrons becomes more pronounced and, eventually, determines their electronic properties.

The Fritz Haber Center for Physical Chemistry

Prof. Eli Pollak
The Fritz Haber Center for Physical Chemistry supports research on physical chemistry and chemical physics requiring the purification of biological and chemical samples, imaging of specimens and animal models, investigations of contaminants in pharmaceuticals, and light microscopy studies.

The Dana and Yossie Hollander Center for Structural Proteomics

Prof. Gideon Schreiber
The Dana and Yossie Hollander Center for Structural Proteomics elucidates how proteins are arranged in space, which informs how proteins function and how dysfunctional proteins lead to various diseases; and lead to the design of new drugs, diagnostic tests, proteins engineered for industrial use, vaccines, antibodies, and other blood products, biosensors, agrochemicals, and biologically engineered organisms. The Center is a national service provider.

The J&R Center for Scientific Research

Prof. Michal Neeman
The J&R Center for Scientific Research supports research grants in diverse fields of study and a variety of Institute-wide needs: equipment, the Feinberg Graduate School, the operation of common core facilities, and targeted departmental support. It plays an important role in the Weizmann Institute’s campus development activities, such as funding construction and refurbishment of labs for new scientists.

The Morris Kahn Institute for Human Immunology

Prof. Michal Neeman
The Morris Kahn Institute for Human Immunology is dedicated to understanding acquired immunity, i.e. how the immune system protects the body from invading pathogens. The center focuses on investigating cellular and molecular interactions that underlie the antibody mediated immune response against infectious pathogens, in response to vaccination and during intestinal immune response. In addition, our scientists harness the emerging new findings for the design of immunotherapeutic strategies. By elucidating the cellular and molecular components involved in successful immune responses, we aim to pave the way for new approaches for manipulating the immune system and direct it against tumors.

The Kahn Family Research Center for Systems Biology of the Human Cell

Prof. Naama Barkai
The Kahn Family Research Center for Systems Biology of the Human Cell fosters high-level research in systems biology, a holistic approach to the study of biology with the objective of simultaneously monitoring all biological processes operating as an integrated system.

The Ilse Katz Institute for Material Sciences and Magnetic Resonance Research

Prof. Gilad Haran
The Ilse Katz Institute for Material Sciences and Magnetic Resonance Research advances research utilizing magnetic resonance (MR) and advancing MR technology. Institute scientists have made major inroads advancing theoretical work on the basic quantum mechanical principles underlying MR, devising a wide variety of new materials, research techniques and medical applications.

The Maurice and Ilse Katz Center for Science Teaching

Prof. Bat Sheva Eylon
The Maurice and Ilse Katz Center for Science Teaching advances research in science teaching in Israeli schools toward improving methods for teaching and learning.

The Aharon Katzir-Katchalsky Center

Prof. Talila Volk
The Aharon Katzir-Katchalsky Center was established in 1972, following the tragic death of Aharon Katzir-Katchalski at the hands of terrorists, as a living memorial. The Center promotes activities in physical biology and macromolecular science and in such other areas of science that fall within the wide-ranging interests of Aharon Katzir-Katchalski, especially the impact of scientific and technological advances on human society.

The Kekst Family Institute for Medical Genetics

Prof. Yoram Groner
The Kekst Family Institute for Medical Genetics supports research on the genetic mechanisms of life and their application to medicine.

The Helen and Martin Kimmel Center for Archaeological Science

Dr. Elisabetta Boaretto
The primary aim of the Helen and Martin Kimmel Center for Archaeological Science is to train students at the PhD level in both the natural sciences and archaeology, enabling them to implement the most sophisticated analytical tools and methods in studies of ancient cultures based on their material remains.

The Helen and Martin Kimmel Institute for Magnetic Resonance Research

Prof. Lucio Frydman
The Helen and Martin Kimmel Institute for Magnetic Resonance Research drives improvements magnetic resonance technologies, making new and long-lasting contributions to the basic science and applications of magnetic resonance.

The Helen and Martin Kimmel Center for Molecular Design

Prof. Rafal Klajn
The Helen and Martin Kimmel Center for Molecular Design funds projects around the design and synthesis of organic and organometallic molecules of novel properties and the development of new synthetic methodology, with application in the pharmaceutical and fine chemical industries.

The Helen and Martin Kimmel Center for Nanoscale Science

Prof. Ernesto Joselevich
The Helen and Martin Kimmel Center for Nanoscale Science nurtures links between molecular biology and nanoscale science with the aim of identifying new and improved nanomaterials. The Center also supports the Helen and Martin Kimmel Nanoscale Laboratories (NL) at the Weizmann Institute

The Helen Kimmel Center for Planetary Science

Prof. Oded Aharonson
The Helen Kimmel Center for Planetary Science nurtures novel collaborations in planetary surface geology and geophysics, planetary geochemistry and exobiology, planetary atmospheres and climate, and extrasolar planets. It enables a graduate studies program in planetary sciences, and enables the Weizmann Institute to take a leading role in national and international space research initiatives.

The Helen and Martin Kimmel Institute for Stem Cell Research

Prof. Tsvee Lapidot
The Helen and Martin Kimmel Institute for Stem Cell Research promotes research in the rapidly developing field of stem cell biology.

The Helen and Milton A. Kimmelman Center for Biomolecular Structure and Assembly

Prof. Ada Yonath
The Helen and Milton A. Kimmelman Center for Biomolecular Structure & Assembly advances research on the assembly of biological macromolecules into functionally active intracellular units and organelles. It supports research projects in nucleic acids and protein expression and purification, crystallization, and crystallographic data collection, the area in which Prof. Yonath’s research won her the Nobel Prize.

Kleinman Cancer Cell Sorting Facility

Prof. Steffen Jung
The Kleinman Cancer Cell Sorting Facility, part of the Moross Integrated Cancer Center (MICC), provides Institute researchers with advanced cell sorting technologies that make it possible to identify, sort and analyze cancer cells, and cells in the surrounding environment. Studying the communication circuits between cells helps contributes to the design of personalized cancer therapy solutions.

The Ida Kohen Center for Mathematics

Prof. David Peleg
The Ida Kohen Center for Mathematics supports activities within the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science.

The Henry Krenter Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Genomics

Prof. Michal Neeman
The Henry Chanoch Krenter Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Genomics enables the convergence of high-resolution bioimaging and genomics techniques toward a coherent picture of cancer’s ability to function, grow, evade treatment, and respond to treatment.

The Dr. Erhard, Emmi, and Fred Loewinsohn Center for Pediatric Health

Prof. Zvi Livneh
The Dr. Erhard, Emmi and Fred Loewinsohn Center for Pediatric Health advances research on childhood and congenital diseases.

The Lorry I. Lokey Research School of Biochemical Science

Prof. Ziv Reich
The Lorry I. Lokey Research School of Biochemical Science was established by Lorry Lokey of San Francisco, in 2007 for the benefit of graduate students working in biochemistry. It was the first of the five Research Schools created to support and enhance graduate education at the Weizmann Institute’s Feinberg Graduate School.

The Charles W. and Tillie K. Lubin Center for Plant Biotechnology

Prof. Yuval Eshed
The Charles W. and Tillie K. Lubin Center for Plant Biotechnology supports research on plant growth and productivity which could be later applied for improving crops. The center’s work is helping in a variety of ways to address important global challenges such has hunger, malnutrition, sickness, and environmental challenges.

The Ilana and Pascal Mantoux Institute for Bioinformatics

Dr. Dan Ben-Avraham
The Mantoux Institute for Bioinformatics uses innovative computational tools to help scientists efficiently and accurately analyze the reams of intricate information that modern, large-scale basic, preclinical, and clinical studies generates. This merger of biology and computing has become a major driving force in biological investigation worldwide.

The Joseph and Ceil Mazer Center for Structural Biology

Prof. Deborah Fass
The Joseph and Ceil Mazer Center for Structural Biology focuses elucidating the molecular structure of biological macromolecules, particularly proteins and nucleic acids; how they acquire their structures; and how alterations in their structures affect their function - an area of major importance to biologists because macromolecules carry out most of the functions of cells.

The Belle S. and Irving E. Meller Center for the Biology of Aging

Prof. Idit Shachar
The Belle S. and Irving E. Meller Center for the Biology of Aging advances research on the pathology of aging, including the immune system, the vascular system, connective tissues, and more.

The Avron-Willstatter Minerva Center for Research in Photosynthesis

Prof. Avigdor Scherz
The Minerva Foundation, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Weizmann Institute of Science established the Avron-Minerva center for Photosynthesis in 1995. The center promotes research in the chemical, physical, technological and regulatory aspects of photosynthesis from the molecular to the global level.

The Dr. Josef Cohn Minerva Center for Biomembrane Research

Prof. Eitan Bibi
The Dr. Josef Cohn Minerva Center for Biomembrane Research was inaugurated in 1988 to commemorate Dr. Cohn's major contributions to the scientific links between Germany and Israel. Through its activities, special attention has been given to promoting contacts between Israeli and German scientists.

The Albert Einstein Minerva Center for Theoretical Physics

Prof. Mordehai Milgrom
The Albert Einstein Minerva Center for Theoretical Physics fosters research on theoretical physics with an emphasis on collaborations between Weizmann Institute scientists and German scientists. Research ranges from the most abstract aspects of string theory, through astrophysics, to down-to-earth problems in optics and statistical and condensed-matter physics.

The John von Neumann Minerva Center for the Development of Reactive Systems

Prof. David Harel
The John von Neumann Minerva Center for the Development of Reactive Systems advances the development of complex reactive systems, mainly through the processes of modeling and analysis. Research concentrates on visual formalisms and supporting tools for modeling, and on powerful simulation and analysis methods. The center works closely with applications for industry; other projects include service-oriented computing, tactical simulators and health care processes.

The Minerva Center for Decision Making Strategies in Microorganisms

Prof. Naama Barkai
The Minerva Center for Decision-Making Strategies in Microorganisms – was established in 2015 and is dedicated to research in probabilistic decision making in bacteria and budding yeast.

The Minerva Center for Life under Extreme Planetary Conditions

Prof. Oded Aharonson
The Minerva Center for Life under Extreme Planetary Conditions is devoted to understanding life in extreme conditions on solar system planets and beyond, studying the physical, geochemical, and biological aspects of the topic, and seeking to develop a framework for addressing questions at the forefront of the search for life in the universe.

Minerva Center on Live Emulation of Evolution in the Lab

Prof. Yitzhak Pilpel
The Minerva Center on Live Emulation of Evolution in the Lab was formed in 2014 to conductscientific research in the fields of evolution, genomics and systems biology. The modelorganisms studied in particular are microbial species, worms and humans.

The Minerva Center for Nonlinear Physics of Complex Systems

Prof. Itamar Procaccia
The Minerva Center for Nonlinear Physics of Complex Systems supports research on nonlinear dynamics and its applications including turbulent flows, theoretical and experimental investigations of pattern formations, and pattern selection and variability. These studies are applied to specific problems taken from astrophysics, geophysics and biology.

The Moross Integrated Cancer Center (MICC)

Prof. Moshe Oren
The Moross Integrated Cancer Center (MICC) works to unravel the complexity of cancer by harnessing the power of basic research to facilitate translation into the clinical arena in the quest for cancer prevention, early diagnosis and, ultimately, a cure. The overarching goal of the MICC is to move toward personalized cancer medicine, facilitating translational research by enabling the flow of insights from the lab and feedback from patient treatment and samples. The MICC includes six components: the Swiss Society Institute for Cancer Prevention Research, the Ekard Institute for Cancer Diagnosis Research, the Dwek Institute for Cancer Therapy Research, The de Picciotto-Lesser Cancer Cell Observatory in Memory of Wolf and Ruth Lesser, the Weizmann-Brazil Tumor Bank, and the Kleinman Cancer Cell Sorting Facility.

The Moross Research School of Mathematics and Computer Science

Prof. Itai Benjamini
Moross Research School of Mathematics and Computer Science was created by in 2009 by Manfred Moross and his family to help with the needs of graduate students in these key areas of science and mathematics.

The Irving and Cherna Moskowitz Center for Nano and Bio-Imaging

Prof. Michael Elbaum
The Irving and Cherna Moskowitz Center for Nano and Bio-nano Imaging is focused on enhancing the imaging capacities of the Weizmann Institute. The center encourages new initiatives for improving imaging techniques and capabilities and supports the purchase of new, state-of-the-art equipment and the upgrade of existing facilities.

The Israel National Nano Technology Initiative Center

Prof. Gilad Haran
The Israel National Nano Technology Initiative Center is part of the Israel National Nanotechnology Initiative run jointly by the Ministry of Economy and TELEM. It supports nanoscience and nanotechnology activities, mainly through the purchase of new shared equipment.

The Center for New Scientists

Prof. Michal Neeman
The Center for New Scientists administers charitable gifts and endowments dedicated to helping young faculty members and researchers excel during their critical first years at the Weizmann Institute of Science.

The Jeanne and Joseph Nissim Center for Life Sciences Research

Prof. Michal Neeman
The Jeanne and Joseph Nissim Foundation for Life Sciences Research enables scientists in the Institute to advance cutting-edge biomedical research with the hope that such investigations will lead to real medical applications. The center recruits exceptional new scientists and funds the purchase of biomedical research equipment, and supports leading scientific research.

Perlman Institute of Chemical Sciences

The Perlman Institute of Chemical Sciences supports the regular maintenance and activities of the Perlman Chemical Sciences Building, established by the late Harold Perlman, a founding member of the Chicago Committee of the Weizmann Institute of Science. Through its support, scientists at the Department of Materials and Interfaces and the Department of Chemical Physics enjoy a modern research facility. Scientific research projects conducted at the Perlman Building are diverse and include, among other things, the development of advanced chemical nano-structures such as nanotubes; finding alternative energy sources and improving existing technologies for the production of sustainable energy; identifying theoretical models of cellular shapes and dynamics; and exploring advanced methods of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.

The Weizmann Institute-Max Planck Center for Integrative Archaeology and Anthropology

Prof. Stephen Weiner
The Max Planck Society - Weizmann Institute of Science Research Center (MPS-WIS) for Integrative Archaeology/Anthropology advances research on archaeology through the integrated use of laboratory methods.

Dr. Karl and Leila Ribstein Center for Information Technology

Prof. Yigal Burstein
The Dr. Karl and Leila Ribstein Center for Information Technology supports and enhances the integrated, campus-wide computing and communications networks of the Weizmann Institute, in recognition of the essential role of sophisticated computer infrastructure in all aspects of modern science and administration.

The Gabrielle Rich Center for Transplantation Biology Research

Prof. Yair Reisner
The Gabrielle Rich Center for Transplantation Biology Research was created to especially support the research of Prof. Tsvee Lapidot, Prof. Dov Zipori and Prof. Yair Reisner, dedicated to hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Sagol Institute for Longevity Research

Prof. Michal Neeman
The Sagol Institute for Longevity Research promotes the interdisciplinary investigation of phenomena associated with human aging and longevity. Institute activities include studies related to neurobiology, metabolism, nutrition, and cardiovascular diseases.

The Dr. Scholl Center for Water and Climate

Prof. Yinon Rudich
The Dr. Scholl Center for Water and Climate funds projects on water and climate toward advancing an improved understanding of the global environment.

The Center for Scientific Excellence

Prof. Michal Neeman
The Center for Scientific Excellence oversees endowed funds and gifts to give grants to established researchers with exciting new ideas.

The David and Fela Shapell Family Center for Genetic Disorders Research

Prof. Elazar Zelzer
The David and Fela Shapell Family Center for Genetic Disorders Research supports research on Down's syndrome and other genetic disorders. The center utilizes transgenic technologies toward elucidating the molecular mechanisms by which genetic mutations affect cell characteristics.

The David and Fela Shapell Family Institute for Preclinical Studies

Prof. Michal Neeman
The David and Fela Shapell Family Institute for Preclinical Studies supports preclinical projects in which the G-INCPM is involved. The Shapell Family Institute forwards its goal by providing the needed equipment, manpower, and resources for conducting preclinical-related research at the G-INCPM.

The Sussman Family Center for the Study of Environmental Sciences

Prof. Brian Berkowitz
The Sussman Family Center for the Study of Environmental Sciences funds investigations involving complex inter-relationships among the major Earth systems and toward the discovery of novel, non-polluting energy sources.

The Sustainability And Energy Research Initiative

Prof. Ron Milo
The Mary and Tom Beck Canadian Center for Alternative Energy Research provides funding that supports the Alternative Sustainable Energy Research Initiative (AERI). Together, these entities encourage fundamental scientific research to explore new ways to create and use clean energy sources. Areas of exploration include solar energy, wind, and hydroelectric, geothermal energy, and biofuels.

Swiss Society Institute for Cancer Prevention Research

Prof. Zvi Livneh
The Swiss Society Institute for Cancer Prevention Research sponsors initiatives for a non-conventional approach to fighting cancer, by focusing on finding innovative and groundbreaking research methods and tools and by building an interactive community of scientists.

Center for Translational Research in Memory of Prof. Haim Garty

Prof. Mordechai Sheves
This center provides a financial backbone required for transforming innovative projects that have strong translational potential from curiosity-driven basic science into more mature technologies, thereby increasing the likelihood of industry’s willingness to invest in their technology transfer and subsequent commercialization.

The Harry and Jeannette Weinberg Center for Plant Molecular Genetics Research

Prof. Yuval Eshed
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Center for Plant Molecular Genetics supports research understanding the molecular genetics of plants, and thereby contributes to addressing important global challenges such as hunger, malnutrition, sickness, and environmental concerns.

Weizmann-Brazil Tumor Bank

Prof. Yardena Samuels
The Weizmann-Brazil Tumor Bank, part of the Moross Integrated Cancer Center (MICC), supports the preservation and an in-depth investigation of tumors in various stages of progression, both in vitro and in vivo. The facility helps Weizmann Institute researchers identify genes associated with tumor growth, thereby promoting the development of new strategies for cancer treatment.

The Wertheimer Center for Computational Biology

Prof. Michal Neeman
The Wertheimer Center for Computational Biology facilitates the historical transition of the biological sciences toward Big Data-driven research and information-centered integration of experiments and theory. Serving as analysts, educators, and mediators between the departments in which they work and the Nancy and Stephen Grand Israel National Center for Personalized Medicine, the Center’s computational biology experts advance the Weizmann Institute’s leadership in the new era of information-centric biology and its numerous applications in precision medicine.

The Willner Family Leadership Institute

Prof. Michal Neeman
The Willner Family Leadership Institute provides support for scientific research, education, and leadership development. Funding is used for the recruitment of young scientists and outfitting their labs, new research and technology initiatives, the purchase of scientific instrumentation systems, and science education.

The Willner Family Center for Vascular Biology

Prof. Rony Seger
The Willner Family Center for Vascular Biology focuses on the regulation of vascular processes in healthy and diseased states, including in cancer. Since dysregulation of vascular processes causes many human diseases such as heart failure, stroke, and cancer, research findings are leading to the development of early diagnosis tools and therapies.

The Maurice and Vivienne Wohl Institute for Drug Discovery

Prof. Michal Neeman
The Maurice and Vivienne Wohl Institute for Drug Discovery – is a nationally accessible resource, open to qualified Israeli researchers at universities, research institutes, and biopharmaceutical companies. It provides screening and analysis of thousands of potentially bioactive molecules in order to support biomedical discovery and targets for creating new therapeutic drugs. Dr. Haim Barr, Head.

The Women's Health Research Center

Prof. Elior Peles
The Women's Health Research Center bridges the gap between basic research and clinical studies in women’s and gender health-related issues. The center primarily supports research projects pertinent to ovarian function and infertility, gender-specific malignancies, and bone structure and development as related to osteoporosis.

The Yad Abraham Research Center for Cancer Diagnostics and Therapy

Prof. Yehiel Zick
The Yad Abraham Research Center for Cancer Diagnostics and Therapy promotes cancer research with a focus on its genetic components and toward developing new avenues for early detection of malignant processes and of novel therapeutic approaches.

The Yeda-Sela (YeS) Center for Basic Research

Prof. Michal Neeman
The Yeda-Sela Center for Basic Research supports basic research projects in all areas of the exact and natural sciences.