Research Institutes and Centers - Institute-wide

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.
Prof. Naama Barkai, Director

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 (which also includes biomass, wind, hydroelectric), nuclear and geothermal energy, and biofuels.
Prof. David Cahen, Director

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.
Prof. Itamar Procaccia, Director 

The Center for the Development of Scientific Resources provides funds that permit expert 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. These developments may also require some instrumental upgrade in the form of additional components and improved software.
The Vice President, Prof. Michal Neeman, Director

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. Research projects funded by the center have included investigations of the neurological underpinnings of post-traumatic stress disorder, measuring the exact mass of protein subunits, and investigations of genes that are naturally primed to kill bacteria in order to inform the understanding of drug-resistant pathogens.
Prof. Michal Neeman, Director

The Dolfi and Lola Ebner Center for Biomedical Research supports research on human diseases at the molecular level. Studies addressing biochemical mechanisms that underlie the major threats to human health, such as cardiovascular defects, cancer and infectious diseases, are supported by the center.
The Vice President, Prof. Michal Neeman, Director

The newly established Weizmann Institute Integrated Cancer Center (ICC) is working 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 ICC is to move toward personalized cancer medicine, also known as precision cancer medicine. It facilitates translational research by enabling the flow of insights from the lab as well as feedback from patient treatment and samples. This is what makes the ICC unique, while also creating a platform for the Weizmann Institute to involve top researchers from outside the field of biomedicine, such as computer scientists, physicists, and chemists. 
Prof. Moshe Oren, Director

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 Vice President, Prof. Michal Neeman, Director

The Kahn Family Research Center for Systems Biology of the Human Cell fosters high-level research in systems biology. Systems biology is a holistic approach to the study of biology with the objective of simultaneously monitoring all biological processes operating as an integrated system. Under the auspices of the center, scientists strive to employ a systems approach to revealing the basic principles that govern the biological world.
Prof. Naama Barkai, Director

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.
Prof. Yigal Burstein, Director

The Jeanne and Joseph Nissim Center 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.
The Vice President, Prof. Michal Neeman, Director

The Willner Family Leadership Institute was established to provide transformational support for scientific research, education, and leadership development. It directs its funding to critical areas at the Weizmann Institute: the recruitment and outfitting of young scientists, new research and technology initiatives, the purchase of scientific instrumentation systems, and science education. The Vice President, Prof. Michal Neeman, heads the Willner Family Leadership Institute’s advisory committee.

The Yeda-Sela Center for Basic Research supports basic research projects in all areas of the exact and natural sciences that are less appealing to many of the problem-oriented funding sources available to Weizmann scientists. This is in recognition of the fundamental importance of basic, curiosity-driven research and the lack of adequate support to research projects with no practical goals.
The Vice President, Prof. Michal Neeman, Director

The Davidson Institute of Science nurtures the scientific, mathematical, and technological education of school-aged students, teachers, and the public in Israel and abroad.

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