Date: March 24, 2019
The 17th president of MIT discusses the enduring partnership between the Weizmann Institute and MIT, and why international collaboration is so important in science.
Date: October 16, 2018
Directed evolution: A chat with Harvard Medical School's CRISPR expert
Prof. Jehuda Reinharz became the new Chairman of the International Board of the Weizmann Institute on January 1.
Date: March 13, 2018
Prof. José Baselga, MD PhD, Physician-in-Chief at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, receives the Sergio Lombroso Prize for his work developing anti-cancer treatments and designing more effective clinical trials.
Date: October 18, 2017
This state-of-the art research facility provides Israeli academic, medical, and biomedical industry researchers with access to the most updated genomics, protein profiling, bioinformatics, drug discovery, and medicinal chemistry research platforms.
Curiosity may have no boundaries, but will we ever reach a point at which we know everything?
Date: September 25, 2016
Dr. Liat Ben-David, a Weizmann-trained biologist who has made major strides in advancing science education in Israel, has taken over the helm of the Davidson Institute of Science Education as its new Director-General as of April.
Date: May 3, 2017
The Israel National Postdoctoral Program for Advancing Women in Science has set the gold standard across Israel, advancing the careers of women scientists and enriching Israeli science with women.
Date: July 31, 2016
Weizmann Institute of Science President Prof. Daniel Zajfman talks about the Institute’s new initiative to enrich science education and literacy through modern technology, called iScience.
Date: January 29, 2017
When Merry Sherman was a PhD student at the UC-Berkeley in the 1960s, she attended a course by Prof. Aharon Katzir, a visiting professor from the Weizmann Institute. Fifty years later, she established a professorial chair in his memory.
Jeremy Wertheimer of Brookline, Massachusetts, was recognized at the International Board for his generous gift establishing the Wertheimer Center for Computational Biology.
Date: March 27, 2016
Prof. Bat Sheva Eylon of the Department of Science Teaching has received the EMET Award for 2015 for the Promotion of Education.
Date: December 27, 2015
Prof. Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, who received a PhD honoris causa from the Weizmann Institute of Science in November, is a physicist whose quantum physics research was recognized with the Nobel Prize in 1997.
Changing the face of cancer is a monumental task. Despite decades of extensive research, and despite several successes in treating some cancer types and dramatically increasing survival rates, cancer is still one of the most common and deadliest diseases worldwide.
Date: October 22, 2015
I’m just a guy from the Bronx,” says the lead trustee of the Helmsley Charitable Trust’s Israel Program, who, with his co-trustees, gives away multimillions to Israel every year in his “dream job.”
Date: September 27, 2015
Prof. Stanley Fischer of MIT is the Vice Chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve System’s Board of Governors and was Governor of the Bank of Israel from 2005-2013, among other leadership roles.
Date: March 29, 2015