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Sherman Institute inaugurated

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Date: December 4, 2019
Weizmann Direct Dec. 2019

An evening event marking the establishment of the Dr. Barry Sherman Institute for Medicinal Chemistry celebrated the visionary gift of the Sherman family of Toronto to advance research on drug discovery. The new Sherman Institute is headed by Prof. Sarel Fleishman of the Department of Biomolecular Sciences.

The new Sherman Institute funds multi-disciplinary collaborations and holds monthly seminars that attract researchers from all over the world.

The event took place at Kibbutz Ga’ash on November 11. Among the speakers were Weizmann President Prof. Daniel Zajfman; Prof. Fleishman; and the daughter of the late Barry and Honey Sherman, Alexandra Sherman Krawczyk.