Category name: Israel National Postdoctoral Award Program for Advancing Women in Science

In Memoriam

R’ada Massarwa, 1978-2020

On September 5, 2020, R’ada Massarwa, a staff scientist in the laboratory of Prof. Benny Shilo, passed away after a long illness, at the young age of 42. R’ada was described as someone who had her own special way of seeing the world—an all-or-nothing person who lived in extremes. Her passion and...

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Yael Mutsafi, 1981-2019

Dr. Yael Mutsafi, who completed both her PhD and postdoctoral studies at the Weizmann Institute, tragically passed away from breast cancer on December 4, 2019, at the young age of 38. She left behind a husband and two young children.

Yael was described by her loved ones as a rare woman...

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