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Weizmann Compass

24 Jan, 2023

Putting gene expression in its place

Prof. Nir Yosef is combining single-cell genomic sequencing with a powerful partner: artificial intelligence
24 Jan, 2023

Keeping quantum computing honest

Prof. Thomas Vidick is using complexity theory to test and verify quantum phenomena
24 Jan, 2023

Inside the mind of mitochondria

Dr. Tslil Ast is looking for therapeutic targets in devastating diseases
24 Jan, 2023

Blurring the boundaries

Inspired by biology, physicist Dr. Alexandra Tayar is transforming material science
24 Jan, 2023

From theory to (better) experiments

The applied mathematics research of Dr. Boris Landa
2 Nov, 2022

Where theoretical physics meets biology

Prof. Ariel Amir is viewing the microbial world through the lens of physics
22 Aug, 2022

Building a home for the brain

The Weizmann  Institute of Science was thrilled to announce a lead philanthropic donation from the Azrieli
22 Aug, 2022

A quantum leap for the Frontiers building

The Weizmann Institute’s Frontiers of the Universe flagship project—which aims to transform our understanding of how the Universe works, from the tiniest  subatomic  particles to the largest galaxies—recently received a major boost from longstanding American Committee leader and Board member Dr. Mark Alexander.  
22 Aug, 2022

Advancing AI and smart materials

As the Weizmann Institute launches its artificial intelligence flagship project, Institute Prof. Ruth Arnon and her husband Dr. Uriel Arnon have made a substantial gift to support research in AI and smart materials.
22 Aug, 2022

From bench to (pediatric) bedside

In December, a celebratory summit took place between Weizmann biomedical researchers and their colleagues at the Schneider Children’s  Medical Center in Israel — one of the world’s leading children’s hospitals. 
22 Aug, 2022

The power of positive thinking

Avisionary gift from Valeria Rosenbloom of Montreal, Canada has enabled the establishment of the Mike and Valeria Rosenbloom Center for Research on Positive Neuroscience—one of the 12 centers in the new Azrieli Institute for Brain and Neural Sciences, Weizmann’s flagship initiative.
22 Aug, 2022

Exploring the neural/immune interface

The Weizmann Institute of Science is delighted to announce a pledge from Larry and Andi Wolfe to establish the Andrea L. and Lawrence A. Wolfe Family Center for Research on Neuroimmunology and Neuromodulation—a pillar of Weizmann’s neuroscience flagship, the Azrieli Institute for Brain and Neural Sciences.
22 Aug, 2022

A safe haven for scientists

The Weizmann Institute has launched emergency programs to help students and scientists from Ukraine and Russia to continue carrying out their scientific research.
17 Aug, 2022

Young and connected: Weizmann’s new EMBO members

This year two outstanding Weizmann scientists were selected to join the prestigious EMBO Young Investigator Programme
17 Aug, 2022

Rising to the top

Prof. Jacob Hanna from the Department of Molecular Genetics continues to earn worldwide recognition for his   groundbreaking research in embryonic stem cell biology
17 Aug, 2022

Science tales

The Weizmann Institute’s Feinberg Graduate School recently opened a new course in science communication skills to help scientists and students effectively convey the crux of their research and be able to adapt their presentation to a variety of audiences.
17 Aug, 2022

Davidson takes the maker movement philosophy to the next level

The maker movement continues to sweep the world, reshaping the face of modern  manufacturing, recycling, and sustainability. 
17 Aug, 2022

Finding hope in science

As a child growing up in the Republic of Uzbekistan in the Former Soviet Union, Lily Iskhakova used to sit in her grandmother’s family medicine clinic watching in fascination as she treated her patients. 
6 Aug, 2022

Powerful predictions for material design

Dr. Sivan Refaely-Abramson has been awarded the Krill Prize for Excellence in Scientific Research for her innovative work on new theoretical understandings of materials. 
6 Aug, 2022

Advancing the health of humankind

Prof. Shalev Itzkovitz from the Department of Molecular Cell Biology has received the 2022 Rappaport Prize for Excellence in the Field of Biomedical Research. 
6 Aug, 2022

Blavatnik awards recognize Weizmann trailblazers

Blavatnik Award for Young Scientists, an annual prize awarded by the Blavatnik Family Foundation, the New York Academy of Sciences, and the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
6 Aug, 2022

Adapting and unraveling life-inspired materials

Dr. Ulyana Shimanovich of the Department of Molecular Chemistry and Materials Science was named one of nine winners of the FEBS Excellence Award for 2021
6 Aug, 2022

Reshef Tenne elected to the European Academy

Prof. Emeritus Reshef Tenne has been elected as a member of the esteemed European  Academy of Sciences and Arts, for his outstanding research achievements and international distinction. 
27 Jul, 2022

Spiking the particle

Prof. Yosef Shaul was a postdoc at the University of California, San Francisco in the 1980s when he read about the recently discovered genome of the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Already widely associated with liver cancer, the virus turned out to be a tiny DNA virus which uses RNA to replicate.
23 Jul, 2022

A ‘smoking gun’ for weight loss

Smokers often hesitate to quit, as losing cigarettes usually means gaining weight.
23 Jul, 2022

Canary in the data mine

For anyone who uses a computer—and that’s all of us—random numbers are important.
8 May, 2022

Building the machines of the future

“The field of quantum computing is booming”
7 May, 2022

The joy of exploring, the art of giving

Bob and Renée Drake’s devotion to science is matched only by their passion for art. But there’s no competition here. In fact, their dual passions share important common threads.
6 May, 2022

Guardians of the logic gates

Weizmann researchers develop Israel’s first quantum computer
2 May, 2022

The science of secrecy

“Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.”
30 Apr, 2022

Summertime science

What did you do last summer? Seems like a simple enough question. But for students from underrepresented sectors of Israeli society
15 Nov, 2021

Dr. David Gokhman

Dr. David Gokhman is searching for the adaptations that set humans apart, by comparing human genes to those of two close relatives—the extinct Neanderthal and Denisovan species, and the great apes.   
15 Nov, 2021

Prof. Alexander Lubotzky

An Israel Prize winner, Prof. Alexander Lubotzky’s favorite intellectual zone is the space between theory and application, and using math to solve computer science problems.