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Chicago, IllinoisMay 22, 2013
Hosted by Midwest Region
Co-Chairs are Dr. Marilyn Perlman and Denise Noparstak.
New York, New YorkApril 17, 2013
Hosted by Weizmann New York
American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science In Celebration of Science Wednesday, April 17, 2013 6:00 PM The Pierre, New York City Download the invitation Honoree: Sara & Professor Michael Sela Professor Michael Sela, a member of the Weizmann Institute of Science since 1950, served as its President from 1975 to 1985, and in a host of key positions before and since. He continues in active research in the Department of Immunology, which he founded, and is the incumbent of the W. Garfield Weston Professorial Chair of Immunology. His investigations have led to a drug for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (Copaxone), the use of antibodies and their drug conjugates in cancer immunotherapy (Erbitux), and the design of a candidate drug for the treatment of different types of cancer. Professor Sela is the recipient of numerous international prizes and honors, and his appointments include the most prestigious research organizations worldwide. Professor Sela and his wife Sara are keenly devoted to the encouragement and support of music, dance, and numerous progressive causes in Israel. Honorary Chairs: Pennie and Gary Abramson Robin Lynn and Larry Blumberg Edna and Mandy Moross
Chicago, IllinoisOctober 27, 2012
Hosted by Midwest Region of the American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science
You’ll not want to miss our explosive event – “Then, Now and Tomorrow” (TNT) The 2012 Midwest Region Gala Dinner honors King Harris for his decades of civic leadership and philanthropy. This year’s eye-popping event at the elegant Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park will be a celebration of past accomplishments, current developments, and future achievements of the Weizmann Institute. So, mark your calendar for October 27 th when you and your guests will enjoy delicious food, refreshing drinks, and spectacular live entertainment throughout a truly extraordinary evening. Contact Sylvia Margolies at 312.861.7752 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further information and sponsorship opportunities. Download the "Then, Now and Tomorrow" Save The Date Card www.weizmann-usa.org
Montreal, QuebecMay 06, 2012
Hosted by Weizmann Canada
SCIENCE & SAVOIR FAIRE Weizmann Global Gathering May 6 - 9, 2012 - Montreal, Quebec weizmann.ca/2012
Beverly Hills, CaliforniaJune 03, 2011
Hosted by Hosted by: American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science
The Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel, is one of the world's top-ranking multidisciplinary research institutions. The Institute's 2,700-strong scientific community engages in research addressing crucial problems in medicine and health, energy, technology, agriculture, and the environment. Outstanding young scientists from around the world pursue advanced degrees at the Weizmann Institute's Feinberg Graduate School. The discoveries and theories of Weizmann Institute scientists have had a major impact on the wider scientific community, as well as on the quality of life of millions of people worldwide. The American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science is a community of dedicated people who share a common vision in support of the Institute. The generous assistance the Institute receives from individuals, foundations, and corporations is vital for its future. Committee members show their devotion to the advancement of the Institute's goals by becoming partners in the search for answers to the most difficult challenges facing humanity. More information on the speakers for the Planned Giving Seminar Estate Tax
Menlo Park, CaliforniaMay 13, 2011
Hosted by Hosted by: The Bay Area Region of the American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science
About our Honoree Dr. Persis S. Drell is Professor and Director of SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. In 2007, Dr. Drell was the first woman to be named to this prestigious position and is only the second woman to head a U.S. national laboratory. She received her B.A. in mathematics and physics from Wellesley College and her Ph.D. in atomic physics from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1983. She then switched to high-energy experimental physics and worked as a postdoctoral scientist with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. She joined the faculty of the Physics Department at Cornell University in 1988. In 2000, she became head of the Cornell high-energy group, and, in 2001, she was named deputy director of Cornells' Laboratory of Nuclear Studies. In 2002, Dr. Drell accepted a position as Professor and Director of Research at SLAC and, subsequently, was named SLAC's Director. Her current research activities are in particle astrophysics. In sprint of 2006, Dr. Drell was the Morris Loeb Lecturer in Physics at Harvard University. Dr. Drell has been the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator Award. She is a fellow of the American Physical Society, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and, in 2010, she was elected to the National Academy of Sciences. She was the Occam Lecturer at Merton College, Oxford in the winter of 2011. Dr. Drell is married to accelerator physicist, James Welch. They have three children.
IsraelMay 12, 2011
The Weizmann Institute of Science invites you to join a very special travel experience in which you will SEE Israeli art, culture, and historic landmarks, LEARN about groundbreaking science, and CONNECT to the Weizmann institute family.
Chicago, IllinoisApril 02, 2011
Hosted by American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science
Science for the Benefit of Humanity 2011 Midwest Region Gala Dinner
New York, New YorkMarch 31, 2011
Hosted by The New York Region of The American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science
The New York Region of The American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science requests the pleasure of your company: IN THE CELEBRATION OF SCIENCE FOR THE BENEFIT OF HUMANITY 2011 New York Gala RSVP
Washington, DCOctober 15, 2010
Hosted by Hosted by: The American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science
Washington, D.C. — our nation's capital — is a city of rich history, breathtaking architecture and fascinating educational and artistic institutions. This iconic city embodies a spirit of innovation., enterprise and risk-taking that reflects the vibrant character of the Weizmann Institute of Science, making it the ideal location for the 2020 Global Gathering: Weizmann on the World Stage. Learn how basic science research is stimulating global economies, creating new areas of scientific exploration, and improving the lives of millions worldwide. Explore firsthand the groundbreaking work of the Weizmann Institute. Interact personally with leading scientists from the Institute, including Weizmann President Prof. Daniel Zajfman, and Prof. Ada Yonath, 2009 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry. Experience and be part of the global community of U.S. and international Weizmann supporters. Enjoy exclusive access to special events and behind-the-scenes touring opportunities.