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    A Gathering of “Brave and Brilliant” Women: The Real-World Impact of the Weizmann Institute's National Postdoctoral Award Program for Advancing Women in Science

    Recipients of the Institute's award for women postdocs met with Prof. Varda Rotter and philanthropic supporters to discuss science, work-life balance, and how the award reinforces the importance of encouraging talented female scientists.

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    Signs of Success

    The National Postdoctoral Program for Advancing Women in Science – the runaway success that provides funding for talented Israeli female scientists to pursue postdoctoral research abroad – is now seven years old, and the numbers are coming in. 27 women have now completed the program – and 22 of them, or more than 80%, now hold faculty positions in Israel.

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    Shipping and Packing Proteins

    Dr. Maya Schuldiner studies the endoplasmic reticulum, or ER, a flexible, essential compartment in each cell that provides quality control, packing, and shipping for every protein the cell makes.

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    Scientists of Tomorrow Tour

    Six outstanding students from the Institute's Feinberg Graduate School traveled across the Atlantic for the second U.S. ""Scientists of Tomorrow"" tour. The students brought energy and enthusiasm as they discussed their work at breakfasts, luncheons, dinners, and ""Science on Tap"" events. While their research subjects varied from cancer to biological clocks to the human brain, they shared a passion for science – and a desire to spread the spirit of discovery to the general public.

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    What I Learned

    Weizmann President Prof. Daniel Zajfman speaks to Haaretz about knowledge, curiosity, and passion – his recipe for success – and how he has applied this formula to developing long-term strategies for the Institute. He also talks about finding happiness in work and in life: ""Ask yourself what you love to do – and then do it.""

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    Inaugural Women for Science Virtual Conference

    The American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science hosted the first Women for Science (W4S) virtual conference, linking over 100 attendees to the Weizmann Institute campus from seven video conferencing sites across the U.S. Live from Rehovot, Prof. Idit Shachar, Head of the Department of Immunology and incumbent of the Dr. Morton and Anne Kleiman Professorial Chair, discussed the role of immune cells in health and disease.

  • Making Science Cool: The Weizmann Institute’s International Safe-Cracking Tournament

    For 20 years, the International Physics Tournament has transformed the lives of students around the world. This exciting competition challenges teams of high school students to use the principles of physics to design impenetrable safes. Each spring, teams compete to unlock one another's safes during the tournament's final round in Israel.

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