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(l-r) Liat Shachnai, Natalie Yivgi-Ohana, Prof. Atan Gross, Maria Maryanovich and Dr. Yehudit Zaltsman-Amir
A newly-discovered character in the cell suicide drama may be a promising target for anti-cancer drugs
Scanning electron microscope image of Emiliania huxleyi superimposed on a MODIS satellite image of an E. huxleyi bloom in the Barents Sea from 27 July 2004. Satellite image courtesy of Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA; Inset SEM photo by Steve Gschmeissner, Photo Researchers, Inc.
Tiny phytoplankton are key to the oceans' health – as well as our own
Dr. Eli Arama. Harnessing a cell suicide mechanism
A mechanism for cell death plays a surprising role in sperm cells
(l-r) Sharon Reef and Prof. Adi Kimchi. One gene, two methods
One gene encodes two versions of a protein -- each initiates a different cellular suicide program
(l-r) Parameswaran Ramakrishnan, Dr. Wangxia Wang, Prof. David Wallach, Tehila Ben Moshe and Dr. Tae Bong Kang. Resisting death

A cell "death" gene may also be crucial for cellular life

Prof. Gideon Berke.

Sometimes the good guys turn against their comrades in arms

Dr. Atan Gross.

There is a fine line between life and death in the microscopic world of the cell

Prof. Adi Kimchi

Weizmann scientists reveal a gene for activating a suicide program in cells that are on their way to becoming cancerous

Prof. Abraham Amsterdam
By eavesdropping on ovarian cells, Weizmann Institute scientists hope to aid late-age pregnancies.