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Biomolecular Sciences

Dr. Shiran Barber-Zucker and Prof. Sarel Fleishman. Protein Goldmine

Forget crystals. AI gives Weizmann’s algorithms the means to design biomolecules with a huge range of valuable functions

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How are the body’s day-night cycles orchestrated between different organs, tissues and cells? 

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Tracing the evolution of protein maintenance in cellular "boroughs...

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The secrets of “professional secretor” cells: how they stay in shape

SARS-CoV-2 infected cells

How SARS-CoV-2 jams an important cellular communications channel and what can be done to restore it

Illustration of SARS-CoV-2 attaching to an ACE2 receptor located on the host cell's membrane. Source: Shutterstock

Therapeutic approach developed by Weizmann Institute scientists could spell new hope in the battle against COVID-19 

Dr. Efi Efrati and Dr. Luiz Da Silva

Biological organelles may be messy and crowded, but sometimes only an exact mathematical description will do 

Avocado - a fruit abundant with beta-sitosterol. Photo credit: Shutterstock

Mice receiving the plant-derived substance were less anxious than the controls

Evolved to Stop Bacteria, Designed for Stability

New proteins, created through long-distance collaboration, might lead to the reversal of antibiotic resistance in certain bacteria