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Maya Schuldiner

Prof. Maya Schuldiner

Prof. Maya Schuldiner has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Sciences in Germany, Leopoldina

Urin Weill

A new method helps researchers understand how the "moving parts" of a cell function

Microscope image of a yeast cell showing how close mitochondria (red) are to peroxisomes (blue) and the contact sites that hold them together (green)

Weizmann researchers identify new ties between the parts of a cell: physical connections that are vital for health

Prof. Maya Schuldiner


Snd2 was tagged with a green fluorescent protein, and the endoplasmic reticulum was marked with a red fluorescent protein. The overlap between the green and red microscopy signals indicates that the newly discovered Snd2 is a receptor on the endoplasmic reticulum membrane.

A newly discovered “shuttle” for proteins is a “safety net” for vital communication between cells

Profs. Michal Sharon, Maya Schuldiner and Nirit Dudovich

A new course helps women through a difficult point in their careers

Prof. Maya Schuldiner and fluorescent cells

Stuck proteins may contribute to aging

Starving yeast cells


 Inclusion bodies (red) are surrounded by lipid droplets (green)

Drops of fat could be key to keeping nerve cells healthy

Fluorescent image of Baker's yeast cells showing that the yeast Presenilin-like protein, Ypf1 (green), is found in the same cellular area as Presenilin, around the nucleus

Weizmann Institute researchers reveal an unusual cellular mechanism that may be faulty in Alzheimer’s disease