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Meir Wilchek

Prof. Meir Wilchek

From refugee child to world-renowned scientist, Prof. Meir Wilchek opened doors to new techniques in research and industry around the globe

Ada Zamir, 1972

Nobel Prize winners and trail blazing research have all been part of Prof. Ada Zamir's career

Prof. Meir Wilchek

Prof. Meir Wilchek was the recipient of the Israel Chemical Society's (ICS) Medal

Prof. Meir Wilchek
Since the 1960s, Prof. Meir Wilchek has studied "biorecognition”: the process in which biological substances "recognize" one...
Prof. Meir Wilchek

Prof. Meir Wilchek developed a method called affinity chromatography for separating biological materials, such as enzymes, antibodies, hormones...

Prof. Meir Wilchek

Prof. Meir Wilchek received the 2005 EMET Prize in Chemistry. He was re-elected a member of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev's Board of...

Allicin Wonderland

Weizmann Institute Scientists “weaponize” an antibody to deliver continuous attacks on cancer cells

Prof. David Mirelman. On target

The challenge: to selectively kill cancer cells while leaving healthy ones intact

Illustration: genetically engineered plants became resistant to disease
Research conducted at the Weizmann Institute helps protect the planet’s plant life from potentially detrimental changes in...
Alliin and Alliinase mechanizm: When Alliin encounters the Alliinase, the resulting reaction turns the normally inert alliin molecules into lethal allicin molecules, which penetrate and kill the tumor cells. Due to the precise delivery system, neighboring, healthy cells remain intact.
A new method selectively kills cancer cells, leaves healthy ones intact...