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Young scientists

Jamela Abu Ayada

The Weizmann Institute’s program for research students from academically underrepresented groups is making things click for participants

Dr. Shalev Itzkovitz

Dr. Shalev Itzkovitz

Dr. Yaniv Ziv

Dr. Yaniv Ziv want to know how our brain keeps memories of individual events in order

Senescent liver cells in culture

Dr. Valery Krizhanovsky wants to know what happens to our cells when they age

 SEM image of the dense microbial ecosystem overlying the 'hilly' gastrointestinal epithelial layer

Our complicated relationship with the microorganisms in our gut has some surprising consequences for our health

Where Lab and Clinic Meet- Dr. Ayelet Erez Work

Dr. Ayelet Erez finds that clinical work and lab research are a powerful combination

Mouse hippocampus containing two different types of channelrhodopsins. The green fluorescence marks axons entering into the hippocampal CA1 region, and the red fluorescence is expressed in the dentate gyrus part of the hippocampus (inverted V-shaped structure)

Dr. Ofer Yizhar investigates the brain’s circuitry with tiny pulses of light

Drs. Anna and Dmitry Gourevitch. Love and math

Dr. Dmitry Gourevitch is fascinated by a field of highly abstract mathematics

Presidents and Prime Ministers Memorial Prize
Weizmann Institute of Science Receives Israel Presidents and Prime Ministers Memorial Prize