Latest Weizmann News

31 August 2018 | Garvan-Weizmann Partnership, Weizmann in Australia

An Interview with the Head of the Garvan-Weizmann Centre

One year ago, the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, and the Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, came together to form the Garvan-Weizmann Partnership, with a cornerstone physical centre in Darlinghurst,...

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23 August 2018 | Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel

Australian students attend Weizmann Summer School 2018

During July, two high school science graduates – Dominic Agius, now at Sydney University, and Milan Leonard, now at the Australian National University – attended the month long, annual Weizmann...

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29 July 2018 | Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in the News

Weizmann-Garvan Partnership Gets $1M Boost

As reported recently in Australian Jewish News by Shane Desianik The potential to uncover cures and personalised treatments for cancer through advancements in genomic medicine was significantly boosted earlier this...

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30 March 2018 | Weizmann in Australia

Weizmann Partner – Garvan – has new leader appointed

The Weizmann Institute of Science’s key Australian partner – The Garvan Institute of Medical Research – has appointed leading immunology scientist, Professor Chris Goodnow FAA FRS, as its next Executive...

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21 March 2018 | Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel

High school graduate scholarship applications now open for 2018 International Summer Science Institute

Just think of this: you are in a lab working on developing a strategy against cancer that will trigger the body’s early detection of tumours; studying surfaces using scanning tunnelling...

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7 March 2018 | Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel

ANU student wins second Weizmann summer school scholarship

It was just under two years ago that ANU student, Matt Goh, was awarded the Trawalla Foundation-Weizmann Australia Scholarship to attend the 2016 Weizmann Institute of Science International Summer Science...

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26 January 2018 | Weizmann in Australia

Bacterial Immune Systems Take the Stage

A systematic study by the Weizmann Institute of Science, uncovering multiple new and unusual bacterial immune defence mechanisms which could pave the way toward new biotech tools, has just been...

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28 December 2017 | Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel

Weizmann impresses at first visit

Weizmann Australia’s newest board member, Mr Bernard Stang, had his first Weizmann Campus experience when he attended the International Board Meeting in November. Mr Stang is a leading Australian businessman...

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29 August 2017 | Weizmann in Australia

Weizmann International Summer Science Institute Australian graduates return – fully inspired!

For the month of July, three fortunate high school graduates attended the annual Weizmann Institute of Science International Summer Science Institute (ISSI) in Israel, one of which was thanks to...

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5 August 2017 | Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel

The driving force of “curiosity and passion”

She was born into poverty yet Professor Ada Yonath of the Weizmann Institute of Science, became one of four women to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry and the first...

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4 August 2017 | Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel

Two great research institutes join forces – Garvan-Weizmann Centre for Cellular Genomics officially opened

The Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, and Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, have now officially opened the Garvan-Weizmann Centre for Cellular Genomics – where the genetic makeup of...

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14 June 2017 | Weizmann in Australia

2017 Summer School scholarships awarded

This year, three high school graduates have been selected to attend the Weizmann Institute of Science International Summer Science Institute (ISSI) in Israel, which takes place over the month of...

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12 June 2017 | Weizmann in Australia

Bread and health: A personal matter

Bread occupies a unique place in our diet: it accounts for about one-tenth of the calories many people in the West consume and up to 40% of the caloric consumption...

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2 June 2017 | Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel, Weizmann in the News

Friends collaborate to de-code superbugs in Weizmann-Monash research partnership

Eight years ago he was a postdoctoral student of Nobel Laureate, Professor Ada Yonath of the Weizmann Institute of Science, spending three years in Israel studying.  Now Dr Matthew Belousoff...

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29 April 2017 | Weizmann in Australia

Building dialog through science – new website

Building Dialog through Science, or BDS, (http://israelbds.org/) is the name of a new website from the Weizmann Institute of Science that features the many and varied scientific studies that rely...

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6 March 2017 | Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel

2017 International Summer School scholarship now open

Imagine this:  you are developing a strategy against cancer that will trigger the body’s early detection of tumours, or studying surfaces using scanning tunnelling microscopy, or learning about the behaviour...

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6 March 2017 | Weizmann in Australia

The Garvan-Weizmann Partnership

The above  image – a representation of RNA, the functional unit of the genome – was designed by Dr Kate Patterson (visual science communicator, Garvan Institute). It started with a...

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2 November 2016 | Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel

Destination Weizmann

Some may think that a serious, scientific institute is not a fun place to take your kids when on holiday, but according to Sydney’s Ian Perlman, Israel’s Weizmann Institute of...

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2 November 2016 | Weizmann in Australia

Sam Lees wins science prize

An 18 year old aspiring doctor from Moriah College has won Weizmann Australia’s prize for Excellence, Commitment and Curiosity in Science. Sam Lees said he was thrilled, but very surprised,...

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10 September 2016 | Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel

Weizmann’s Professor Ido Amit visits Garvan

It was the first time for Weizmann’s Professor Ido Amit to visit the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney, where he met senior staff to discuss the recently announced...

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