Weizmann-Garvan symposium and partnership

The Garvan-Weizmann Centre for Cellular Genomics was celebrated at the Annual General Meeting of the International Board on November 13 in the presence of many Australian friends and scientists. Jillian…

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Weizmann VIPs visit Australia for Anniversary Celebrations

To celebrate the second anniversary of the Garvan-Weizmann Partnership, the Weizmann Institute of Science’s Vice President Elect, Professor Reich Ziv, and Head of Weizmann’s Crown Institute for Genomics, Dr Keren-ShaulHadas, came…

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2019 Science Summer School Scholars share their Weizmann experience

In July 2019 three lucky high school science graduates attended the month long, annual Weizmann Institute of Science’s International Summer Science Institute (ISSI) in Israel. These were Caleb McKenna (University…

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Weizmann in top three Nature ranked institutes globally

“Size is not everything,” proclaimed the recent Nature press release, “some smaller institutes are punching above their weight”. This statement arises from a new ranking conducted within the framework of the Nature…

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Meet the Australian science scholars!

Recently we announced that three lucky young people had won the Weizmann Australia scholarship to attend the 2019 Weizmann Institute of Science’s Dr Bessie F. Lawrence International Summer Science Institute (ISSI) in…

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Weizmann Institute of Science Ranked in Top 25  

The Weizmann Institute of Science has been ranked among the top 25 research institutes/universities in the world in two main categories by U-Multirank, 2019. This organization named the Institute a…

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2019 Weizmann summer school scholarship winners

This year, there are three Australian high school graduate winners of the Weizmann Australia scholarship now destined to attend the 2019 Weizmann Institute of Science’s Dr Bessie F. Lawrence International…

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TOOKAD® Gains European Approval for Prostate Cancer

In collaboration with scientists at the Weizmann Institute of Science, privately owned company Steba Biotech conducted extensive research and development on the prostate cancer drug TOOKAD®, which has now received…

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South Korea Invests in Weizmann Institute of Science Biomed

Two South Korean concerns have committed to investing $12 million in spin-out companies incorporated by Yeda Research and Development Co. Ltd., the technology transfer arm of the Weizmann Institute of…

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2019 International Summer School scholarship now open

Applications are now open for talented, science-oriented, Australian high school graduates of 2018 to participate in the Weizmann Institute of Science’s 2019 Dr Bessie F. Lawrence International Summer Science Institute…

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Dancing all the way to her Doctorate

Scientists are not generally required to display prowess in modern dance, but Dr Roni Zohar of the Weizmann Institute of Science’s Science Teaching Department recently showed her moves in an…

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Israel’s First Moon Mission Will Conduct Scientific Measurements

After an enterprise lasting nearly a decade, the Israeli unmanned moon mission ‘Beresheet’ (Genesis) will soon take off from Earth, bound for the Moon’s rocky surface, principally to measure its…

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Teachers taught art of genomic visualisation

Making the invisible, visible and teaching Australian high-school teachers innovative ways to educate students about cellular genomics, was the focus of a unique, four-day Weizmann-Garvan collaborative education program held on…

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CT for Clouds: A Fleet of Micro-Satellites Will See into the Smallest Clouds

An Israeli-German mission that includes the Weizmann Institute of Science, which plans to launch a formation of ten tiny satellites that use medically-inspired CT (computed tomography) algorithms to answer climate…

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Transforming Medicine

The Garvan-Weizmann Centre for Cellular Genomics has only been open for 16 months, but statistics from the Australian-Israeli medical research joint venture show it is already a hive of activity….

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Professor Alon Chen Elected Next President of the Weizmann Institute of Science

The Executive Board of the Weizmann Institute of Science, headed by Shimshon Harel, announced they have elected Professor Alon Chen to be the 11th President of the Weizmann Institute of Science….

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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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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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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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Weizmann researchers participate in the most sensitive search for dark matter to date

Dr Ran Budnik and his team in the Weizmann Institute of Science have joined 165 researchers from 27 research institutes around the world working on the XENON1T experiment. This experiment…

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