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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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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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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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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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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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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Weizmann named sixth in the world in Nature Index of Innovation and first outside the US

The Nature Index of Innovation 2017, which points industry to institutions providing ideas behind inventions, has placed the Weizmann Institute of Science in sixth place in an international ranking of…

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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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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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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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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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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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A career in cancer research recognised by Israel’s highest honour

Professor Yosef Yarden, a member of the Weizmann Institute’s Department of Biological Regulation, has been awarded the 2017 Israel Prize in Life Sciences. The Prize, which is the country’s highest…

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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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The Garvan-Weizmann Partnership

It started with a couple of scientists working halfway around the world from each other. Professor Peter Croucher at the Garvan Institute was working to understand why, even after a…

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