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    A Day of Science with Drs. Jacob Hanna, Ron Milo, and Maya Schuldiner

    Three dynamic young Weizmann Institute scientists - Drs. Jacob Hanna, Ron Milo, and Maya Schuldiner - gather with American Committee supporters over lunch in New York City to present their research, discuss their motivation and inspiration to become scientists, and address the work-life balance.

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    The Dark Side of the Training Moon, Dr. Maya Schuldiner

    At a TEDx event at the Weizmann Institute, Dr. Maya Schuldiner talks about the many years of training that scientists, doctors, and the like must undergo – in her case, a third of her life – in order to be successful. But there's a dark secret: they are not taught business – how to interview and recruit, how to set up a lab, how to manage staff. This is a problem.

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    2012 South Florida Women of Vision

    Meet the four incredible women honored at the American Committee's 14th Women of Vision Luncheon in South Florida: Jen Klaassens, The Wasie Foundation; Cristina Mata, MD, Holy Cross Hospital; Michelle Bernstein, Chef and Entrepreneur; and Mindy Shrago, Young at Art.

  • In Pursuit of Female Chemists

    Renowned chemist Carol V. Robinson writes in Nature about the challenges facing women scientists in the field. Weizmann's Prof. Ada Yonath, winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, is featured.

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    Prof. Michal Schwartz Will Change Your Mind

    Prof. Michal Schwartz's new book shares her breakthrough discovery that the immune system and brain communicate, and how this could lead to slowing – even reversing – brain aging and neurodegeneration.

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    October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and people everywhere are helping raise awareness and support: there are runs, walks, and, at the Weizmann Institute of Science, lots of lab work. Basic research is key to finding a cure, and our scientists have been working tirelessly to develop ways to detect breast cancer early, design more effective treatments, and better prevent it in the first place. Learn what Weizmann is doing about breast cancer – and how you can help.

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    Unfolding the Mysteries of Proteins

    WeizmannViews Issue No. 46 is about the research of new young scientist Dr. Rina Rosenzweig. She is expert in using super-powerful NMR machines, applying these skills to her studies of misfolded proteins and the clumps they form. These protein “aggregates” are involved in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Huntington’s.

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    Target: Blood Cancers

    Read about Prof. Idit Shachar's search for an improved treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia and other blood cancers. She and her team discovered a blocking antibody that showed great promise in killing cancer cells in a clinical trial. Prof. Shachar also addresses the challenges of being a woman (and mom) in science. This is WeizmannViews Issue No. 45.

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    Bright Lights and Superstars: The Gruber Award for Scientific Excellence

    On March 21, the Weizmann Institute of Science’s Dr. Ulyana Shimanovich received the 11th Annual Gruber Award for Scientific Excellence. Established by philanthropist Patricia Gruber and her late husband Peter Gruber through their Gruber Foundation, the prestigious award provides valuable affirmation and support for talented young scientists just beginning their careers.

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