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The Ms. Foundation for Women's 21st Annual Gloria Awards: A National Salute to Women of Vision

.... and around the world--from human trafficking to women's visibility in the media. Bonnie serves on the Host Committee for the Women's Division of the weizmann Institute of Science, and she is a new member of Women Moving Millions , a partnership of visionary donors and the Women's Funding Network. ...

Stopgap DNA repair needs a second step

...ake that dream so real, goes a popular song. Now a weizmann Institute study has revealed that it takes two to ...ial form of DNA repair. Prof. Zvi Livneh of the weizmann Institute's Biological Chemistry Department has be...ice: this error-prone mechanism, discovered at the weizmann Institute and elsewhere about a decade ago, is a m...

Weizmann Institute scientists show white blood cells move like millipedes

...get to the damaged tissue. In research recently published in the journal Immunity , Prof. Ronen Alon and his research student Ziv Shulman of the weizmann Institute's Immunology Department show how white blood cells advance along the length of the endothelial cells lining the blood vessels. Current opini...

Bionovo Announces Presentation at the National Cancer Institute

...rch, and Dr. Mary Tagliaferri, Bionovo's President and Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Emma Shtivelman earned her Ph.D. in molecular biology from the weizmann Institute of Science, Israel. She was a postdoctoral associate at the G.W. Hooper Research Foundation University of California, San Francisco . She i...

Weizmann Institute scientists' new technique gets to the root of cancer

... In two complementary studies, weizmann Institute scientists have developed a new method for reconstructing a cell's 'family tree,' and have applied this technique to trace the history of th...

Weizmann Institute scientists discover how an injured embryo can regenerate itself

... Profs. Naama Barkai, Benny Shilo and research student Danny Ben-Zvi of the weizmann Institute of Science's Molecular Genetics Department, together with Prof. A...tained between organs? The idea for the present research came about when weizmann Institute scientist Prof. Naama Barkai and her colleagues developed a mathe...

Notification of Annual General Meeting and Extraordinary General Meeting

...d Extraordinary General Meeting ("EGM"). The AGM and EGM will take place at the Conference Room at the Company's Israeli offices at Building 3, Kiryat weizmann Science Park, Rehovot, Israel 76100, at 4:00 p.m. Israel time, and 4:30 p.m. Israel time, respectively, on July 17, 2008. At the AGM it is propose...

Weizmann Institute scientists develop a new approach to treating autoimmune disease

...s, and the suffering they inflict is enormous. Now weizmann Institute scientists have developed a method that ...he ones that do fail to function properly. The new weizmann Institute approach consists of delivering highly s...y institute who is working toward his Ph.D. at the weizmann Institute, and lab assistant Tova Waks, in the lab...

Weizmann Institute scientists produce the first smell map

... Is the smell of almonds closer to that of roses or bananas? weizmann Institute scientists have now answered that question (roses) by showing for the first time that smells can be mapped and the relative distance between...

NIOXIN(R) Research Laboratories First to Market HairDX Genetic Test for Women's Hair Loss

..., Eran Goren, CEO of enCircle Media, Inc., Professor Doron Lancet, PhD, Head of the Crown Human Genome Center at the Department of Molecular Genetics, weizmann Institute of Science, Dr Elon Pras, Director of the Institute of Human Genetics, Sheba Medical Center in Tel-Hashomer, Israel, Sharon Keene, MD and Pr...
Weizmann in Medical Technology

Rosetta Genomics and Weizmann Institute Scientists Identify Role of microRNA in Cancer Suppression

Findings Published in Molecular Cell Show Potential of microRNAs as Novel Cancer Drug Targets REHOVOT, Israel and NORTH BRUNSWICK, New Jersey, July 05, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rosetta Genomics Ltd , a leading microRNA company, announced today research published in the journal Molecular Cell...

MicroRNA First Disclosed by Rosetta Genomics may Increase Efficacy of Imatinib (Gleevec(R)(1)) in Glioblastoma

...announced today that a collaborative study published by scientists from the weizmann Institute of Science and scientists at Sheba Medical Center, with the aid o... to be part of this important study led by the renowned scientists from the weizmann Institute of Science and from the Sheba Medical Center," noted Dr. Dalia Co...

PARI and Kamada Announce Positive Intermediate Phase I Results for Inhaled Alpha-1 Antitrypsin

...ceutical company engaged in development, production, and marketing of high quality, ready to use, plasma therapeutics. Kamada, Ltd. is based at Kiryat weizmann Science Park, Ness Ziona, Israel. Online at http://www.kamada.com About PARI Pharma PARI Pharma...

DNA computation gets logical at the Weizmann Institute of Science

Biomolecular computers, made of DNA and other biological molecules, only exist today in a few specialized labs, remote from the regular computer user. Nonetheless, Tom Ran and Shai Kaplan, research students in the lab of Prof. Ehud Shapiro of the Weizmann Institute's Biological Chemistry, and Comp...

True grit

... Sea urchins dig themselves hiding holes in the limestone of the ocean floor using teeth that don't go blunt. weizmann Institute scientists have now revealed their secrets, which might give engineers insights into creating ever-sharp tools or mechanical parts. The u...

Weizmann Institute scientists develop a unique approach for splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen

..., a unique approach developed by Prof. David Milstein and colleagues of the weizmann Institute's Organic Chemistry Department, provides important steps in overc... a chemical reaction without getting used up.) The new approach that the weizmann team has recently devised is divided into a sequence of reactions, which le...

Self-digestion as a means of survival

...n's or Alzheimer's disease. Biochemists at Frankfurt's Goethe University, working together with scientists from the University of Troms in Norway, the weizmann Institute in Israel and the Tokyo Metropolitan Institute in Japan have just come up with an explanation as to how autophagosomes know exactly which pr...

Behind closed eyes

... Even when our eyes are closed, the visual centers in our brain are humming with activity. weizmann Institute scientists and others have shown in the last few years that the magnitude of sense-related activity in a brain that's disengaged from seeing...

Weizmann Institute scientists discover how cancer cells survive a chemotherapy drug

... What separates the few cancer cells that survive chemotherapy leaving the door open to recurrence from those that don't? weizmann Institute scientists developed an original method for imaging and analyzing many thousands of living cells to reveal exactly how a chemotherapy drug a...

Life isn't 2-D, so why should our encyclopedias be?

...ple who are not structural biologists. The resource was developed at the weizmann Institute of Science in Israel by Jaime Prilusky, Eran Hodis, and Joel L. Sussman, together with colleagues at the weizmann Institute and in the USA. According to Sussman, "Using Proteopedia, anyone ...

American Society for Microbiology honors Steven A. Rosenberg

...honors include the 2006 American Surgical Association Medallion for Scientific Achievement, the 2007 Sergio Lombroso Award in Cancer Research from the weizmann Institute of Science, and the 2007 Statesman Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Rosenberg received his B.A. and M.D. from ...

American Society for Microbiology honors Adrian M. Zelazny

... Dr. Zelazny received his B.S. in Clinical Biochemistry from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and his Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry from the weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel. The Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Young Investigator Award will be presented during the 108th General Meeti...

What it's like to be a bat

...ltimately benefit human health, but that may not happen for some time as more research is needed. Moss and her colleague, Nachum Ulanovsky from the weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, reviewed more than 100 studies and determined the brief calls emitted through a bat's mouth or nostrils and their retu...
Weizmann in Biological Technology

PROLOR Biotech Acquires License Option from Yeda for Development of Long-Acting Anti-Obesity Drug

...Company Ltd., the technology transfer arm of the weizmann Institute of Science . Under the terms of the ev..., utilizing a delivery technology developed at the weizmann Institute. The weizmann Institute of Science is a world-renowned center ...

Israeli scientists show bacteria can plan ahead

... Bacteria can anticipate a future event and prepare for it, according to new research at the weizmann Institute of Science. In a paper that appeared today in Nature , Prof. Yitzhak Pilpel, doctoral student Amir Mitchell and research associate Dr. Orna...

Senesco Technologies, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Dr. Harlan W. Waksal, M.D. as Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Addition of Mr. Warren J. Isabelle, CFA to its Board of Directors

...he Board of Trustees of Oberlin College Ohio, a member of the Board of Trustees and chair of the New Jersey Region of the American Committee for the weizmann Institute of Science in New York, and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Montclair Art Museum. The Board is also pleased to announce, effec...

GeneCards(R) Version 3.0 Beta Released

...rom our partnership with the GeneCards team at the weizmann Institute of Science. GeneCards Version 3.0 is a m...ears by a world-leading bioinformatics team at the weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, directed by Marily...Silver Professorial Chair of Human Genomics at the weizmann Institute of Science. About Xennex Found...

iZumi Bio Appoints Dr. Berta Strulovici as Chief Technology Officer and Dr. Dushyant Pathak as Vice President of Business Development

...therapeutic areas. Prior to joining Merck in 1996, she held positions at Tularik, Inc. and Syntex Research. Dr. Strulovici received her Ph.D. from the weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, and conducted her work as a postdoctoral fellow at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Duke University Medical Cent...

Xennex Inc. Providing Satoris Inc. with Latest GeneCards(R) Tools for Characterization of Protein Biomarkers Associated With Neurological Conditions

...nt proteins, clones, expression assays and RNAi reagents. GeneCards was developed over the last 12 years by a world-leading bioinformatics team at the weizmann Institute of Science in Israel. About Xennex Founded in 2003, Xennex Inc. ( http://www.xennexinc.com ) is a dynamic privately held comp...

XTL Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. Extraordinary General Meetings Postponed Until March 18, 2009

...k in accordance with its articles of association due to the absence of a quorum. The postponed EGMs will take place at the Company, Building 3, Kiryat weizmann Science Park, Rehovot, Israel 76100 at 3:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Israel time on March 18, 2009. Any proxy votes received at any time up to 48 hours...

Modigene Sets Record Date for Annual Meeting of Shareholders

... to February 28, 2009 at its principal executive offices at 3 Sapir Street, weizmann Science Park, Nes Ziona Israel 74140. Notices of proxy proposals should be...tained free of charge by directing a request to Modigene at 3 Sapir Street, weizmann Science Park, Nes Ziona, Israel 74140, Attention: Secretary. Modigene'...

Corrected: XTL Biopharmaceuticals to Convene Extraordinary Shareholders' Meetings after Receipt of Shareholder Letter

...ll immediately tender their resignation. The EGMs will take place at the Conference Room at the Company's Israeli offices at Building 3, Kiryat weizmann Science Park, Rehovot, Israel 76100, at 3:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Israel time on March 11, 2009. ...

XTL Biopharmaceuticals to Convene Extraordinary Shareholders' Meetings after Receipt of Shareholder Letter

...orth in the Notice is hereby approved. The EGMs will take place at the Conference Room at the Company's Israeli offices at Building 3, Kiryat weizmann Science Park, Rehovot, Israel 76100, at 3:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Israel time on March 11, 2009. ...
Weizmann in Biological Definition

Enzyme

...ank BRENDA , comprehensive compilation of information and literature references about all known enzymes; requires payment by commercial users weizmann Institute's Genecards Database , extensive database of protein properties and their associated genes. Cytochrome P450 enzymes site lists over 400...
Weizmann in Biological Dictionary

Synapton

... Synapton - emal complexes are clearly recognizable at pachytene (Fig. 6A) ... 1Departments of Molecular Genetics and Physics of Complex System, weizmann ... Horesh O, Simchen G, Friedmann A: Morphogenesis of the synapton during yeast meiosis. ... Smallpox Vaccine, Vaccinia Vaccine. Snap Back® Sodi...
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