As in every other year, ELSC’s faculty and students opened the new academic year with much excitement and anticipation – only this time it was behind their computer screens. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we opened the year practicing online learning. Students who were with us last year are familiar
An ELSC team, led by Prof. Adi Mizrahi and doctoral student Haran Shani-Narkis, researching the rare regenerating cells in the brain, discovered that these unique cells have a crucial role in the coding of odors. The researchers developed an innovative experimental system for the study and
The Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences (ELSC) is delighted to announce that Prof. Yoram Burak won the prestigious Synergy Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). The €10 million grant will be shared with Nobelist Prof.
The Edmond & Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences congratulates our steering committee member Prof. Catherine Dulac from Harvard University for receiving the prestigious Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences.
The prize is awarded to Prof. Dulac for her pioneering work identifying the neural
We are delighted to announce that Dr. David Omer has received a NARSAD Young Investigator Grant, funded by Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (BBRF)
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Awards Over $10.3 Million In Young Investigator Grants to 150 of the world’s most promising Mental
We are delighted to announce that Dr. Yoav Adam has received a European Research Council (ERC) starting grant.
This grant is designed to support talented early-career scientists who show potential to be research leaders in their field. The Adam Lab will use Voltage Imaging, Optogenetics, and other
During the first half of 2020 ELSC members have published over 50 peer-reviewed papers, with publications in leading journals in the field of neuroscience, such as Nature Neuroscience, Cell, Nature Communications, Neuron, J Neuroscience and more.
The list of publications demonstrates the
ELSC congratulates Johannes Niediek, PhD, for being awarded the Shimon Peres Postdoctoral Fellowship for 2020.
Johannes Niediek, PhD, studied mathematics and physics at the University of Bonn, Germany. He completed his doctoral studies in neuroscience at the Department of Epileptology at the
For the first time ever, the Division of Advancement and External Relations of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem organised a collective visit of foreign ambassadors to Israel. On June 17, 2020, 40 diplomats came to visit labs and meet Hebrew University researchers to learn firsthand the progress