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Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel)

The Weizmann Institute of Scienceis one of the world’s leading multidisciplinary research institutions. The Institute has five faculties -Mathematics and Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry and Biology -which are divided into 17 scientific departments. The Feinberg Graduate School, the Institute’s university arm, trains research students pursuing graduate degrees. The Weizmann Institute serves as a meeting place for scientists from different disciplines, setting the stage for multidisciplinary collaborations and the emergence of new research fields. To encourage this creative activity, the Institute has created some 50 multidisciplinary research institutes and centersthat stimulate activity in a multiplicity of fields. The research infrastructure at the Institute is comparable to that of the top institutes in the world. Examplesinclude the Lorry I. Lokey Pre-Clinical Research Facility and the Nancy and Stephen Grand Israel NationalCenterfor Personalized Medicine.