Dr. Shani Stern (Sagol Department of Neurobiology) is leading a research initiative that is using information theory-derived features to restore brain cells that may indicate patients’ responses to psychiatric drugs.
A study led by Dr. Edwin Lebrija-Trejos (Department of Biology and Environment-Oranim Campus) and researchers from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama explored the negative impact of declining rainfall and soil moisture with the survival of saplings and the diversity of trees in the rainforests of central Panama.
As part of its efforts to secure freedom of research, teaching, and speech in Israel, the University has taken a number of measures to deflect initiatives that threaten democracy in this country.
Over a dozen students were awarded academic excellence and need-based scholarships by governor Ronit Tadmor on behalf of the Hecht Foundation.
Rector Gur Alroey and Prof. Irit Akirav, Dean of the Graduate Studies Authority and Head of the School of Graduate Studies, hosted this year’s Bloom Graduate School fellows at a ‘Coffee with the Dean’ kickoff meeting.