Can DNA Molecules Transport Electricity?

Posted on August 8, 2015 · Posted in AFBSF

October 2014 – Danny Porath, Ph.D. the Etta and Paul Schankerman Professor in Molecular Biomedicine at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Shalom Wind, Ph.D., Senior Research Specialist at the Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center of Columbia University, New York, are paving the way for..
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Understanding the Human Heart

Posted on July 30, 2014 · Posted in AFBSF

Published July 29, 2014 in the website Medical Xpress Jasmine Sola wrote an article about a recent United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation grant supporting the work of Associate Professor Naomi Chesler at the UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health and her collaboration with Amir..
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Learning about Evolution from the Humble Fruit Fly

Posted on July 8, 2014 · Posted in AFBSF

Published July 7, 2014 in the scientific journal Biology and Nature, Eureka Scientific News carried this recent article by John Pastor. In research supported by BSF, scientists with the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, the departments of Biological Sciences and of Fish and Wildlife Conservation at Virginia..
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Pictured are Mina Teicher, Director of Emmy Noether Research Institute for Mathematics at Bar-Ilan University and BSF Board member, Cora Marrett, Acting Director of the NSF and Yair Rotstein, Executive Director of BSF

Celebrating the BSF

Posted on March 26, 2014 · Posted in AFBSF

In January 2014, amid freezing cold temperatures, the U.S. – Israel Binational Science Foundation  (BSF) celebrated its current successes and awarded Vanderbilt Professor Janet Macdonald, the Bergmann Memorial Award Held at the Israeli Embassy in Washington DC, guests enjoyed a wonderful buffet and a musical..
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US-Israel Relationship Strengthened

Posted on March 11, 2014 · Posted in AFBSF

Important news about the continued relationship between the US and Israel. This Jerusalem Post article, US bill ‘dramatically strengthens’ Israel alliance, discusses developments that lay the groundwork for more expansive strategic cooperation between our two countries. U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) is mentioned in the..
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Acting Director of NSF Tributes BSF at Israeli Embassy Event

Posted on March 3, 2014 · Posted in AFBSF

The following are remarks delivered by Dr. Cora B. Marrett, Acting Director of the National Science Foundation at the U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation reception held at the Israeli Embassy in Washington DC, January 28, 2014: Mr. Deputy Ambassador, thank you for hosting this reception and..
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U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation Funds 40 Nobel Prize Winners in 40 Years

Posted on January 8, 2013 · Posted in AFBSF

As the Nobel Committee announced its selections this past fall, two additional scientists who previously participated together with Israeli colleagues in research programs supported by the United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) have been honored. “The BSF has now supported research involving a total of..
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Pictured are BSF Executive Director Yair Rotstein and Conference speaker the Honorable Patrick Kennedy

Neuroscience Conference Brings Experts Together

Posted on November 24, 2012 · Posted in AFBSF

Bringing together top scientists from the United States and Israel, “Accelerating U.S. – Israel Neuroscience and Neurotechnology Collaborations,” was held this past September 2012 in Washington, DC.  Discussed at the conference were cutting-edge technologies, and research underway in the United States and Israel. Presenters shared..
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Historic Partnership Between the BSF and the NSF

Posted on September 23, 2012 · Posted in AFBSF

An unprecedented partnership has been formed recently between the United States – Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF), and the National Science Foundation (NSF), the U.S. governmental agency that funds much of the scientific research carried out in the U.S. This extraordinary partnership between the BSF..
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Three Major U.S.-Israel Foundations Present Neuroscience Conference

Posted on August 24, 2012 · Posted in AFBSF

Bringing together top scientists from the United States and Israel, “Accelerating U.S. – Israel Neuroscience and Neurotechnology Collaborations,” is scheduled for September 11-12, 2012 at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC.  The conference is jointly sponsored by three major U.S. – Israeli foundations:..
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