I-CORE - Israeli Centers Of Research Excellence I-CORE - Israeli Centers Of Research Excellence I-CORE - Israeli Centers Of Research Excellence Israeli Centers Of Research Excellence

Committees and teams

ISF

ISF

The Israel Science Foundation

The Israel Science Foundation (ISF) is Israel's predominant source of competitive grants, funding basic research. It funds more than 1,300 grants a year, providing two thirds of all such funds. 

Prof. Benjamin Geiger, Chairman, ISF’s Academic Board. Researcher of Cell Biology at the Weizmann Institute of Science. Prof. Geiger has held a number of senior posts at the Weizmann Institute, among them Dean of the Feinberg Graduate School (1989-1995), Founder and Head of the Department of Molecular Cell Biology (1996-2004), and Dean of the Faculty of Biology (2004-2009).

Dr. Tamar Jaffe-Mittwoch, Director General of the Israeli Science Foundation. Dr. Jaffe-Mittwoch earned her PhD in psychology from Bar-Ilan University

Dr. Ella Fire, Director of the I-CORE Program in the ISF. Previously she served as a development director in biotechnology companies. Dr. Fire earned her PhD in biochemistry from Tel-Aviv University.

 

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