Achievements

IMRIC’s brilliant research has garnered attention from around the world. Our internationally recognized researchers have been awarded numerous grants and prizes that have contributed to the amazing discoveries that continue to be found by IMRIC researchers.

2011

Israel Centers of Research Excellence (ICORE)

Awarded to:

Prof. Howard Cedar

Chairperson , Developmental Biology & Cancer Research, IMRIC
Harry and Helen L. Brenner Professor of Molecular Biology


  

For Systems-Level Analysis of the Molecular Basis for Human Diseases: From Genomics to Personalized Therapy

ERC Grants for Outstanding Young Scientists

Awarded to:

Dr. Ehud Cohen

Researcher , Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, IMRIC


  

Dr. Eli Pikarsky

Senior Lecturer , Immunology and Cancer Research, IMRIC


  

Dr. Itamar Simon

IRMIC Researcher , Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, IMRIC


  

The Krill Prize of the Wolf Foundation for Excellence in Scientific Research

Awarded to:

Prof. Amir Amedi

Associate Professor , Medical Neurobiology, IMRIC
Department of Medical Neurobiology, IMRIC and The Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences (ELSC), Hebrew University of Jerusalem
IMRIC Researcher


  

Sir Zelman Cowan Universities Fund Prize, Australia

For medical research by researchers under 45 years of age, emphasizing contributions to the understanding or treatment of disease.

Awarded to:

Dr. Eli Pikarsky

Senior Lecturer , Immunology and Cancer Research, IMRIC


  

Dr. Sigal Ben-Yehuda

Associate Professor , Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, IMRIC


  

Canada Gairdner Award

Awarded to:

Prof. Howard Cedar

Chairperson , Developmental Biology & Cancer Research, IMRIC
Harry and Helen L. Brenner Professor of Molecular Biology


  

For their fundamental contributions to the role of DNA methylation in the control of gene expression

2010

ERC Starting Grant

Awarded to:

Prof. Yuval Dor

Senior Lecturer , Developmental Biology & Cancer Research, IMRIC


  

For The Molecular Basis of Pancreatic Beta Cell Replication