What's Ahead
Are parasites beneficial?
Scholar spotlight
Adam Zvanut Hasik, Zuckerman Postdoctoral Scholar at Ben Gurion University published a new article in Ecology Letters showing that although typically thought to be detrimental to their hosts, this ground-breaking research shows that parasites can be beneficial to their hosts in the context of their effects on other species interaction.
Zuckerman Labs
Israel’s Brain Gain
Zuckerman funded cutting-edge labs are accelerating STEM research at Israel’s top institutions. Zuckerman Faculty Scholars demonstrate leadership and overall excellence in innovative and award-winning research. Zuckerman scholarship draws the brightest young minds to pursue their research in Israel, and promotes collaboration with research groups globally.
Moran Shalev Ben-Ami, Zuckerman Faculty Scholar at Weizmann Institute at her new lab.
Advancing women in STEM

We continue to lead the way in advancing women in STEM at Israel’s academic institutions. and proudly continue to expand the community with significant partnerships and opportunities.

49% of Zuckerman scholars now enrolled in the program are women. Each female scholar is making an impact in her field, creating a larger group of peers, and easing the way for other women to be accepted.

Moran Shalev Ben-Ami, Zuckerman Faculty Scholar at Weizmann Institute at her new lab.
Mort Zuckerman
Mortimer B. Zuckerman envisioned a shared future of scientific growth and collaboration for Israel and the United States.
Thanks to his initiative, tremendous academic alliances have been set in motion, and hundreds of young researchers are given the opportunity to pursue the highest level of research in Israel and the United States.