Annual Fellowship Ceremony 2010-2011
Edmond J. Safra Fellowship Ceremony - A ceremony awarding fellowships and certificates to all new and continuing Edmond J. Safra fellows took place on December 15, 2010.
TAU President, Professor Joseph Klafter, as well as the Dean of Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Professor Yoseph Mekori, the Dean of Life Sciences, Professor Yoel Kloog and Head of the School of Computer Science, Professor Amiram Yehudai, attended the meeting. We were honored to host The Edmond J. Safra Foundation representative in Isreal, Mr. Juir Torenheim.
Professor Ron Shamir, the head of the Edmond J. Safra Program, opened the ceremony. Prof. Klafter, Mr. Juir Torenheim, and the Profs. Mekori, Kloog and Yehudai greeted the fellows, their families and their advisors who attended the meeting. Fellowships and awards from the president and by the Edmond J. Safra Program were given to excellent bioinformatics students in all degrees, undergraduates, graduates and postdocs.
Dr. Shiri Freilich, who was until recently an Edmond J. Safra PostDoc Fellow, gave an exciting talk titled "Why it is important to understand competition and cooperation amongst bacteria". Pictures from the event can be found below.