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Maximizing Influenza Vaccination Uptake among Healthcare Personnel in Israel
Rachel Gur-Arie

2015 American Fulbright post-graduate alumna, Rachel Gur-Arie, has published a research article in the Israel Journal of Health Policy Research examining and comparing influenza vaccination practices among health care providers in Israel and the U.S. Read the full article HERE.

 

 

Israeli Cancer Researchers Receive $4.3 Million Infusion
Cancer Research

The Israel Cancer Research Fund has awarded $4.3 million in new funding to Israeli researchers searching for cures and treatments, among them are 10 Fulbright Israel alumni. Read the full "Israel 21C" article HERE

Congrats to:
Dr. Irit Ben-Aharon
Professor Aaron Ciechanover
Dr. Rony Dahan
Professor Naama Geva-Zatorsky
Dr. Erez Levanon
Professor Ofer Mendelboim
Dr. Michael Milyavsky
Professor Yitzak Pilpel
Professor Asya Rolls
Professor Ronit Satchi-Fainaro

"Disruptive Neuroscience Technologies Changing the World Today"

On September 18, Leaders in the field from Rhode Island and Israel will provide their insights and perspectives on how disruptive neuroscience technologies are changing the world. Among them will speak our wonderful Fulbright fellow Dr. Rachel Rac-Lubashevsky, a postdoc fellow at Brown University.
To learn more about the event, follow the link .

We are hiring: Office Manager
we are hiring

The Fulbright commission in Israel is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill the following position:
 

Office Manager


80% -Full-time work in Tel Aviv, flexible hours. To support the administrative activities of the commission by providing high-level administrative support, managing the Office, help planning special events and other matters assigned by the Director.

Duties and Responsibilities
• To answer telephone, and provide adequate information to callers.
• Coordinate appointments& meetings, maintain calendar (manually and electronically).
• Perform general office and administrative tasks 
• Establish and update files, records, accounts and other information as needed to support and document functional operations and activities.
• Keep office space organized and friendly to staff and guests.
• Assist the staff in special event operations.
• Other duties as assigned by the director.


Requirements
• Bachelor's degree (in all fields) 
• 3 year work experience
• Excellent communication and organization skills.
• High energy and commitment.


Qualifications
• English and Hebrew at the mother tongue level - speech, reading and writing !
• Must possess good interpersonal skills/human relations 
• Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suites and applications to include Excel.

Applications are submitted through the following link:

http://www.tfaforms.com/359754?tfa_1=01817&tfa_16=MTM

Only appropriate applications will be answered!

 

New art exhibition by Fulbright Alumni Terri Warpinski at Bay College
Surface Tension

A new exhibition has opened at Bay College by Terri Warpinski, Fulbright Senior Scholar 2000 to the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies.

Surface Tension will be open till September 18, including an Artist Talk and a reception on September 3rd.

For more details click here.

“Our research opens the door to a completely new approach – the vaccine approach – for effective treatment of melanoma, even in the most advanced stages of the disease,”
רונית סצ'י פאינרו

Professor Ronit Satchi-Fainaro, Fulbright Post-Doctoral Alumni 2001 to Harvard University, together with a group of researchers from Tel Aviv University, published a new article at Nature Nanotechnology magazine about a nano-vaccine for melanoma. Until now the vaccine has been proven effective in mice in preventing the development of melanoma and in treating primary tumors and metastases that result from the disease.
For the full article.

Photo by Ronit Satchi-Fainaro.

 

Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowships to the US Open for Applications
פוסט דוק 2020

The call for applications for the Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowships to the US is now open. Full details are on our website

Submission deadline is December 2nd, 2019. Good luck to everyone!

 

Alumnus Professor Yuval Feldman Receives 2019 Bruno Memorial Award
Professor Yuval Feldman

Israeli alumnus, Professor Yuval Feldman, has won the 2019 Bruno Memorial Award, presented by the Israel Institute for Advanced Studies (IIAS) to scholars and scientists who display exceptional potential and whose achievements indicate future breakthroughs in their fields. The Mori Lazarof Professor of Legal Research at Bar-Ilan U.'s Law Faculty, Feldman was a Fulbright fellow at UC-Berkeley in '99. Read more on the IIAS site HERE.

Our Summer 2019 Magazine is out!
2019 magazine

Our Summer 2019 Magazine is out! This issue features new articles by alumni on "Selection/Election".

To read the full magazine click here.

Infants Expect Leaders to Right Wrongs, Study Finds
Dr. Maayan Stavans

Dr. Maayan Stavans, our '17 U.S. Postdoc fellow at Bar-Ilan U. in Psychology from the U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne, has had her research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. According to her study findings, infants 17 months of age anticipate leaders—but not others—to step in when one member of their group wrongs another. Read the full article on phys.org HERE.