Weizmann Institute of Science

Weizmann_logoThe Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS) is a leading research institute located in Rehovot, Israel. The Institute has five academic faculties: Mathematics and Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry and Biology, which are further divided into 18 academic departments. Several WIS service departments and infrastructure centers are relevant to MULTIMOT. These include a strong Computing Centre, Nanotech facilities, Microscopy support unit, bioinformatics support units, and personalized medicine support facility.

Most importantly, WIS is currently hosting the Cell Migration Gateway system, a web-based tool that enables end-users to locate cell migration data, and will therefore lead WP4 in the creation of an open repository for cell migration data. The WP leader is Prof. Dr. Benjamin Geiger.