Dr. Fred R. Naider, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, was a distinguished guest from the scientific community attending the Weizmann Institute of Science’s New York Gala on April 17, 2013 at The Pierre, entitled “In Celebration of SCIENCE.”

The Institute is named after Dr. Chaim Weizmann, First President of Israel, and First President of the Institute.  The gala honored Professor Michael Sela, a member of the Institute since 1950, having served as its President from 1975 to 1985.  He continues in active research in the Department of Immunology, which he founded.