Michael J. Solender

Tireless Advocate: Nobel Prize winner Aaron Ciechanover says the erosion of teachers? status is partly to blame for problems in Israel?s education system.

The Science of Education

When biochemist Aaron Ciechanover surveys the education landscape in his native Israel, he is invariably disappointed by the diminishing emphasis he sees being placed upon math and science curricula and by the limited access to higher learning granted to those who can’t afford it. Ciechanover shared with two colleagues the 2004 Nobel Prize in chemistry for their discovery of a process by which proteins are tagged for destruction within a cell.