The Tel Aviv University inaugurated the Sagol School of Neuroscience in an international conference, Yedioth Ahronoth reported Sunday.
The school is the first of its kind in Israel and the conference was attended by three Nobel Prize winners.
The school was named after businessman sami Sagol, owner of Keter Group, who donated the funds for its construction.
Sagol is considered an prominent patron of neurosciences in Israel, leading efforts to develop the academic research in the discipline in recent years.
Sagol also contributed to the building of the Neuroscience Research Center at the Chaim Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer, as well as to laboratories and research scholarships in Israel.
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