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  4/10/2014, Nissan 10, 5774

Israeli Explains Thesis in Under 3 Minutes, Wins US Contest


Alexander Birbrair, an Israeli scientist, won the American 3MT (3 Minute Thesis) competition, by explaining the subject of his doctoral thesis in less than 3 minutes.

The goal of the competition is to present a compelling version of their research and its significance to the scientific world in a limited span of time, so that a non-specialist audience can understand.

Birbrair’s thesis studied stem cells’ active parasites and their completely distinctive functions.