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2012

Event:

"The Surprising Physiologic Benefits of Amyloid Proteins"

Date:

20 December, 2012

Location:

at 12:30, Red Hall, Entrance Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Larry Steinman
George A. Zimmermann Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences & Pediatrics ,Beckman Center for Molecular Medicine, Stanford University

Event:

"Mechanisms of Pancreatic Beta cell Regeneration"

Date:

18 December, 2012

Location:

at 13:30, Galleris Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Yuval Dor, Department of Developmental Biology and Cancer Research, The Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada, The Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem

Event:

“mRNA Trafficking: How Genes in Transit Control Cell Physiology”

Date:

4 December, 2012

Location:

at 13:30, Galleris Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Jeffrey E. Gerst
Department of Molecular Genetics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot

Event:

"Structural and Dynamic Determinants ofType I Interferon Receptor Assembly and their Functional Interpretation"

Date:

20 November, 2012

Location:

at 13:30, Galleris Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Gideon Schreiber
Department of Biological Chemistry,
Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot

Event:

"New signaling pathway in muscle: X-ROS"

Date:

11 November, 2012

Location:

at 09:00, Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. W. Jonathan Lederer
Professor & Director - BioMET – Center for Biomedical Engineering and Technology
Professor of Physiology
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD,USA

Event:

"Modularity During Skeletal Development: What is it Good for?"

Date:

6 November, 2012

Location:

at 13:30, Galleris Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Elazar Zelzer
Department of Molecular Genetics,
Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot

Event:

TBA

Date:

6 November, 2012

Location:

at 13:30, Galleris Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Elazar Zelzer
Department of Molecular Genetics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot

Event:

"Subconsciousness and the Function of the Brain"

Date:

30 October, 2012

Location:

at 12:00, Galleris Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Yves Agid
Director of the Neurology Unit, Pitiי-Salpךtriטre Hospital, Brain & Spine Institute (ICM - Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle יpiniטre)

Event:

“Uncommon Wisdom – true tales of what our lives as doctors have taught us about love, faith and healing”

Date:

23 October, 2012

Location:

at 09:00, Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Larry Levitt
Prof. of clinical medicine at Penn State College of Medicine and senior consultant in neurology emeritus at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown PA

Event:

“ATF3, a Hub of the Cellular Adaptive-response Network, in Cancer-host Interaction: Linking Macrophage Stress Response to Inflammation and Increased Metastasis”

Date:

23 October, 2012

Location:

at 13:30, Galleris Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Tsonwin Hai,
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ohio State University

Event:

"ATF3, a Hub of the Cellular Adaptive-response Network, in Cancer-host Interaction: Linking Macrophage Stress Response to Inflammation and Increased Metastasis"

Date:

23 October, 2012

Location:

at 13:30, Galleris Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Tsonwin Hai
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ohio State University

Event:

Dissecting Epithelial Development and Stem Cell Homeostasis in Health and Disease: Focus on P63 and miRNAs

Date:

26 June, 2012

Location:

at 11:30, Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Ruby Shalom-Feuerstein
INSERM U633, Universite Paris Descartes
France

Event:

"Entrepreneurship in Life Science: How to Start your Startup"

Date:

19 June, 2012

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Entrance Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Nurit Eyal, Life Sciences Consultant & Serial Entrepreneur

Event:

Stem cell Differentiation and Regulation of STAT Target Genes

Date:

13 June, 2012

Location:

at 11:00, Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Lilach Gilboa
Department of Biological regulation
Weizmann Institute

Event:

Planar Cell Polarity: Defining Signaling Pathway Architecture

Date:

12 June, 2012

Location:

at 10:00, Green Hall, Entrance Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Professor Jeff Axelrod
Stanford University

Event:

mRNA Trafficking in Protein Localization, Organelle Biogenesis, and Cell Growth

Date:

12 June, 2012

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Entrance Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Jeffrey E. Gerst, Department of Molecular Genetics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot

Event:

Dynamic regulation of the tumor microenvironment by heparanase

Date:

5 June, 2012

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Entrance Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Ralph D. Sanderson
Dept. of Pathology, Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA

Event:

ER stress, Hypoxia and Tumorigenesis – a Siah view

Date:

4 June, 2012

Location:

at 12:00, Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Ze’ev Ronai
Director, Signal Transduction Program
Associate Director, NCI Cancer Center Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute
La Jolla, CA

Event:

Atg8s - Ubiquitin-like Proteins Mediating Autophagosome Biogenesis and theirCargo Selection

Date:

29 May, 2012

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Entrance Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Zvulun Elazar, Department of Biological Chemistry, Weizmann Institute of Science

Event:

Nuclear Receptors and AMPK: Can Exercise Mimetics substitute for Exercise

Date:

16 May, 2012

Location:

at 12:00, Red Hall, Entrance Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Recipient of the Prestigious 2012 Wolf Prize
Prof. Ronald M. Evans
Director, Gene Expression Laboratory, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA

Event:

Targeting of Syndecan-1 by miR-10b Promotes Breast Cancer cell Motility and Invasiveness

Date:

16 May, 2012

Location:

at 09:00, Seminar Room, 11th Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Martin Gotte
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Muenster University, Medical Center, Germany

Event:

Educating Medical Students Beyond Competence and Toward Mastery: Clinical Skills Training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Date:

16 May, 2012

Location:

at 10:30, big conference room, 14th floor

Prof. Rachel B. Levine
Co-Director Faculty Development Program Teaching Skills Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Jopkins Bayview Medical Center
Baltimore, MD

Event:

"Chromatin Plasticity in Pluripotent Stem cells"

Date:

15 May, 2012

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Entrance Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Eran Meshorer, Department of Genetics, Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Event:

"The Genetics and Neurobiology of Social Behaviors: Understanding How We Mate, Fight, and Parent"

Date:

8 May, 2012

Location:

13:30, Blue hall, Entrance Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Nirao Shah, MD, PhD,
Dept. of Anatomy, University of California San Francisco

Event:

"The Host Defense of Drosophila: A paradigm for innate immunity"

Date:

6 May, 2012

Location:

11:30, Green Hall, Entrance Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Jean-Marc Reichhart
UdS IUF UPR 9022 CNRS
STRASBOURG FRANCE

Event:

"Mechanisms of Antigen Degradation"

Date:

1 May, 2012

Location:

at 10:00, Seminar Room, 11th Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Gabibov Alexander
Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Moscow-Russia

Event:

"Introduction to the Technion Center for Structural Biology"

Date:

24 April, 2012

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Entrance Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Akram Alian, Faculty of Biology, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Event:

Function and Structure of intrinsically Flexible Proteins (IFPs)

Date:

17 April, 2012

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Entrance Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Joel Sussman, Director, The Israel Structural Proteomics Center
Dept. of Structural Biology, Weizmann Institute of Science

Event:

TBA

Date:

27 March, 2012

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Entrance Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Eitan Bibi, Department of Biological Chemistry, Weizmann Institute of Science

Event:

"Intriguing Properties and Mechanistic Aspects of a Secondary Multidrug Transporter"

Date:

27 March, 2012

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Entrance Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Eitan Bibi

Event:

"Increased Clinical Relevance of Assessing Cancer Drug Activity in New Preclinical Models ofPost-surgical Early or Advanced Stage Metastasis"

Date:

26 March, 2012

Location:

Green Hall, Entrance Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Robert S. Kerbel, PhD

Event:

"Listening to Patients: Impaired "Hearing" Due to Auditory Neural and Ribbon Synaptic Disorders"

Date:

20 March, 2012

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Entrance Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Arnold Starr, M.D., Department of Neurology, University of California, Irvine

Event:

"Molecular Events in the Formation of a Coated Transport Vesicle"

Date:

13 March, 2012

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Entrance Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Felix Wieland, Biochemistry Centre, Heidelberg University.

Event:

"The Regulated Secretion of Proteins"

Date:

28 February, 2012

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Entrance Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Robert Edwards
Neurology and Physiology, UCSF

Event:

Histone Variants, Nucleosome Dynamics and Epigenetics

Date:

23 February, 2012

Location:

11:00, Blue Hall, Entrance Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Steven Henikoff
Howard Hughes Medical Institute & Basic Sciences Division
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, WA, USA

Event:

Multi-Reg: An Integrative Parallel Approach to Uncover Drivers of Cancer

Date:

22 February, 2012

Location:

at 11:45, Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Uri David Akavia
Department of Biological Sciences,
Columbia University

An apointment with Profesor Ami Aharonhaim - 5454
An apointment with Dr. Amir Orin - 5448

Event:

"Beyond Transitional Selection: New Roles for BLyS in Peripheral B cell Tolerance"

Date:

15 February, 2012

Location:

at 13:300, Seminar Room, 6th Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Michael P. Cancro
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Event:

"Activation Signals for Naןve and Class-switched Memory B Cells"

Date:

6 February, 2012

Location:

at 11:30, Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Jrgen Wienands
Dr. Niklas Engels
Institute for Cellular and Molecular Immunology
University of Gצttingen

Event:

"A Catalyst of Disulfide Cross-Linking in Extracellular Matrix Assembly Presents a Novel Target for Anti-Metastatic Cancer Therapy"

Date:

31 January, 2012

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Entrance Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Deborah Fass
Department of Structural Biology, The Weizmann Institute, Rehovot

Event:

The Mechanisms Underlying Synergistic Interactions Between Molecular and Environmental Risk Factors of Alzheimer's Disease

Date:

17 January, 2012

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Entrance Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Daniel (Danny) Michaelson, Department of Neurobiology, Tel Aviv University

Event:

Molecular Basis of HIV-1 Sensitivity to Antibodies

Date:

16 January, 2012

Location:

at 11:30, Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Hillel Haim
Department of Cancer Immunology and AIDS,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology,
Division of Immunology, Harvard Medical School

Professor AMI Aharonheim- 5454
Doctor Moran Benhar - 5376

Event:

Gene Regulation in 4D During Cellular Response Differentiation

Date:

12 January, 2012

Location:

at 13:00, Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Ofir Hakim
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD

To meet Professor AMI - 5454
To meet Doctor Moran - 5376

Event:

Genome-scale Modeling of Human Metabolism and its Application to Study Cancer and Aging”

Date:

10 January, 2012

Location:

13:30, Blue hall, Entrance Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Eytan Ruppin
School of Medicine and School of Computer Science,
Tel-Aviv University

Event:

Dynamics of Reprogramming and Differentiation at Single cell Resolution

Date:

8 January, 2012

Location:

at 11:00, Seminar Room, 6th Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Yiftach Nachman
Department of Biochemistry
Tel-Aviv University

Event:

Computational Characterization of Motif-Mediated Interactions

Date:

4 January, 2012

Location:

at 12:00, Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Chen Yanover
Program in Computational Biology
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, WA

Event:

TBA

Date:

3 January, 2012

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Entrance Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Eytan Ruppin, School of Medicine and School of Computer Science, Tel-Aviv University

Event:

Design and Application of Metabolic Programming

Date:

1 January, 2012

Location:

at 11:00, Seminar Room, 11th Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Yaakov Nahmias, Ph.D.
Head of Bioengineering Program
Director, Center for Bioengineering
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Event:

International Summit on Personalized Health: Thinking Global - Treating Personal

Date:

15 March, 2011

Location:

International Summit on Personalized Health: Thinking Global - Treating Personal, March 15, 20

The summit will address Predictive, Preventive, Participatory & Personalized Health (P4H), new innovations in the fields of medicine and science as well as dilemmas regarding caregivers and patients.
Speakers include renowned participants in the fields of science, medicine and the public health sector.
The international summit was initiated by the Rapport Family as part of Baruch Rappoprt’s outstanding vision for the scientific community.
The international summit is sponsored by the Rappaport Family Institute, Mayo Clinic (USA) and the Rambam Health Care Campus.

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