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2009

Event:

Role of the KLF6 Tumor Suppressor in Human Malignancy

Date:

30 December, 2009

Location:

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

Scott L. Friedman, MD
President, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
Fishberg Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Liver Diseases
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York

Event:

Dual Use Biotechnological and Biomedical Research - Prospects and Risks

Date:

29 December, 2009

Location:

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

Dr. David (Dudu) Friedman
Senior Research Associate
Institute for National Security Studies (INSS)
Tel Aviv University
and Adviser to the Israeli Academy of Sciences

Event:

Controlling Neurons with Light - Optogenetic Tools and Applications

Date:

29 December, 2009

Location:

at 14:00, Seminar Room, 6th Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Ofer Yizhar
Department of Bioengineering
Stanford University

Event:

Membrane Embedded Transporters: Regulators of Homeostasis, Importers of Essential Nutrients, and Key Determinants of Bacterial Pathogenesis

Date:

27 December, 2009

Location:

at 12:00, Glaris Hall, -1 Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Oded Lewinson, Ph.D
California Institute of Technology
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Event:

The Genetic Background of Parkinson's disease in Ashkenazim; An Whole Genome Approach

Date:

24 December, 2009

Location:

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

Prof. Avi Orr-Urtreger, MD PhD
Director, Genetic Institute
Sackler Faculty of Medicine
Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center

Event:

Unbiased Reconstruction of a Mammalian Transcriptional Network Mediating Pathogen Responses

Date:

22 December, 2009

Location:

at 12:00, Glaris Hall, -1 Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Ido Amit, Ph.D.
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Event:

Aire's Partners in the Molecular Control of Immunological Tolerance

Date:

20 December, 2009

Location:

at 12:00, Glaris Hall, -1 Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Jacub Abramson, Ph.D.
Deprtment of Pathology
Harvard Medical School

Event:

To Send or Receive But Not Both: From a Notch Signaling Switch to Developmental Patterning

Date:

8 December, 2009

Location:

at 12:00, Glaris Hall, -1 Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

David Sprinzak, Ph.D
Division of Biology
California Institute of Technology

Event:

Genomic Technologies at Your Fingertips

Date:

1 December, 2009

Location:

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

Dr. Liat Linde
The Center for Translational Genetics
The Ruth & Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Event:

Implications of N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) Receptor Dysfunction for Schizophrenia and Other Neuropsychiatric Illness: From Bench to Bedside and Back

Date:

24 November, 2009

Location:

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

Daniel C. Javitt, M.D.
Director
Schizophrenia Research Center, Nathan Kline Institute
Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience
New York University Langone School of Medicine

Event:

Deciphering the Molecular Basis of Human Diseases: Studies of Unique Populations

Date:

17 November, 2009

Location:

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

Prof. Ohad Birk
Genetics Institute, Soroka Medical Center
and National Institute for Biotechnology in the Negev, Ben Gurion University

Event:

Indeterminacy of Data to Theory of Neural Representation

Date:

3 November, 2009

Location:

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

Prof. Shimon Marom
Department of Physiology
The Ruth & Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Event:

Invadopodia Formation and Invasive Behavior of Cancer Cells are Mediated by Reactive Oxygen Species Generated by Tks5

Date:

3 November, 2009

Location:

at 12:00, Glaris Hall, -1 Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Gidi Shani, Ph.D., M.B.A
Research Associate
Cancer Center
Burnham Institute for Medical Research
La jolla, CA, USA

Event:

Interplay Between Bacterial Molecules and Host Innate Immunity

Date:

28 October, 2009

Location:

at 13:30, Seminar Room, 6th Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Richard Ulevitch PhD
Chairman Emeritus, Professor of Immunology
The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA
and
Venture Partner
5AM Ventures
Menlo Park, CA

Event:

Contributions of Antigen Receptor and MYC to the Genesis of Lymphoid Tumors

Date:

26 October, 2009

Location:

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

Dr. Yosef Refaeli
Charles C. Gates Program in Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Biology Program
University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine

Event:

Dynamic Proteomics of Individual Cancer Cells in Response to a Drug

Date:

13 October, 2009

Location:

at 13:30, Seminar Room, 6th Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Ariel Cohen
Department of Molecular Cell Biology
Weizmann Institute of Science

Event:

The Israeli Fly-Worm Meeting 2009

Date:

12 October, 2009

Location:

From 9:00 to 16:00, Red Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Various lecturers - Click here to download full schedule

Event:

Redox Signaling in Protein Misfolding and Mitochondrial Fragmentation: Protecting the Synapse from Neurodegenerative Disorders

Date:

3 August, 2009

Location:

at 12:00, Seminar Room, 6th Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Stuart A. Lipton, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Burnham, Salk and Scripps Research Institutes,
and the University of California, San Diego, USA

Event:

Genomic Approach to Personal Cancer Therapy

Date:

23 July, 2009

Location:

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

Ruty Mehrian-Shai, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Research
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Director, Custom Microarray Core Facility
University of Southern California
Institute for Genetic Medicine, Los Angeles, California

Event:

Cancelled: Dynamic Proteomics of Individual Cancer Cells in Response to a Drug

Date:

14 July, 2009

Location:

at 13:30, Seminar Room, 6th Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Ariel Cohen
Department of Molecular Cell Biology
Weizmann Institute of Science

Event:

הצד השני של הברירה הטבעית: עקרון ההכבדה בתקשורת הבין-תאית באורגניזם הרב-תאי

Date:

23 June, 2009

Location:

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

Prof. Amotz Zahavi
Prof. of Zoology (retired)
Tel-Aviv University

Event:

Molecular Mechanisms of Neuronal Survival and Axonal Growth: From Nerve Regeneration to ALS Disease

Date:

22 June, 2009

Location:

at 12:00, Seminar Room, Middle Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Rhona Seijffers, PhD
Neural Plasticity Research Group, Anesthesia Department
Massachusetts General Hospital, MA, USA

Event:

Large-scale Brain Dynamics: Functional MRI of Spontaneous and Optically-driven Neural Activity

Date:

17 June, 2009

Location:

at 11:45, White Hall, First Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Itamar Kahn, Ph.D.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Harvard University
Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging
Charlestown, MA, USA

Event:

Following the Transcriptional Kinetics of Single Genes in Vivo

Date:

16 June, 2009

Location:

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

Dr. Yaron Shav-tal
The Mina & Everard Goodman Faculty of Life Siences & Nano-Medicine Research Center
Institute of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials
Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan

Event:

Chromatin Dynamics During the DNA Damage Response and Cell Migration

Date:

10 June, 2009

Location:

at 11:45, Seminar Room, Middle Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Gabi Gerlitz, PhD
Laboratory of Metabolism
NCI, NIH
Bethesda, MD, USA

Event:

Signaling Networks in Regulation of Cancer and Longevity: Raf-MAPK, AKT-FOXO and Nicotinamide-Sirtuins

Date:

8 June, 2009

Location:

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

Dr. Guri Tzivion, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Karmanos Cancer Institute
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI, USA

Event:

Left/Right Asymmetry: A Role for FGF Signaling in Laterality Establishment

Date:

3 June, 2009

Location:

at 11:00, White Hall, First Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Igor Dawid
Senior Investigator
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, USA

Event:

Modeling Tumor Cell Dormancy and Metastasis in Breast Cancer: Insights From the 3rd Dimension

Date:

19 May, 2009

Location:

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

Dalit Barkan, PhD
Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Genetics
National Cancer Institute
Bethesda, MD, USA

Event:

Structural Insights into Nucleocytoplamic Transport

Date:

12 May, 2009

Location:

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

Prof. Ralf Ficner
Molecular and Structural Biology Laboratory
Gottingen University, Germany

Event:

New aspects in the Investigation of Prion Diseases

Date:

5 May, 2009

Location:

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

Prof. Ruth Gabizon
Department of Neurology
Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem

Event:

Immune Privilege, T-regs and Autoimmunity

Date:

7 April, 2009

Location:

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

Rachel R. Caspi, Ph.D.
Chief, Immunoregulation Section
Deputy Chief, Lab. Immunol., NEI, NIH
Bethesda, MD, USA

Event:

A miRNA that Confers Robustness to Monocyte Cell Differentiation

Date:

1 April, 2009

Location:

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

Dr. Eran Hornstein
Department of Molecular Genetics
Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot

Event:

Chemotherapy Induced Mobilization of Endothelial Precursor Cells: Implication of Antiangiogenic Drugs as Chemosensitizing Agents

Date:

31 March, 2009

Location:

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

Dr. Yuval Shaked
Department of Pharmacology
The Ruth & Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Event:

Transcriptional Repression: The Dark Side of Myc

Date:

26 March, 2009

Location:

at 9:30, Glaris Hall, First Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Martin Eilers
Theodor-Boveri-Institute
Biozentrum- Wurzburg University

Event:

hESC in vivo pluripotency

Date:

24 March, 2009

Location:

at 10:00, Seminar Room, 6th Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Lars Ahrlund-Richter, Ph.D.
Prof. Mol. Embryology
Karolinska Institutet
Department of Woman and Child Health
Karolinska University Hospital
Stockholm, Sweden

Event:

Fundamental Questions about Amyloids and Prions, Fibrous Proteins Associated with Disease

Date:

24 March, 2009

Location:

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

Prof. David Eisenberg
Howard Hughes Professor
Director of the Institute of Genomics and Proteomics at University of California
Los Angeles, USA

Event:

Cells Take Shape

Date:

17 March, 2009

Location:

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

Dr. Kinneret Keren
Faculty of Physics
Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Event:

Effect of Frequencies of Cellular-phone Irradiation on Signal Transduction

Date:

12 March, 2009

Location:

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

Dr. Yossi Freidman
Department of Biological Regulation
Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot

Event:

Association Studies in Admixed Populations

Date:

24 February, 2009

Location:

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

Dr. Elad Ziv
San Francisco Medical School
University of California

Event:

Off the Beaten Track: Alternative mRNA Transport Pathways to Cellular Compartments

Date:

17 February, 2009

Location:

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

Dr. Yoav Arava
Faculty of Biology
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Event:

Epigenetic Control of Somatic Stem Cells

Date:

15 February, 2009

Location:

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

Paul A. Khavari, M.D., Ph.D.
Carl J. Herzog Professor of Dermatology
Program in Epithelial Biology
Program in Cancer Biology
Program in Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA, USA

Event:

Cell Functions Impaired by Frataxin Deficiency are Restored by Drug-mediated Relocation of Iron

Date:

9 February, 2009

Location:

at 11:45, Glaris Hall, First Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Or Kakhlon, Ph.D.
Department of Biological Chemistry, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences,
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Event:

A Role for Protein Homeostasis in the Extended Lifespan of C. elegans Insulin/IGF-1 Receptor Mutants

Date:

3 February, 2009

Location:

at 11:45, Glaris Hall, First Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Sivan Henis-Korenblit, Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco, USA

Event:

How to Zip-up: Homologous Recombination and Chromosome Synapsis in C. elegans Meiosis

Date:

21 January, 2009

Location:

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

Dr. Sarit Smolikov
Department of Genetics
Harvard Medical School, USA

Event:

Developmental Gene Networks and the Evolution of the Transcriptome

Date:

20 January, 2009

Location:

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

Dr. Itai Yanai
Faculty of Biology
and the Lorry I. Lokey Interdisciplinary Center for Life Sciences and Engineering,
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Event:

Dissecting Neural Stem Cell Ontogeny and Fate Potential in Human Embryonic Stem Cells

Date:

19 January, 2009

Location:

at 11:45, Glaris hall, First Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Yechiel Elkabetz, Ph.D.
Laboratory for Stem Cell and Tumor Biology
Developmental Biology Program & Division of Neurosurgery
Sloan Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, New York, USA

Event:

Human miRNAs Regulate Skeletal Muscle Development

Date:

18 January, 2009

Location:

at 11:45, Glaris hall, First Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Iris Eisenberg-Loebl, Ph.D.
Genomics Program - Children's Hospital Boston
Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA

Event:

Remodeling of Host Vacuoles by Legionella pneumophila

Date:

15 January, 2009

Location:

at 11:45, Seminar Room, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Shira Ninio
Section of Microbial Pathogenesis
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT, USA

Event:

Coordinated Regulation of Foraging and Metabolism by NPY/RFamide Neuropeptide Signalling

Date:

14 January, 2009

Location:

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

Dr. Merav Cohen
MRC-Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK

Event:

The Impact of Antibiotic Interactions on Evolution of Drug Resistance

Date:

14 January, 2009

Location:

at 11:45, Glaris hall, First Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Roy Kishony
Systems Biology Department
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

Event:

Functional MRI Studies of Face Perception

Date:

12 January, 2009

Location:

at 11:45, Glaris hall, First Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Alumit Ishai
Institute of Neuroradiology
University of Zurich, Switzerland

Event:

The Life and Death of Beta Cell Mitochondria

Date:

7 January, 2009

Location:

at 13:00, Seminar Room, 6th Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Jakob Wikstrom, M.D.
Department of Medicine
Boston University, U.S.A

Event:

Noise Facilitate the Evolution of Novel Morphologies in Bacteria

Date:

7 January, 2009

Location:

at 12:00, Glaris hall, First Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Avigdor Eldar
Biology Division, California Institute of Technology, USA

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