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2010

Event:

Maintaining Genomic Integrity in Somatic and Embryonic Stem cells

Date:

12 January, 2011

Location:

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

Dr. Peter J. Stambrook, Ph.D.
Professor, Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry and Microbiology
Barrett Cancer Center, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Chairman of the ICRF Scientific Review Council

Event:

Information Processing in Gene Regulatory Networks for Animal Development

Date:

10 January, 2011

Location:

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

Dr. Smadar Ben-Tabou de-Leon, Ph.D
Caltech, Division of Biology

Event:

DNA Damage Response Pathways Control the Repopulation Potential of Human Hematopoietic Stem cells

Date:

3 January, 2011

Location:

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

Dr. Michael Milyavsky, Ph.D
Division of Cellular and Molecular Biology,
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, Toronto, Canada

Event:

Natural Variation in a Neural Globin Tunes O2 Responses in Wild Caenorhabditis Elegans

Date:

2 January, 2011

Location:

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

Dr. Einav Gross, Ph.D
Department of Cell Biology, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK

Event:

Using Metabolic Modeling Towards Revealing the Design Principles of Bacterial Communities

Date:

29 December, 2010

Location:

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

Dr. Shiri Freilich, Ph.D
The Blavatnik School of Computer Sciences and the Sackler school of Medicine,
Tel Aviv University

Event:

Kinesin Motors that Drive Mitosis

Date:

28 December, 2010

Location:

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

Dr. Leah Gheber
Department of Clinical Biochemistry and Chemistry,
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva
* Light refreshments will be served before the lecture

Event:

New Insights on Genomic Stability and Immortality of Embryonic Stem Cells

Date:

23 December, 2010

Location:

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

Dr. Michal Zalzman, Ph.D
Developmental Genomics and Aging Section, Laboratory of Genetics, National Institute on Aging, NIH, Baltimore, MD, USA

Event:

New Insights on Genomic Stability and Immortality of Embryonic Stem Cells

Date:

23 December, 2010

Location:

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

Dr. Michal Zalzman, Ph.D
Developmental Genomics and Aging Section, Laboratory of Genetics, National Institute on Aging, NIH, Baltimore, MD, USA

Event:

"Fragile Control of Gut Homeostasis and Carcinogenesis"

Date:

21 December, 2010

Location:

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

Prof. Yinon Ben – Neriah
Immunology and Cancer Research, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Ein Kerem

Event:

Identifying Novel Modes of Epigenetic Gene Regulation in C. elegans

Date:

21 December, 2010

Location:

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

Dr. Ayelet. T. Lamm, Ph.D
Department of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine

Event:

Identifying Novel Modes of Epigenetic Gene Regulation in C. elegans

Date:

21 December, 2010

Location:

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

Dr. Ayelet. T. Lamm, Ph.D
Department of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine

Event:

Fragile Control of Gut Homeostasis and Carcinogenesis

Date:

21 December, 2010

Location:

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

Prof. Yinon Ben Neriah
Immunology and Cancer Research, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Ein Kerem
* Light refreshments will be served before the lecture

Event:

Disentangling the Determinants of Genome Evolution

Date:

19 December, 2010

Location:

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

Dr. Ruth Hershberg, Ph.D
Department of Biology, Stanford University

Event:

Disentangling the Determinants of Genome Evolution

Date:

19 December, 2010

Location:

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

Dr. Ruth Hershberg, Ph.D
Department of Biology, Stanford University

Event:

The elektra Mutation: a New Family of Proteins Involved in Host Resistance

Date:

14 December, 2010

Location:

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

Dr. Michael (Micha) Berger, Ph.D
Department of Genetics, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

Event:

ERK1/2 Regulate the Balance Between Eccentric and Concentric Growth of Cardiac Myocytes

Date:

6 December, 2010

Location:

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

Dr. Itzhak Kehat, Ph.D
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Event:

University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center: Harnessing vascular defenses against atherosclerosis and stroke

Date:

18 August, 2010

Location:

at 14:00, Red Hall, Entrance Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

David J. Pinsky, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine, Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine, Director, Cardiovascular Center
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI , USA

* Introduction by Prof. Michael Aviram, Director, Legacy Heritage Clinical Research Institute at Rambam, and the Technion Rappaport Faculty of Medicine

Event:

A TRIPARTITE APPROACH FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF OUR GENETIC PAST: THE CAUCASUS AND BEYOND

Date:

17 August, 2010

Location:

at 13:30, Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Richard Villems
Professor of Archaeogenetics, Dept. of Evolutionary Biology
Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Director of the Estonian Biocentre
President, Estonian Academy of Sciences

Event:

From Diagnosis to Drug Development for Rett syndrome

Date:

21 July, 2010

Location:

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

Eva Gak PhD
Head of Molecular Unit
Sagol Neuroscience Center,
Sheba Medical Center
Affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine Tel Aviv University

Event:

Perception and Action in the Human Brain: from Single Cell Recordings to Functional MRI

Date:

12 July, 2010

Location:

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

Dr. Roy Mukamel, Ph.D
Department of Neurosurgery, David Geffen School of Medicine
Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Behavior, University of California

Event:

Organogenesis of the Vertebrate Kidney

Date:

22 June, 2010

Location:

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

Dr. Tom Schultheiss, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, The Ruth & Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

Event:

Molecular and Functional Characterization of Cardiomyocytes Derived from Human Induced Pluripotent Stem cells

Date:

15 June, 2010

Location:

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

Prof. Ofer Binah, Department of Physiology, The Ruth & Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

Event:

Induction of Non-classical, Cancer Cell-specific Apoptosis by the Adenovirus E4orf4 Protein

Date:

8 June, 2010

Location:

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

Prof. Tamar Kleinberger, Department of Molecular Microbiology, The Ruth & Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

Event:

Cancer Stem cells in Pancreatic Cancer: Researcher’s View and Clinical Impact

Date:

25 May, 2010

Location:

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

Prof. Christiane Josephine Bruns, Department of Surgery, Ludwig-Maximillian-University of Munich, Munich, Germany.

Event:

The Basic Leucine Zipper Transcription Inhibitors, JDP2 and ATF3 , from protein-protein Interaction to Liver Cancer and Atrial Signaling

Date:

11 May, 2010

Location:

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

Prof. Ami Aronheim, Department of Molecular Genetics, The Ruth & Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

Event:

Antidepressant Drug Response: Lessons from Human Lymphoblastoid Cell Lines

Date:

4 May, 2010

Location:

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

David Gurwitz, PhD
Director, National Laboratory for the Genetics of Israeli Populations
Department of Human Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry
Sackler Faculty of Medicine
Tel-Aviv University

Event:

Role of Heparan Sulfate in the Development of Proteinuria and Glomerular Inflammation

Date:

28 April, 2010

Location:

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

Dr. Johan van der Vlag
Nijmegen Centre for Molecular Life Sciences, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, The Netherlands

Event:

Together, Two Ubiquitin-binding Proteins Can Serve as a Ubiquitin-chain Length Filter

Date:

27 April, 2010

Location:

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

Prof. Michael Glickman, Department of Biology, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

Event:

Regulation of Angiogenesis by Signal Transduction Pathways

Date:

14 April, 2010

Location:

at 16:00, Seminar Room 11th floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Jack Arbiser
Emory University School of Medicine
Winship Cancer Institute
Atlanta Veterans Administration Medical Center, Atlanta Georgia, USA

Event:

The Mammalian Circadian Timing System: Coordination of Cell Clockwork and Metabolism

Date:

7 April, 2010

Location:

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

Dr. Charna Dibner
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition Geneva University Hospital (HUG), Switzerland

Event:

DUAL FUNCTION OF POLYCOMB GROUP PROTEINS IN T HELPER (CD4+) CELLS

Date:

23 March, 2010

Location:

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

Dr. Orly Avni
Immunology, The Ruth & Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine,
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

Event:

Advanced Clinical and Animal Imaging Techniques in 3T MRI

Date:

9 March, 2010

Location:

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

Speakers :
1. ABC of MRI – Dr. Nemirovsky (15min)
2. Advanced imaging techniques in MRI – Dr. Eran (15min)
3. Animal research on a 3T clinical MRI scanner – Dr. Manor (20min)
4. Technical research collaborative opportunities – Prof. Azhari (15min)

Event:

Dynamics of ERK2 in Individual Living Cells

Date:

2 March, 2010

Location:

at 12:30, Glaris Hall, -1 Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Cellina Cohen Saidon, Ph.D
Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Weizmann Institute of Science

Event:

Longevity genes: Past, Present and Future

Date:

24 February, 2010

Location:

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

Gil Atzmon, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Genetic Director of the Genetic Core for LonGenety Institute for Aging Research and the Diabetes Research Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY, USA

Event:

Synthetic Enhancers: Precision Regulatory Characteristics, Discretization, and Code

Date:

16 February, 2010

Location:

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

Roee Amit, Ph.D
California Institute of Technology, Division of Biology

Event:

Control of Immune Responses by Natural and Adaptive T Regulatory Cells

Date:

9 February, 2010

Location:

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

Ethan M. Shevach, M.D.
Chief, Cellular Immunology Section
Laboratory of Immunology
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

Event:

Molecular Mechanism of Cohesin: A Complex Story

Date:

7 February, 2010

Location:

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

Itay Onn, Ph.D
Carnegie Institution, Department of Embryology, Baltimore, USA

Event:

Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Human Tumor Dormancy

Date:

26 January, 2010

Location:

at 11:30, Seminar Room, 6th Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Nava Almog, Ph.D
Senior Research Associate
Center of Cancer Systems Biology
St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
TUFTS University School of Medicine
Boston, MA, USA

Event:

Carcinoma Associated Fibroblasts Mediate Tumor-promoting Inflammation

Date:

26 January, 2010

Location:

at 12:30, Glaris Hall, -1 Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Neta Erez, Ph.D
University of California, San Francisco

Event:

Mutational Analysis of the Melanoma Genome

Date:

25 January, 2010

Location:

at 11:30, Blue Hall, Entrance Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Yardena Samuels
NHGRI/NIH
Bethesda, MD, USA

Event:

Axonal Transport in Health and Disease

Date:

24 January, 2010

Location:

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

Eran Perlson, Ph.D
University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Department of Physiology

Event:

Sleep, Circadian Rhythms and Hypo-cretin Neuronal Networks in Zebrafish

Date:

20 January, 2010

Location:

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

Lior Appelbaum, Ph.D
Howard Hughes Institute and Stanford University School of Medicine
Palo-Alto, USA

Event:

Studying the Organization of the Genome in the Nucleus by High Precision Microscopy and Diffusion Analysis

Date:

19 January, 2010

Location:

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

Dr. Yuval Garini
Physics Department & Institute of Nanotechnology
Bar Ilan University

Event:

Harnessing Human Dendritic Cell Subsets for Novel Vaccine Development

Date:

18 January, 2010

Location:

at 13:00, Glaris Hall, -1 Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Einav Kelchevsky, Ph.D
Baylor Institute for Immunology Research
Dallas, Texas, USA

Event:

Cell Growth and Size Homeostasis in Mammalian Cells – an Inquiry into the Physiology of Growth for Proliferating Cells

Date:

14 January, 2010

Location:

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

Dr. Amit Tzur, Ph.D
Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School

Event:

Current Management of Postinjury Coagulopathy: Goal Directed Therapy with Thrombelastography

Date:

13 January, 2010

Location:

at 9:30, Seminar Room, 6th Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Jeffrey L. Kashuk, MD
Department of Surgery
Denver Health Medical Center

Event:

A Brain Full of Maps

Date:

11 January, 2010

Location:

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

Dr. Dori Derdikman, Ph.D
Norwegian Institute of Science and Technology
Trondheim, Norway

Event:

Unlocking the Secrets of Pheromone Processing Pathways: from Early Representations to Circuit Organization

Date:

7 January, 2010

Location:

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

Dr. Yoram Ben Shaul, Ph.D.
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Harvard University

Event:

Connective Tissues in Embryonic Patterning

Date:

4 January, 2010

Location:

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

Dr. Peleg Hasson, Ph.D.
Department of Developmental Biology, NIMR, London, UK

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