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2007

Event:

GETting from High-Throughput Biology to Mechanism – The Role of the Yeast GET Complex in Tail Anchored Protein Biogenesis

Date:

31 December, 2007

Location:

at 11:00 Glaris hall, First Floor,Medicine Faculty Building

Maya Schuldiner, Ph.D.
Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California, USA

Event:

Exploring the Molecular Mechanisms of Axon Pruning

Date:

30 December, 2007

Location:

at 11:00 Lecture Hall

Oren Schuldiner, Ph.D.
Department of Biological Sciences,
Stanford University, CA, USA

Event:

From Sea to Land: the Developmental Basis of Evolutionary Change or Algorithm of Myogenic Differentiation

Date:

27 December, 2007

Location:

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

Dr. Ram Reshef
Faculty of Bilogy, Technion

Event:

Renin 2008: Over a Century of Discovery

Date:

26 December, 2007

Location:

at 10:00 Ruth hall, First Floor,Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Victor J. Dzau
President & CEO, Duke University Health System
Chancellor for Health Affairs, Duke University Medical Center
Durham, USA

Event:

From Genes to Behavior: The Role of Transcription and miRNAs in Circadian Rhythms in Drosophila

Date:

23 December, 2007

Location:

at 09:00 Glaris hall, First Floor,Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Sebastian Kadener
Rosbash laboratory,Dept. of Biology,
Brandeis University, MA, USA

Event:

MicroRNA Control in Lymphocytes

Date:

19 December, 2007

Location:

at 12:00, Red Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Klaus Rajewsky
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

Event:

Entrepreneurship Seminar given by the Bronica Entrepeneurship & Innovation Center" of the Techion.

Date:

18 December, 2007

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

The lecturer will present the center's activities and the different possibilities for entrepreneur to get personal support along the commercialization process.

Event:

Genome-wide Screens for Escherichia coli Genes Affecting Growth of T7 Bacteriophage

Date:

17 December, 2007

Location:

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

Dr. Udi Qimron
Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology,
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

Event:

Building the Vertebrate Vasculature: Insights from Zebrafish

Date:

11 December, 2007

Location:

at 11:00 Glaris hall, First Floor,Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Karina Yaniv
Laboratory of Molecular Genetics
NICHD, NIH, Bethesda, USA

Event:

Hepatitis C Virus Replication is Mediated by a Rab1 GTPase-activating Protein

Date:

10 December, 2007

Location:

at 11:00 Glaris hall, First Floor,Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Ella Sklan
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Stanford University School of Medicine, USA

Event:

Understanding Mechanisms of microRNA Regulation and Function

Date:

2 December, 2007

Location:

at 09:00 Glaris hall, First Floor,Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Noam Shomron
Department of Biology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA, USA

Event:

"Embryonic and Cancer Stem Cells: p63, HIF-2, p21 and Others"

Date:

27 November, 2007

Location:

at 11:00-14:00 Glaris hall, First Floor,Medicine Faculty Building

by the INSERTECH laboratory (Dir. Prof. Daniel Aberdam).

Event:

The Martians of Science: How Five Jewish-Hungarian-American Scientists Impacted World War II and the Cold War

Date:

26 November, 2007

Location:

at 13:45 , Blue Hall, Entrance Floor, Faculty of Medicine

Professor Istvבn Hargittai
Research Professor of Chemistry
Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Event:

"Fair" Science: Women and Science – Do They Belong Together ?

Date:

26 November, 2007

Location:

at 14:30, Blue Hall, Entrance Floor, Faculty of Medicine

Professor Magdolna Hargittai
Research Professor of Chemistry
The Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Event:

Silence and Noise in Small RNA Regulation

Date:

25 November, 2007

Location:

at 09:00, Glaris hall, First Floor,Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Erel Levine
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics,
University of California, San Diego, USA

Event:

Regulation of Angiogenesis, Vascular Homeostasis, and Tumor Progression Through the Ang/Tie and Ephrin/Eph Tyrosine Kinase Systems

Date:

22 November, 2007

Location:

at 13:00, Green Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Hellmut Augustin
The Faculty of Medicine, Mannheim University
German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

Event:

Systemic Leukocyte-Directed siRNA Delivery Reveals Cyclin D1 as Anti-Inflammatory Target

Date:

21 November, 2007

Location:

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

Dr. Dan Peer
Immune Disease Institute
Harvard Medical School, MA, USA

Event:

"Application of Alkylphosphocholines as Antitumor Lipids"

Date:

20 November, 2007

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Wilfried Kugler, University Clinic of Goettingen, Center of Child and Youth Medicine, Department of Pediatry, Germany.

Event:

"Defects in Leukocyte Adhesion Cascade - The Israeli Connection"

Date:

6 November, 2007

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Amos Etzioni, Director, The Meyer Children's Hospital, Rambam Healthcare Campus.

Event:

"החיים אחרי המוות: התגובה החיסונית לתאים מתים והשלכותיה על מצבי דלקת ואוטואימוניות"

Date:

23 October, 2007

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

פרופ' דרור מבורך, המחלקה לראומטולוגיה, בית חולים הדסה עין-כרם, ירושלים.

Event:

A Novel Lung Tumor Suppressor: the Retinoic Acid-inducible G Protein-coupled Receptor GPRC5A

Date:

11 October, 2007

Location:

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

Prof. Reuben Lotan
Departments of Experimental Therapeutics
& Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology
University of Texas
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, USA

Event:

Wnt-signaling in Xenopus Gastrulation

Date:

2 October, 2007

Location:

at 10:30 Seminar Room, 6th Floor,Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Doris Wedlich
Institute of Zoology, University of Karlsruhe,
Karlsruhe, Germany

Event:

"BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutations: Frequencies in the General Population of North America and Associations with Breast, Ovary, Stomach, Pancreas and Other Cancers"

Date:

3 July, 2007

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Harvey A. Risch, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut, USA.

Event:

"Single Cell Heterogeneity in Host-Phage Interactions"

Date:

26 June, 2007

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Nathalie Q. Balaban, Racah Institute for Physics, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.

Event:

"The Silence of the Genes"

Date:

19 June, 2007

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Chaim Cedar, Department of Cellular Biochemistry,
The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.

Event:

"Applications of Nanotechnology to Medicine"

Date:

12 June, 2007

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Uri Sivan, Department of Physics and the Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

Event:

"Revealing the Mysteries Leading to Defects in Leukocyte Adhesion"

Date:

29 May, 2007

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Amos Etzioni, Professor of Pediatrics and Immunology, Director - Meyer Children's Hospital, Haifa.

Event:

"Enzyme Evolution - the Theory and the Practice"

Date:

15 May, 2007

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Dan S. Tawfik, Department of Biological Chemistry, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot.

Event:

"Architecture of Biological Networks"

Date:

8 May, 2007

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Uri Alon, Department of Molecular Cell Biology, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot.

Event:

"Human Evolution Over the Last Two Million Years: Genes, Fossils and Archaeology"

Date:

1 May, 2007

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Alan R. Templeton, Department of Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, U.S.A

Event:

Genome-Wide Mapping of Epigenetic Variation-Exploring Epigenetic Polymorphism and Genetic-Epigenetic Interactions

Date:

18 April, 2007

Location:

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

Dr. Asaf Hellman
Center for Human Genetic Research
Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

Event:

Gene Therapy Where do We Stand Today

Date:

17 April, 2007

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Alain Fischer
Head, Division of Hematology and Immunology,
Necker Hospital, France.

Event:

Novel Structural-Dynamic Studies of Matrix Proteases: Application to Drug Design

Date:

12 April, 2007

Location:

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

Dr. Irit Sagi
Department of Structural Biology
The Weizmann Institute of Science

Event:

Sumoylation: A Pathway Emerges from the Nucleus to Regulate Membrane Excitability

Date:

11 April, 2007

Location:

at 10:00, Green Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Steve A. N. Goldstein
Department of Pediatrics Physician-in-Chief,
Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago

Event:

Local Therapeutic Delivery Systems for the Inhibition of Tumor Angiogenesis

Date:

10 April, 2007

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Marcelle Machluf
Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

Event:

"Functional Networks of the Integrin Adhesome"

Date:

27 March, 2007

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Benny Geiger, Dean, Faculty of Biology, Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot.

Event:

Oncogenic Activity of Splicing Factors

Date:

21 March, 2007

Location:

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

Dr. Rotem Karni
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA

Event:

Sleep Apnea and Atherosclerosis: What Can We Learn from the Mouse Model?

Date:

13 March, 2007

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Vsevolod (Seva) Polotsky
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Event:

Why Pancreas Cancer is Less Frequent in China than the US, in Spite of the Generally Higher Chinese Prevalence of Risk Factors: Insights on the Etiology of Pancreas Cancer

Date:

8 March, 2007

Location:

at 14:00 Glaris hall, First Floor,Medicine Faculty Building

Harvey A. Risch, MD, PhD
Professor of Epidemiology
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Event:

Regulation of EGFR Signaling in Drosophila by Intracellular Trafficking

Date:

1 March, 2007

Location:

at 11:00, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Benny Shilo
The Hilda and Cecil Lewis Professor of Molecular Genetics
Department of Molecular Genetics
The Weizmann Institute

Event:

Secrete and Let Live – Novel Insights into Secretion and Virulence Pathways of Salmonella Enterica Serovar Typhimurium

Date:

26 February, 2007

Location:

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

Dr. Ohad Gal-Mor,
The Michael Smith Laboratories,
University of British Columbia,
Vancouver, Canada

Event:

The Role of Glia in Drosophila Nervous System Development

Date:

20 February, 2007

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Ulrike Gaul
Laboratory of Developmental Neurogenetics
Rockefeller University, NY, USA

Event:

Depressed Rats and Manic Mice: The Development and Utilization of Animal Models for Affective Disorders, a Critical Stage in Translational Research

Date:

18 February, 2007

Location:

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

Dr. Haim Einat
College of Pharmacy,
University of Minnesota, Duluth, USA

Event:

The Role of ARTS in Apoptosis and Tumor Suppression

Date:

12 February, 2007

Location:

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

Dr. Sarit Larisch
Head, Apoptosis and Cancer Research Laboratory,
Pathology Department, Rambam Medical Center,
Faculty of Medicine, Technion

Event:

A Systems Approach to Dissecting the COP9 Signalosome in Drosophila

Date:

30 January, 2007

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Daniel A. Chamovitz
Department of Plant Sciences
Tel-Aviv University

Event:

Real-Time Imaging of IKK Activity in Intact Cells and Living Animals

Date:

29 January, 2007

Location:

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

Dr. Shimon Gross
Department of Radiology
Washington University School of Medicine

Event:

The Role of the Small GTPase, RhoB, in Retinal Angiogenesis, and Lymphangiogenesis

Date:

25 January, 2007

Location:

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

Dr. Irit Adini
Department of Surgery and Vascular Biology Program
Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School Boston, USA

Event:

Nuclear Receptors: Metabolic Engineering and the Dawn of Synthetic Physiology

Date:

24 January, 2007

Location:

at 13:30, Red Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Ronald M. Evans
Howard Hughes Medical institute
Gene Expression Laboratory
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
La Jolla, Calofornia

Event:

Principles of Gene Expression Evolution

Date:

16 January, 2007

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Naama Barkai,
Department of Molecular Genetics,
Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot

Event:

System Regulation through Transcriptional Coactivators: From Mitochondrial Biogenesis to ROS Homeostasis

Date:

14 January, 2007

Location:

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

Dr. Stavit Drori
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Department of Cell Biology
Harvard Medical School

Event:

Regulation of Cell Signaling Through Reversible Cysteine S-nitrosylation

Date:

11 January, 2007

Location:

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

Dr. Moran Benhar
Department of Medicine
Duke University Medical Center

Event:

Hippocampal Cellular and Network Activity in Freely-Moving Echolocating Bats

Date:

8 January, 2007

Location:

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

Dr. Nachum Ulanovsky
Department of Psychology
University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA

Event:

Genomic Incursions into the Unconquered Terrains of Human Genetic Disease

Date:

7 January, 2007

Location:

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

Dr. Nadav Ahituv
Genomics Division,
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory,
Berkeley, CA, USA

Event:

Taking Myc Out of the Mad Box: The Role of a Novel dMyc-Groucho Complex in Early Development

Date:

2 January, 2007

Location:

at 13:30 Glaris hall, First Floor,Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Amir Oryan
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

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