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2008

Event:

Stem cells Mediating Regeneration and Developmental Processes in a Protochordate

Date:

31 December, 2008

Location:

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

Dr. Ayelet Voskoboynik
Stanford Institute for Stem Cell Biology
and Regenerative Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA

Event:

A Physiological Perspective on the Unfolded Protein Response

Date:

30 December, 2008

Location:

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

Dr. David Ron
The Helen L. and Martin S. Kimmel Center for Biology and Medicine at the Skriball Institute for Biomolecular Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, New-York, USA

Event:

Evolutionarily Conserved Role for Proteasomal Subunits in Maintaining Chromosome Stability

Date:

22 December, 2008

Location:

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

Dr. Shay Ben-Aroya
Phil Hieter Laboratory, Michael Smith Laboratories, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Event:

Periprosthetic Bone Loss and Strategies for Regeneration

Date:

16 December, 2008

Location:

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

Stuart B. Goodman MD, PhD.
Department of Biomechanical Engineering
Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University, CA. USA.

Event:

Growth Cone Guidance Receptors and the Pathogenesis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Date:

16 December, 2008

Location:

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

Prof. Hugo J. Bellen
Director, Program in Developmental Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA.

Event:

Regulation of Gene Expression in Development via the Core Promoter

Date:

15 December, 2008

Location:

at 12:15, Glaris hall, First Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Tamar Juven-Gershon
Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, San Diego, USA

Event:

Systems Biology Approach to Personalized Medicine

Date:

2 December, 2008

Location:

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

Prof. Gordon B. Mills
Department of Molecular Therapeutics, University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

Event:

Neural Control Systems for Sensation and Locomotion: Basic Science and Clinical Implications

Date:

1 December, 2008

Location:

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

Asaf Keller, Ph.D
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA

Event:

Structure and Function of Human IST1 in Cytokinesis

Date:

20 November, 2008

Location:

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

Dr. Monika Bajorek
Department of Biochemistry, University of Utah

Event:

Cell Cycle Arrest Beyond Tumor Suppression: Cellular Senescence Limits Liver Fibrosis

Date:

16 November, 2008

Location:

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

Valery Krizhanovsky, Ph.D.
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY, USA

Event:

SIRT1: A Possible Link Between Metabolism and the Circadian Clock

Date:

7 October, 2008

Location:

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

Gad Asher M.D Ph.D
Department of Molecular Biology
University of Geneva, Switzerland

Event:

Targetting cancer, diabetes and inflammation with sulfated sugar-based drugs

Date:

25 September, 2008

Location:

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

Dr. Craig Freeman
The John Curtin School of Medical Research
Canberra, Australia

Event:

Regulation of Cell Signaling Through Reversible Cysteine S-nitrosylation

Date:

7 September, 2008

Location:

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

Dr. Moran Benhar
Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, USA

Event:

The Cell Cycle and Genomic Stability

Date:

4 September, 2008

Location:

at 10:30, Blue Hall, First Floor, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Dennis W. Stacey
Department of Molecular Genetics
The Lerner Research Institute
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Event:

Ovarian Cancer Stem Cells: the Source of Recurrence and Chemoresistance

Date:

16 July, 2008

Location:

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

Prof. Gil Mor M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Yale University School of Medicine
Director Reproductive Immunology Unit
Director, Translational Research in Gynecologic Oncology: Discovery To Cure: Ovarian Cancer Detection and Treatment Program
Dept. of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut

Event:

Neuronal Guidance, Cell Migration and Cancer Metastasis

Date:

9 July, 2008

Location:

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

Prof. Jane Wu
Charles Louis Mix Professor of Neurology Feinberg School of Medicine, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Center for Genetic Medicine, Northwestern University

Event:

Inflammation in Vascular Injury and Repair

Date:

9 July, 2008

Location:

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

Daniel I. Simon MD
Chief Cardiovascular Medicine
Director Heart and Vascular Institute
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Herman K Hellerstein Professor of Cardiovascular Research
Director, Case Cardiovascular Center
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Event:

Lineage Segregation in the Paraxial Mesoderm

Date:

1 July, 2008

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Chaya Kalchaim
Anatomy and Cell Biology, Hebrew University,
Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem

Event:

MRI Tools for Monitoring Angiogenesis & Hemodynamic Changes in Pathology

Date:

17 June, 2008

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Rinat Abramovitch
Goldyne Savad Institute of Gene Therapy
Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem

Event:

Neural Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells - Mechanisms and Potential Applications

Date:

3 June, 2008

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Benjamin Reubinoff
Sidney Swartz Chair in Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research. The Goldyne Savad Institute of Gene Therapy & The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Hadassah University Medical Center, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem

Event:

Noninvasive Electrocardiographic Imaging (ECGI) of Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia

Date:

2 June, 2008

Location:

at 14:00, Red Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Yoram Rudy
Director, Cardiac Bioelectriciy and Arrhythmia Center (CBAC),
Washington Univestiry in St. Louis, USA

Event:

Chromatin Domain Organization of Fly and Human Genomes

Date:

29 May, 2008

Location:

at 10:30, Green Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Bas van Steensel
Division of Molecular Biology
Netherlands Cancer Institute
Amsterdam

Event:

Pain Selective Anesthesia

Date:

29 May, 2008

Location:

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

Alexander Binshtok, Ph.D.
Neural Plasticity Research Group
Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care
Mass General Hospital & Harvard Medical School

Event:

Deciphering the Structure and Chemical Biology of Human Gene Families

Date:

15 May, 2008

Location:

at 11:30, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Opher Gileadi
The Structural Genomics Consortium
University of Oxford

Event:

THE ADVANCES OF HUMAN GENETICS ; WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS FOR PATIENTS

Date:

6 May, 2008

Location:

at 07:30, Spencer Hall, Rambam Hospital

Arnold Munnich, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Munnich is the Chief of Genetics Services at l’hפpital Necker-Enfants malades and Professor at l’Universitי de Paris. He has served as the Director of INSERM’s “Handicaps gיnיtiques” since 1990. His research focuses on the genetics, pathogenesis and treatment of inherited pediatric neurologic and neuromuscular disorders. Dr. Munnich has published numerous scientific articles and books and was the recipient of the Grand prix INSERM in 2000. Arnold Munnich was appointed adviser to the president for biomedical research and health

Event:

Going Down the Tubes: Signaling Pathways Regulating Urinary Tract Segmentation

Date:

15 April, 2008

Location:

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

Prof. Doris Herzlinger
Department of Physiology
Cornell University Medical School
New York, USA

Event:

Phagocytosis of Apoptotic cells: Learning from the Fly

Date:

25 March, 2008

Location:

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

Dr. Estee Kurant
The Rockefeller University

Event:

A Novel Chromatin Response to DNA Damage: HP1 Dispersal is an Early Marker of DNA Breakage.

Date:

23 March, 2008

Location:

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

Nabieh Ayoub, Ph.D.
Senior Scientific Investigator
MRC Cancer Cell Unit
Hutchison/MRC Research Center
Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 2XZ
UK

Event:

Repopulation of the Normal Adult Rat Liver by Fetal Liver Stem/Progenitor Cells: Cell-cell Competition is the Name of the Game

Date:

20 March, 2008

Location:

at 11:30, Green Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. David A. Shafritz
Professor of Medicine, Cell Biology and Pathology and Director,
Marion Bessin Liver Research Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY, USA

Event:

The Role of Wnt Signaling in Cardiogenesis

Date:

9 March, 2008

Location:

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

Dr. Andrea Munsterberg
Senior Lecturer in Developmental Biology
School of Biological Sciences
University of East Anglia
Norwich, UK

Event:

Signaling Phagocytosis: Role of Phospholipids and Surface Charge

Date:

27 February, 2008

Location:

at 12:00, Red Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Sergio Grinstein
The Hospital for Sick Children
The University of Toronto
Toronto, ONT, Canada

Event:

Rabs and Rac as Pivotal Regulators in Insulin Action

Date:

27 February, 2008

Location:

at 13:30, Red Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Amira Klip
The Hospital for Sick Children
The University of Toronto
Toronto, ONT, Canada

Event:

The ATPase Cycle Mechanism of DEAD Box rRNA Helicase

Date:

25 February, 2008

Location:

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

Dr. Arnon Henn
Department of Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry
Yale University

Event:

Functional Genomics Approach-Exploring Complex Diseases of the Brain

Date:

14 February, 2008

Location:

at 14:30, Seminar Room, 6th Floor,Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Ornit Chiba-Falek
Dept of Medicine/Division of Neurology
Bryan Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and
the Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Event:

Functional Genomics Approach-Exploring Complex Diseases of the Brain

Date:

14 February, 2008

Location:

at 14:30, Seminar Room, 6th Floor,Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Ornit Chiba-Falek
Dept of Medicine/Division of Neurology
Bryan Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and
the Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Event:

Metals and Alzheimer's Disease: From Bench to Clinic

Date:

6 February, 2008

Location:

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

Prof. Ashley I. Bush
Director of Oxidation Biology Laboratory,
The Mental Health Research
Institute of Victoria, Australia

Event:

Seminar Rappaport by BEIC

Date:

22 January, 2008

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Sharon Tal Itzkovitch
Executive Director of the Bronica Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center
&
Dr Yair Feld
Founder and CEO of GeneGrafts
Entrepreneurship at the Medicine Faculty

Event:

Genetic Regulation of Forebrain Development in Zebrafish: Lessons from Six3

Date:

21 January, 2008

Location:

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

Dr. Adi Inbal
Department of Biological Sciences
Vanderbilt University, Tennessee, USA

Event:

Oncogenic Growth Factor Receptors: Signaling Mechanisms and Relevance to Cancer Therapy

Date:

17 January, 2008

Location:

at 11:30 white hall, First Floor,Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Yosef Yarden
Department of Biological Regulation
The Weizmann Institute of Science

Event:

"Long Distance Signaling in Injured Nerve"

Date:

15 January, 2008

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Michael Fainzilber, Biological Chemistry, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot.

Event:

Neural Circuits Underlying Sexually Dimorphic Social and Reproductive Behaviors

Date:

14 January, 2008

Location:

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

Dr. Tali Kimchi
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University

Event:

Near Infrared Fluorescent Probes of Cysteine Protease Activity: Applications to Cancer Imaging

Date:

13 January, 2008

Location:

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

Dr. Galia Blum
Department of Pathology
Stanford University School of Medicine, CA, USA

Event:

New Challenges for Structural Bioinformatics: Towards a Better Understanding of Protein Structure and Function Space

Date:

10 January, 2008

Location:

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

Dr. Iddo Friedberg

Program in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
Burnham Institute for Medical Research, La Jolla, CA, USA

Event:

A novel cell surface complex enhances tumor cell growth by inhibition of TGF-ß

Date:

9 January, 2008

Location:

at 13:00, Seminar Room, 11th Floor,Medicine Faculty Building


Dr. Gidi Shani
Research Associate
Peptide Biology Laboratory
The SALK INSTITUTE

Event:

Mechanisms for the Acquisition of Antifungal Drug Resistance: Genome Instability, Aneuploidy and Gene Copy Number

Date:

8 January, 2008

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Judith Berman
University of Minnesota, USA

Event:

Th17 vs. Th1 Effector Responses in Autoimmunity: More than One Way to Skin a Cat

Date:

6 January, 2008

Location:

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

Prof. Rachel R. Caspi
Chief, Immunoregulation Section,
NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA

Event:

Mechanisms of Beta-cell Adaptation and Failure in Type 2 Diabetes

Date:

3 January, 2008

Location:

at 11:00, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Gil Leibowitz (Lev)
Endocrinology & Metabolism Service, Division of Medicine,
Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem

Event:

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

Date:

2 January, 2008

Location:

at 13:00, Seminar Room, 11th Floor,Medicine Faculty Building

Dr. Dalit Barkan
Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Genetics
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Bethesda, MD

Event:

"Novel Biosynthetic Hydrogel Biomaterials Engineered for Regeneration and Tissue Engineering"

Date:

1 January, 2008

Location:

at 13:30, Blue Hall, Medicine Faculty Building

Prof. Dror Seliktar, Biomedical Engineering, Technion � Israel Institute of Technology.

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