2012 Annual Meeting 2017-05-03T07:14:25+00:00

Frontiers in Genetics VII

February 20, 2012

The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, food and environment, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Rehovot, Israel

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Program

Poster

Abstract Submission

TENTATIVE SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

[success]08:30 Registration[/success]

[success]09:00 – 09:10 Opening Session[/success]

Opening

Naomi Ori, Board member, The Genetic Society of Israel

[success]09:10 – 10:55 Session I | Chair: Judy Berman[/success]

9:10 Plenary Lecture 

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Centromeric nucleosomes and epigenetics

Steve Henikoff, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

 

09:55 Genome-wide 3C and the hierarchical domain model for chromosome structure in Drosophila

Amos Tanay, Weizmann Institute of Science

 

10:15 Epigenetic Regulation of Phase Transition in Plants

Nir Ohad, Department of Molecular Biology and Ecology of Plants, Tel Aviv University

 

10:35 Ataxia-telangiectasia: from disease to biological function – and back

Yossi Shiloh, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University

 

10:55 – 11:30  Coffee

 

[success]11:30 – 13:00 Session II | Chair: Itai Yanai[/success]

 

11:30 – 11:50 microRNA and DICER role in differentiation and malignant transformation of melanocyte

Carmit Levy, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University

 

11:50 Analyzing DNA double-strand break repair using an inducible and live imaging system

Michal Goldberg, Department of Genetics, Hebrew University

 

12:10 New insights into the function and evolution of PCNA mediated DNA replication

Amir Aharoni, Department of Life Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

 

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12:30 GENETIC SOCIETY ASSEMBLY MEETING & ELECTIONS

PRESENTATION OF HONORARY AWARD TO:

Prof. Ariella Oppenheim, Hadassah Medical school, Hebrew University

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13:00 Lunch, Poster Session and Exhibition Viewing

 

[success]14:30 – 16:30 Session III | Chair: Lior David[/success]

14:30 Plenary Lecture 

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Instruments of Global Transcriptome Regulation

Gideon Dreyfuss, Howard Hughes Medical School, University of Pennsylvania, USA

 

15:15 Genomic variation in health and disease

Doron Lancet, The Weizmann Institute of Science

 

15:35 Mining the role of allelic interactions in mediating non-additive mode of inheritance in plants and yeast

Eyal Fridman, Faculty of agriculture, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

15:55 Germline stem cells regulate somatic proteosatsis during C. elegans adulthood

Anat Ben-Zvi, Department of Life Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

 

16:15 The potato fountain of youth

Yuval Eshed, The Weizmann Institute of Science

 

[success]16:35 Closing remarks and poster prizes[/success]