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Schwann Cell-Dependent Regulation of Peripheral Nerve Excitability

Thursday, July 11, 2024 - 13:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Yael Eshed Eisenbach, Department of Molecular Cell Biology
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Schmidt Lecture Hall
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Ant Collective Behavior and the Emergence of Cognition

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 - 13:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Udi Fonio, Department of the Physics of Complex Systems
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Candiotty Auditorium
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Structure-Function Relationship as a Key for Deciphering Neural Code

Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 13:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Alon Rubin, Department of Brain Sciences
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Schmidt Lecture Hall
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The Sleeping Enemy: Understanding CMV Latent Infection

Wednesday, March 20, 2024 - 13:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Michal Schwartz, Department of Molecular Genetics
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Schmidt Lecture Hall
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Peroxisomes: from Systematic Screens in Yeast to Human Diseases

Wednesday, June 21, 2023 - 13:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Einat Zalckvar, Department of Molecular Genetics
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Schmidt Lecture Hall
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In-Vivo Imaging Technologies for Pre-Clinical Research

Wednesday, May 24, 2023 - 13:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Inbal E. Biton
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Tracking Molecular Communication, a Necessity for the Cell's Cooperative Tasks

Wednesday, April 19, 2023 - 13:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Gabi Rosenblum, Department of Chemical & Structural Biology
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Schmidt Lecture Hall
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How Evolution Works? Lessons from Microorganisms Adaptation

Thursday, March 30, 2023 - 13:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Orna Dahan, Department of Molecular Genetics
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Schmidt Lecture Hall
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Powerful TEM: A Journey Into the Atomic Scale

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 - 01:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Lothar Houben, Department of Chemical Research Support
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Schmidt Lecture Hall
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From Stem Cells to Synthetic Embryos

Thursday, December 29, 2022 - 13:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Noa Novershtern, Department of Molecular Genetics
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Schmidt Lecture Hall
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WAO: Building Up an Astronomical Observatory

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 12:30
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Enrico Segre, Physics Core Facilities
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Schmidt Lecture Hall
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Challenging the Rules of Symmetry: Can Non-Polar Materials Exhibit Polar Properties?

Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 11:00
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Dr. Daivd Ehre (Department of Molecular Chemistry and Material Science)
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Zoom (see poster for link)
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Playing with Fire - Pyrotechnology in the Lower Paleolithic Levant

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 11:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr Iddo Pinkas, Department of Chemical Research Support
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Schmidt Auditorium + Zoom
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Travelling The SILC Road: The Non-Coding Path to Nerve Regeneration

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 11:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Rotem Ben-Tov-Perry (Department of Biological Regulation)
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Zoom (see poster for link)
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Beyond Weight Watchers: The Tools of the Metabolic Phenotyping Unit

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 11:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Yael Kuperman (Department of Veterinary Resources)
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Zoom (see poster for link)
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When water phobia brings order, new nanostructures rise and serve

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Haim Weissman, Department of Organic Chemistry
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Botnar Auditorium, Belfer Building
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The Surface and the Essence: Quantum Materials under the Microscope

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Nurit Avraham, Department of Condensed Matter Physics
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Schmidt Lecture Hall
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From The Terminator and The Matrix to Westworld --- Will computers be able to develop complex systems on their own?

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Assaf Marron, Department of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
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Botnar Auditorium, Belfer Building
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Gut Feelings: Our Bacteria innHealth and Disease

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Hagit Shapiro, Department of Immunology
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Schmidt Auditorium
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What's on the surface? More than the eye can see

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Tatyana Bendikov, Department of Chemical Research Support
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Schmidt Lecture Hall
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"We're all individuals": Patient-Oriented Cancer Treatment

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Nancy Gavert, Department of Molecular Cell Biology
Lecture location: 
Wolfson Lecture Hall
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Jerusalem - What's New?"

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Shlomit Weksler-Bdolah, Israel Antiquities Authority
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The Benoziyo Building for Biological Sciences – Auditorium
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Heavy Metal Blues: The Art of Seeing the Forest and the Trees

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Tomer Meir Salame, Life Sciences Core Facilities
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Botnar Auditorium, Belfer Building
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Colorful Crystals and Thin Films Made in Israel

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Michal Lahav, Department of Organic Chemistry
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Botnar Auditorium, Belfer Building
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Old olive trees: Can we know how old a tree is? Can we know when a tree died? High-Resolution radiocarbon research on the growth patterns of olive trees

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Lior Regev, Kimmel Center for Archaeological Sciences
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Botnar Auditorium, Belfer Building
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Stronger, Tighter and Faster: Designing Improved Protein Functions

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Olga Khersonsky, Department of Biomolecular Sciences
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Botnar Auditorium, Belfer Building
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The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics and How a Simple Trick Changed Optics Forever

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Barry Bruner, Department of Physics of Complex Systems
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Botnar Auditorium, Belfer Building
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You shell not pass: keeping RNA in the nucleus

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Yoav Lubelsky, Department of Biological Regulation
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Benoziyo Building for Biological Sciences auditorium (room 191c)
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The Dynamics of brain development in health and disease

Wednesday, December 26, 2018 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Tamar Sapir, Department of Molecular Genetics
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Botnar Auditorium, Belfer Building
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Single-Cell Genomics Reveals a Novel Regulatory Role of the Immune System in Obesity

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Diego Jaitin, Department of Immunology
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Schmidt Lecture Hall
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Detecting the Invisible: On Giant Detectors, Elusive Particles and Dark Matter

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Hagar Landsman, Department of Particle Physics and Astrophysics
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Schmidt Lecture Hall
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A Land of Wheat: In search of lost wheat landraces in Israel and abroad

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
B.Z. Goldberg
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Schmidt Lecture Hall
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Decoding the Enigma of the Sphinx: Sphingolipids in Health and Disease

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Yael Pewzner-Jung, Dept. of Biomolecular Sciences
Lecture location: 
Schmidt Lecture Hall
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Representing Self-Position and the Position of Others in the Bat Hippocampus

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Liora Las, Dept. of Neurobiology
Lecture location: 
Schmidt Lecture Hall

Jupiter's Deep Atmosphere Relealed by Juno

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Eli Galanti, Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Lecture location: 
Schmidt Lecture Hall
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The Pan-Cancer Survival Transcriptome

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Daniel Harari, Dept. of Biomolecular Sciences
Lecture location: 
Schmidt Lecture Hall
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Spatial Omics of the Mammalian Liver

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Keren Bahar Halpern, Dept. of Molecular Cell Biology
Lecture location: 
Schmidt Lecture Hall
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3D Optical Imaging of Intact Live and Cleared Tissue

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Sefi Addadi, Life Sciences Core Facilities
Lecture location: 
Schmidt Lecture Hall
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Teaching How to Learn in School Science: Research & Development

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Zahava Scherz, Dept. of Science Teaching, Dean for Educational Activities
Lecture location: 
Schmidt Lecture Hall
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Triple-Stage Mass Spectrometry Unravels the Heterogeneity of Endogenous Protein Complexes

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Gili Ben-Nissan, Dept. of Biomolecular Sciences
Lecture location: 
Schmidt Lecture Hall
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All Yeasts are Created Equal, but do they Behave Equally?

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Gilad Yaakov, Dept. of Molecular Genetics
Lecture location: 
Schmidt Lecture Hall
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From Jacob and Esau to Israel and Edom

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Prof. (emeritus) Yair Zakovitch
Lecture location: 
Schmidt

Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) at Weizmann

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Iddo Pinkas, Dept of Chemical Research Support
Lecture location: 
Schmidt
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08-934-2421

"Message in a bubble" - Microbial interactions that impact the marine environment

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Daniella Schatz, Dept. of Plant and Environmental Sciences
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Schmidt
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08-934-2421

Can viruses talk to each other?

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Gil Amitai, Dept of Molecular Genetics
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Schmidt
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08-934-2421

Atoms of recognition in human and computer vision

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Danny Harari, Dept. of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
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Schmidt
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08-934-2421

A science-based approach to nutrition: The Personailized Nutrition Project

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Adina Weinberger, Dept. of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
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Schmidt
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08-934-2421

Molecules in One, Two, Three... and Four Dimensions

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Miri Eisenstein, Dept. of Chemical Research Support
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Schmidt
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08-934-2421

CRISPR/Cas9: a Revolution for Genetically Engineered Mice

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 02:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Rebecca Haffner, Dept. of Veterinary Resources
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Schmidt
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08-934-2421

Winners of the "Scientific Counsel Prizes for Outstanding Staff Scientists"

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Yael Aylon, Dr. Michal Lahav, Dr. Tamar Paz-Elizur, Dr. Evgeny Stambulchik
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Schmidt
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08-934-2421

Seeing is believing - Rescent advances in imaging flow cytometry

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Ziv Porat, Dept. of Biological Services
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Schmidt
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08-934-2614

Protection mechanisms of cancer prevnetion - lessons from the heart

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Rachel Sarig, Dept. of Molecular Cell Biology
Lecture location: 
Schmidt

Guest lecture: Aspects of faith and territories

Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Nira Pereg, Video artist
Lecture location: 
Botnar
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08-934-2614

What’s Wrong With My Mice?! Behavioral and Physiological Phenotyping

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Michael Tsoory, Dept. of Veterinary Resources
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Schmidt
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08-934-2614

Emerging Contaminants - The Hidden Time Bombs of Modern Technology

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Ishai Dror, Earth and Planetary Sciences
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Schmidt
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08-934-2614

Revealing the secrets of giant viruses

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Yael Fridmann Sirkis
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Schmidt
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08-934-2614

Cool Stuff - Cryo-Scanning Electron Microcopy of Frozen Hydrated Samples

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Eyal Shimoni
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Schmidt
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08-934-2614

Genetic studies of the personal human olfactory barcode

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Tsviya Olender
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Schmidt
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08-934-2614

Brain under the Flashlight or How to Develop a Simple and Effective Method for In Vivo Imaging?

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Slava Kalchenko, Dept. of Veterinary Resources
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Schmidt
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08-934-2614

Evolution in the ocean: Live and let die

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Shifra Ben-Dor, Dept. of Biological Services
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Schmidt
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08-934-2421

Plants, Sex and the Hidden Epigenetic Code

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 14:00
Lecture presenter: 
Cathy Besudo, Dept. of Plant & Environmental Sciences
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Schmidt
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08-934-2614

Catch me if you can! - Developing Enzyme Drugs to Prevent and Treat Nerve-Gas Intoxications

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 14:00
Lecture presenter: 
Moshe Goldsmith, Dept of Biological Chemistry
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Schmidt
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08-934-2614

Digitalis, an old heart drug- a museum piece or a drug with new roles?

Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 12:30
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Adriana Katz, Department of Biological Chemistry
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Schmidt
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08-934-4421

Sailing or Flying: Waze for the world of transport in nano devices and molecules

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 12:30
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Hagai Cohen, Dept. of Chemical Research Support
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Schmidt
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08-934-4421

White Architecture: the birth of an Israeli language of architecture

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dan Price, Architect
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08-934-4421

To think outside the dot - introducing Imaging Flow Cytometry

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 12:00
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Dr. Ziv Porat, Dept. of Biological Services
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One, two, many.... and one too many. The road to few-body systems in Physics

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Oded Heber, Dept. Particle Physics & Astrophysics
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08-934-4421

“Can two walk together unless meant for each other?” Ligands and Receptors: From Bench to Bedside.

Wednesday, December 25, 2013 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Daniela Novick, Dept. of Molecular Genetics
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Schmidt
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08-934-4421

QSOX1: Extracellular Matrix Architect by Day, Pro-Metastatic Agent by Night

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 13:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Tal Ilani, Dept. of Structural Biology
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Schmidt
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08-934-2242

אשמדאי החנטריש - השפעות איריאניות על לשוננו ועל תרבותנו

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Tamar Eilam Gindin, מכון עזרי, אוניבסיטת חיפה
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Schmidt
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08-934-2242

The vision of surface forces: from fundamental science to applications

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 12:00
Lecture presenter: 
Dr. Nir Kampf, Dept.of Materials and Interfaces

Spotlight on Science 2023-2024

Posted: 11.03.2024

The Staff Scientists Council is thrilled to finally be able to bring you the (postponed) schedule of this year's Spotlight on Science lectures.

The dates and speakers for this year are:

  • March 20: Dr. Michal Schwartz (Department of Molecular Genetics)
  • April 17: Dr. Nitzan Akerman (Department of Phyics Complex Systems)
  • May 22: Dr. Alon Rubin (Department of Brain Sciences)
  • June 20: Dr. Udi Fonio (Department of Physics of Complex Systems)
  • July 11: Dr. Yael Eshed Eisenbach (Department of Molecular Cell Biology

Lecture topics and locations will be announced as they become available.

Many thanks to Dr. Yael Aylon and Dr. Ayelet Vilan for all their hard work on twice organizing this series of lectures.

Spotlight on Science 2022-2023

Posted: 07.11.2022

The Staff Scientists Council is proud to announce the 2022-2023 schedule for the Spotlight on Science series of lectures.

This year will have lectures from:

  • Nov. 30, 2022: Dr. Enrico Segre, Physics Core Facilities
  • Dec. 28, 2022: Dr. Noa Novershtern, Department of Molecular Genetics
  • Jan. 25, 2023: Dr. Lothar Houben, Department of Chemical Research Support
  • Mar. 30, 2022: Dr. Orna Dahan, Department of Molecular Genetics
  • Apr. 19, 2023: Dr. Gabriel Rosenblum, Department of Chemical and Structural Biology
  • May 31, 2023: Dr. Inbal Biton, Department of Veterinary Resources
  • Jun. 28, 2023: Dr. Einat Zalckvar, Department of Molecular Genetics

Details on each lecture will be announced as available.