Program

CDDD2017 Program

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Sun, 18 Jun

Time Session/Lecture info
08:00-09:00
Gathering and registration
 
09:00-09:40
The Israeli Society for Developmental Biology (IsSDB) award
 
09:00-09:05
Zahra Zakeri, Queens College, USA
Opening remarks by the ICDS president
09:05-09:10
Eli Arama, Chairperson of the IsSDB, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Presenting Award to Benny Shilo
09:10-09:40
Benny Shilo, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Developmental biology: Looking back and planning ahead
09:40-13:10
Session I: Mechanisms of Cell Death in Development
Chair: David Sprinzak, (Tel Aviv University, Israel) 
09:40-10:10
Adi Salzberg, Technion, Israel
Autophagy serves as a backup cell-death mechanism to ensure the removal of unwanted cells during chordotonal organ development
10:10-10:40
Sivan Henis-Korenblit, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
It's all in your mind - non-autonomously regulation of germ cell fate by neuronal cues
10:40-11:10
Coffee
11:10-11:40
Maxime Bouchard, McGill University,Canada
Morphogenetic Apoptosis is a Driving Force of Urinary Tract Development
11:40-12:10
Hila Toledano, University of Haifa, Israel
The resistance mechanism of the Drosophila germilne stem cell niche to apoptosis
12:10-12:40
Eli Arama & Lama Tarayrah, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Living with caspases and dying without them
12:40-13:10
Hermann Steller, Rockefeller University,USA
Signaling by apoptotic cells in development and cancer
13:10-14:40
Lunch
 
14:40-17:00
Session II: Cell Death in Neuronal Development and Disease
Offer Gerlitz (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)  
14:40-15:10
Avraham Yaron, Weizmann Institute of science, Israel
The role of the apoptotic system in axonal pruning
15:10-15:40
Yoram Groner, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Molecular insights into cell type specification during Dorsal Root Ganglia (DRG) development
15:40-16:10
Shai Shaham, Rockefeller University, USA
The molecular biology of LCD, a prevalent conserved non-apoptotic developmental cell death program
16:10-16:40
Gines Morata, Centro de Biologia Molecular in Madrid, Spain
Short-term activation of the Jun N-terminal Kinase pathway in apoptosis-deficient cells of Drosophila causes tumorigenesis
16:40-17:00
Coffee
17:00-19:15
Session III: The ICDS Career Award
Chair: Zahra Zakeri (Queens College CUNY, USA) 
17:00-17:15
Zahra Zakeri, Queens College, USA
President of the ICDS
17:15-17:30
Richard A. Lockshin, St. John's University, USA
Presenting Award to David Wallach
17:30-18:15
David Wallach, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
A 'Sanhedrin Verdict' in the induction of cell death and inflammation by the TNF family: all the way down to the effector stage
18:15-18:30
Eli Arama, Weizmann Institute of science, Israel
Presenting Award to Barbara Conradt
18:30-19:15
Barbara Conradt, LMU Munich, Germany
Regulation of programmed cell death during C. elegans development
19:15-21:30
Dinner