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Important Dates

Registration Deadline

April 15, 2016

Abstract Submission Deadline

March 15, 2016


You are invited to register and participate in the: Research Workshop of the Israel Science Foundation 2016 conference - “Cellular Senescence: From Molecular Mechanisms to Therapeutic Opportunities.” The conference aims to cover a diverse range of interdisciplinary topics focused on cellular senescence with worldwide attendance.

Scientific Advisory Board:

  • Judith Campisi, USA
  • Scott Lowe, USA
  • Daniel Peeper, NL - EMBO Keynote Lecture
  • Manuel Serrano, ES

Confirmed speakers (by alphabetical order):

  • Peter Adams, UK
  • Yinon Ben-Neriah, IL
  • Martin Bennett, UK
  • Oliver Bischof, FR
  • Fabrizio d'Adda di Fagagna, IT
  • Jan van Deursen, USA
  • Gerardo Ferbeyre, CAN
  • Jennifer Gamble, AUS
  • Jesus Gil, UK
  • Andrei Gudkov, USA
  • Jan Hoeijmakers, NL
  • Pura Muñoz-Cánoves , ES
  • Angela Santoni, IT
  • Clemens Schmitt, DE
  • Yossi Shiloh, IL
  • Victor Thannickal, USA
  • Daohong Zhou, USA

Organizing committee

Valery Krizhanovsky

Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

Ittai Ben-Porath

Hebrew University- Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel

Conference Coordinator

Inbal Azoulay

inbal.azoulay@weizmann.ac.il Tel: +972-8-934-4510