Annual Conferences

Application for Katzir-Katchalsky Center Funding for Organization of Scientific Conferences

The conferences cover a wide scope of areas of the life sciences, with emphasis on molecular mechanisms and interdisciplinary fields. Scientists from all Israeli institutions of higher education are eligible. Please note that the center supports neither serial conferences nor conferences supported, or organized in collaboration with, Societies, groups, or institutions.

Please fill in the application form, sign and send as an attachement by e-mail to:

Deadline for application submission: December 15 , 2017

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The conferences have been held annually, since 1973, either in Israel or abroad.

Previous annual conferences are listed

  • 2017, 56th
    The nuclear lamina and nuclear organization
    Dr. Michal Goldberg, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • 2017, 55th
    Insect symbionts: plasticity in confronting environmental
    Dr. Michal Segoli, Ben-Gurion University
  • 2016, 54th
    Finding the right balance: on the interplay between excitation and inhibition in neural dynamics
    Prof. Ilan Lampl, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 2016, 53rd
    Challenges and frontiers in mammalian reproduction
    Prof. Michael Eisenbach, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 2016, 52nd
    Genome evolution from the test-tube to the living body
    Prof. Yitzhak Pilpel, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 2016, 51st
    Cellular Senescence: From Mechanisms to Therapeutic Opportunities
    Prof. Valery Krizhanovsky, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 2016, 50th
    Podocyte conference, Jerusalem Satellite
    Prof. Karl Skorecki and Dr. Suheir Assady, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
  • 2016, 49th
    Skeletal and Cardiac Myogenesis
    Prof. Talila Volk, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 2016, 48th
    From host genomes to microbiome: Immunity in the genomic era
    Dr. Ido Amit and Dr. Eran Elinav, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 2015, 47th
    Peroxisomes in health and disease
    Prof. Maya Schuldiner, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 2015, 46th
    EMBO Workshop on “Cell Biology of Animal Lectins”
    Prof. Yehiel Zick, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 2015, 45th
    Deep sequencing meets structural biology
    Prof. Gideon Schrieber, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 2014, 44th
    Integrative prespectives on the development of the musculoskeletal system
    Prof. Elazar Zelzer, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 2014, 43rd
    The American, Israeli and Palestinian workshop on Genomics and cancer
    Prof. Nadir Arber, Tel Aviv University
  • 2014, 42nd
    Mechanisms of Neuronal Remodelling
    Prof. Avraham Yaron & Dr. Oren Schuldiner, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 2013, 41st
    Cell-Cell Fusion
    Prof. Benjamin Podbilewicz, Department of Biology, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
  • 2012, 40th
    Computational Biology: Then and Now
    Dr. Koby Levy, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 2011, 39th
    The Biochemistry, Biology and Pathology of MAP Kinases
    Prof. David Engelberg, Hebrew university of Jerusalem
  • 2011, 38th
    Autophagy in health and disease
    Prof. Zvulun Elazar, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 2011, 37th
    Mechanisms of Nucleocytoplasmic Trafficking
    Prof. Yosef Gruenbaum, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • 2010, 36th
    Integrative Perspectives on the Development of the Musculoskeletal System
    Dr. Eldad Tzahor, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 2010, 35th
    Mitochondria:Function and Dysfunction
    Prof. Atan Gross, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 2009, 34th
    Protein Misfolding in the test tube and in disease
    Prof. Jerardo Lederkremer, Tel-Aviv University
  • 2009, 33rd
    From physics to life: an interdisciplinary workshop
    Prof. Samuel Safran, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 2009, 32nd
    The MIF/CD74 pathway in health and disease
    Prof. Idit Shachar, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 2007, 31st
    The Unbearable Complexity of Life
    Prof. Abdussalam Azem and Prof. Nathan Nelson, Tel-Aviv University
  • 2006, 30th
    Optical of Biomolecular Dynamics II
    Prof. Gilad Haran, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 2005, 29th
    Molecular Perspective on Protein-Protein Interactions
    Prof.Gideon Schreiber, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 2004, 28th
    The COP Signalosome, the Proteasome and e-IF3 at the Interface between Signaling and Proteolysis
    Prof. Michael H.Glickman, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
  • 2001, 27th
    Cellular Implications of Redox Signaling
    Prof. Carlos Gitler and Prof. Avihai Danon, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 1998, 26th
    Polymer Based Technology (POC 98)
    Prof. Abraham Warshawsky and Prof. Matityahu Fridkin, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 1997, 25th
    25th Annual Convention in Memory of Aharon Katzir: From the Dawn of Life to the End of Days - Innovations in Life Sciences
    Prof. Michael Eisenbach and Prof. Uriel Littauer, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 1996, 24th
    Bioinformatics <--> Structure
    Prof. Joel Sussman, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 1996, 23rd
    Environmental Impact of Polymeric Materials
    Prof. Ezio Martuscelli and Prof. David Vofsi, Tel-Aviv University
  • 1994, 22nd
    Plant Molecular Biology
    Prof. J. Schell, Prof. Ilan Chet and Prof. Robert Fluhr, Koln, Germany
  • 1993, 21st
    Applications of Membranes in Industry
    Prof.Ora Kedem, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 1992, 20th
    A Special Symposium Dedicated to Aharon Katzir Twenty Years after his Death: In the Crucible of the Scientific Revolution
    Prof. Joshua Jortner and Prof. Ora Kedem, Tel-Aviv University and Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 1991, 19th
    Plant Bioenergetics & Ion Translocation
    Prof. Zipora Gormet-Elhanan, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 1990, 18th
    From Receptor to Cell Response - Physiology and Pharmacology
    D. Corda, A. Luini & M. Shinitzky, Mario Negri Sud, Italy
  • 1990, 17th
    Molecular Control of Development - Growth Differentiation and Malignancy
    Prof. Leo Sachs, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 1988, 16th
    Dynamics in Molecular and Cellular Biology
    Prof. B. Hess and Prof. I. Prigogine, Brussels, Belgium
  • 1986, 15th
    Molecular Neurobiology
    Prof.Uriel Littauer, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 1985, 14th
    The Biological Significance of Conformational Changes in DNA and DNA-Protein Complexes
    Prof. E. Neumann, Bielefeld, Germany
  • 1985, 13th
    Sensing in Microorganisms
    Prof.Michael Eisenbach, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 1984, 12th
    Oxygenation of the Tissues
    Prof. C. Nicolau, Tours, France
  • 1983, 11th
    Molecular Biology of Plants
    Prof. M. Edelman, The Hebrew Univeristy
  • 1982, 10th
    Aging of the brain
    Prof. David Samuel, Mantua, Italy
  • 1981, 9th
    Carbohydrate-Protein Interactions
    Prof. Nathan Sharon, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 1980, 8th
    Luminescence in Macromolecules - Synthetic and Biological
    Prof. H. Morawetz, New York, USA
  • 1980, 7th
    Structural Aspects of Recognition and Assembly in Biological Macromolecules
    Prof. W. Traub, Nof Ginossar, Israel
  • 1978, 6th
    Molecular Mechanisms of Biological Recognition
    Prof. M. Eigen, Goettingen, Germany
  • 1977, 5th
    Interferons and the Control of Cell-Virus Interactions
    Prof. Michel Revel, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 1976, 4th
    Coupling Reactions in Biological Systems
    Prof. M. Avron, Paris, France
  • 1975, 3rd
    International IUPAC Symposium on Macromolecules
    Prof. A. Silberberg, Jerusalem, Israel
  • 1974, 2nd
    Biopolymer Interactions
    Prof. M. Mandel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1973, 1st
    Stability and Origin of Biological Information
    Prof. M. Eigen and Prof. Israel R. Miller, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 1982, th
    A Special Symposium Dedicated to Aharon Katzir Ten Years after his Death: Biological Structure and Coupled Flows
    Prof. Abraham Oplatka, Weizmann Institute of Science