כנס ישראל איטליה לזכרו של פרופ' אשל בן יעקב: מערכות ביולוגיות - "ממורכב לפשוט"

31 במאי 2016, 8:30 
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כנס ישראל איטליה לזכרו של פרופ' אשל בן יעקב:  מערכות ביולוגיות - "ממורכב לפשוט"

 

PROGRAM - Italy-Israel meeting "Simplifying Complex Biological Systems"

In Memory of Prof. Eshel Ben-Jacob

 Tuesday May 31st

 

 

 

Registration

08:30-10:10

Opening Session - In memory of professor Eshel Ben-Jacob

 

Prof. Joseph Klafter, president of Tel Aviv University

 

H. E. Francesco Maria Talo, ambassador of Italy to Israel

 

Prof. David Andelman, Tel Aviv University

 

Prof. Alfred Tauber, Center for Philosophy and History of Science, Boston University. Currently a visiting professor at Tel Aviv University.

 

Prof. Uri Ashery, head of Sagol School of Neuroscience

Announcement of the Eshel Ben-Jacob’s "The Sagol School of Neuroscience Interdisciplinary Partnership Grants (SNIP)".

 

TAU Honorary Doctor Sami Sagol, founder of Sagol Brain Network

 

Dana Venkrat "high school student"

 

Dr. Dror Kenett Eshel PhD Student

 

Prof. Herbert Levine, Rice University, Houston, TX

 

 

 

Session 1 Understanding the complexity of brain Diseases Chairperson:  Leonard Sander

10:15

10:35

Shai Efrati

The  Braintherapeutic Effects of Hyperbaric Oxygen

10:35

10:55

Illana Gozes

Mechanisms in Autism, Schizophrenia and Alzheimer's Disease: the Case of ADNP and NAP (davunetide)

10:55

11:15

Michal Schwartz

Immune checkpoint blockade to fight against Alzheimer's disease and dementia

11:15

11:35

Roy Beck-Barkai

Physics, biology and multiple sclerosis

11:35

12:05

Coffee Break

Session 2 Collective dynamics in microorganisms Chairperson: Nigel Goldenfeld  

12:05

12:25

Arieh Zaritsky

Is Nucleotide Complexity Limited by The Eclipse?

12:25

12:45

Avraham  Be'er

Swarming Bacteria Migrate by Levy Walk

12:45

13:05

Alin Finkelshtein

Cooperation by day, predation by night – the light sensitive relationship between the swarming bacterium Paenibacillus vortex and the algae Chlorella vulgaris.

13:05

14:00

Lunch Break

Session 3 Understanding the complexity of Neoplastic Diseases Chairperson: Inbal Hecht

14:00

14:20

Herbert Levine

Cancer progression via the dissemination of hybrid epithelial/mesenchymal cells

14:20

14:40

José Onuchic

The Genetics and Biophysics of Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition (EMT): Can Theory Help Cancer Biology

14:40

15:00

Gideon Rechavi

The Expanding Epitranscriprome: A New Layer of Regulation

15:00

15:20

Ronit Satchi-Fainaro S   

Identifying molecular signatures of tumor dormancy as a basis for the rational design of precision nanomedicines

15:20

15:40

Coffee Break

Session 4 Modeling collective behavior Chairperson: Avraham Be’er

15:40

16:00

Nir Gov

Physical modeling of collective motion in animal groups: carrying ants

16:00

16:20

Amir Ayali

Collective behavior: lessons from the locust model

16:20

16:40

Sorin Solomon

In the survival struggle, populations of winners are losers

16:40

17:00

David Kessler

Non-Local Fisher Growth: From Brownian Bugs to Evolution to Fisher-KPP

 

 

 

PROGRAM - Italy-Israel meeting "Simplifying Complex Biological Systems"

In Memory of Prof. Eshel Ben-Jacob

 Wednesday June 1st  

Lola Hall, Sackler Faculty of Medicine

Session 5 Neuronal Networks Chairperson: Ari Barzilai

9:00

9:20

Leonard Sander

Formation and Dynamics of Waves in a Cortical Model of Cholinergic Modulation

9:20

9:40

Paolo Bonifazi

Structural-functional brain resting-state subnetworks: identification, description and application as biomarkers

9:40

10:00

Pablo Blinder

Function-form organization of the neurovascular unit: from systems to microcircuitry

10:00

10:20

Yael Hanein

Modularity induced gating and delays in neuronal networks

10:20

10:40

Amotz Zahavi

The evolution of recognition traits

10:40

11:10

Coffee Break

Session 6 Unraveling the human brain complexity  Chairperson: Paolo Bonifazi

11:10

11:30

Ari Barzilai

The role of astrocyte alterations in early changes in the dynamics of cultured cerebellar networks

11:30

11:50

Leenoy Meshulam

Place and Non-Place: Collective Coding in the Hippocampus

11:50

12:10

Orit Shefi 

Do neurons need synapses to interact?

12:10

12:30

Nigel Goldenfeld

Inspired by Eshel:  What can theoretical physics tell us about the origin and evolution of early life?  What can theoretical physics tell us about modern life?

12:30

12:50

Uri Nevo

The Immune Self-Tolerance Ether

12:50

13:45

Lunch Break

Session 7 From meta-networks to solid structures Chairperson: Stefano Boccaletti

13:45

14:05

Shlomo   Havlin 

Cascading Failures and Recovery in Networks of Networks

14:05

14:25

Stefano Boccaletti

Complex and multilayer networks: from structure to dynamics

14:25

14:45

Itamar Procaccia

Mechanical Yield in Complex Amorphous Solids: a First-Order Phase Transition

14:45

15:05

Raz Kupferman

Homogenization of defects: the emergence of torsion and non-metricity

15:05

15:25

Gerd Schoen

Josephson junctions and single-electron effects: review and recent developments

15:25

15:45

Coffee Break

Session 8 Breaking the code of cancer complexity Chairperson: José Onuchic

15:45

16:05

Silvia Giordano

Resistance to Met Inhibitors: What Is the Role of Tumor Microenvironment?

16:05

16:25

Ilan Tsarfaty

HGF/SF-Met Signaling: A Major Regulator of Tumor Cell Motility Plasticity Leading to Metastasis

16:25

16:45

Inbal Hecht

Blebbing during cancer migration: From inter-cellular to intra-cellular dynamics

16:45

17:05

Dan Peer

RNA Therapeutics: New Era in Molecular Medicine?

 
 
 

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