Seminars 2009-2010

Seminars 2009-2010

June 23, 2010 Eugene Kolker, Department of Medical Education & Biomedical Informatics, University of Washington USA
Can we identify and understand proteomes?

June 14, 2010 Margit Burmeister, Michigan University, Ann Arbor USA
Genomic approaches to neurological and psychiatric disorders.

June 10, 2010 Douglas Erwin, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, USA
Asymmetric patterns of originations in the fossil record, and implications for developmental mechanisms.

June 9, 2010 Simon Barak, Albert Katz Department of Dryland Biotechnologies, Ben Gurion University, Israel
Regulation of plant responses on stress.

May 26, 2010 Khalil Kashkush, Department of Life Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Israel
Transposon dynamics in the wheat genome.

May 12, 2010 Inna Gitelman, Department of Developmental Molecular Genetics, Ben Gurion University, Israel
Evolution of the vertebrate twist family and synfunctionalization: A mechanism for differential gene loss through merging of expression domains.

May 5, 2010 Shiri Freilich, Ruppin and Sharan Labs, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Using high-order genomic information for the modeling of bacterial environments and lifestyles.

May 3, 2010 Andriy A. Sibirny, Institute of Cell Biology, NAS of Ukraine
Yeast metabolic engineering for construction of efficient producers of biofuels.

March 24, 2010 Lilach Hadany, Department of Plant Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Modeling the evolution of genetic variation and its regulation.

March 10, 2010 Gidi Rechavi, Sheba Cancer Research Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel
A to I RNA editing: relevance to control of gene expression and evolution.

March 09, 2010 Milton Taylor, Indiana Molecular Biology Institute, Indiana University, USA
How does Hepatitis C virus escape the immune response and block the interferon response? Is there a relationship between response and race?

February 24, 2010 Avi Eitam, The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health, USA
Invasive insects: exclusion, containment and control.

January 13, 2010 Dan S. Tawfik, Biological Chemistry Department, Weizmann Institute of Scince, Israel
Protein evolution-a reconstructive approach.

December 23, 2009 Dov Por, Department of Evolution, Systematic & Ecology, Hebrew University Jerusalem, Israel
The thermodynamic fires behind animal evolution.

December 2, 2009 Isabella Grishkan, Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Israel
Soil microfungi of the Negev desert, Israel-adaptive strategies to climatic stress.

November 25, 2009 A. Keith Dunker, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Indiana University, School of Medicine, USA
Protein intrinsic disorder and cell signaling.

November 11, 2009 Yakov M. Gall, Saint-Petersburg Branch, Inst. Hist. Sci. & Technology, Russian Acad. Sci., Russia
Julian Huxley: developmental genetics and theory of evolution.

November 4, 2009 Philippe Leroy, INRA, Clermont-Ferrand, France
Annotation of the wheat chromosome 3B.

October 21, 2009 Ariel Chipman, Department of Evolution, Systematic. & Ecology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
The origin of segmented body plans - when embryos and fossils disagree.

September 23, 2009 Jörn Buse, Institute of Zoology, Department of Ecology, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz, Germany
Biodiversity of xylophagous beetles in Israel.

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