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Speakers and Chairs 2017

Speakers and chairs

  • John Abrams (UT Southwestern, USA)
  • Eli Arama (Weizmann Institute, Israel)
  • Avi Ashkenazi (Genentech, USA)
  • Andreas Bergmann (Umass Medical School, USA)
  • Raymond Birge (Rutgers, USA)
  • Christoph Borner (University of Freiburg, Germany)
  • Maxime Bouchard (McGill University, Canada)
  • Francesco Cecconi (University of Rome, Italy)
  • Dhyan Chandra (Roswell Park Cancer Institute, USA)
  • Jerry Chipuk (Mount Sinai, USA)
  • Barbara Conradt (LMU Munich, Germany)
  • Marianne J Cronjé (University of Johannesburg, South Africa)
  • Klaus-Michel Debatin (University Medical Center Ulm, Germany)
  • Katharina D’Herde (University in Ghent, Belgium)
  • Hanna Engelberg-Kulka (Hebrew University, Israel)
  • Yaron Fuchs (Technion, Israel)
  • Simone Fulda (Goethe-University; DKFZ, Germany)
  • Devrim Gozuacik (Sabanci University, Turkey)
  • Yoram Groner (Weizmann Institute, Israel)
  • Atan Gross (Weizmann Institute, Israel)
  • Peleg Hasson, (Technion, Israel)
  • Sivan Henis-Korenblit (Bar-Ilan University, Israel)
  • Annie Joubert (University of Pretoria, South Africa)
  • Sam Katz (Yale, USA)
  • Adi Kimchi (Weizmann Institute, Israel)
  • Valery Krizhanovsky (Weizmann Institute, Israel)
  • Estee Kurant (Technion, Israel)
  • Sarit Larisch (University of Haifa, Israel)
  • Richard A. Lockshin (St. John's University, USA)
  • Seamus J. Martin (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)
  • Dror Mevorach (Hebrew University, Israel)
  • Ginés Morata (Centro de Biología Molecular in Madrid, Spain)
  • Shigekazu Nagata (Kyoto University, Japan)
  • Pierluigi Nicotera (DZNE; University of Bonn, Germany)
  • Jean-Ehrland Ricci (Inserm Nice, France)
  • Ze’ev Ronai (Sanford Burnham Prebys La Jolla, USA & Technion, Israel)
  • Adi Salzberg (Technion, Israel)
  • Afshin Samali (NUI Galway Ireland)
  • Shai Shaham (Rockefeller University, USA)
  • Eric Solary (Gustave Roussy, France)
  • David Sprinzak (Tel Aviv University, Israel)
  • Hermann Steller (Rockefeller University, USA)
  • Hila Toledano (University of Haifa, Israel)
  • David Wallach (Weizmann Institute, Israel)
  • Avraham Yaron (Weizmann Institute, Israel)
  • Zahra Zakeri (Queens College, USA)

2017 Preliminary Program

Preliminary Program

The conference will include the following sessions:

1.  Mechanisms of Cell Death in Development

2.  Cell Death in Neuronal Development and Disease

3.  Caspases and Apoptosis in Development: Lessons from Flies

4.  Cell Death, Mitochondria and Metabolism

5.  Immunity and Clearance of Dying Cells

6.  Cell Death in Disease

7.  Autophagy and Cell Death



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