The I-CORE Scientific Retreat Of The Institute For Medical Research Israel-Canada Of The Hebrew University Medical School

Prof. Yuval Dor, an I-CORE member, organized the 2nd Scientific Retreat of the Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada of the Hebrew University Medical School in Nazareth.i-CORE header

ScientistProf. Yuval Dor, an I-CORE member, organized the 2nd Scientific Retreat of the Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada of the Hebrew University Medical School in Nazareth.

The 2nd Scientific Retreat of the Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada of the Hebrew University Medical School, sponsored in part by I-CORE, took place in Nazareth, the Golden Crown Hotel, between June 24-26, 2012.

The head of the organizing committee was Prof. Yuval Dor, an I-CORE member.

The 250 participants included principal investigators, students and administrative staff of the institute. It featured about 30 scientific talks by principal investigators as well as students, and a keynote speech by an international guest, Prof. James Wells (Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio, US), who spoke about applications of human induced pluripotent stem cells for metabolism research.

Sessions covered the SCIENTIFIC interests of I-CORE, and included host-pathogen interactions, gene regulation, developmental biology and cancer, and neurobiology and disease. Sessions were chaired by graduate students of the Institute. In addition, 100 posters were presented in two evening sessions.