16:00-17:40 Afternoon Sessions 

Session F:

             Chair: Israel Sekler (BGU) 

            “ Neuronal Signaling and Physiology”

16:00-16:20  Michal Herhsfinkel (BGU)  The role of a zinc receptor, ZnR/GPR39 in neuronal function

16:20-16:40 Daphne Atlas (HUJI)  The signaling role of calcium channels in triggering excitation-transcription coupling

16:40-17:00 Jonathan Lezmy (TAU)  Biphasic homeostatic plasticity in hippocampal neurons triggered by M-current imbalance  

17:00-17:20 Ilya Fleidervish (BGU)  Stroke-associated spreading depolarization impairs high frequency encoding and alters axonal Na+
dynamics in cortical pyramidal neurons




 Session G:

            Chair: Udi Qimron (TAU) and Ayal Hendel (BIU)

           The CRISPR-CAS system

16:00 – 16:20  Oren Parnas (HUJI) Dissecting Molecular Circuits with Scalable Single-Cell RNA Profiling of Pooled Genetic CRISPR Screens 

16:20 – 16:40  Diego Jaitin (WIS) Dissecting Immune Circuits by Linking CRISPR-Pooled Screens with Single-Cell RNA-Seq

16:40 – 17:00  Adi Barzel (TAU) Therapeutic gene targeting without nucleases

17:00 – 17:20  Ayal Hendel (BIU)  A CRISPR Approach to Precision Medicine



14:00-16:00 MIDDAY Session 

In collaboration with the Israeli Section of the ISHR

Session F: (Hall- A) auditorium 003

Chair            “Back to the Future”

14:00-14:10  Guy Douvdevany (127)  Transcripts half-life regulatory function in cardiomyocytes

14:10-14:24  Hadar klapper-Goldstein (128) Atrial fibrillation substrate analysis

in conscious freely moving rats with hyperaldosteronism

14:24-14:36  Maayan Waldman (105) PARP-1 inhibition attenuates oxidative stress and hypertension in diabetic mice

14:36-14:48  Zachary Petrover (107) Autophagy Guided Interventions to Modify the Phenotype of Danon Disease

14:48-15:00  Limor Arbel-Ganon (109) Mechano signal transduction by calcium and phosphorylation in healthy and dysfunctional heart pacemaker tissue

15:00-15:12  Yair E. Lewis (119) A working model of sarcomere maintenance in cardiomyocytes

15:12-15:24  Yuval Shemer (123) Investigating LMNA-related DCM using patients’ induced pluripotent stem cells-derived cardiomyocytes