Symposium Program:
9:00-9:30 Registration + Coffee
9:30-9:45 Greetings:
Dany Leviatan, Rector, Tel-Aviv University
Yoel Kloog, Dean, George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel-Aviv University
David Mendlovic, Chief Scientist, Ministry of Science and Technology
9:45-10:30 Keynote talk:
Chris Sander, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Cancer genomics and modeling combinatorial perturbation of cells
10:30-10:55 Michal Ziv-Ukelson, Ben Gurion University
RNA Folding and Co-Folding: faster algorithms and their application to RNA structure analysis 
10:55-12:00 Poster Session 1 (odd numbers) + Coffee Break
11:00-12:25 Uri Gophna, Tel-Aviv University
Is Protein Complexity a Barrier to Lateral Gene Transfer? 
12:25-12:50 Masha Niv, Hebrew University
Using secondary-structure information to increase the precision of protein pattern motifs 
12:50-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-14:15  ISBCB business meeting
14:15-15:00 Keynote talk:
Ehud Gazit, Tel-Aviv University
Nanobiotechnology: From Biochemical Self-Assembly to Novel Bionanomaterials
15:00-15:25 Amos Tanay, Weizmann Institute
Driver or hitchhiker? CpG methylation in evolution and in cancer
15:25-16:30 Poster Session II (even numbers) + Coffee Break
16:30-16:55 Koby Levy, Weizmann Institute
Search mechanisms in protein folding and DNA recognition 
16:55-17.00 ISBCB Distinguished Membership Award :
Ed Trifonov, Haifa University
17:00-17:25 Ed Trifonov, Haifa University
Protein sequence structure: from obsolete to obvious 
17:25 Best Poster Awards + Closing



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