(In alphabetical order)

Plenary Sessions

Dr. Tehila Ben-Moshe
Biond Biologics Ltd., Misgav Industrial Park
Biond Biologics

Dr. Helen Domeshek
R&D, LabSuit Project Ltd.
Making your Lab Work Smarter

Dr. Ofer Dubinsky
Senior Director, Scientific Affairs, BTG – Bio-technology General Israel Ltd.
Minefields on the Way to Biotech Product

Prof. Hossam Haick
The Department of Chemical Engineering and the Russell Berrie Nanotechnology,
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
Non-invasive Disease Diagnosis Using Wearable Technologies

Prof. Avi Israeli
Chief Scientist, Israel Ministry of Health

Mr. Lior Raviv
Vice President Development, Pluristem Therapeutics Inc.
Scaling up a Company – the Evolution of a Startup Biotech Company towards Marketing

Dr. Yonatan Shachaf
Materials Scientist, Regentis Biomaterials Ltd.  
A Bio-synthetic Hydrogel Implant for Cartilage Repair


Parallel Sessions

Prof. Edward A. Bayer

Department of Biomolecular Sciences, The Weizmann Institute of Science
Designer Cellulosomes: A broad Platform for Synthetic Biotechnology

Prof. Galia Blum
Faculty of Medicine, School of Pharmacy, The Institute for Drug Research, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Protease Sensitive Particles for Molecular Imaging of Cancer by CT

Dr. Zvi Hayouka
Institute of Biochemistry, Food Science and Nutrition, Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment,
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Development of Novel Antimicrobial Agents

Prof. Emmanuel Levy
Department of Structural Biology, Weizmann Institute of Science
In Vivo Self-assembly of Protein Nanogels with Tunable Dynamic Properties

Dr. Efraim Lewinsohn
Newe Ya’ar, Agricultural Research Organization – the Volcani Center
Biosynthetic Pathways to Tropane Alkaloids in Solanaceae Species. Potential and Limitations

Prof. Marcelle Machluf
Biotechnology & Food Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
Nature Based Electrospun Biomaterial: Harnessing the Advantages of ECM in a Tailor-made Tissue-specific Scaffold

Dr. Ben Maoz
SEAS, Harvard University, USA
New Physiological Insights with Organs-on-chip

Prof. Gil Rosenman
The Henry and Dinah Krongold Chair of Microelectronics, School of Electrical Engineering-Physical Electronics, Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University
Peptide Nanophotonics: From Optical Waveguiding to Implantable BioChips

Dr. Dina Schneidmann
Faculty of Science, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Modeling Antibody-antigen Complexes Using Integrative Approach

Prof. Doron Shabat
School of Chemistry, Tel Aviv University
Unlocking the Potential of Chemiluminescence in Water

Prof. Orit Shefi
Faculty of Engineering, Institute of Nanotechnologies and Advanced Materials, Bar Ilan University
Nano-based Platforms Combined with Growth Factors for Promoting Neuronal Differentiation and Growth

Dr. Zohar Yakhini
IDC Herzelia School of Computer Science and The Computer Science Department at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
Synthetic DNA, Metabolic Modelling and Improving Biofuel Production Systems