The 4th Annual Zuckerman US-Israel Symposium
Monday Dec. 7, 2020
1:00 - 2:15 PM EST / 8:00 - 9:15 PM Israel Time
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Live Broadcast from Israel and the US
Add to Calendar 12/07/2020 8:00 pm 12/07/2020 9:15 pm Asia/Jerusalem 4th Annual Zuckerman US-Israel Symposium “Strength Through Partnership” You are invited to join us for the 4th Annual Zuckerman US-Israel Symposium, “Strength Through Partnership.”
We will welcome our new cohort, celebrate new partnerships, and recognize outstanding Faculty Scholar achievements with our first Zuckerman Faculty Ceremony.

Join us live from Tel Aviv, New York and Boston for the 4th Annual Zuckerman US-Israel Symposium, “Strength Through Partnership,” as we welcome our new cohort of scholars, announce new partnerships, and recognize outstanding Faculty Scholar achievements.

Come be inspired and learn how Israel and the United States empower each other through partnerships in philanthropy, government, and academia.

 

 

PROGRAM
Master of Ceremonies
Sharon Goldman, VP of Global Resources, Bar Ilan University

 

Philanthropy in An Era of Uncertainty
Eric J. Gertler
Trustee,
Zuckerman Institute

 

Strength Through Partnership:
The Next Era of Research and Academic Relations
Yaffa Zilbershats
Chair, Planning and Budgeting Committee, Israel Council for Higher Education

 

Women in STEM: 
Making advances through global partnership
‘One on One’ Live Interview with Daniela Rus
Director of MIT’s Computer Science Artificial Intelligence Lab, named one of the world’s most “Incredible Women Advancing A.I. Research”*

 *Forbes Magazine 2017

 

Welcome Zuckerman New Faculty As They Present Their Research – Part 1

The Cellular Network of Protein Trafficking – Why and How?
Moran Dvela_Levitt
Zuckerman-CHE Faculty Scholar
Bar Ilan University

Quantum Phenomena in Nano Scale Devices
Alon Ron
Zuckerman-CHE Faculty Scholar
Tel Aviv University

How Biomedical Applications and Interventions May Correct Ambulatory Mechanics
Arielle Fischer
Zuckerman-CHE Faculty Scholar
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology

Mechanisms which Enable Fungi to Overcome Immune Surveillances and Cause Infectious Diseases
Neta Shlezinger
Zuckerman-CHE Faculty Scholar
the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

Your Musical Preferences Can Predict Personality Traits
David Greenberg
Zuckerman Postdoctoral Scholar
Bar Ilan University

 

Musical performance by David Greenberg, and his band

 

Women in STEM first, and Why it Matters
James S. Gertler
Trustee, Zuckerman Institute

 

From her lab at the Wyss Institute at Harvard:
At the Forefront of Covid-19 Research
Tal Gilboa, Zuckerman Israeli Postdoctoral Scholar

 

The Future of Academic Research Post Covid-19
Daniel Chaimovitz
President, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

 

Welcome Zuckerman New Faculty As They Present Their Research – Part 2

Detection of Biochemical and Medically Relevant Targets
Yossi Weizmann
Zuckerman-CHE Faculty Scholar
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Environmental and Climate Models That are Essential for Making Predictions
Yael Kiro
Zuckerman-CHE Faculty Scholar
Weizmann Institute of Science

Precision Disease Modeling
Shani Stern
Zuckerman-CHE Faculty Scholar
University of Haifa

 

Closing Remarks
Lina Deshilton
Executive Director, Zuckerman Institute Israel

 

Musical performance by David Greenberg, and his band

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