Scholars 2012

Past - History/Biography

Bashir Nabih

Ben Gurion University, Department of Jewish Thought“Angels in the Thought and Exegeses of Rav Saadya Gaon, Yaqub al-Qirqisani and Yefet ben Eli (10th-11th Centuries)”

Ganani Uri

Tel Aviv University, Department of History “Richard Strauss and the Jewish Question - Rethinking the Composer's Biography”  

Harman Moshe

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of History “Samuel Gobat: The Man and the Missions”

Madar Vered

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Jewish and Comparative Folklore “Yemenite Women Write their Memories: A Journey from ‘There’ to ‘Here’"

Mandru Anca

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of History “Science, Culture and Community: A Collective Biography of the Early Romanian Left (1870-1914)”

Parker Joel

Tel Aviv University, Department of Middle East and North African Studies “Akram al-Hawrani and the End of the 'Politics of Notables' in Mid-20th Century Syria”

Shortall Sarah

Harvard University, Department of History “Soldiers of God in a Secular World: The Politics of French Catholic Theology between Anti-Modernism and Aggiornamento (1920-1962)”  

Ticotsky Giddon

Tel Aviv University, Department of Literature “Dalia Ravikovitch in 'Life' and in 'Literature'" More Info

Present - Plastic Arts

Finley Sonia

Yale University School of Art, Sculpture Department “Artist Statement / Thesis Exhibition”

Margalith Dana

Tel Aviv University, David Azrieli School of Architecture “Drawings as Phenomenological Inquiries Channeling Creative Architectural Making”

Shalom Gili

Tel Aviv University, Department of Art History “An Invitation to Participate: Action and Reaction in Gothic Tympana”

Yezbick Julia

Harvard University, Department of Anthropology “Remaking Detroit: the Work of Art in the Age of Deindustrialization” More Info

Future - Genome Research

Brown Kav Aya

Tel Aviv University, Department of Molecular Microbiology, Department of Biotechnology “Study of the Rumen Mobile Metagenome”

Ciriello Giovanni

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Biological Engineering “Pan-Cancer Landscape of Genomic Alterations”

Gelfman Sahar

Tel Aviv University, Department of Human Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry “The Influence of Evolutionary Changes in Gene Structure and Epigenetic Modifications on the Alternative Splicing Mechanism” More Info

Jerby Livnat

Tel Aviv University, Blavatnik School of Computer Science “Modeling Breast Cancer Metabolism: Towards Selective Drug Targets and Biomarker Identification”  

Naor Adit

Tel Aviv University, Department of Molecular Microbiology, Department of Biotechnology “Gene Exchange in Halophilic Archaea”  

Orenstein Yaron

Tel Aviv University, Department of Computer Science “Computational Methods for Understanding Gene Regulation” More Info

Paz Yaacov Nurit

Bar Ilan University, Faculty of Life Sciences “Genome-wide Identification of Human Cancer-specific Targets by Parallel DNA Sequencing and Capturing”    

Rabani Michal

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering, Department of Computer Science “A Computational and Experimental Approach for Studying Key Steps in Integrative RNA R Regulation in Mammalian Cells”    

Woyessa Lemu

Jimma University (Ethiopia), Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences & Pathology “Studies of Immune Profiles of Putative Resistant (endemic normals) and Susceptible Individuals/Population in Selected High Schistosoma Mansoni Endemic Setting in Ethiopia”  

Yassour Moran

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Computer Science “Elucidating Transcriptome and Chromatin Structure by High-Throughput Sequencing”