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)”

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Ganani Uri

Tel Aviv University, Department of History

“Richard Strauss and the Jewish Question - Rethinking the Composer's Biography”


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Harman Moshe

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of History

“Samuel Gobat: The Man and the Missions”

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Madar Vered

veredmadarHebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Jewish and Comparative Folklore

“Yemenite Women Write their Memories: A Journey from ‘There’ to ‘Here’"

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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)”

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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”

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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)”


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Ticotsky Giddon

giddonzichotTel Aviv University, Department of Literature

“Dalia Ravikovitch in 'Life' and in 'Literature'"

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Present - Plastic Arts

Finley Sonia

Yale University School of Art, Sculpture Department

“Artist Statement / Thesis Exhibition”

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Margalith Dana

Tel Aviv University, David Azrieli School of Architecture

“Drawings as Phenomenological Inquiries Channeling Creative Architectural Making”

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Shalom Gili

Tel Aviv University, Department of Art History

“An Invitation to Participate: Action and Reaction in Gothic Tympana”

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Yezbick Julia

Yezbick Harvard University, Department of Anthropology

“Remaking Detroit: the Work of Art in the Age of Deindustrialization”

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Future - Genome Research

Brown Kav Aya

Tel Aviv University, Department of Molecular Microbiology, Department of Biotechnology

“Study of the Rumen Mobile Metagenome”

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Ciriello Giovanni

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Biological Engineering

“Pan-Cancer Landscape of Genomic Alterations”

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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”

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Jerby Livnat

Tel Aviv University, Blavatnik School of Computer Science

“Modeling Breast Cancer Metabolism: Towards Selective Drug Targets and Biomarker Identification”


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Naor Adit

Tel Aviv University, Department of Molecular Microbiology, Department of Biotechnology

“Gene Exchange in Halophilic Archaea”


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Orenstein Yaron


Tel Aviv University, Department of Computer Science

“Computational Methods for Understanding Gene Regulation”

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Paz Yaacov Nurit


Bar Ilan University, Faculty of Life Sciences

“Genome-wide Identification of Human Cancer-specific Targets by Parallel DNA Sequencing and Capturing”



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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”



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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”


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Yassour Moran

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Computer Science

“Elucidating Transcriptome and Chromatin Structure by High-Throughput Sequencing”


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