Scholars 2015

Past - Retrieving the Past: Historians and Their Sources

COHEN YANAROCAK Hay Eytan

COHEN YANAROCAK Hay Eytan

Tel Aviv University, Department of Middle Eastern and African History

“The Socialization and Indoctrination of Ataturkism in the Turkish Education System and School Textbooks 1980-2002”

DRUCKER BAR-AM Gali

DRUCKER BAR-AM Gali

Tel Aviv University, the Goldreich Family Institute for Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture

“Narrating Bygone Places: Yizker-bikher and Their Role in Jewish Culture”

EL-MENYAWI Hassan

EL-MENYAWI Hassan

New York University, Department of Sociology

“The Great Reversal"

KUSTENBAUDER Matthew

KUSTENBAUDER Matthew

Harvard University, Department of History

“Hidden Histories: Twentieth-Century South African Cosmopolitans and the Intellectual Origins of the Rainbow Nation” 

MACKINNON Lachlan

MACKINNON Lachlan

Concordia University, Department of History

“When the Furnace Died: An Oral History of Deindustrialization in Atlantic Canada, 1967-2001”

PARGETER Justin

PARGETER Justin

Stony Brook University, Department of Anthropology

“Breathing new life into old stones: A comparative technological approach to microlith production during the Later Stone Age of southern Africa”

YUVAL-NAEH Naomi

YUVAL-NAEH Naomi

Tel Aviv University, the Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas and the Zvi Yavetz Graduate School of Historical Studies

“Pet Plants: Plants and Human Beings in 19th Century Britain”

Present - The Information Revolution

AMSTERDAMER Yael

AMSTERDAMER Yael

Tel Aviv University, Department of Computer Science

“On Harvesting and Exploiting Data Patterns using the Crowd”

ASI Abedelkadir

ASI Abedelkadir

Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Department of Computer Science

“Page Layout Analysis of Complex Document Images”

MONDELLI Marco

MONDELLI Marco

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), School of Computer and Communication Sciences

“New Challenges in Coding: Finite Length Performance, Asymmetric Channels, and Multi-Terminal Scenarios”

RESHEF Yakir

RESHEF Yakir

Harvard University, Department of Computer Science

“Measures of Dependence and Dimensionality-Reduction Approaches for Genomic Data”

ZALMANSON Lior

ZALMANSON Lior

Tel Aviv University, Department of Information Systems/Business

“The Effect of Social Participation on Monetary Contributions to Content Websites”

Future - Bioinformatics

BARAN Yael

BARAN Yael

Tel Aviv University, Department of Computer Science

“Methods in Computational Human Genomics”

GOLAN David

GOLAN David

Stanford University, Department of Genetics

“Understanding disease biology by integrating genome-wide association studies with thousands of functional annotations”

LEVY KARIN Eli

LEVY KARIN Eli

Tel Aviv University, Department of Cell Research and Immunology

“Accurate statistical techniques in molecular evolution: a novel test for topology comparisons and identifying traits that affect the rate of evolution”

PAYNE Joshua

PAYNE Joshua

University of Zurich, Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies

“The bioinformatics of evolutionary theory”

RUBINSTEIN Amir

RUBINSTEIN Amir

Tel Aviv University, Department of Computer Science

“Promotion of Computational Thinking in Life Sciences through Curricular Development and Bioinformatics Research”

YANG Lin

YANG Lin

University of Southern California, Department of Biological Science

“Profiling Transcription Factor-DNA Binding Specificities”

ZAFRIR Zohar

ZAFRIR Zohar

Tel Aviv University, Department of Biomedical Engineering

“Understanding Modeling and Engineering pre-mRNA Splicing and its relation to Translation Regulation based on Systems and Computational Biology Approaches”