Invitation to the Media
The Future of Health: from Molecules to Machines
The Michigan-Israel Partnership for Research and Education Symposium will take place at the Technion from September 5-8, 2017, with the participation of researchers from Technion, the University of Michigan Ann Arbor, and the Weizmann Institute of Science
From September 5-8, 2017, Technion’s Rappaport Faculty of Medicine will host the 6th Annual Scientific Symposium for the Michigan-Israel Partnership for Research and Education, titled: “The Future of Health: from Molecules to Machines.”
The Michigan-Israel Partnership was founded on the initiative of the late Dan Kahn, who also provided initial funding. The Partnership supports joint projects of researchers from Technion, the University of Michigan Ann Arbor, and the Weizmann Institute of Science.
The Partnership is headed by Prof. Ofer Binah of Technion’s Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Prof. David J. Pinsky of the University of Michigan Ann Arbor, and Prof. Avraham A. Levy of the Weizmann Institute of Science.
The festive opening session will take place on Tuesday, September 5 at 13:00 with the participation of Technion President Prof. Peretz Lavie. At 14:00, Prof. Peretz Lavie will deliver the keynote lecture, entitled “My Science Heroes.”
Symposium lectures will cover a variety of topics that combine basic, biomedical, and engineering research, such as “Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering”; “Robotics and Nano/Micro-Machines in Biomedicine”; “Clocks, Pumps, and Transporters in Cell Function”; “Microbiome: Microbes in Our Body, Targeted Delivery of Cancer Drugs”; and more.
For the full conference program click here
For further details: Technion Spokesperson Doron Shaham – 050-3109088