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From Artificial Intelligence to Cancer Research - Hebrew University’s Scientific Excellence with Professor Shy Arkin

Monday, February 24, 2020 29 Shevat 5780

7:00 PM - 8:15 PMKolker Room

Professor Isaiah T. (Shy) Arkin is the Arthur Lejwa Professor of Structural Biochemistry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and served as Vice-President for Research and Development at the University.

Professor Arkin is a former director of Yissum, the technology transfer company of the Hebrew University, which is responsible for marketing the inventions and know-how generated by the University’s renowned researchers and students. More than 110 spin-off companies, including Mobileye, Briefcam, Keryx, Nasvax, and Novagali have had their start there.

Professor Arkin has studied at the Faculty of Agriculture at the Hebrew University and the Faculty of Life Sciences at Tel Aviv University, and he received his doctorate in Cell Biology from Yale University.

To RSVP and for more information, contact Ellen Marks at or 410-580-5166.

This discussion is sponsored by the Beth El Rabbi Mark G. Loeb Center for Lifelong Learning and the American Friends of the Hebrew University.

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