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ESRA Rehovot 'Biological Clocks and Daily Rhythms' with Rona Aviram


ESRA Rehovot Branch

‎presents
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A talk by Rona Aviram
 
"It Must be Six O’Clock Somewhere: Biological Clocks and Daily Rhythms‎"


Rona, a PhD student in Prof. Gad Asher’s lab in the Biomolecular Sciences Department of the ‎Weizmann Institute, is trying to elucidate a biological function that we all share: time-keeping. ‎

Far from being a simplistic watch, nearly all organisms harbor intricate clock mechanisms that ‎allow for coupling of physiology and behavior with the external time. Constantly ticking from the ‎cellular level to the organism level, our biological clocks serve as a great system to test the size ‎and limits of countless biological processes. Advancing our knowledge of those issues is key for ‎improvement of life quality and longevity.‎

Light refreshments will be served

Location: 

Rehovot HaHadasha
Rehovot Swiss Cultural Center
1 Yosef Kronenberg St.
Contact Name: 
Lucille
Telephone: 
08-941 0550 052-366 6156‎
Email: 
edelmanlucille@gmail.com
Price: 
₪35.00
Price for Members: 
₪25.00