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Fifth Israeli-American Symposium

Israel Academy of Science and Humanities – U.S. National Academy of Sciences

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center - Irvine California
October 19-21, 2022


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 Brain-Machine Interfaces

Organizers: Yaniv Ziv and Alex Huth

Brain-Machine Interfaces
Alexander Huth, University of Texas at Austin

Active and Passive Brain-Computer Interfaces: From Theory to Practice
Oren Shriki, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

Brain-Computer Interfaces for Spoken Language Communication
Gopala Anumanchipalli, University of California, Berkeley

 Breaking the Law: Probes of Physics beyond the Standard Model

Organizers: Jon Simon and Doron Chelouche

Breaking the Law: Probes of Physics beyond the Standard Model
Ranny Budnik, Weizmann Institute

Searching for the Rarest Particles
Isobel R. Ojalvo, Princeton University

New directions in Particle Physics and Cosmology
Michael Geller, Tel Aviv University

 Emptied Ecosystems

Organizers: Beverly Goodman, Asa Rennermalm and Adrienne Correa

Emptied Ecosystems - Introduction
Haldre Rogers, Iowa State University

Linking Landscapes to Soundscapes: Uncovering the Relationships between Acoustic Diversity, Habitat Structure and Anthropogenic Pressure

Florencia Sangermano, Clark University

The Challenges of Apex Marine Predators Research and Conservation in Israel:  2 Case Studies
Aviad Scheinin, University of Haifa

 Immune Metabolism: What you (and your cells) eat is what you fight

Organizers: Cyrille Cohen, and Wendy Gordon

An introduction to Immunometabolism
Noga Ron-Harel, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

Generating Metabolically Superior T Cells as a Novel Immunotherapy to Treat Solid Tumor
Michael Berger, The Lautenberg Center for Immunology and Cancer Research, Institute of Medical Research Israel-Canada, Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Impaired Immune and Metabolic Function during Aging
Christina Camell, Institute on the Biology of Aging and Metabolism; Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology; University of Minnesota

 Ionic Materials

Organizers: Sharon Ruthstein and Shane Ardo

Marco Rolando, University of California, Santa Cruz

Ionic Conduction in Solids
Kimberly See, California Institute of Technology

Ionic Bio-Materials
Nadav Amdursky, Schulich Faculty of Chemistry, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

 Microbiomes in Selective Environments

Organizers: Eyal Privman, Oren Kobiler and Adrienne Correa

New Age Microbiome Science: Studying Viruses as Missing Links In Microbiomes
Karthik Anantharaman, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Functional Plasticity in gut microbe-host interactions
Naama Geva-Zatorsky, Rapapport Technion Integrated Cancer Center, Technion Institute of Technology, Israel

 Twist and Shout: the rise of moiré two-dimensional materials

Organizers: Rafael Fernandes and Doron Chelouche

Designing Strongly Correlated Electronic Phases:  Magic Angle Twisted Bilayer Graphene And Beyond
Stevan Nadj-Perge, California Institute of Technology

2D moiré quantum materials
Jie Shan, Cornell University

Exotic Superconductors, One Atomic Layer at a Time
Erez Berg, Weizmann Institute of Science

The Israeli-American Kavli Frontiers of Science symposia are sponsored by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the Israel Academy of Science and Humanities.  Major support is provided by the Kavli Foundation with additional support from the National Academy of Sciences.

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