Cancer Genome Structure and Dynamics

Workshop at the Weizmann Institute of Science | Save the date

18 July 2024, 8:00 - 12:00 
Weizmann Institute of Science 
Cancer Genome Structure and Dynamics

Cancer Genome Structure and Dynamics


Weizmann Institute of Science |  July 18, 2024


Our genome is constantly undergoing damage due to intrinsic and environmental insults. The workshop will attempt to gain a better understanding of the cellular responses to different types of damage inflicted to the genome with the goal of identifying major vulnerabilities of cancer.


We will highlight the effects of large genomic rearrangements (e.g., chromosome missegregations and aneuploidy), gene amplifications, mutations, indels and DNA double stranded breaks. The workshop will include invited lectures from international and local speakers, a Round Table discussion, and a poster session.


Keynote Speakers

  • Gad Getz - Broad Institute Cambridge, USA
  • Paul Salomon Mischel - Stanford University, USA



  • Ofer Shoshani
  • Yosef Yarden
  • Weizmann Institute of Science
  • Uri Ben-David
  • Tel Aviv University



  • Dwek Institute for Cancer Therapy Research



Talia Suissa -


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