The New Face of Cancer Research: Diversity in the Lab

7:00 pm

Temple Reyim, 1860 Washington Street, Newton MA, 02466


Please join American Society of the University of Haifa and Temple Reyim to hear from University of Haifa student ambassadors Dorin Asis and Omri Hen, Temple Reyim President Mara Bloom, Executive Director, MGH Cancer Center and other community members currently working in the field.

Moderated by Fred Tauber, Chair Emeritus of the University of Haifa Board of Governors.

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DORIN ASIS is in an accelerated MSc program where she is completing studies of the molecular mechanisms of apoptosis (programmed cell death) and cancer. She serves as a student representative on University of Haifa’s Faculty Senate, Executive Committee, and the Board of Governors.

OMRI HEN is currently a PhD student in the human biology and medical sciences department at University of Haifa researching cancer dormancy and metastasis. He has served as a student representative for past Board of Governors meetings and is a major in Israel’s military reserves.

PROFESSOR ALFRED TAUBER served as Chairman of University of Haifa’s Board of Governors for six years during which he played a pivotal role in advancing the University’s physical and academic growth. His philanthropic support for University of Haifa has impacted many initiatives including student scholarships, bioinformatics research, maritime policy & strategy, and technology transfer innovation.

A hematologist and biochemist, Dr. Tauber served as Chief of Hematology and Oncology Services at Boston City Hospital for more than 20 years. Along with over 125 research publications in immunology., Dr. Tauber has published extensively on 19th and 2oth century biomedicine, contemporary science studies, and ethics. In 2010, he was the recipient of a PhD honoris causa from University of Haifa.