February 12, 2020

08:30 – 09:00 – Registration and refreshments.

09:00 – 09:10 – Welcome by University of Haifa President – Prof. Ron Rubin.

09:10 – 09:20 – Introduction and opening remarks – Prof Eran Tauber.

Session [1]

09:20 – 10:10 – Barbara Helm (University of Groningen)."Evolution to the rescue? Birds' timekeeping in a changing world".

10:10 – 10:40 – Noga Kronfeld –Schor (Tel Aviv University). Effects of light pollution on mammals, birds and amphibians.

10:40 – 11:00 – Moshe Nagari (Shamir Research Institute). "Working around-the-clock with no sleep is related to maternal traits- even in bumblebee workers".

11:00 – 11:30 – Coffee break.

Session [2]

­­­­11:30 – 12:00 – Yaarit Adamovich (Weizmann Institute). "The Interplay between oxygen and circadian clocks".

12:00 – 12:30 –Roee Gutman (MIGAL and Tel-Hai College). “Is colonizing Mars the solution to human obesity?”.

12:30 – 13:00 – Rachel Green (HUJI). “Circadian Rhythms and Growth in Challenging Conditions” .

13:00 – 14:00 – Lunch break.

Session [3]

14:00 – 14:30 – Rachel Ben Shlomo (University of Haifa, Oranim). “Oscillators of the marine invertebrate Botryllus schlosseri (Urochordate)”.

14:30 – 15:00 – Yoav Gothilf (Tel Aviv University). “How is the internal clock synchronized with the environment?”.

15:00 – 15:30 – Oren Levy (Bar Ilan University). “Biological clocks in cnidarians“ .

15:30 – 16:00 – Coffee break.

Session [4]

16:00 – 16:30 – Guy Bloch (Hebrew University of Jerusalem). "Social synchronization of honeybees to a common colony phase".

16:30 – 17:00 – Daphna Gottlieb (Volcani Center, Ministry of Agriculture And Rural Development) "Agro-chronobiology:integrating circadian clocks into agriculture".

17:30 – 18:15 – Bambos Kyriacou (University of Leicester). ‘making Darwin proud’.

18: 15 – 18:30 – Closing remarks.