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Global Impact, Local Connections Hosted by the American Friends of the Hebrew University and Chicago Loop Synagogue

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 24 Tevet 5780

5:30 PM - 7:30 PMChicago Loop Synagogue, 16 S. Clark

Global Impact, Local Connections Hosted by the American Friends of the Hebrew University and Chicago Loop Synagogue

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Hebrew University Presents: Global Impact, Local Connections brings together world- renowned researchers and academics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem to discuss their work in fields ranging from health, brain science, and agriculture to the life sciences, nanotechnology, and environment. The conference showcases Israeli innovations and leadership that are shaping our global tomorrow.

HEBREW UNIVERSITY’S REVOLUTIONARY APPROACH TO INTEGRATING SCIENCE, MEDICINE, AND TECHNOLOGY - Professor Isaiah (Shy) T. Arkin, Arthur Lejwa, Chair of Structural Biochemistry; Former Vice President, Research and Development.

CULTURED MEAT – THE FUTURE OF FOOD IS CELLULAR - Professor Yaakov (Koby) Nahmias, Director, Alexander Grass Center for Bioengineering; Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Future Meat Technologies and Tissue Dynamics.

THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY AND ITS IDF PARTNERSHIPS: CREATING LEADERS, INNOVATORS AND ICONOCLASTIC THINKERS - Barak Ben-Eliezer, Founder and Managing Partner, WINNOVATION; Former Commander of the IDF’s Elite TALPIOT Program.

$36 registration fee includes the program, dinner buff et, and non-alcoholic beverages. To register or for more information: Visit AFHU.org/globalimpact2020 or contact Marcia R. Lehman, Associate Executive Director, at (312) 329-0332 or mlehman@afhu.org.

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