The Israeli Cell Death Society
Israeli Cell Death Society (IsCDS) has the mission to promote the study and scientific excellence of research in the area of cell death in Israel. The IsCDS ??XX will XX?? offer Israeli researchers interested in the field of cell death (and related areas) a framework for scientific interactions, and the exchange of information and reagents within Israel and internationally.
The members of the society are leading researchers in all the research universities in Israel
Prof. Eli Arama
Cellular destruction processes are essential for the survival and wellbeing of all cells, tissues, and organs in virtually all organisms. The pathogenesis of many diseases, including cancer and neurodegenerative disorders is attributed to the malfunctioning of these processes. Whereas the use of cell biology and biochemistry approaches have shed invaluable light on some of the basic mechanisms involved in the regulation and execution of different cellular destruction processes, relatively much less is known about the roles and functions of these processes in development and homeostasis of the organism.