90000001132Lab members (past and present):

 

DOCTORAL STUDENTS

 

Daniel Knebel, 2013-present

The role of hige neural centers in the control of locust locomotion

 

Stav Talal, 2013-present

Discontinuous gas exchange in locusts

 

Tzachy David, 2012-present

The control of cockroach locomotion: Six legged gates

 

Yaara Saad, 2010-present

A fly neural network in culture preparation for the study of neurodegenerative diseases

 

David Rand, 2006-2012

Circuit interaction in the control of frontal ganglion-generated gut rhythmic patterns in the locust. 


Sarit Anava, 2006-2012

The role and development of gap junctions and innexin proteins in locust neural circuits.

 

Einat Fuchs, 2003-2008 

Mathematical and theoretical aspects of neural network development

(Co-advisor Prof. E. Ben Jacob)

(Currently at Princeton university, NJ, USA)

 

Orit Shefi, 1999-2004

Self-organization of two-dimensional insect neural networks.

(Co-advisor Prof. E. Ben Jacob)

(Currently at Bar Ilan university, Israel)

 

Yael Zilberstein, 2000-2005

The role of the frontal ganglion in locust feeding and moulting related behaviours.

90000001132(Currently at the Sackler Cellular and Molecular Imaging Center (SCMIC), Tel Aviv University )

 

M.Sc. STUDENTS

 

Niv Tomer, 2014-present

Mechanisms of interactions in a locust swarm

 

Guy Amichay, 2013-present

Dynamics and interactions in a locust swarm

 

Yiftach Golov, 2013-present

Epigenetics of locust phase polyphenism

 

Omer Gvirsman, 2013-present

Trajectory control in locust jumps

(Co-advisor Dr. Gabor Kosa)

 

Omer Gal, 2012-2014

Sensory control of cockroach locomotion

 

Yotam Ophir, 2011-2013

Dynamics and interactions in a locust swarm

 

Maria Gabriela Pszolla (University of Konstanz, Germany), 2011-2012

Sensory modulation of locust stomatogastric networks

 

Tzachy David, 2010-2012

Six-legged locomotion: the control of cockroach gait

 

Yevgenia Rozenblum, 2010-2012

The role of learning and memory in locust phase polymorphism

 

Mai Anabosi, 2009-2011

Cultured neuronal networks of Drosophila neurons

 

Ronit Kornfein, 2009-2011

The locust NPF and its role in phase polymorphism

 

Anat Cattan, 2009-2011

Effects of neurogenesis marker interactions on recruitment of new neurons in the forebrain of adult songbirds.

(Co-advisor Prof. A. Barnea, Open University, Tel Aviv)

 

Noa Geva, 2006- 2009

The neuroethological basis of locust phase polymorphism

 

Sarit Anava, 2005-2006

Development of innexins expression in locust neural circuits in-vivo  and in-vitro.

 

90000001132David Rand, 2005-2006

Neuromodulation and circuit interaction in the control of frontal ganglion-generated gut rhythmic patterns in the locust. 

 

Uri Moran, 2002-2005

Do consecutive social changes affect new neuronal recruitment in the
brain of adult zebra finch (Taeniopygia gutatta)?

 

Liat Hershtik, 2002-2004

Circadian rhythm and activity pattern related characteristics of locust density dependent phase polymorphism. 

 

Amit Sade, 2002-2004

Flight related characteristics of locust density dependent phase polymorphism.

 

Ariel Gueijman, 2002-2004

The locust frontal ganglion: a central pattern generator network controlling foregut rhythmic motor patterns. 

 

Ari Robinson, 2001-2003 

The interaction between morphological development and electrical activity during the self-organization 

of two-dimensional insect neural networks 

 

Shay Barkan, 2000-2003

Effects of parental care and experience on recruitment of new neurons in the forebrain of adult songbirds.

(Co-advisor Dr. A. Barnea, Open University, Tel Aviv)


Einat Fuchs, 2000-2002

Neural correlates to locust flight-related density dependent phase characteristics 

 
 

Post doctoral fellows

Einat Fuchs. 2009-present

Neural control of cockroach locomotion

(Co-advisor Prof. Philip Holmes, Princeton University, NJ, USA)

 

Corinna Bazelet, 2011-2013

Predicting the Effects of Climate Change on Desert Locust Swarm Flight Duration

 

Yael Zilberstein, 2005-2006

The role of the frontal ganglion in locust feeding and moulting related behaviours.

(Currently at the Sackler Cellular and Molecular Imaging Center (SCMIC), Tel Aviv University )

 

Netta Cohen, 2002-2003 

Complex synchronization in a central pattern generating neural network. (Co-advisor Prof. Lewi Stone, Zoology DeptTel Aviv University

Current address: School of ComputingUniversity of LeedsLeedsLS2 9JTUK http://www.comp.leeds.ac.uk/netta/

 

 


LAB TECHNICIAN   Dr. Moshe Guershon