Dr. Yoram Yerushalmi


Department of Biology, University of Haifa at Oranim, Tivon 36006, Israel
Tel: (972) 4 9838976 (Office) 4 9838930 (Lab)
Fax: (972) 4 9539608
E-mail: yoramy@research.haifa.ac.il

Research interest:
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Courses taught:
Introductory Biology
Insects: structure-function
Insect physiology
Introduction to practical Bioinformatics

Professional Experience



Pener MP, Yerushalmi Y. (1998). The physiology of locust phase polymorphism: an update. J. Insect Physiol. 44(5-6): 365-377

Tawfik AI, Tanaka S, De Loof A, Schoofs L, Baggerman G, Waelkens E, Derua R, Milner Y, Yerushalmi Y, Pener MP. (1999). Identification of the gregarization-associated dark-pigmentotropin in locusts through an albino mutant. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A. 96(12): 7083-7,

Yerushalmi Y, Livshits L, Pener MP. (2000). The dark-colour-inducing neurohormone of locusts in relation to an albino mutant of Schistocerca gregaria. Physiol. Entomol. 25(2): 127-132.

Yerushalmi Y, Abu-Hilal H, Pener MP. (2000). A "dark-adult" mutation of Schistocerca gregaria (Forsk.). J. Orthoptera Res. 9: 41-43.

Yerushalmi Y, Tauber E, Pener MP. (2001). Phase polymorphism in Locusta migratoria: the relative effects of geographical strains and albinism on morphometrics. Physiol. Entomol. 26(2): 95-105.

Yerushalmi Y, Pener MP. (2001). The response of a homochrome grasshopper, Oedipoda miniata, to the dark-colour-inducing neurohormone (DCIN) of locusts. J. Insect Physiol. 47(6): 593-7.

Yerushalmi Y, Bhargava K, Gilon C, Pener MP. (2002). Structure-activity relations of the dark-colour-inducing neurohormone of locusts. Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol. 32(8): 909-17.

Yerushalmi Y, Pener MP. (2002). Age-dependent response of adults of a homochrome grasshopper, Oedipoda miniata, to the dark-colour-inducing neurohormone (DCIN) of locusts. Physiol. Entomol. 27(2): 165-9.

Shalev DE, Yerushalmi Y, Pener MP, Kustanovich I. (2003). Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) studies of the dark-color-inducing neurohormone of locusts and corazonin. Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol. 33(5): 489-97.

Grach C, Yerushalmi Y, Inlow M, Pener MP. (2004). The dark-colour-inducing neurohormone of locusts: strain-dependent and phase-independent effects on adults of the migratory locust, Locusta migratoria. Physiol. Entomol. 29(2): 97-107.

Warren JT, Yerushalmi Y, Shimell MJ, O’Connor MB, Restifo LL, Gilbert, LI. (2005). Discrete pulses of molting hormone, 20-hydroxyecdysone, during late larval development of Drosophila melanogaster: correlation with changes in gene activity. Developmental Dynamics 235(2): 315-326.

Wilson TG, Yerushalmi Y, Donnell DM, Restifo LL. (2006). Interaction between hormonal signaling pathways in Drosophila melanogaster as revealed by genetic interaction between Methoprene-tolerant and Broad-Complex. Genetics 172(1): 253-264.

Moczek AP, Andrews J, Kijimoto T, Yerushalmi Y, Rose, DJ. (2007) Emerging model systems in evo-devo: horned beetles and the origins of diversity. Evolution and Development 9(4):323-328.

Sanyal S, Yerushalmi Y, Roux S, Ramaswami M. (2006). MAPK signaling networks modulate transcriptional control of synaptic plasticity in Drosophila melanogaster. (In preparation).

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