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Name: Amir Sherman, Ph.D. (Researcher)
Units: Plant SciencesFruit Tree Sciences
Research Interests / Job description  
Tel:  03-9683040 03-9683035
Cell: 0506-220740
Email:    asherman@volcani.agri.gov.il
Office location:HASHBACHAT MATAIM room 202
Address:Dept. of Genomics, ARO, The Volcani Center
Derech Hamacabim 68, Bet Dagan 50250
ISRAEL
Research Interests / Job description
Utilization of genomic technologies for plant breeding
Comparative genomics in fungi
Integration of genomic technologies into agriculture
Selected publications
1.Gal TZ, Glazer I, Sherman A and Koltai H.2005. Protein Interaction of Nucleosome Assembly Protein 1 and Casein Kinase 2 During Desiccation Response in the Insect-Killing Nematode Steinernema feltiae IS-6. J. Parasitol. 91: 691-693.
2. Ben-Ari G, Zenvirth D, Sherman A, Lavi U, Hillel J and Simchen G. 2005. Application of SNP's for the assessment of biodiversity in yeast. Heredity 95: 493-501.
3. Lichtenzveig J, Gamliel E, Frenkel O, Michaelido S, Abbo S, Sherman A and Shtienberg D. 2005. Distribution of Mating Types and Diversity in Virulence of Didymella rabiei in Israel. Eur. J. Plant Pathol. 113: 15-24.
4. Ghanim M, Dombrovsky A, Raccah B, Sherman A. 2006. A microarray approach identifies ANT, OS-D and takeout-like genes as differentially regulated in alate and apterous morphs of the green peach aphid Myzus persic
 

Selected publications

1.Gal TZ, Glazer I, Sherman A and Koltai H.2005. Protein Interaction of Nucleosome Assembly Protein 1 and Casein Kinase 2 During Desiccation Response in the Insect-Killing Nematode Steinernema  feltiae IS-6. J. Parasitol. 91: 691-693.

2. Ben-Ari G, Zenvirth D, Sherman A, Lavi U, Hillel J and Simchen G.  2005. Application of SNP's for the assessment of biodiversity in yeast. Heredity 95: 493-501.

3. Lichtenzveig J, Gamliel E, Frenkel O, Michaelido S, Abbo S, Sherman A and  Shtienberg  D. 2005. Distribution of Mating Types and Diversity in Virulence of Didymella rabiei in Israel. Eur. J. Plant Pathol. 113: 15-24.

4. Ghanim M, Dombrovsky A, Raccah B, Sherman A. 2006. A microarray approach identifies ANT, OS-D and takeout-like genes as differentially regulated in alate and apterous morphs of the green peach aphid Myzus persicae (Sulzer). Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol. 36: 857-868.

5. Ben-Ari G, Zenvirth D, Sherman A, David L, Klutstein M, Lavi U, Hillel J, Simchen G. 2006. Four linked genes participate in controlling sporulation efficiency in budding yeast. Plos Genetics. 2: 1815-1823.

6. Frenkel O, Shtienberg. D,  Abbo S and Sherman A. 2007. The sympatric Ascochyta complex of wild Cicer judaicum and domesticated chickpea. Plant Pathol. 56: 464-471.

7. Abbo S, Frenkel O, Sherman A and  Shtienberg D. 2007. The sympatric  Ascochyta pathosystems of near eastren legumes, a key for better understanding of pathogen biology. Eur.  J.  Plant Pathol. 119: 111-118.

8. Klutstein M, Shaked H, Sherman A, Ragolsky NA, Shema A, Zenvirth D, Levy AL and Simchen G.  2008. Functional Conservation of the Yeast and Arabidopsis RAD54-Like Genes. Genetics 178: 2389-2397.

9. Miyara I, Shafran H, Kramer-Haimovich H, Rollins J, Sherman A and Prusky D. 2008. Multifactor regulation of pectate lyase secretion by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides pathogenic on avocado fruits. Mol. Plant Pathol. 9:281- 291.

10.Frenkel O, Sherman A, Abbo S and Shtienberg D .2008. Differential aggressiveness among Didymella rabiei isolates originated from domesticated chickpea and sympatric wild Cicer judaicum. Phytopathology 98: 600-608

11. Alkan N, Fluhr R, Sherman A and Prusky D. 2008. Role of Ammonia Secretion and pH Modulation on Pathogenicity of Colletotrichum coccodes on Tomato Fruit. Mol. Plant Microbe In. 21: 1058-1066.

12. Shafran H, Miyara I, Eshed R, Prusky D and Sherman A. 2008. Development of new tools for studying gene function in fungi based on the on the Gateway system. Fungal Genet. Biol. 45: 1147-54.

13. Ozkilinc H,  Frenkel O,  Abbo S,   Eshed R, Sherman A, Shtienberg, R. Ophir and C. Can. 2009.  comparative study of Turkish and Israeli populations of Didymella rabiei, the ascochyta blight pathogen of chickpea. Plant pathology DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3059.2009.02226.

14. Frenkel O, Peever TL, Chilvers MI, Ozkilinc H, Can C, Abbo S, Shtienberg D and Sherman A. 2010. Ecological Genetic Divergence of the Fungal Pathogen Didymella rabiei on Sympatric Wild and Domesticated Cicer spp. (Chickpea). Appl  and  Environ Microbiol, 76: 30-39.

15.Miyara I, Shafran H,  Davidzon M,  Sherman A  and  Prusky, D. 2010. pH Regulation of Ammonia Secretion by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides and Its Effect on Appressorium Formation and Pathogenicity. MPMI 23:304-316.

 

16. Prusky D, Alkan N, Miyara I, Barad S, Davidzon M, Kobiler I, Brown-Horowitz S,  Lichter A,  Sherman A, Fluhr R. 2009. Mechanisms Modulating Postharvest Pathogen Colonization of Decaying Fruits. In Post Harvest pathology eds: Prusky, D and Gullino ML pages 43-56.   Springer, New York, USA.

17. Harel Beja. R,   Tzuri G,   Portnoy V , Lotan-Pompan M,  Lev S,   Cohen S,  Dai  N, Yeselson  L, · Meir A,  Libhaber  SE,  Avisar  E, ·   Melamed  T,  · Koert  P. van,   Verbakel H,. Hofstede  R,·  Volpin H,·   Oliver · M,  Fougedoire ·A,   Stalh ·C,    Fauve  J,· Copes ·B,  Fei  Z ,· Giovannoni  J· Ori  N, ·   Lewinsohn · E,. Sherman · A,    Burger  Y,· Tadmor  Y,· Schaffer AA, and  ·   Katzir  N. 2010. A genetic map of melon highly enriched with fruit quality traits and EST markers including sugar and carotenoid metabolism genes. Theor Appl Genet-Accepted.

18. Ophir R, Eshed R, Harel-beja R, Tzuri G, Portnoy, Burger Y, Uliel S, Katzir N and Sherman A. 2010. High-throughput marker discovery in melon using a self-designed oligo microarray. BMC Genomics-Accepted

 

Patents (partial list)

1. US2003235857. (2003) Regulation of fungal gene expression. Rupp Steffen, Robertson Laura., Summers Eric, Hecht Peter, Roberts Radcliff, Madhani Hitten, Styles Cora, Lo Hsiu-Jung., Sherman Amir, Cali Brian and Fink Gerald.

2. US6806082. (2004) Isolated nucleic acid molecule encoding a regulator of fungal gene expression. Cali Brian, Holtzman Douglas, Madden Kevin, Milne.G Todd, Sherman Amir, Silva Jeffrey, Trueheart Joshua and Zhang Lixin.

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