PUBLICATIONS

Assa Bentzur 1,2, Shahar Alon 2,*,† and Galit Shohat-Ophir. (2022) Behavioral Neuroscience in the Era of Genomics: Tools and Lessons for Analyzing High-Dimensional Datasets. Int J Mol Sci​/. 2022 Mar 30;23(7):3811. https://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/23/7/3811

Liora Omesi, Mali Levi, Assa Bentzur, Yong-Kyu Kim, Shir Ben-Shaanan, Reza Azanchi, Ulrike Heberlein and Galit Shohat-Ophir. (2021) Sexual deprivation modulates social interaction and reproductive physiology bioRxiv 2021.04.27.441612; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.04.27.441612

 

Julia Ryvkin*, Assa Bentzur*, Anat Shmueli, Miriam Tannenbaum, Omri Shallom, Shiran Dokarker, Jennifer I.C Benichou, Mali Levi and Galit Shohat-Ophir. (2021) Transcriptome Analysis of NPFR Neurons Reveals a Connection Between proteome Diversity and Social Behavior. Front. Behav. Neurosci., 31 March https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnbeh.2021.628662/full

Assa Bentzur*, Shir Ben-Shaanan*, Jennifer Benichou, Eliezer Costi, Mali Levi, Amiyaal Ilany and Galit Shohat-Ophir. (2020) Early life experience shapes male behavior and social networks in Drosophila. Current biology. https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(20)31603-1

Patricia Deng, Anzer Khan, Dionna Jacobson, Nagraj Sambrani, Leeanne McGurk, Xianghua Li, Aswathy Jayasree, Jan Hejatko, Galit Shohat-Ophir, Mary A. O’Connell, Jin Billy Li, Liam P. Keegan. (2020) Adar RNA editing-dependent and -independent effects are required for brain and innate immune functions in Drosophila. Nat Commun. 2020; 11: 1580. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15435-1

Anne L. Sapiro*, Anat Shmueli*, Gilbert Lee Henry, Qin Li, Tali Shalit, Orly Yaron, Yoav Paas, Jin Billy Li and Galit Shohat-Ophir. (2019) Illuminating spatial A-to-I RNA editing signatures within the Drosophila brain. * Authors contributed equally. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 5;116(6):2318-2327.

https://www.pnas.org/content/116/6/2318.long

 

Anat Shmueli, Tali Shalit, Eitan Okun and Galit Shohat-Ophir. (2018) The Toll pathway in the Central Nervous system of flies and mammals. NeuroMolecular Medicine. 20(4):419-436.

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12017-018-8515-9

 

Zer-Krispil, S., Zak, H., Shao, L., Ben-Shaanan, S., Tordjman, L., Bentzur, A., Shmueli, A., Shohat-Ophir, G. (2018). Ejaculation Induced by the Activation of Crz Neurons Is Rewarding to Drosophila Males. Curr Biol 28, 1445-1452 e1443.

Featured in Curr Biol. 2018 21;28(10):R614-R616.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960982218303683?via%3

 

Ryvkin, J., Bentzur, A., Zer-Krispil, S., Shohat-Ophir, G. (2018). Mechanisms Underlying the Risk to Develop Drug Addiction, Insights From Studies in Drosophila melanogaster. Front Physiol 9, 327.

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fphys.2018.00327/full

Bentzur, A., Shmueli, A., Omesi, L., Ryvkin, J., Knapp, J.M., Parnas, M., Davis, F.P., Shohat-Ophir, G. (2018). Odorant binding protein 69a connects social interaction to modulation of social responsiveness in Drosophila. PLoS Genet 14, e1007328.

https://journals.plos.org/plosgenetics/article?id=10.1371/journal.pgen.1007328

Zer, S., Ryvkin, J., Wilner, H.J., Zak, H., Shmueli, A., Shohat-Ophir, G. (2016). A Simple Way to Measure Alterations in Reward-seeking Behavior Using Drosophila melanogaster. J Vis Exp.

https://www.jove.com/video/54910/a-simple-way-to-measure-alterations-reward-seeking-behavior-using

Shohat-Ophir, G., Kaun, K.R., Azanchi, R., Mohammed, H., and Heberlein, U. (2012). Sexual deprivation increases ethanol intake in Drosophila. Science 335, 1351-1355.

Featured in Nature doi:10.1038/nature.2012.10227

Recommended by Faculty of 1000 as a must to read

https://science.sciencemag.org/content/335/6074/1351.long

Avi Jacob, Bar-Ilan University Microscopy Unit

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