Yael Bar Lavan Ph.D
- Developing bio-nematicides toward control of plant parasitic nematodes
- Identification of new stress-resistant bacteria with potential to be used in agriculture as a biocontrol agent with antifungal and plant growth enhancement properties.
- Discovery of plant extracts with a potential neuroprotective role against neurodegenerative disease models in C.elegans and against in vitromodels of cancer diseases (tumors cell lines and cancer stem cells).
- Bar Lavan Y, Pivonia S, Katan J, Zviebil A, and Freeman S. (2004) Characterization, survival and effect of heat treatments on Colletotrichum gloeosporioides, causal agent of Limonium decline. Phytoparasitica 32: 188
- Bar Lavan Y, Kosolapov L, Frumkin A and Ben-Zvi A. (2012) Proteostasis: Regulation of cellular protein quality control networks in a multicellular organism. FEBS J. vol. 279, no. 4, 526–531
- Frumkin A, Dror S, Pokrzywa W, Bar-Lavan Y, Karady I, Hoppe T, Ben-Zvi A (2014) Challenging muscle homeostasis uncovers novel chaperone interactions in Caenorhabditis elegans. Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences 1.
- Bar-Lavan Y, Shemesh N, and Ben-Zvi A (2016) Chaperone families and networks. Essays in Biochemistry. 60 (2), 237-253.
- Bar-Lavan Y., Shemesh N., Dror S., Ofir R., Yeger-Lotem E., Ben-Zvi A. (2016). A differentiation transcription factor establishes muscle-specific proteostasis in Caenorhabditis elegans. PLoS Genet.12:e1006531. 10.1371/journal.pgen.1006531
- Fallik N., Bar-Lavan Y., GreenshpanY., GoldsteinO., Grosch M., Drukker M. Gazit R. (2017). Neat1 in hematopoietic stem cells. Oncotarget. 8:109575-109586. https://doi.org/10.18632/oncotarget.22729