Hanan Itzhaki, PH.D.

Curriculum Vitae

Year
Where
Position
Info
2002 -
Where
Position
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AEBi Ltd.
Reserch Scientist
2000-2001
Where
Position
Info
InSight, Pharmaceutical Ltd. Rehovot Israel.
Team Leader
1998-2000
Where
Position
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InSight, Pharmaceutical Ltd. Rehovot Israel.
Reserch Scientist
1994-1997
Where
Position
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The Institute for Applied Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
Research Scientist
1993-1994
Where
Position
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the Plant Genetic Dept. at Weizmann Institute, Rehovot. in collaboration with the Institute of Field Crops, ARO, Volcani Center, Beit-Dagan, Israel.
Reserch Scientist
Education
Where
Position
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1990-1993
Where
Position
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The Horticultural Dept. at Purdue University, W. Lafayette, Indiana, USA.
Postdoctoral position
1986-1993
Where
Position
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The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Agriculture, Rehovot, Israel
Ph.D

Supervision by: Prof. A.Borochov and Prof. S. Mayak

1982-1986
Where
Position
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The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Agriculture, Rehovot
M.Sc. in Agriculture Science with honors

Supervision by: Prof. A.Borochov and Prof. S. Mayak

1980-1982
Where
Position
Info
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Agriculture, Rehovot
B.Sc. in Agriculture Science

List of Publications

Articles in reviewed journals

19. Zuker, A., Tzfira, T., Ben-Meir, H., Ovadis, A., Shklarman, E., Itzhaki, H., Forkmann, G., Martens, S., Neta-Sharir, I., Weiss, D. and Vainstein, A. (2002). Enhancement of flower fragrance by antisense suppression of the flavonoid gene fht.. Mol. Breed. 9:33-41.

18. Zuker, A., Tzfira, T., Scovel, G., Ovadis, A., Shklarman, E., Itzhaki, H. and Vainstein, A. (2001). RolC-transgenic carnation with improved agronomic traits: quantitative and qualitative analyses of greenhouse-grown plants J. Am. Soc. Hort. Sci. 126: 13-18.

17. Halperin T., Zheng B., Itzhaki H., Clarke A.K., and Adam Z. (2000). Plant mitochondria contain proteolytic and regulatory subunits of the ATP-dependent Clp protease. Plant Mol. Biol. 45:461-168.

16. David R., Itzhaki H., Ginzberg I., Gafni Y., Galili G. and Y. Kapulnik (1998). Suppression of tobacco basic chitinase gene expression in response to colonization by the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Glomus Intaradics. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 11: 489 - 497.

15. Itzhaki H., Naveh L., Lindalahl M., Cook M. and Z. Adam (1998). Identification and characterization DegP, a serine protease associated with lumenal side of the thylakoid membrane. J. Biol. Chem. 273: 7094 - 7098.

14. Itzhaki H., Borochov A. and S. Mayak. (1998). Phosphatidylcholine turnover during senescence of rose petals. Plant Physiol. Biochem 36 : 457- 462.

13. Scovel G., Ben-Meir H., Ovadis M., Itzhaki H and A Vainstein (1998). RAPD and RFLP markers tightly linked to the locus controlling carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus) flower type. Theor. Appl. Genet. 96:117-122.

12. Vishnevetsky M., Ovadis M., Itzhaki H. and A. Vainstein (1997). CHRC encoding a cromoplast-spesific carotenoid-associated structural protein, is an early GA3 -responsive gene. J. Biol. Chem. 272: 24747-24750.

11‏. Vishnevetsky M Ovadis M., Itzhaki H., Libal-Weksler Y., Levy M, Adam Z. and

A. Vainstein (1996). Flower-specific cartenoid accumulation in chromoplasts: Molecular control of caratenoid-associated proteins. Plant J. 10:1111-1118.

10‏. Kapulnik Y, Volpin H, Itzhaki H, Ganon D, Galili S, David R, Shaul O, Elad Y,Chet

I and Y Okon (1996). Suppression of defense responses in mycorrhizal alfalfa and tobacco roots. New Phytol. 133: 59-64.

9. Itzhaki H, Pauls P. K, Davis J, Borochov A. and S. Mayak. (1995). 2H-NMR studies of age-related changes in physical properties of rose petal membrane lipids. Plant Physiol. 108:1029-1033.

8. Itzhaki H, Maxson J. M. and W. R. Woodson. (1994). An ethylene responsive enhancer element is involved in the senescence-related expression of the carnation glutathione S-transferase (GST1) gene. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 91: 8925-8929.

7. Itzhaki H and W. R. Woodson. (1993). Characterization of an ethylene-responsive glutathione S-transferase gene cluster in carnation. Plant Mol. Biol. 22:43-58.

6. Itzhaki H., Pauls K.P., and A. Borochov. (1991). Effects of cold hardening on microsomal membrane properties and phosphatidylcholine biosynthesis in canola (Brassica napus) leaves. J. Plant Physiol. 138: 75-79.

5. Itzhaki H., Borochov A. and S. Mayak. (1990). Age-related changes in petal membranes from attached and detached rose flowers. Plant Physiol. 94: 1233-1336.

4. Goszczynska D.M., Itzhaki H., Borochov A. and A.H. Halevy. (1990). Effects of sugars on physical and compositional properties of rose petal membranes. Scientia Hort. 43: 313-320.

3. Itzhaki H., Borochov A. and S. Mayak. (1987). Characterization of an endogenous inhibitor of the enzymatic conversion of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid to ethylene in carnation petals. Isr. J. Bot. 36: 171-183.

2. Borochov A., H. Itzhaki and H. Spiegelstein (1985). Effect of temperature on ethylene biosynthesis in carnation petals. Plant Growth Reg. 3: 159-166.

1. Adam Z., Itzhaki H., Borochov A. and S. Mayak. (1985). Substrate stimulation of an enzyme converting 1-aminocyclopropane carboxylic acid to ethylene. Plant Science 42: 89-93.