English הצהרה מפת האתר ארועים צור קשר דף הבית  
דף הבית מכוני מחקר ותשתיות המעבדה לחקר הכנרת חוקרי המעבדה אסף סוקניק

Yigal Alon Kinneret Limnological Laboratory

Assaf Sukenik

assaf@ocean.org.il
Tel: 04 – 6721444 ext. 205

Senior Scientist

Ph.D. 1985, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
At IOLR since 1987


Research interests:
Physiology, biochemistry and molecular biology of fresh water and marine algae. Development of biotechnological systems for unicellular mass cultivation of unicellular algae. Cyanobacteria and algal toxins. Algal productivity and competition among algal populations in lakes and fresh water reservoirs. Applied limnology and water quality of freshwater ecosystems.

Selected publications:
Sukenik, A., Kaplan-Levy, R.N., Mark Welch, J. and Post A.F. (2012) Massive multiplication of genome and ribosomes in dormant cells (akinetes) of Aphanizomenon ovalisporum (Cyanobacteria). The ISME J. 6: 670–679.

Sukenik, A., Hadas, O., Kaplan, A., and Quesada, A. (2012) Invasion of Nostocales (cyanobacteria) to subtropical and temperate freshwater lakes - Physiological, regional and global driving forces. Frontiers in Aquatic Microbiol 3:86. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2012.00086

Kaplan A, Harel M, Kaplan-Levy RN, Hadas O, Sukenik A and Dittmann E (2012) The languages spoken in the water body (or the biological role of cyanobacterial toxins). Front. Microbio. 3:138.

Hadas, O., Pinkas, R., Malinsky-Rushansky, N., Nishri, A., Kaplan, A., Rimmer, A., and Sukenik, A. (2012) Appearance and establishment of diazotrophic cyanobacteria in Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee). Freshwater Biol 57: 1214–1227.

Harel, M., Weiss, G., Daniel, E., Wilenz A., Hadas, O., Sukenik, A., Sedmak, B., Dittmann, E., Braun, S., and Kaplan, A. (2012) Casting a net: Fibers produced by Microcystis sp. in field and laboratory populations. Environmental Microbiology Reports 4: 342-349.

Ramm, J., Lupu, A., Hadas, O., Ballot, A., Rucker. J., Wiedner, C. and Sukenik, A. (2012) A CARD-FISH protocol for the identification and enumeration of cyanobacterial akinetes in lake sediments. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 82 (2012) 23–36. DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6941.2012.01401.x

Zohary T., Nishri A. and Sukenik A. (2012) Present–absent: a chronicle of the dinoflagellate Peridinium gatunense from Lake Kinneret. Hydrobiologia. 698:161–174.

Sukenik, A., Kaplan-Levy, R. N., Viner-Mozzini, Y., Quesada, A. & Hadas, O. (2013). Potassium deficiency triggers the development of dormant cells (akinetes) in Aphanizomenon ovalisporum (nostocales, cyanoprokaryota). J Phycol 49: 580-587.

Maldener, I., Summers, M.L. and Sukenik, A. (2014) Cellular Differentiation in Filamentous Cyanobacteria. In The Cell Biology of Cyanobacteria (Eds E. Flores and Herrero A.) Caister Academic Press. ISBN: 978-1-908230-38-6.

Zohary, T., Berman,T., Nishri, A. And Sukenik, A. (Eds.) (2014) Lake Kinneret: Ecology and Management. Springer, Berlin 683 p. ISBN 978-94-017-8944-8.
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