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Selected Publications

  • Tchernov, D., Hassidim, M., Luz, B., Sukenik, A., Reinhold, L., Kaplan, A.  (1997) Sustained net CO2 evolution during photosynthesis by marine microorganisms. Current Biology 7: 723-728.

 

  • Tchernov D., Gorbunov MY., de Vargas C., Narayan Yadav S., Milligan AJ., Haggblom M., Falkowski PG. (2004) Membrane lipids of symbiotic algae are diagnostic of sensitivity to thermal bleaching in corals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA; 101(37):13531-5. 

 

  • Fine M., and Tchernov D. (2007) Scleractinian coral species survive and recover from decalcification. Science, 315 (5820): 1811-1811. 

 

  • Fine, M. and Tchernov  D. ( 2007) Ocean acidification and scleractinian corals - Response. Science, 317(5841): p. 1032-1033. 

 

  • Einbinder S., Mass T., Brokovich E., Dubinsky Z., Yonatan E., and  Tchernov D., (2009) Changes in morphology and diet of the coral Stylophora pistillata along the depth gradient. Marine Ecology Progress Series 381:167-174

 

  • Gruber D., DeSalle F. R., Tchernov D., Pieribone V. A., and Kao1 H T., (2009) Novel Internal Regions of Fluorescent Proteins Undergo Divergent Evolutionary Patterns. Molecular biology and evolution 26.12: 2841-2848. 

 

 

  • Mass T., Genin A., Shavit U., Grinstein M., and Tchernov D. (2010).  Flow enhances photosynthesis in marine benthic autotrophs by increasing the efflux of oxygen from the organism to the water.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 107.6: 2527-2531

 

  •  Saragosti, E., D. Tchernov, A. Katsir, and Y. Shaked. (2010)  Extracellular Production and Degradation of Superoxide in the Coral Stylophora pistillata and Cultured Symbiodinium. PLoS ONE. 5(9)

 

  •  Kuguru, B., Y. Achituv, D.F. Gruber, and D. Tchernov. (2010)  Photoacclimation mechanisms of corallimorpharians on coral reefs: Photosynthetic parameters of zooxanthellae and host cellular responses to variation in irradiance. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 394(1-2): p. 53-62

 

  • Veal, C.J., M. Carmi, G. Dishon, Y. Sharon, K. Michael, D. Tchernov, O. Hoegh-Guldberg, and M. Fine. (2010) Shallow-water wave lensing in coral reefs: a physical and biological case study. Journal of Experimental Biology, 213(24): p. 4304-4312. 

 

  •  Nir, O., D. Gruber, S. Einbinder, S. Kark, and D. Tchernov. (2011) Changes in scleractinian coral Seriatopora hystrix morphology and its endocellular Symbiodinium characteristics along a bathymetric gradient from shallow to mesophotic reef. Coral reefs 30.4:1089-1100 

 

  •  Tchernov, D., H. Kvitt, L. Haramaty, T.S. Bibby,  M.Y. Gorbunov,  H. Rosenfeld,  and P.G. Falkowski.(2011)  Apoptosis and the selective survival of host animals following thermal bleaching in zooxanthellate corals. Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of America, 108(24): p. 9905-9909. 

 

  • Kvitt, H., H. Rosenfeld, K. Zandbank, and D. Tchernov. (2011)  Regulation of Apoptotic Pathways by Stylophora pistillata (Anthozoa, Pocilloporidae) to Survive Thermal Stress and Bleaching. PLoS ONE, 6(12). 

 

  • Coleman, D. F., J. A. Austin, Z. Ben-Avraham, Y. Makowsky, and D. Tchernov. (2012) "Seafloor pockmarks, deepwater corals, and cold seeps along the continental margin of Israel." Oceanography, Suppl 25 (2012): 40-41. 

 

  • Tchernov, D., T. Mass, and D.F. Gruber. (2012)  Symbiotic transition of algae–coral triggered by paleoclimatic events? Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 27(4): p. 194-195.

 

  • Mehr, Shaadi F. Pooyaei, Rob DeSalle, Hung-Teh Kao, Apurva Narechania, Zhou Han, Dan Tchernov, Vincent Pieribone, and David F. Gruber. (2013)"Transcriptome deep-sequencing and clustering of expressed isoforms from Favia corals." BMC genomics 14, no. 1: 546. 

 

  • Rubin-Blum, Maxim, Antler, G, Shemesh, E, Tsadok, R, Goodman-Tchernov, B. N., Austin Jr., J. A. Coleman, D. F. Ben-Avraham, Z., Tchernov, D. (2014) First evidence for the presence of iron oxidizing zetaproteobacteria at the Levantine continental margins. PLoS One, 9.3: e91456.

 

  • Rubin-Blum, Maxim, Shemesh, E., Tsadok, R., Goodman-Tchernov, B. N., Ben-Avraham, Z., Austin Jr., J. A.,Coleman, D. F., Tchernov, Dan (2014) Distribution of the Lamellibrachia sp. (Siboglinidae, Annelida) and their trophosome endosymbiont phylotypes in the Mediterranean Sea. Marine Biology, 161.6: 1229-1239. 

 

  • Rubin-Blum, Maxim, Antler, G, Turchyn, A.V., Shemesh, E, Tsadok, R, Austin Jr., J. A., Coleman, D. F. Goodman-Tchernov, B. N., Sivan, O.,Tchernov, Dan (2014) Hydrocarbon related microbial processes in the deep sediments of the Eastern Mediterranean Levantine Basin. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 87.3: 780-796.

 

  • Nir, Orit, David F. Gruber, Eli Shemesh, Eliezra Glasser, and Dan Tchernov. "Seasonal Mesophotic Coral Bleaching of Stylophora pistillata in the Northern Red Sea." PloS one 9.1: e84968. 

 

  • M Rubin-Blum, E Shemesh, B. N. Goodman-Tchernov, Dwight F. Coleman, Zvi Ben-Avraham, and Dan Tchernov (2014) Cold seep biogenic crust in the Levantine basin is inhabited by carbonate burrowing Phascolosoma turnerae, a sipunculid worm hosting distinctive microbiota. In Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers. 90: 17-26.

 

  • Dan Tchernov, David F. Gruber and Andrew Irwin. (2014) Isotopic fractionation of carbon in the coccolithophorid, Emiliania huxleyi Marine Ecology Progress Series /DOI 10.3354/meps10840 

 

  • Rami Tsadok, Maxim Rubin-Blum, Eli Shemesh and Dan Tchernov  (2014) On the occurrence and identification of Abudefduf saxatilis (Linnaeus, 1758) in the easternmost Mediterranean Sea.  Aquatic Invasions Volume 9, Issue 4 

 

  • Levy, Yaniv, Noga Perry, Dan Tchernov and Gil Rilov. 2014. Use of an intensive care tank for treatment of sea turtles. Herpetological Review 45(4):632-635. 

 

  • Kvitt, H., Kramarsky-Winter, E., Maor-Landaw, K., Zandbank, K., Kushmaro, A., Rosenfeld, H., Tchernov, D. (2015). Breakdown of coral colonial form under reduced pH conditions is initiated in polyps and mediated through apoptosis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(7), 2082-2086. 

 

  • KL Stokes, AC Broderick, AF Canbolat, O Candan, WJ Fuller, F Glen, Y Levy, AF Rees, G Rilov, D Tchernov and RT Snape, 'Migratory Corridors and Foraging Hotspots: Critical Habitats Identified for Mediterranean Green Turtles', Diversity and Distributions, 21 (2015), 665-74. 

 

  • Rami Tsadok, Maxim Rubin-Blum, Eli Shemesh, and Dan Tchernov, 'On the Occurrence and Identification of Abudefduf Saxatilis (Linnaeus, 1758) in the Easternmost Mediterranean Sea', Aquatic invasions, 10 (2015), 101-05. 

 

  • Mizrahi, G., Shemesh, E., van Ofwegen, L., & Tchernov, D. First record of Aequorea macrodactyla (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa) from the Israeli coast of the eastern Mediterranean Sea, an alien species indicating invasive pathways. (2015). NeoBiota, 26, 55.

 

  • Dishon, G., J. Fisch, I. Horn, K. Kaczmarek, J. Bijma, D. F. Gruber, O. Nir, Y. Popovich, and D. Tchernov. A novel paleo-bleaching proxy using boron isotopes and high-resolution laser ablation to reconstruct coral bleaching events. Biogeosciences. accepted (2015).

 

  • Galloway Kevin C., Becker Kaitlyn P., Phillips Brennan, Kirby Jordan, Licht Stephen, Tchernov Dan, Wood Robert J., and Gruber David F. Soft Robotic Grippers for Biological Sampling on Deep Reefs. Soft Robotics.Volume 00, Number 00, 2016 Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.DOI: 10.1089/soro.2015.0019 January 2016.