ד"ר יותם ציפר- ברגר

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ד"ר יותם ציפר- ברגר
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קורות חיים

Education:

2004: Diploma (M.Sc) in biology, faculty of natural sciences, Erlangen-Nuremberg University, Germany. Major subject: botany. Minor subjects: zoology, organic chemistry. Thesis topic: The hornwort and liverwort flora of two Mata Atlantica remnants, Santa Catarina, Brazil

2008: Doktor rerum naturalium (PhD) in botany, faculty of natural sciences, Erlangen-Nuremberg University, Germany. Thesis topic: The vascular flora of the Babitonga Bay Region, Santa Catarina, Brazil: diversity and origins.

2009: Post doctoral fellowship, Desert Research Institute, Reno, Nevada. Topic of study: Facilitation of pinyon pine seedlings by sagebrush along an aridity gradient.

2010: Post-doctoral fellow, Natural Resources department, Volcani Institute. Topic of study: the effect of the granivorous fauna on pine regeneration.

2011-2012: Post-doctoral fellow, Natural History Collections, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Topic of study: systematics of Brassicaceae and Ranunculaceae.

Current positions and nominations:

Associate curator and director of the land plant collection, Steinhardt Museum of Natural History, Tel Aviv University

Lecturer of human anatomy, Medical Imaging program, Department of Social Sciences, Bar Ilan University

Lecturer of Botany and Ecology at the Levinsky College of Education in Tel Aviv and Eilat branches

Member of the Flora and Fauna department, the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities

Member of the scientific committee of the Mt. Scopus Botanical Garden, Jerusalem, Israel

 

 

פירסומים

Publications:

Ziffer-Berger, J., & dos Santos Ribas, O. 2007. Contribution to the hornwort and liverwort flora of Santa Catarina (Brazil). Boletim do Museu Botânico Municipal (Curitiba)70:1-11.

Ziffer-Berger, J. 2008. Vascular flora of the Babitonga Bay Region (Santa Catarina, Brazil): Diversity and origins.PhD dissertation, Universitaet Erlangen-Nuernberg.

Ziffer-Berger, J., & Leschner, H. V. 2013. New interpretation of the Ranunculus cornutus–R. marginatus complex (Ranunculaceae). Phytotaxa, 151(1): 35-43

Ziffer-Berger, J., Hanin, N., Fogel, T., Mummenhoff, K. and Barazani, O. 2014. Molecular Phylogeny Indicates Polyphyly in Raphanus L. (Brassicaceae). Edinburgh Journal of Botany: 1-11.  available on CJO2014. doi:10.1017/S0960428614000286

Ziffer-Berger, J. Weisberg, P.J., Cablk, M.E. and Osem, Y. 2014. Spacial patterns provide support for the stress-gradient hypothesis over a range-wide aridity gradient. Journal of Arid Environments 102: 27-33.

Barazani, O. and Ziffer Berger, J. 2014. Eruca sativa, a Tasty Salad Herb with Health-Promoting Properties. In Medical and Aromatic Plants of the Middle East, edited by Z. Yaniv and N. Dudai, pp. 269-280. Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of the World 2. Dordrecht-Heidelberg-New York-London: Springer.

Fragman-Sapir, O., Taifur, H. and Ziffer-Berger J. 2015. Isatis armena (Brassicaceae), new for Flora Palaestina. Polish Botanical Journal 60(2): 301-303.

Ziffer-Berger, J., & Chicaia, A. 2015. Hippeastrum puniceum (Amaryllidaceae), a new naturalized species in the flora of Angola. Polish Botanical Journal, 60(1), 111-112.

Ziffer-Berger, J., Weisberg, P., Cablk, M., Moshe, Y., Osem, Y. 2017. Shrubs fascilitate pine colonization by controlling seed predation in dry Mediterranean dwarf shrublands.Journal of Arid Environments 147: 34-39

           

Slovak, M., Kucera, J., Lack, H.W., Ziffer-Berger, J., Melicharovka, A., Zavenska, E., Vdacny, P. 2018. Diversification dynamics and transoceanic Eurasian-Australian disjunction in the genus Picris (Compositae) induced by the interplay of shifts in intrinsic/extrinsic traits and paleoclimatic oscillations. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 119: 182-195.

Charbonneau, A., Tack, D., Lale, A., Goldston, J., Caple, M., Conner, E., Barazani, O., Ziffer-Berger, J., Dworkin, I., Conner, J. 2018. Weed evolution: genetic differentiation among wild, weedy and crop radish. Evolutionary Applications. Appl. 11: 1964-1974.

Golan, S., Waitz, Y., Ziffer-Berger, J., Henkin, Z., Barazani, O. 2018. Germination behavior of Sarcopoterium spinosum in response to smoke chemicals indicates adaptation to fire in the southeastern Mediterranean. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences (In Press).

Barazani, O., Hanin, N. Bajpai, P., Waitz, Y., Barzilai, M., Keren-Keiserman, A., Faraj, T., Mazlish-Gati, E., Westberg, E., Ziffer-Berger, J. 2018. Genetic diversity among and within populations of Raphanus raphanistrum and Brassica tournefortii in Israel. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences (In Press).

Abstracts:

Ziffer-Berger, J. 2018. Potential medicinal benefits of salad rocket. Medicinal plants (special issue, suppl. 1): 25.

קורסים

אנטומיה בתוכנית רטנגן, החוג המשולב למדעי החברה

תחומי מחקר

Systematics and evolution

Plant-animal interactions

Weed biology

Ecology and biogeography of Bryophytes