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B.Sc.  Biology, Tel Aviv University, Israel, 1990.

M.Sc.  (Cum Laude), Microbiology and Biotechnology, Tel Aviv University, Israel, 1992.

Ph.D.  (Cum Laude), Zoology and Microbiology, Tel Aviv University, Israel, 1999.
 

Tel.  972 8 6479024

Fax  972 8 6472983

e-mail:arielkus@bgumail.bgu.ac.il


 

 

Biological treatment of industrial wastewater. 

Microbial degradation of haloorganic compounds. 

Biology of wastewater reservoirs. 

Molecular microbial ecology.

Symbiosis.


 
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Eugene Rosenberg, Rachel Legmann, Ariel Kushmaro, Ellik Adler, Haim Abir & Eliora Z. Ron. 1996. Oil bioremediation using insoluble nitrogen source. Journal of Biotechnology, Vol. 51, pp.273-278.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov:80/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=8988651&dopt=Abstract

A. Kushmaro, Y. Loya, M. Fine and E. Rosenberg. 1996. Bacterial infection and coral bleaching. Nature:, 380: 396. 
http://coral.aoml.noaa.gov/bib/abstracts/author-k/kushmaro1.html

A. Kushmaro, E. Rosenberg, M. Fine and Y. Loya.1997. Bleaching of the coral Oculina patagonica  by Vibrio AK-1. Marine Ecology Progress Series, Vol. 147, pp. 159-165. 
http://www.esep.de/abstracts/meps/v147/p159-165.html

A. Kushmaro, G. HenningD. K. Hofmann and Y.Benayahu . 1997. Metamorphosis of Heteroxenia fuscescens planulae (Cnidaria: Octocorallia) is inhibited by crude oil: A novel short term toxicity bioassay. Marine environmental research, Vol. 43. No. 4, pp. 295-302. http://www.elsevier.nl/cdweb/journals/01411136/viewer.htt

A. Kushmaro, E. Rosenberg, M. Fine, Y. Ben Haim  and Y. Loya .1998. Effect of temperature on bleaching of the coral Oculina patagonica  by Vibrio AK-1. Marine Ecology Progress Series, Vol. 171, pp. 131-137. 
http://www.esep.de/abstracts/meps/v171/p131-137.html

A. Toren, L. Landau, A. Kushmaro, Y. Loya and E. Rosenberg. 1998. Effect of temperature on the adhesion of Vibrio AK-1 to Oculina patagonica  and coral bleaching. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 64: 1379-1384.
http://aem.asm.org/cgi/content/abstract/64/4/1379

D. Kelman, A. Kushmaro, Y. Loya, Y. Kashman and Y. Benayahu. 1998. Antimicrobial  activity of Red Sea soft coral Pareythropodium fulvum fulvum: reproductive and developmental considerations.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 169: 87-95. http://www.esep.de/abstracts/meps/v169/p87-95.html

E. Rosenberg, A. Kushmaro, Y. Ben-Haim, A. Toren, E. Banin , M. Fine and Y. Loya.  1999. The effect of temperature on bacterial bleaching of corals. Microbiology and  Infectious Disease, ASM pp. 242-254.

Yael Ben-Haim, Ehud Banim, Ariel Kushmaro, Yossi Loya and Eugene Rosenberg. 1999. Inhibition of photosynthesis and bleaching of zooxanthellae by the coral pathogen Vibrio shiloi. . Environmental Microbiology  Vol. 1 (3): 223-230.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov:80/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=11207741&dopt=Abstract

E. Banin, T. Israely, A. Kushmaro, Y. Loya, E. Orr and E. Rosenberg. 2000. Penetration of coral-bleaching bacterium Vibrio shiloi into Oculina patagonica. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 66(7): 3031-3036. 
http://aem.asm.org/cgi/content/abstract/66/7/3031

A Kushmaro, E Banin, Y Loya, E Stackebrandt, and E Rosenberg .2001. Vibrio shiloi  sp. nov., the causative agent of bleaching of the coral Oculina patagonica. Int J Syst  Evol Microbiol 2001 51: 1383-1388.
http://ijs.sgmjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/51/4/1383?maxtoshow=&HITS=10&hits=10&RESULTFORMAT=&author1=kushmaro&searchid=
1005207411771_272&stored_search=&FIRSTINDEX=0&journalcode

A. Kushmaro, L. Lerner, V. Agmon, C. L. Greenblatt and  J. Kopelowitz , 2001.Vibrio cholerae in Israel: Distribution and characterization of O1 and non-O1 strains from human and environmental sources. Epidemiology and Infection (submitted).