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Entomology, Ornithology & Herpetology: Current Research

Entomology, Ornithology & Herpetology: Current Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-0983

Ephraim Cohen

Ephraim Cohen

Ephraim Cohen
Professor of Entomology and Pesticide Sciences, Department of Entomology
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Biography

B.Sc. (1962) Faculty of Agriculture, the Hebrew University.
M.Sc. (1964) Faculty of Agriculture, the Hebrew University.
Ph.D. (1970) Dept. of Organic Chemistry, the Hebrew University.
Postdoc (1971-1972) Dept. of Biological Sciences, Northwestern
University, Evanston, Illinois.

Senior Lecturer - 1978; Associate Professor - 1985;
            Professor – 1990; Professor Emeritus - 2007
            Head, Plant Protection Studies - 1986-1989
            Head, Dept. of Entomology - 2000-2003
 

Research Interest

Chitin biochemistry and inhibition
Genes coding for chitin synthase in insects
Photostabilization of biocontrol agents using composite clay matrices
Resistance and resistance management of arthropod pests
Biochemical mechanisms of resistance in insect pests
Circadian rhythm
Water homeostasis and osmoregulation in insect pests

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