Researcher interests: Ecology and evolution of predatory bacteria. The growth cycle of Bdellovibrio and like organisms. Structure and functions of fruit flies-associated microbiota. Molecular profiling of bacterial soil communities.
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Selected Publications

alfred abedrabbo, antonis chatzinotas, ariel kushmaro, julia johnke, Edouard Jurkevitch, yossi cohen, Zohar Pasternak
bacteria and micro eukaryotes are differentially segregated in sympatric wastewater microhabitats (2019)| Environmental Microbiology| Read more
eddie cytryn, Joao Gatica, Edouard Jurkevitch
comparative metagenomics and network analyses provide novel insights into the scope and distribution of β lactamase homologs in the environment (2019)| Frontiers in Microbiology| Read more
awawing andongma, changying niu, chen zhengzhong, jiang nan, Edouard Jurkevitch, kanjana khaeso, mazarin akami, Boaz Yuval
intestinal bacteria modulate the foraging behavior of the oriental fruit fly bactrocera dorsalis diptera tephritidae (2019)| PLOS ONE| Read more
chen azulay, habteab habtom, Edouard Jurkevitch, ofra matan, ron gafny, Zohar Pasternak
applying microbial biogeography in soil forensics (2019)| Forensic Science International-genetics| Read more
doron shalom yishai zaada, Edouard Jurkevitch, michael benyosef, Boaz Yuval
the host fruit amplifies mutualistic interactions between ceratitis capitata larvae and associated bacteria (2018)| bioRxiv| Read more
Elad Segev, Edouard Jurkevitch, mira gonen, tom ben sasson, Zohar Pasternak
automatic identification of optimal marker genes for phenotypic and taxonomic groups of microorganisms (2018)| PLOS ONE| Read more
aineah obed luchibia, Edouard Jurkevitch, lorna dawson, moshe shpitzen, ofra matan, ron gafny, shlomit avraham, Zohar Pasternak
mitigating temporal mismatches in forensic soil microbial profiles (2018)| Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences| Read more
Edouard Jurkevitch, margarita petrenko, michael linscheid, ofir avidan, rene becker, sebastian beck, shmuel pietrokovski
identification and characterization of differentially regulated type ivb pilin genes necessary for predation in obligate bacterial predators (2017)| Scientific Reports| Read more
bolaji babajide salam, Saul Burdman, daria makarovsky, Einat Zelinger, jacob inbar, Edouard Jurkevitch, ludmila fadeev, michael gozin, ofra matan
silver nanoparticles complexed with bovine submaxillary mucin possess strong antibacterial activity and protect against seedling infection (2017)| Applied and Environmental Microbiology| Read more
charlotte causton, doron shalom yishai zaada, james mitchell, Edouard Jurkevitch, maria piedad lincango, michael benyosef, rachael dudaniec, renee smith, shanan tobe, sonia kleindorfer, Boaz Yuval, Zohar Pasternak
host specific associations affect the microbiome of philornis downsi an introduced parasite to the galapagos islands (2017)| Molecular Ecology| Read more
Edouard Jurkevitch, michael benyosef, Boaz Yuval, Zohar Pasternak
symbiotic bacteria enable olive fly larvae to overcome host defences (2015)| Royal Society Open Science| Read more
Edouard Jurkevitch, michael benyosef, Boaz Yuval, Zohar Pasternak
symbiotic bacteria enable olive flies bactrocera oleae to exploit intractable sources of nitrogen (2014)| Journal of Evolutionary Biology| Read more
Edouard Jurkevitch, ortal nahum, prem kandel, Jaap Van Rijn , Zohar Pasternak
abundance diversity and seasonal dynamics of predatory bacteria in aquaculture zero discharge systems (2014)| FEMS Microbiology Ecology| Read more

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