Salzberg Adi - Associate Professor

Adi Salzberg
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  • Office: Faculty of Medicine, 4th floor
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Main Research Area

Developmental genetics of Drosophila; homeotic gene function; the Meis family of proto-oncogenes; pattern formation in the embryonic nervous system.

Journal articles

Click here for a list of available publications in PubMed.

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1: Pechkovsky A, Salzberg A, Kleinberger T.
The adenovirus E4orf4 protein induces a unique mode of cell death while inhibiting classical apoptosis.
Cell Cycle 01/08/2013;

2: Pechkovsky, A., Lahav, M., Bitman, E., Salzberg, A. *, and Kleinberger, T.*
E4orf4 induces PP2A- and Src-dependent cell-death in Drosophila melanogaster and at the same time inhibits classical apoptosis pathways.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 01/04/2013;

3: Halachmi, N., Nachman, A., and Salzberg, A.
Visualization of proprioceptors in Drosophila larvae and pupae.
J. Vis. Exp. 01/06/2012;

4: Egoz-Matia, N., Nachman, A., Halachmi, N., Toder, M., Klein, Y., and Salzberg, A.
Spatial regulation of cell adhesion in the Drosophila wing is mediated by Delilah, a potent activator of βPS integrin expression.
Dev Biol. 01/04/2011;

5: Klein, Y.*, Halachmi, N.*, Egoz-Matia N., Toder M. and Salzberg, A.
The proprioceptive and contractile systems in Drosophila are both patterned by the EGR family transcription factor Stripe.
Dev Biol. 01/01/2010;

6: Cohen, L. and Salzberg, A.
Chromosomal binding sites of the homeotic cofactor Homothorax.
Mol Genet Genomics 15/05/2008;

7: Halachmi, N., Schulze, L. K., Inbal, A. and Salzberg, A.
Additional sex combs affects antennal development by means of spatially restricted repression of Antp and Wg.
Dev Dyn. 01/08/2007; 236: 2118 – 2130

8: Salzberg, A., Fisher, O., Siman-Tov, R., and Ankri, S.
Identification of methylated sequences in genomic DNA of adult Drosophila melanogaster.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 01/12/2004; 322: 465 – 469

9: Inbal, A., Volk, T. and Salzberg, A.
Recruitment of ectodermal attachment cells via an EGFR-dependent mechanism during the organogenesis of Drosophila proprioceptors
Developmental Cell 01/08/2004; 7: 241 – 250

10: Inbal, A., Levanon, D. and Salzberg A.
Multiple roles for ut/vvl in the development of PNS in Drosophila.
Development 01/06/2003; 130: 2467 – 2478

11: Vied, C., Halachmi, N., Salzberg, A. and Horabin, J. I.
Antizyme is a target of Sex-lethal in the Drosophila germline and appears to act downstream of Hedgehog to regulate Sex-lethal and Cyclin B.
Dev. Biol 01/01/2003; 253: 214 – 229

12: Kurant, E., Eytan, D., and Salzberg, A.
Mutational analysis of the Drosophila homothorax gene.
Genetics 01/02/2001; 157: 689 – 698

13: Inbal, A., Halachmi, N., Dibner, C., Frank, D., and Salzberg, A.
Genetic evidence for the transcriptional-activating function of Homothorax during adult fly development.
Development 01/01/2001; 128: 3405 – 3413

14: Segev, E., Halachmi, N., Salzberg, A. and Ben-Arie, N.
Nato3 is an evolutionarily-conserved bHLH transcription factor expressed in the CNS of Drosophila and mouse.
Mech Dev. 01/01/2001; 106: 197 – 202

15: Salzberg, A., Elias, S., Nachaliel, N., Bonstein, L., Henig, C., and Frank, D.
A Meis family protein caudalizes neural cell fates in Xenopus.
Mech Dev 01/01/1999; 80: 3 – 13

16: Pai, C. Y., Kuo, T. S., Jaw, T. J., Kurant, E., Chen, C. T., Bessarab, D. A., Salzberg, A., and Sun, Y. H.
The Homothorax homeoprotein activates the nuclear localization of another homeoprotein, extradenticle, and suppresses eye development in Drosophila.
Genes Dev 01/01/1998; 12: 435 – 446

17: Kurant, E., Pai, C. Y., Sharf, R., Halachmi, N., Sun, Y. H., and Salzberg, A.
dorsotonals/homothorax, the Drosophila homologue of meis1, interacts with extradenticle in patterning of the embryonic PNS.
Development 01/01/1998; 125: 1037 – 1048

18: Adams, R. R., Tavares, A. A., Salzberg, A., Bellen, H. J., and Glover, D. M.
pavarotti encodes a kinesin-like protein required to organize the central spindle and contractile ring for cytokinesis.
Genes Dev 01/01/1998; 12: 1483 – 1494

19: Salzberg, A., Prokopenko, S. N., He, Y., Tsai, P., Pal, M., Maroy, P., Glover, D. M., Deak, P., and Bellen, H. J.
P-element insertion alleles of essential genes on the third chromosome of Drosophila melanogaster: mutations affecting embryonic PNS development.
Genetics 01/12/1997; 147: 1723 – 1741

20: Salzberg, A., and Bellen, H. J.
Invertebrate versus vertebrate neurogenesis: variations on the same theme?
Dev Genet 01/01/1996; 18: 1 – 10

21: Salzberg, A., Golden, K., Bodmer, R., and Bellen, H. J.
gutfeeling, a Drosophila gene encoding an antizyme-like protein, is required for late differentiation of neurons and muscles.
Genetics 01/01/1996; 144: 183 – 196

22: Kania, A., Salzberg, A., Baht, M., D”Evelyn, D., He, Y., Kiss, I., and Bellen, H. J.
P-element mutations affecting embryonic peripheral nervous system development in Drosophila melanogaster.
Genetics 01/04/1995; 139: 1663 – 1678

23: Salzberg, A., D”Evelyn, D., Schulze, K. L., Lee, J. K., Strumpf, D., Tsai, L., and Bellen, H. J.
Mutations affecting the pattern of the PNS in Drosophila reveal novel aspects of neuronal development
Neuron 01/08/1994; 13: 269 – 287

24: Zohar-Stoopel, A.*, Drucker-Gonen, N.*, Mahroum, M., Ben-Zvi, D.S., Toledano, H. and Salzberg, A.
Homothorax plays autonomous and non-autonomous roles in proximodistal axis formation and migration of the Drosophila renal tubules.
Dev Dyn.