Baruch Rinkevich

Professor and senior scientist
Marine Biology & Biotechnology
National Institute of Oceanography, Haifa, Israel

Fields of interest:

marine invertebrates immunology and developmental biology, reef restoration, cell cultures from marine organisms

Recent publications:

Rinkevich Y., Voskoboynik A., Rosner A., Rabinowitz C., Oren M., Paz G., Alfasi G., Moiseeva E., Ishizuka K.J., Palmeri K.J., Weissman I.L., Rinkevich B.:
Repeated, long-term cycling of putative stem cells between niches in a basal chordate.
Developmental Cell 2013, 24: 76–88.

Oren M., Paz G., Douek J. Rosner A., Keren-Or A., Rinkevich B.:
Marine invertebrates cross phyla comparisons reveal highly conserved immune machinery.
Immunobiology 2013, 218: 484-495.

Rinkevich B., Rinkevich Y.:
The “stars and stripes” metaphor for animal regeneration- elucidating two fundamental strategies along a continuum.
Cells 2013, 2: 1-18.

Rinkevich B.:
Neglected biological features in cnidarians self-nonself recognition.
In: López-Larrea C. (Ed.), Self and Nonself, Landes Bioscience and Springer Bioscience + Business Media 2012, pp. 46-59.

Rinkevich B., Douek J., Rabinowitz C., Paz P.:
The candidate Fu/HC gene in Botryllus schlosseri (Urochordata) and ascidians’ historecognition – an oxymoron?
Developmental and Comparative Immunology 2012, 36: 718-727.

Grasela J. J., Pomponi S. A., Rinkevich B., Grima J.:
Efforts to develop a cultured sponge cell line: revisiting an intractable problem.
In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology – Animal 2012, 48: 12-20.

Rinkevich B.:
The ‘immunology trap’ of anthozoans.
Invertebrates Survival Journal 2011, 8: 153-161.

Rinkevich B.:
Cell cultures from marine invertebrates: new insights for capturing endless stemness.
Marine Biotechnology 2011, 13: 345-354.

Rinkevich B.:
Quo vadis chimerism?
Chimerism 2011, 2: 1-5.

Rosner A., Rinkevich B.:
VASA as a specific marker for germ cells lineage: In light of evolution.
Trends in Comparative Biochemistry & Physiology 2011, 15: 1-15.