single faculty member

  • Dr.

    Adi Jonas-Levi
  • Teacher

  • Food Sciences - B.Sc. Program
  • adijon@gmail.com
    • Biochemistry of natural compounds
    • Food and Feed technology
    • Insects for feed and food
  • 2014-2016: "Honey bee pupae as a source for food for the future: scientific, economic and technological feasibility". In Collaboration with Dr. Itzhak Martinez (PI) (Tel Hai College), Dr. Doron Lavi (Tel Hai College), Dr. Ofir Benjamin (Tel Hai College), Dr. Roee Gutman (Tel Hai College).

    2015-2019: "Processing of agricultural plant waste, using the black soldier fly, for receiving compost and protein-rich animal feed".Role: PI. In collaboration with Dr. Itzhak-J.J. Martinez (Tel Hai College & Migal), Liora Shaltiel (Northern R&D) and Dr. Ofer Danay (Northern R&D). Program number: 47-30-0001.

    2016: "Digestion of animal proteins in an artificial stomach".

    2016-2017: "Processing technologies for optimal protein-rich meal manufacture from black soldier fly". Role: PI.

    2016-2018: "Substitute protein and functional ingredients from edible insects. In Collaboration with Dr. Itzhak Martinez (PI) (Tel Hai College & Migal), Dr. Ofir Benjamin (Tel Hai College).

    2016-2018: "Metabolic and physical characteristics of Hayward kiwifruit after storage in controlled atmosphere. Role: PI. In collaboration with Dr. Goldberg, T.

  • Teaching in academic institutions

    •  1998-2003:            Assistant Teacher in Food Analysis Lab. (undergraduate) at Technion- Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel. Department of Food Engineering and Biotechnology.
    •  2004-2005:            Lecturer in Biochemistry and Biochemistry Lab. (undergraduate) at Ort Braude College Karmiel, Biotechnology Engineering department.
    •  2004-2006:            Lecturer in Food Analysis (undergraduate). Technion- Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel. Department of Biotechnology Engineering and Food.
    •  2008-today:           Lecturer in Food science, The Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Tel Hai College
    •  2014-today: Lecturer in Nutritional science, The Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Tel Hai College

    Courses taught in the past five years

    •  2008- today:          Food Chemistry and Biochemistry (undergraduate).
    •  2008- today:          Food Chemistry and Biochemistry Lab. (undergraduate).
    •  2010- 1013:           Introduction to Food Science (undergraduate).
    •  2011-2014:            Technological aspects in alcoholic beverage and cheese industry (undergraduate).
    •  2013- today:          Introduction to Food Technology (undergraduate).
    •  2014- 2016:           Food Technology Lab. (undergraduate).
    •  2014:                     Cheese production Technology Lab. (undergraduate).
    •  2015- today:          Introduction to Food Science for students in nutrition science (undergraduate).
    •  2015- today:          Technological aspects in alcoholic beverage (undergraduate).
  • 1993: Award of Excellence for B.Sc. students. Tel Aviv University, Natural Science Faculty.

    1995-1997: M.Sc. Fellowship.

    1997: Award of Excellence for M.Sc. Research. Technion, Haifa, Food Engineering & Biotechnology faculty.

    1997-2003: Marco and Louise Mitrani Memorial Fellowship.

    2002: Litan Award for Ph.D. Research, Technion, Haifa, Food Engineering & Biotechnology faculty.

    2003-2004: Post-Doctoral Fellowship of Haifa University, Israel.

    2005-2007: Post-Doctoral Fellowship of Agriculture Research Center Neve Yaar, Vulcani Institute.

    2013: Award of excellence from Food Science Department, Tel Hai College.

    201: Award for enterprise establishment. Tel Hai entrepreneurship commission, David Freedman Found.

    2015: Award for enterprise expansion and cooperation with Palestinian authorities. US-AID & Near East Foundation.

    2015: Certificate of appreciation for excellence in teaching from the Student Association of Tel Hai College. 

  • CURRICULUM VITAE – Adi Jonas-Levi

    Januar 2017

     

    1.        Personal Details

    •  Full name: Adi Jonas Levi
    •  Date of birth: 12.06.1969
    •  Country of birth: Israel
    •  Citizenship: Israel, German
    •  Family status: married + 3
    •  Full home address: Kerem Maharal, Israel, 30840, Israel
    •  Home: phone:                    fax:                  cell phone numbers: 972-524393990
    •  Work: A- Tel Hai College, D.N. Hagalil Haelyon, 12210, Israel. B- Bio-Feed-Tec, Kerem Maharal, Israel, 30840, Israel.
    •  E-mail address: adijon@gmail.com  , adiyo@telhai.ac.il

     

    2.        Higher Education

    •  1990-1993: B.Sc. In Biology (Cum Laude). Tel-Aviv University, Israel, Department of Natural Since.
    •  1994-1997: M.Sc. In Food Engineering & Biotechnology (Cum Laude). Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel. Department of Food Engineering & Biotechnology. Supervisor: Prof. Ishack Neenan.
    •  1997-2002: Ph.D. thesis on "The effect of ascorbyl palmitate on collagen synthesis" (Cum Laude). Department of Food Engineering & Biotechnology, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel. Supervisor: Prof. Ishack Neenan.
    •  2003-2004: Post-Doctoral Training at the Biology Department, Haifa University. Israel, Host: Dr. Mirski Niza.
    •  2005-2007: Post-Doctoral Training, at the Agriculture Research Center Neve Yaar, Vulcani Institute and at the Biology Department, Technion, Israel. Hosts: Dr. Burger Yosi and Prof. Gepshtein Shimon.

    3.        Academic Appointments and Academic Administrative Positions   

     

    4.        Teaching

    Teaching in academic institutions

    •  1998-2003:            Assistant Teacher in Food Analysis Lab. (undergraduate) at Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel. Department of Food Engineering and Biotechnology.
    •  2004-2005:            Lecturer in Biochemistry and Biochemistry Lab. (undergraduate) at Ort Braude College Karmiel, Biotechnology Engineering department.
    •  2004-2006:            Lecturer in Food Analysis (undergraduate). Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel. Department of Biotechnology Engineering and Food.
    •  2008-today:           Lecturer in Food science, The Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Tel Hai College
    •  2014-today: Lecturer in Nutritional science, The Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Tel Hai College

    Courses taught in the past five years

    •  2008- today:          Food Chemistry and Biochemistry (undergraduate).
    •  2008- today:          Food Chemistry and Biochemistry Lab. (undergraduate).
    •  2010- 1013:           Introduction to Food Science (undergraduate).
    •  2011-2014:            Technological aspects in alcoholic beverage and cheese industry (undergraduate).
    •  2013- today:          Introduction to Food Technology (undergraduate).
    •  2014- 2016:           Food Technology Lab. (undergraduate).
    •  2014:                     Cheese production Technology Lab. (undergraduate).
    •  2015- today:          Introduction to Food Science for students in nutrition science (undergraduate).
    •  2015- today:          Technological aspects in alcoholic beverage (undergraduate).

     

    Teaching at non-academic institutions

    •  2003- 2004:           Lecturer in Chemistry for nursing employees and Biochemistry for nursing employees at the Nursing school of Bnei-Zion hospital.
    •  2005- 2006:           Instructor and guidance of high school student's thesis ("Anti-Fungal compounds from Momordica", "Insulin in Momordica" and "carotenoids in Momordica") in Biology at Agriculture Research Center Neve Yaar, Vulcani Institute.
    •  2010- 2014:           Lecturer of the following courses at Tel-Hai Technologic College: Food Technology 1; Food Technology 2; Food Technology 3; Food Biochemistry; Meat Technology; Beverages Technology; Technology of Wine, Beer and Vinegar lab.; Technology of Milk and Milk Products; Technology of Milk and Milk Products lab.

     

    5.        Supervision of Graduate students

    1.2005-2007: Gurski, Yekaterina. Master Thesis: "Anti-Fungal properties from Momordica". In collaboration with Dr. Cohen, R. Agriculture Research Center Neve Yaar, Vulcani Institute.

    2.2015-2017: Fialko, Matan.  Master Thesis: " Insects as an alternative protein source: development of a protein rich meal production process and evaluation of its nutritional qualities ". PI, In collaboration with Dr. Guttmann, R. Biotechnology, Tel-Hai College.

    3.2015-2017: Zohar Dromer. Master Thesis:" Softening of Hayward  kiwifruit after storage in controlled atmosphere with 1-methylcyclopropene (1- MCP). In collaboration with Dr. Goldberg, T., Dr. Martinez, J.-J.I. Biotechnology, Tel Hai College.

    4.2016-2018: Avraham, Aya. Master Thesis: "Oxidative processes at meat digestion influenced by herbs, using artificial stomach model". PI, In collaboration with Prof. Kaner, Y., Dr. Goldberg, D. Biotechnology, Tel-Hai College.

    5.2016-2018: Levi, Doron. Master Thesis: "Anti-mold properties of Black Soldier Fly larvae", In collaboration with Dr. Katz, C., Prof. Pitcovski, J. Biotechnology, Tel-Hai College.

    6.2016-2018: Hen Bar-Li. Master Thesis: "Plant-insect-parasite interactions: do grasshoppers perform self-medication?". Biotechnology, Tel Hai College. In collaboration with Dr. Martinez, J.-J.I.

     

    6.        Research Grants   

    1.2014-2016: "Honey bee pupae as a source for food for the future: scientific, economic and technological feasibility". From the Research Authority, Tel Hai College/Migal – 30,000 NIS (8,000 US$). In Collaboration with Dr. Itzhak Martinez (PI) (Tel Hai College), Dr. Doron Lavi (Tel Hai College), Dr. Ofir Benjamin (Tel Hai College), Dr. Roee Gutman (Tel Hai College).

    2.2015-2019: "Processing of agricultural plant waste, using the black soldier fly, for receiving compost and protein-rich animal feed". From the Chief Scientist of the Israel Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development – program: "Centers of Excellence" - 1,000,000 NIS (265,000 US$). Role: PI. In collaboration with Dr. Itzhak-J.J. Martinez (Tel Hai College & Migal), Liora Shaltiel (Northern R&D) and Dr. Ofer Danay (Northern R&D). Program number: 47-30-0001.

    3.2016:          "Digestion of animal proteins in an artificial stomach" From the Research Authority, Tel Hai College - 10,000 NIS. Role: PI

    4.2016-2017: "Establishment of a research lab unit - insects for feed". From ICA Israel - 50,000 US$. Role: PI.

    5.2016-2018: "Substitute protein and functional ingredients from edible insects. The Chief Scientist of the Israel Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development- 600,000 NIS. In Collaboration with Dr. Itzhak Martinez (PI) (Tel Hai College & Migal), Dr. Ofir Benjamin (Tel Hai College).

    6.2016-2018: "Metabolic and physical characteristics of Hayward kiwifruit after storage in controlled atmosphere. Role: PI. The Research Authority, Tel Hai College/Migal – 15,000 NIS. In collaboration with Dr. Goldberg, T.

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    7.        Awards and Fellowships  

    1993: Award of Excellence for B.Sc. students. Tel Aviv University, Natural Science Faculty.

    1995-1997: M.Sc. Fellowship.

    1997: Award of Excellence for M.Sc. Research. Technion, Haifa, Food Engineering & Biotechnology faculty.

    1997-2003: Marco and Louise Mitrani Memorial Fellowship.

    2002: Litan Award for Ph.D. Research, Technion, Haifa, Food Engineering & Biotechnology faculty.

    2003-2004: Post-Doctoral Fellowship of Haifa University, Israel.

    2005-2007: Post-Doctoral Fellowship of Agriculture Research Center Neve Yaar, Vulcani Institute.

    2013: Award of excellence from Food Science Department, Tel Hai College.

    201: Award for enterprise establishment. Tel Hai entrepreneurship commission, David Freedman Found.

    2015: Award for enterprise expansion and cooperation with Palestinian authorities. US-AID & Near East Foundation.

    2015: Certificate of appreciation for excellence in teaching from the Student Association of Tel Hai College. 

     

    8.        Active Participation in Conferences   

    1.Rosenblat G., Jonas A., Tarshis M., Schubert S Y., Neeman I., Graham M. (1998). 5th IUBMB Conference on The Biochemistry of Health and Diseases, Israel. Effect of ascorbic acid and 6-O-palmitoyl ascorbate on intercellular oxidative burst in cultured fibroblasts.

    2.Rosenblat G., Jonas A., Schubert S Y., Graham M., Neeman I. (1998). Free Radicals, The roll of free radicals in health and disease, Israel. Suggesting a role for free radical processes in ascorbic-dependent collagen gene expression.

    3.Jonas A., Rosenblat G., Tarshis M., Schubert S.Y., Neeman I., Kvitnitsky E., Babtsov V. (1998). The Israeli Chapter of Controlled release Society, Israel. Is intercellular pro-oxidant effect of ascorbic acid an artifact or not? The results of cultured foreskin fibroblasts study.

    4.Jonas A., Rosenblat G., Tarshis M., Shubert S.Y., Neeman I. (1998). Israeli society for free radicals, Israel. In situ analysis of ascorbate-dependent intracellular ROS formation in cultured foreskin fibroblasts.

    5.Rosenblat G., Graham M., Tarshis M., Schubert S.Y., Jonas A., Neeman I. (1999). Food and cancer prevention III, Norwich England. The inhibition of NADPH-dependent ROS production may be an important modality for protective effect of ascorbic acid and 6-O-palmitoyl ascorbate against cancer: in situ tissue culture study.

    6.Jonas-Levi A., Burger Y., Gurski E., Horev C., Saar U., Gepstein S., Cohen R. (2008). The 27th Israeli committee of Phytopathology, Israel. Anti-fungal ingredients from Momordica plant, (poster and lecture).

    7.Jonas Levi, A., Benjamin, O. & Martinez, J.-J. I. (2014). Insects to Feed the World. Comparison of honeybee pupae composition from health and parasitized brood by Varroa. Ede, The Netherlands, p 155.

    8.Martinez, J.-J. I., Benjamin, O. & Jonas-Levi, A. (2014). The Entomological Society of Israel. The 33th Meeting. The impact of Varroa mites (Varroa destructor) and age on honey bee pupae composition. Agricultural Research Organization (ARO), Volcani Center, p. 73.

    9.        Jonas-Levi A., Martinez, J.-J. I. (2015). The 17th Congress of Galilee Research. Honeybee offspring- potential as health food". Tel Hai College.  

    10.    Jonas-Levi A. (2015). Food in the new era, the 14th international conference of the Israeli food industry. "Insects as an alternative protein source". Kfar Maccabiah. (Invited lecture).

    11.    Jonas-Levi A. (2015). Food science – Tel Hai College, 2nd conference. "Insects as food and feed". Tel Hai College.  

    12.    Jonas-Levi A. (2015) Sustainability and social-environmental entrepreneurship, Unilever & Maala. "Green profit via the Black Soldier Fly" Porter School of Environmental Studies, Tel-Aviv University. (Invited lecture).

    13.Noked, O., Martinez, J.-J. I., Jonas-Levi, A. (2015). New researches in the Galilee and surrounding. The 17th meeting. Nutritional quality of honeybee (Apis mellifera) pupae compared to black soldier fly larvae (Hermetia illucens). Tel Hai College. 

    14.    Jonas Levi, A., Danai, O., Shaltiel, L. & Martinez, J.-J.I. 2016. The 18th Congress of Galilee Research. The Black Soldier Fly – a biotechnological tool to manage agricultural wastes and produce feed mater. Tel Hai College. P. 45.

    15.Jonas-Levi, AShaltiel, L, Danay, O, Martinez, J-JI. (2016) 1st International Conference on Bioresource Technology for Bioenergy, Bioproducts & Environmental Sustainability. "Decomposition of waste by black soldier fly larvae can be controlled". Sitges, Spain. #316.

    16.    Martinez, J.-J.I., Behar, A., Benjamin, O., Danai, O., Jonas Levi, A., Lavi, D., Shaltiel, L. 2016. The Entomological Society of Israel. The 35th Meeting. Small animals – great programs: inter-disciplinary research on edible insects in Tel Hai College and Migal. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem. P. 42.

     

    9.        Non-Academic Activity & Positions

    Non-academic public activities (community contribution)

    •  Volunteer in emergency first-aid team of Tel-Hai College.
    •  Volunteer in "United Hatzalah" (emergency first-aid service) of Israel.
    •  Active in local agriculture sustainability project- "BSF as local waste processor and feed source", as manager of "Bio-Feed-Tec" enterprise.
    •  Active in a sustainability project in collaboration with the Palestinian authority- "BSF as urban waste processor and feed source", supported by the USAID.
    •  Active in a sustainability project in Tanzania- "BSF as waste processor and chicken feed source".
    •  Head of the laboratory of Insects Processing for Food and Feed in Tel Hai College.

     

    10.    Attached Documents

     

    11.    Publications

    Theses

    1.B.Sc. thesis: "Transposon Tn5 mutagenesis of exopolysaccaride DNA in Acinetobacter Calaoaceticus BD4". Tel-Aviv University, Department of Natural Scince. Supervisor: Dr. Nahum Kaplan. 1993 (Cum laude).

    2.M.Sc. thesis: "Cactus flower extract as a natural source for inhibiting the 5-Reductase enzyme and for antioxidants". Department of Food Engineering and Biotechnology, Haifa, Israel. Supervisor: Prof. Ishack Neenan 1997 (Cum laude).

    3.Ph.D. thesis: "The effect of ascorbyl palmitate on collagen synthesis", Department of Food Engineering and Biotechnology, Haifa, Israel. Supervisor: Prof. Ishack Neenan. 2003 (Cum laude).

     

    Articles in refereed journals

    Published

    1.Rosenblat G., Perelman N., Katzir E., Gal-Or S., Jonas A., Nimni M., Sorgente N., Neeman I. (1998). Acylated ascorbate stimulates collagen synthesis in cultured human fibroblasts at low doses than does asacorbic acid. Connective Tissue Res.  37: 303-311.

    2.Jonas A., Rosenblat G., Krapf D., Bitterman W.A., Neeman I. (1998). Cactus flower extracts may prove beneficial in BPH treatment due to inhibition of 5 reductase, aromatase activity and lipid peroxidation. Urological Res. 26: 265-270.

    3.Rosenblat G., Willey A., Jonas A., A-Nan Z., Diegelmann R., Neeman I., Graham M. (1999). Palmitoyl ascorbate: selective augmentation of procollagen mRNA expression compared to L-ascorbate in human intestinal smooth muscle cells. J. Cell. Biochem. 73: 312-320.

    4.Rosenblat, G., Jonas A., Torshis M., Shubert Y.S., Graham M., Neeman I. (2001). Effect of ascorbic acid and its hydrophobic derivative palmitoyl ascorbate on the redox state of primary human fibroblasts. J. Med Food. 4: 107-115.

    5.Jonas-Levi, A., Cohen, R. and Burger, Y. (2008). Hyperglycemic substance from "Bitter melon" (Momordica charantia). Gan, Sade uMesheq. 58–60 (Hebrew).

    6.Burger, Y., Jonas-Levi, A., Gurski, E., Horev, C., Saar, U. and Cohen, R. (2010). Variation in anti-fungal activity in extracts from Momordica plants. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences. 58:1-7.

    7.Jonas-Levi, A., Benjamin, O., Martinez, J.-J.I. (2015). Does a parasite infestation change the nutritional value of an insect? Varroa mites on honey bees as a model. Journal of Insects as Food and Feed. ISSN 2352-4588 online.

    8.Bruun Jensen, A., Evans, J., Jonas-Levi, A., Benjamin, O., Martinez, J.-J.I., Dahle, B., Roos, N., Foley, K.  (2016). Standard methods for Apis mellifera brood as human food. Journal of Apicultural Research. ISSN: 2078-6913 online. DOI: 10.1080/00218839.2016.1226606

    Accepted

    Submitted

    1.Gutman, R., Rauch, M., Neuman, A., Khamaisi, H., Jonas-Levi, A., Rytwo, G. (2016) Sepiolite Clay Attenuates the Development of Obesity and Prevents Hypercholesterolemia and Hyperlipidemia in Mice Fed a High-Fat High-Cholesterol Diet. International Journal of Obesity.

    2.Jonas-Levi A., Fialko M., Shaltiel L., Danay O. &  Martinez J.-J.I. 2017. Black soldier fly - environmental effects on waste decomposition and nutritional values. Submitted for review as a chapter to the Editorial Committee for the book "Mehkarei Galil 2016" (Galilee Researches 2016), Tel Hai College (In Hebrew with an Abstract in English).

    3.Martinez J.-J.I., Jonas-Levi A. & Álvarez R. (2017). Aphid inducing galls on Pistacia trees and their enemies only partially validate the soil fertility hypothesis. Submitted to Acta Oecologica.

    4.Jonas-Levi A. & Martinez J.-J.I. (2017). The high level of proteins evaluated in insects for food and feed is overestimated. Submitted to Journal of Food Composition and Analysis.

    Refereed conference proceedings

    1.        Martinez, J.-J.I., Jonas-Levi, A. & Benjamin, O. 2015. Tiny soldiers, global battles: Tel-Hai faculty collaborates with worldwide research teams to answer global food crisis. Tel-Hai Magazine, 2015: 22-25.

    2.        Danay, O., Jonas-Levi, A., Shaltiel, L. & Martinez, J.-J.I. 2015. Processing of agricultural plant waste, using the black soldier fly, for receiving compost and protein-rich animal feed. Yevul SI, 112: 60-62. Hebrew.

    In Preparation

    1.Jonas-Levi, A., Shealtiel, L., Danay, O., Martinaz, JJI. Optimal nutritional and environmental requirements of Black Soldier Fly larvae growth.

    2.Levy, D., Katz, C., Shaltiel, L. Jonas-Levi, AHermetia Illucens suppresses phytopathogenic bacteria, use of Pectobacterium carotovorum as a model.

    3.Jonas-Levi, A., Levi, G., by black soldier fly larvae.

    4.Jonas-Levi, A., Rosenblat, G. The effect of ascorbic acid and 6-O- palmitoyl asacorbate on quantitative and structural changes of collagen in nude mouse skin.

     

    12.    Miscellaneous

    Special contribution to the college or the community

    Supervision of final research projects of Tel Hai students

    1.Talia Yfrah, Biotechnology (2013-2014). The nutritive value of honeybee brood. In collaboration with Dr. Itzhak Martinez.

    2.Oshrat Grenfeld, Biotechnology (2014-2015). Comparison of nutritive value of two insects. In collaboration with Dr. Itzhak, J.-J. Martinez.

    3.Ilya Savchenko, Food science (2014). Separation of fungial Lacas. Co-supervisor of Dr. Segula Mutzafi.

    4.Hadar Franck, Nutritional Science (2014). Lipids absorption from artificial diets in mice. Co-supervisor of Dr. Roee Gutman.

    5.Tom Vaida, Food science (2014-2015). Conjugated trienes and superficial scald influenced by delay of storing condition in Granny apples. In collaboration with Dr. Dani Gamarsani.

    6.Hilit Elias, Environmental science (2015). Processing of agricultural waste, using the black soldier fly, for receiving compost and protein-rich animal feed.

    7.Nicolas Moreno, Food science (2015-2016). Protein production from Black Soldier Fly larvae.

    8.Ori Yunoviz, Food science (2015-2016). Adjusting food analysis methods for edible insects.

    9.Ben Kalman, Biotechnology (2015-2016). Anti-mold properties of the Black Soldier Fly larvae.

    10.Doron Levi, Environmental science (2015-2016). Antibacteril activity of Black Soldier Fly larvae. In collaboration with Liora Sealtiel and Chen Katz.

    11.Tal Znati, Food science (2016-2017). Wheat proteases: extraction, purification and glutenase activity. In collaboration with Doron Goldberg.

     

    Supervision of final research projects of Tel Hai Technologic College students

    1.Gil Arbel and Elad Marsel (2014). Carbohydrates in Costia Pears.

    2.Nadin Salach and Sujud Husri (2014). Lipid Oxidation in Costia Pears.

    3.Renin Huri and Hiba Huri (2014). Antioxidant enzymes in Costia Pears.

    4.Maram Fanadacka and Haweida Barbara (2014- ). Characterizing a connection between antioxidant power, conjugated trienes and superficial scald in Granny apple peel.

    5.Shani Barel (2014-2015). Antibacterial and antioxidant properties in insects.

    6.Guy Nadav and Itay Shoval (2015-2016). Influence of protein limited diet on BSF growth rates and nutritional values.

    7.Razan Hazan and Raya Dib (2015-2016). Influence of lipids in the diet on BSF growth rates and nutritional values.

    8.Nadin Tariff and Larin Dagish (2015-2016). Influence of carbohydrate limited diet on BSF growth rates and nutritional values.

    9.Ruan Abu-Salach and Mohamad Bashir (2015-2016). The effect of environmental stress on black soldier fly growth rate and survivel.

    10.Faruck Rahel and Valid Shchada (2015-2016). Influence of artificial diet in honey bees on their nutritional values.

    11.Albert Fabricant and Nadav Vogel (2016-2017). Nutritional values of grasshoppers.

     

    Supervision of final research projects of high school students

    1.Noi  Huri (2011). "Characterization of the effect of plants on the respiratory gas balance in a closed system for transporting fish".

    2.Amit Atias (2011). "Effect of temperature on fish metabolism rate".

    3.Jarden Gil (2011). "Effect of adsorbent carbon dioxide on fish handling system".

    4.Ofir Ben-Shushan (2011)."Binding of dietary Fiber to simple sugar un a model of the digestive system".

    5.Roni Cohen (2011). "Effect of dietary fiber on vitamin C, calcium and iron absorption in a digestive system model.

    6.Tom Blumental (2015-2016). "Comparison of lipid extraction and transesterification technologies for Biodiesel production from black soldier fly larvae".

    7.Gal Levi (2015-2016). "Efficacy of biodiesel production from Black soldier fly larvae that grow on agricultural waste". In collaboration with Hassan Azaizeh.

    8.Eli Cohen (2015-2016). "Substances causing the black soldier fly move away"

    9.Eitan Amram (2015-2016). "Feed preference by the black soldier fly".

    10.Yonatan Meiri (2016-2017). "Antioxidant properties of Avocado cultivars growing in Galley, Israel".

    11.Yasmin Sadeh (2016-2017). "Antioxidant properties of spices influenced by thermal treatment".

    12.Alon Carmeli (2017). "Genetic variations in black soldier fly populations". In collaboration with Oren Perlson.

     

    Reviews of manuscripts in Journals

    Journal of Insects as Food and Feed

  • Full CV download
  • 1. Rosenblat G., Jonas A., Tarshis M., Schubert S Y., Neeman I., Graham M. (1998). 5th IUBMB Conference on The Biochemistry of Health and Diseases, Israel. Effect of ascorbic acid and 6-O-palmitoyl ascorbate on intercellular oxidative burst in cultured fibroblasts. (Poster)

    2. Rosenblat G., Jonas A., Schubert S Y., Graham M., Neeman I. (1998). Free Radicals, The roll of free radicals in health and disease, Israel. Suggesting a role for free radical processes in ascorbic-dependent collagen gene expression. (Poster)

    3. Jonas A., Rosenblat G., Tarshis M., Schubert S.Y., Neeman I., Kvitnitsky E., Babtsov V. (1998). The Israeli Chapter of Controlled release Society, Israel. Is intercellular pro-oxidant effect of ascorbic acid an artifact or not? The results of cultured foreskin fibroblasts study. (Poster)

    4. Jonas A., Rosenblat G., Tarshis M., Shubert S.Y., Neeman I. (1998). Israeli society for free radicals, Israel. In situ analysis of ascorbate-dependent intracellular ROS formation in cultured foreskin fibroblasts. (Poster)

    5. Rosenblat G., Graham M., Tarshis M., Schubert S.Y., Jonas A., Neeman I. (1999). Food and cancer prevention III, Norwich England. The inhibition of NADPH-dependent ROS production may be an important modality for protective effect of ascorbic acid and 6-O-palmitoyl ascorbate against cancer: in situ tissue culture study. (Poster)

    6. Jonas-Levi A., Burger Y., Gurski E., Horev C., Saar U., Gepstein S., Cohen R. (2008). The 27th Israeli committee of Phytopathology, Israel. Anti-fungal ingredients from Momordica plant, (Poster and Lecture).

    7. Jonas Levi, A., Benjamin, O. & Martinez, J.-J. I. (2014). Insects to Feed the World. Comparison of honeybee pupae composition from health and parasitized brood by Varroa. Ede, The Netherlands, p 155. (Poster)

    8. Martinez, J.-J. I., Benjamin, O. & Jonas-Levi, A. (2014). The Entomological Society of Israel. The 33th Meeting. The impact of Varroa mites (Varroa destructor) and age on honey bee pupae composition. Agricultural Research Organization (ARO), Volcani Center, p. 73. (Poster)

    9. Jonas-Levi A., Martinez, J.-J. I. (2015). The 17th Congress of Galilee Research. Honeybee offspring- potential as health food". Tel Hai College. (Lecture) 

    10. Jonas-Levi A. (2015). Food in the new era, the 14th international conference of the Israeli food industry. "Insects as an alternative protein source". Kfar Maccabiah. (Invited lecture).

    11. Jonas-Levi A. (2015). Food science – Tel Hai College, 2nd conference. "Insects as food and feed". Tel Hai College. (Lecture) 

    12. Jonas-Levi A. (2015) Sustainability and social-environmental entrepreneurship, Unilever & Maala. "Green profit via the Black Soldier Fly" Porter School of Environmental Studies, Tel-Aviv University. (Invited lecture).

    13. Noked, O., Martinez, J.-J. I., Jonas-Levi, A. (2015). New researches in the Galilee and surrounding. The 17th meeting. Nutritional quality of honeybee (Apis mellifera) pupae compared to black soldier fly larvae (Hermetia illucens). Tel Hai College. (Poster)

    14. Jonas Levi, A., Danai, O., Shaltiel, L. & Martinez, J.-J.I. 2016. The 18th Congress of Galilee Research. The Black Soldier Fly – a biotechnological tool to manage agricultural wastes and produce feed mater. Tel Hai College. P. 45. (Lecture)

    15. Jonas-Levi, AShaltiel, L, Danay, O, Martinez, J-JI. (2016) 1st International Conference on Bioresource Technology for Bioenergy, Bioproducts & Environmental Sustainability. "Decomposition of waste by black soldier fly larvae can be controlled". Sitges, Spain. #316. (Poster)

    16. Martinez, J.-J.I., Behar, A., Benjamin, O., Danai, O., Jonas Levi, A., Lavi, D., Shaltiel, L. 2016. The Entomological Society of Israel. The 35th Meeting. Small animals – great programs: inter-disciplinary research on edible insects in Tel Hai College and Migal. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem. P. 42. (Lecture)