​Iris Meiri Ashkenazi , Ph.D

Israel Oceanographic & Limnological Research, National Center for Mariculture

Biotechnology and molecular biology in fish reproduction and culture. Neurocrine and hormonal mechanisms of the brain-hypophysis-gonad axis controlling sex determination, puberty and reproductive cycle. In vitro and in vivo techniques to evaluate the effects of captivity on spawning success. Artificial control of spermiation, ovulation and spawning in marine fish, using exogenous hormones.