Physiological Ecology in Extreme Environments

•   Physiological limits to flight duration in migrating birds

•   Drought-responsive genes in populations from desert habitats

•   Phenotypic plasticity of developmental hierarchies in plants


Plant–Animal Interactions

•   Coevolution of plant-animal interactions and plant defenses

•   Effects of herbivore activity on plant communities


Behavioral and Community Ecology

•   Sexual selection in spiders

•   State-dependent behavior and predator-prey foraging games

•   Applying foraging theory to the study of biotic communities

•   Ecological implications of plant communication

•   Mechanisms of phenotypic plasticity in plants

•   Future perception in plants

•   Resource dynamics and phenotypic plasticity in plant communities

•   Community-level implications of phenotypic plasticity in plants


Conserving and Managing Biodiversity in Desert Ecosystems

•   Conserving rare and isolated populations in naturally fragmented desert habitats

•   Species diversity of spiders: a tool for detecting the effects of habitat degradation

•   Habitat suitability indices and management strategies based on foraging theory

•   Invasion ecology of colonial spiders


Genetic Characterizations of Reintroduced and Introduced Populations

•   Space use patterns of GPS-collared Asiatic wild ass in the Negev Desert

•   Estimating the population size of species using genetic and ecological techniques

·        The effect of range expansion on genetic diversity and structure