You are here

Gil Levkowitz

Cover illustration: the zebrafish stress response
15.05.2012

A unique ON-OFF switch in the brain controls a main stress hormone

Neuron cover
23.02.2012

Both parts of the mechanism – ON and OFF receptors – are encoded in the same gene.

Three-dimensional structure of the neurohypophysis in a zebrafish embryo (the nerve fibers and blood vessels are genetically tagged with fluorescent proteins). This brain area provides an interface between nerve cells (green), arteries (purple) and veins (red)
04.01.2012
A surprising new function is discovered for the “hormone of love.”
Three-dimensional structure of the neurohypophysis in a zebrafish embryo (the nerve fibers and blood vessels are genetically tagged with fluorescent proteins). This brain area provides an interface between nerve cells (green), arteries (purple) and veins (red)
02.11.2011

Scientists reveal the structure of a brain area where hormones that regulate vital body processes pass into the blood. 

...
social fish
21.02.2017

Fish with two genes for a crucial protein are helping researchers understand its function in neurodevelopmental disorders

Una hormona garantiza su propio futuro
02.11.2011

Científicos revelan la estructura de un área del cerebro de donde las hormonas que regulan los procesos vitales del cuerpo pasan a la...

Une hormone qui assure son avenir
02.11.2011

Des chercheurs montrent la structure d’une zone du cerveau où des hormones régulatrices de processus vitaux du corps passent dans le sang...

Fluorescent microscope photo of mouse cortical nerve cells (neurons) in culture infected with lentiviruses that express green fluorescent protein. From the lab of Dr. Alon Chen
30.08.2010

What genetic and neural mechanisms give rise to our personality? Which fine tune our sexual behavior? What code programs a...

Dr. Gil Levkowitz.
01.05.2009
See-through zebrafish embryos let scientists see into such processes as brain...