The Division for Advancement and External Relations  

 
JEFFREY  CAMHI,  PROFESSOR EMERITUS OF ZOOLOGY 
Status : EMERITUS Birth place : NEW YORK, N.Y.
Office Phone: 02-658-5953 Fax: 02-652-0261
E-Mail: jeff@vms.huji.ac.il
U.R.L: http://www.bio.huji.ac.il/eng/staff_in.asp?staff_id=31
 
Department Faculty  
SCIENCE TEACHING CENTER FACULTY OF SCIENCE Dept. Description
CELL AND DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY FACULTY OF SCIENCE Dept. Description
 
Academic Degree   Institution Year
Ph.D. HARVARD UNIV. 1967
 
Academic Position   Year
EMERITUS 2009
PROFESSOR 1981
 
Administrative Position   From To
Director, National Collections of Natural History , 2001 2006
Founding Director of the Nature Park & Galleries, Hebrew Univ.'s 2001
"open-campus museum."
 
External Academic Positions and Awards
Asst. Prof., 1967; Assoc. Prof 1972; Prof. 1981, Cornell
Univ.
Visiting Prof.: Oxford Univ., 1973, Columbia Univ., 1988
Memberships and Fellowships:
Treasurer, Int'l Soc. for Neuroethology, 1982-86
 
Research Interests
Neuroethology of invertebrates, specifically, the role of single nerve
cells and nerve circuits in initiating and controlling insect behavior.
Museology and academia, specifically, how to improve the sharing of
academic ideas at a university with the general public.
 
Research Projects
Population vector coding in a simple, invertebrate neuro-behavioral
Enhancing visitor experiences at museums by accessing and
Enhancing understanding of science by high school students through a
Enhancing understanding of evolution by high school students through
 
Selected Publications
Publication Title   Year
Accessing and incorporating visitors' entrance narratives in 2009
Pathways for communicating about objects on guided tours. 2008
Fifty Tree Tales. A Guide to the Mac and Tibby Podell 2007
Population vector coding by the giant interneurons of the 2000
Wind direction coding in the cockroach escape response: Winner 2000
Right-left discrimination in a biologically oriented model of 1999
Producing directed behavior - Muscle activity patterns of the 1996
Introduction to the King Solomon Lecture in Neuroethology of 1996
The wind-evoked escape behavior of the cricket 1995
Distributing coordinated motor outputs to several body segments 1995
Cartesian representation of stimulus direction: Parallel 1995
Wing-beat coupling between flying locust pairs: Preferred phase 1995
Critical parameters of the spike trains in a cell assembly: 1994
Wind-evoked evasive responses in flying cockroaches. 1994
Neural mechanisms of behavior. 1993
Neuroethology: Nerve Cells and the Natural Behavior of 1984

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