Dr.
Omri Bronstein

Projektmitarbeiter
omri.bronstein@nhm-wien.ac.at
Telefon: +43 1 52177-610
Fax: +43 1 52177-459
  • 2003-2006 - B.Sc. (Biology), Faculty of Life Sciences Tel-Aviv University, Israel (Magna cum laude)
  • 2005-2006 - Internship at Prof. Yossi Loya’s Lab.“Ecology of the ascidian Botryllus eilatensis in the coral reef of Eilat”
  • 2007 - The 21st Century COE International Summer Program, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
  • 2006-2009 - M.Sc. (Biology), “Morphological and molecular aspects of sea urchins (genus Echinometra) from Okinawa, Zanzibar and Eilat”, Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel-Aviv University, Israel (Magna cum laude). (Advisor: Prof. Y. Loya)
  • 2006-2010 - Research project of the IOC-GEF/World Bank Working Group on Coral Bleaching and Local Ecological Responses, Zanzibar, Tanzania
  • 2007-2012 - Teaching assistant. Course: “Invertebrates zoology, comparative function aspects”, Tel-Aviv University
  • 2009-2014 - Ph.D. (Biology), “Ecology, biology and taxonomy of coral reef associated sea urchins in the Red Sea and Western Indian Ocean”, Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel-Aviv University, Israel. (Advisor: Prof. Y. Loya)
  • 2014 - SYNTHESYS funded research project at the NHM Vienna, Austria
  • 2014-2015 - Post-doctoral research at The Steinhardt Museum of Natural History, Israel National Center for Biodiversity Studies, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Since 2015 - Post-doctoral research, Central Research Laboratories and Geological-paleontological dept., NHM Vienna, Austria
2017

Bronstein, O., Georgopoulou, E. & Kroh, A. (2017). On the distribution of the invasive long-spined echinoid Diadema setosum and its expansion in the Mediterranean Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 583: 163–178. doi: 10.3354/meps12348.

Bronstein, O., Kroh, A., Tautscher, B., Liggins, L. & Haring, E. (2017): Cryptic speciation in pan-tropical sea urchins: a case study of an edge-of-range population of Tripneustes from the Kermadec Islands. Scientific Reports, 7/1: 5948. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-06183-2.

2016

Bronstein, O., Kroh, A. & Haring, E. (2016). Do genes lie? Mitochondrial capture masks the Red Sea collector urchin’s true identity (Echinodermata: Echinoidea: Tripneustes). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 104, 1-13. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2016.07.028

Bronstein, O., Kroh, A. & Loya, Y. (2016). Reproduction of the long-spined sea urchin Diadema setosum in the Gulf of Aqaba - implications for the use of gonad-indexes. Scientific Reports, 6: 29569. doi: 10.1038/srep29569

Gewing, M.-T., Bronstein, O., Nagar, L.R., Granot, I., Frid, O. & Shenkar, N. (2016). First record of the non-indigenous ascidian Microcosmus exasperatus, Heller 1878, in Cyprus. Marine Biodiversity, 1-5. doi: 10.1007/s12526-015-0442-5

Downs, C.A., Kramarsky-Winter, E., Segal, R., Fauth, J., Knutson, S., Bronstein, O., Ciner, F.R., Jeger, R., Lichtenfeld, Y., Woodley, C.M., Pennington, P., Cadenas, K., Kushmaro, A. & Loya, Y. (2016). Toxicopathological effects of the sunscreen UV filter, oxybenzone (benzophenone-3), on coral planulae and cultured primary cells and its environmental contamination in Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 70(2): 265-288. doi: 10.1007/s00244-015-0227-7

Shlesinger, T., Bronstein, O. & Loya, Y. (2016). Spawning behavior of the sand dollar Sculpsitechinus auritus (Leske, 1778). Coral Reefs, 35(1), 327. doi: 10.1007/s00338-016-1399-y

2015

Bronstein, O. & Loya, Y. (2015). Photoperiod, temperature, and food availability as drivers of the annual reproductive cycle of the sea urchin Echinometra sp. from the Gulf of Aqaba (Red Sea). Coral Reefs 34: 275-289. doi: 10.1007/s00338-014-1209-3

2014

Bronstein, O. & Loya, Y. (2014). Echinoid community structure and rates of herbivory and bioerosion on exposed and sheltered reefs. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 456: 8-17. doi: 10.1016/j.jembe.2014.03.003

Downs, C.A., Kramarsky-Winter, E., Fauth, J., Segal, R., Bronstein, O., Jeger, R., Lichtenfeld, Y., Woodley, C., Pennington, P., Kushmaro, A. & Loya, Y. (2014). Toxicological effects of the sunscreen UV filter, benzophenone-2, on planulae and in vitro cells of the coral, Stylophora pistillata. Ecotoxicology 23(2): 175-191. doi: 10.1007/s10646-013-1161-y

2013

Bronstein, O. & Loya, Y. (2013). The taxonomy and phylogeny of Echinometra (Camarodonta: Echinometridae) from the Red Sea and Western Indian Ocean. PLoS ONE 8(10): e77374. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0077374

2011

Bronstein O. & Loya, Y. (2011). Daytime spawning of Porites rus on the coral reefs of Chumbe Island in Zanzibar, Western Indian Ocean (WIO). Coral Reefs 30: 441-441. doi: 10.1007/s00338-011-0733-7

2009

Alamaru, A., Bronstein, O., Dishon, G. & Loya, Y. (2009). Opportunistic feeding by the fungiid coral Fungia scruposa on the moon jellyfish Aurelia aurita. Coral Reefs 28: 865-865. doi:
10.1007/s00338-009-0507-7

2008

Shenkar, N., Bronstein, O. & Loya, Y. (2008). Population dynamics of a coral reef ascidian in a deteriorating environment. Marine ecology progress series 367: 163-171. doi: 10.3354/meps07579
Fellowships and Awards
  • 2006 - Graduate Fellowship for participation in the “Marine Invertebrate Zoology” program, Friday Harbor Laboratories, University of Washington, USA
  • 2009 - The 'Rami Levin' award for excellence for graduate students in Zoology
  • 2012 - Adesman scholarship, Tel Aviv University
  • 2012 - International Society for Reef Studies (ISRS) student award for the 12th International Coral Reef Symposium
  • 2013 - The Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences in Eilat PhD student’s research award
  • 2014 - Fellowship of the EU SYNTHESYS program for conducting a joint research project at the NHM Vienna, Austria
  • 2014 - Best lecture award at the IAAS (The Israeli Association for Aquatic Sciences) 11th annual conference
  • 2014 - Best lecture award at the 2014 European Echinoderms Colloquium (2014 EEC) Portsmouth, England
  • 2015 - Postdoctoral fellowship, Israel Council for Higher Education (VATAT) and The Steinhardt Museum of Natural History, Israel National Center for Biodiversity Studies
  • 2016 - Stand-Alone Project of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), postdoctoral fellowship at the NHM Vienna, Austria

Geologie

Baron Ivo
Projektmitarbeiter
Englert Anton
Präparator
Feichtinger Iris
Präparatorin
Fürst Anton
Präparator
Georgopoulou Elisavet
Projektmitarbeiterin
Göhlich Ursula B.
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin und Kuratorin
Harzhauser Mathias
Abteilungsdirektor
Hyzný Matús
Projektmitarbeiter
Kranner Matthias
Projektmitarbeiter
Kroh Andreas
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter und Kurator; Leiter Verlag
Lukeneder Alexander
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter und Kurator
Mandic Oleg
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter und Kurator
Neubauer Thomas A.
Projektmitarbeiter
Nichterl Thomas
Sammlungsmanager; stellv. Brandschutzbeauftragter
Oberender Pauline
Mitarbeiterin
Pavuza Rudolf
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter
Plan Lukas
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter
Rögl Fred
Projektmitarbeiter
Suttner Thomas J
Projektmitarbeiter
  
Online-Tickets