Publications
Ramit Mehr's CV
Events
Refereed Reviews
  1. Mehr R. Modeling the Meta-Dynamics of Lymphocyte Repertoires. Arch. Immunol. Ther. Exp. 49:111-120 (2001).
  2. Mehr, R. Modeling and Analysis of the Meta-Population Dynamics of Lymphocyte Repertoires. J. Comp. Appl. Math. 184:223-241 (2005).
  3. Mehr R. Feedback loops, reversals and nonlinearities in lymphocyte development. Bull. Math. Biol., 68(5):1073-1094 (2006).
  4. Mehr, R. and Melamed, D. Reversing B cell aging. Aging 3(4):438-343 (2011).
  5. Mehr, R., Sternberg-Simon M., Michaeli M., and Pickman Y. Models and methods for analysis of lymphocyte repertoire generation, development, selection and evolution. Immunol. Lett., 148:11-22 (2012).
  6. Watzl C., Sternberg-Simon M., Urlaub D., and Mehr R. Understanding Natural Killer cell regulation by mathematical approaches. Front. Immun. 3:359 (2012).
  7.  Pabst O., Hazanov, H. and Mehr, R. Old questions - new tools: Does next-generation-sequencing hold the key to unravelling intestinal B cell responses?  Mucosal Immunology 8:29-37 (2015).

Articles In Refereed Periodicals
  1. Mehr R., Grossman T., Gefen Y. and Kristianpoller N. Simple percolation experiment in two dimensions. Am. J. Phys. 54:271-273 (1986).
  2. Mehr R. and Aharony A. Fractal geometry of electron orbits in random systems with strong magnetic field. Phys. Rev. B. 37:6349-6352 (1988).
  3. Mehr R. and Agur Z. Bone marrow regeneration under cytotoxic drug regimens: Behaviour ranging from homeostasis to unpredictability in a model for hemopoietic differentiation. BioSystems 26:231-237 (1992).
  4. Mehr R., Abel L., Ubezio P., Globerson A. and Agur Z. A mathematical model of the effect of aging on bone marrow cells colonizing the thymus. Mech. Age. Develop., 67:159-172 (1993).
  5. Fridkis-Hareli M., Mehr R., Abel L. and Globerson A. Developmental interactions of CD4 T cells and thymocytes: Age-related differential effects. Mech. Age. Develop., 73:169-178 (1994).
  6. Mehr R., Segel L., Sharp A. and Globerson A. Colonization of the thymus by T cell progenitors: Models for cell-cell interactions. J. Theor. Biol. 170:247-257 (1994).
  7. Mehr R., Globerson A. and Perelson A. Modeling positive and negative selection and differentiation processes in the thymus. J. Theor. Biol. 175:103-126 (1995).
  8. Mehr R., Fridkis-Hareli M., Abel L., Segel L. and Globerson A. Lymphocyte development in irradiated thymuses: Dynamics of colonization by progenitor cells and regeneration of resident cells. J. Theor. Biol. 177:181-192 (1995).
  9. Mehr R., Ubezio P., Kukulanski T. and Globerson A. Cell cycle in the aging thymus. AGING: Immunology and Infectious Disease. 6:133-140 (1996).
  10. Mehr R., Perelson A., Fridkis-Hareli M. and Globerson A. Feedback regulation of T cell development in the thymus. J. Theor. Biol. 181:157-167 (1996).
  11. Mehr R., Perelson A., Fridkis-Hareli M. and Globerson A. Feedback regulation of T cell development: Manifestations in aging. Mech. Age. Develop., 91:195-210 (1996).
  12. Mehr R., Globerson A. and Perelson A. Models for selection processes in the thymus. In: "Advances in Mathematical Modeling of Biological Processes", D. Kirschner, Ed. Intl. J. App. Sci. Comp. 3(1):1-19 (1996).
  13. Mehr R. and Perelson A. Blind Homeostasis and the CD4:CD8 Ratio in the thymus and peripheral blood. J. AIDS Hum. Retrovirol., 14:387-398 (1997).
  14. Agur Z. and Mehr R. Modeling Trypanosoma congolense parasitaemia patterns during the chronic phase of infection in N'Dama cattle. Par. Imm., 19:171-182 (1997).
  15. Mehr R., Perelson A. and Globerson A. Regulatory feedback pathways in the thymus. Immunol. Today, 18:581-585 (1997).
  16. Mehr R., Segel L., Perelson A. and Globerson A. MHC-linked syngeneic developmental preference in thymic lobes colonized with bone marrow cells - a mathematical model. Dev. Immunol. 5(4):303-318 (1998).
  17. Kirschner D., Mehr R. and Perelson A. The role of the thymus in pediatric HIV-1 infection. J AIDS Hum. Retrovirol., 18(2):95-109 (1998).
  18. Shannon M., and Mehr R. Reconciling repertoire shift with affinity maturation: The role of deleterious mutations. J. Immunol., 162:3950-3956 (1999).
  19. Mehr R., Shannon M. and Litwin S. Models for antigen receptor gene rearrangement. I. Biased receptor editing in B cells - Implications for allelic exclusion. J. Immunol. 163:1793-1798 (1999). Erratum: J. Immunol. 163:2339 (1999).
  20. Piper H., Litwin S. and Mehr R. Models for antigen receptor gene rearrangement. II. T Cell receptor editing: Allelic exclusion or inclusion? J. Immunol. 163:1799-1808 (1999).
  21. Detours V., Mehr R. and Perelson A. A quantitative theory of affinity-driven T cell repertoire selection. J. Theor. Biol. 200:389-403 (1999).
  22. Detours V., Mehr R. and Perelson A. Deriving quantitative constrains under which T-cell selection operates from data on the mature T-cell repertoire. J. Immunol. 164:121-128 (2000).
  23. Jayawardena-Wolf J., Benlagha K., Chiu Y.-H., Mehr R., and Bendelac A. CD1d endosomal trafficking is independently regulated by an intrinsic CD1d-encoded tyrosine motif and by the invariant chain. Immunity 15:897-908 (2001).
  24. Banerjee M., Mehr R., Belelovsky A., Spencer J. and Dunn-Walters D. Age and tissue-specific differences in human germinal centre B cell selection. Eur. J. Immunol. 32:1947-1957 (2002).
  25. Nudelman G., Tennebaum T., Mehr R. and Unger R. PESI - an intelligent system for prediction of enzyme-substrate interactions based on experimental constraints. In Silico Biol., 2, 0044 (2002).
  26. Dunn-Walters D., Belelovsky A., Edelman H., Banerjee M., and Mehr R. The Dynamics of Germinal Centre Selection as Measured by Graph-Theoretical Analysis of Mutational Lineage Trees. Dev. Immunol., 9:233-245 (2002). 
  27. Kalmanovich G. and Mehr R. Models for Antigen Receptor Gene Rearrangement. III. Heavy and Light Chain Allelic Exclusion. J. Immunol., 170:182-193 (2003).
  28. Salmon-Divon M., Höglund P. and Mehr R. Generation of the Natural Killer Cell Repertoire: The Sequential vs the Two-Step Selection Model. Bull. Math. Biol., 65:199-218 (2003).
  29. Mehr R., Shahaf G., Sah A. and Cancro M. Asynchronous differentiation models explain bone marrow labeling kinetics and predict reflux between the pre- and immature B cell pools. Intl. Immunol. 15:301-312 (2003).
  30. Dunn-Walters D.K., Banerjee M. and Mehr R. Effects of age on antibody affinity maturation.  Biochem. Soc. Trans. 31:447-448 (2003).
  31. Benouaich A. and Mehr R. Single vs multiple-encounter models for T cell selection. MIRIAM series, ECTMB special issue, p. 384-391 (2003).
  32. Gorfine M., Freedman L., Shahaf G. and Mehr R. Maximum likelihood estimator and likelihood ratio test in complex models: an application to B lymphocyte development. Bull. Math. Biol., 65:1131-1139 (2003).  
  33. Salmon-Divon M., Höglund P. and Mehr R. Models for Natural Killer Cell Repertoire Formation. Clin. Dev. Immunol., 10:183-192, (2003).
  34. Mehr R., Edelman H., Sehgal D. and Mage R. Analysis of Mutational Lineage Trees from Sites of Primary and Secondary Immunoglobulin Gene Diversification in Rabbits and Chickens. J. Immunol. , 172:4790-4796, (2004).
  35. Petrovic J., Hall H., Mehr R., Glas R., and Höglund, P. Inhibition of the Proteasome Reduces Diabetes in Non Obese Diabetic Mice. Scand. J. Immunol. 60:134-42 (2004).
  36. Dunn-Walters D. K., Edelman H. and Mehr R.  Immune System Learning and Memory Quantified by Graphical Analysis of B-Lymphocyte Phylogenetic Trees. BioSystems 76:141-155 (2004).
  37. Shahaf G., Allman D., Cancro M. P. and Mehr R. Screening of Alternative Models for Transitional B cell Maturation. Intl. Immunol. 16:1081-1090 (2004).
  38. Salmon-Divon M., Höglund P., Johansson M., Johansson S., Mehr R. Computational Modeling of Human Natural Killer Cell Development Suggests a Selection Process Regulating Coexpression Of KIR With CD94/NKG2A. Mol. Immunol., 42:397-403, (2004).
  39. Yaish B. and Mehr R. Models for the dynamics and order of immunoglobulin isotype switch. Bull. Math. Biol., 67:15-32 (2005).
  40. Johansson S., Johansson M., Mehr R., Salmon-Divon M., Lemmonier F., Kärre K., and Höglund P. NK Cell Education in Mice with Single or Multiple MHC Class I Molecules: Consequences for Missing Self Responses and Ly49 Receptor Expression. J. Exp. Med. 201:1145-1155 (2005).
  41. Shahaf G., Johnson K., and Mehr R. B cell development in aging mice: Lessons from mathematical modeling. Intl. Immunol. 18(1):31-39 (2006).
  42. Steiman-Shimony A., Edelman H., Barak M., Shahaf G., Dunn-Walters D., Stott D., Abraham R.S., Mehr R. Immunoglobulin variable-region gene mutational lineage tree analysis: Application to autoimmune diseases. Autoimmunity Reviews 5(4):242-251 (2006).
  43. Horesh, Y., Mehr, R., and Unger, R. Designing an A* Algorithm for Calculating Edit Distance between Rooted-Unlabeled Trees. J. Comp. Biol. 13(6):1165-1176 (2006).
  44. Manske M. K.*, Zuckerman N. S.*, Timm M. M, Maiden, S., Edelman H., Shahaf G., Barak M., Dispenzieri A.,Gertz, M.A. Mehr R. and Abraham R.S. Quantitative analysis of clonal bone marrow CD19+ B cells: Use of B cell lineage trees to delineate their role in the pathogenesis of light chain amyloidosis. Clin Immunol. 120(1):106-120 (2006). *Equal contributors.
  45. Steiman-Shimony A., Edelman H., Hutzler A., Barak M, Zuckerman N. S., Shahaf G., Dunn-Walters D., Stott D. I., Abraham R. S., and Mehr R. Lineage tree analysis of immunoglobulin variable-region gene mutations in autoimmune diseases: chronic activation, normal selection. Cell. Immunol., 244:130-136 (2006).
  46. Mehr R. and Fridkis-Hareli M. Mathematical Modeling of T Cell Differentiation from Hemopoietic Stem Cell Progenitors. Journal of Stem Cells,  1(3):217-231 (2007).
  47. Abraham R. S., Manske M. K., Zuckerman N. S., Sohni A., Edelman H., Shahaf G., Timm M. M.,  Dispenzieri A., Gertz M. A. and Mehr R. Novel analysis of clonal diversification in blood B cell and bone marrow plasma cell clones in immunoglobulin light chain amyloidosis. J. Clin. Immunol, 27(1):69-87 (2007).
  48. Saada R., Weinberger M., Shahaf G. and Mehr R. Models for antigen receptor gene rearrangement: CDR3 length. Immunol. Cell Biol., 85:323-332 (2007).
  49. Kotzer S., Salmon-Divon M., Kaplan A., Almeida C. R., Höglund P, Davis D. M. and Mehr R. Modeling the Influence of Molecule and Cell Surface Micro-domain distribution on the formation of T cell Immunological Synapses. IEEE Proceedings of The Third IEEE-NIH Life Science Systems and Applications Workshop (LISA 2007), #00018, p. 35-38 (2007).
  50. Tabibian-Keissar H.*, Zuckerman N. S.*, Barak M., Dunn-Walters D.K., Steiman-Shimony A., Chowers Y., Ofek E., Rosenblatt K., Schiby G., Mehr R.**, and Barshack I.**.  B cell clonal diversification and gut-lymph node trafficking in Ulcerative Colitis revealed using lineage tree analysis. Eur. J. Immunol. 38:2600-2609 (2008). *Equal contributors. **Equal supervisors.
  51. Barak M., Zuckerman N. S., Edelman H., Unger R. and Mehr R. IgTree©: Creating Immunoglobulin Variable Region Gene Lineage TreesJ. Immunol. Methods, 338:67-74 (2008).
  52. Shahaf G.*, Barak M.*, Zuckerman N. S., Swerdlin N., Gorfine M.** and Mehr R**. Antigen-driven selection in germinal centers as reflected by the shape characteristics of immunoglobulin gene lineage trees: a large-scale simulation study. J. Theor. Biol., 255:210-222 (2008).  *Equal contributors. **Equal supervisors.
  53. Salmon-Divon M.*, Johansson S.*, Johansson M.H., Pickman Y., Brodin P., Kärre K., Höglund P.**, Mehr R.** Probing natural killer cell education by Ly49 receptor expression analysis and computational modelling in single MHC class I mice.  PLoS One, 4:e6046, (2009). *Equal contributors. **Equal supervisors.
  54. Barak M., Levanon E., Eisenberg E., Paz N., Rechavi G., Church G.and Mehr R., Evidence for Large Diversity in the Human Transcriptome Created by Alu RNA Editing. Nucl. Acids Res. 37:6905-6915 (2009).
  55. Waldman Ben-Asher H., Shahar I., Yitzchak A., Mehr R. and Don J.  Expression and Chromosomal Organization of Mouse Meiotic Genes. Mol. Reprod. Devel. 77(3):241-248 (2009).
  56. Zuckerman N. S.*, Howard W. A.*, Bismuth J., Gibson K., Edelman H., Berrih-Aknin S., Dunn-Walters D.K. and Mehr R. Ectopic germinal centers in the thymus of Myasthenia Gravis patients show characteristics of normal germinal centers. *Equal contributors. Eur. J. Immunol. 40:1150-1161 (2010).
  57. Shahaf G., Cancro M.P. and Mehr R. Kinetic Modeling Reveals a Common Death Niche for Newly Formed and Mature B Cells. PLoS One 5(3):e9497 (2010).
  58. Zuckerman N. S., Hazanov H., Barak M., Edelman H., Hess S., Shcolnik H., Dunn-Walters D., and Mehr R. Somatic Hypermutation and Antigen-Driven Selection of B Cells are Altered in Autoimmune Diseases. J. Autoimmunity 35:325-335 (2010).
  59. Zuckerman N. S., McCann K. J., Ottensmeier C. H., Barak M., Shahaf G., Edelman H., Dunn-Walters D., Abraham R. S., Stevenson F. K., and Mehr R. Immunoglobulin Gene Diversification and Selection in Follicular Lymphoma, Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma And Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma Revealed by Lineage Tree and Mutation AnalysesIntl. Immunol. 22(11):875-887 (2010). Highlighted in "Editor's Choice".
  60. Brodin P., Lakshmikanth T., Mehr R., Johansson M.H., Duru A.D, Achour A., Salmon-Divon M., Kärre K., Höglund P., Johansson S. Natural Killer cell tolerance persists despite significant reduction of self MHC class I normal target cells. PLoS One 5(10):e13174 (2010).
  61. Barak M., Eilat G., Unger R., Mehr R. Factors important in evolutionary shaping of Immunoglobulin Gene Loci. Immunome Research, 6:13 (2010).
  62. Kaplan A.*, Kotzer S.*, Almeida C. R.*, Kohen R., Halpert G., Salmon-Divon M., Köhler K, Höglund P., Davis D. M. and Mehr R. Simulations of the NK cell immune synapse reveal that activation thresholds can be established by inhibitory receptors acting locally. J. Immunol. 187(2):760-73 (2011)*Equal contributors.
  63. Keren Z., Averbuch D., Shahaf G., Zisman-Rozen S., Karin Golan K., Itkin T., Lapidot T., Mehr R. and Melamed D. Chronic B cell deficiency from birth prevents age-related alterations in the B lineageJ. Immunol. 187:2140-2147 (2011).
  64. Almeida C. R., Ashkenazi A., Shahaf G., Kaplan D., Davis D.M. and Mehr R. Human NK cells differ more in their KIR2DL1-dependent thresholds for HLA-Cw6-mediated inhibition than in their maximal killing capacity. PLoS One 6(9):e24927 (2011)
  65. Shahaf G.*, Gross A.J.*, Sternberg-Simon M., Kaplan D., DeFranco, A. L.** and Mehr, R.**. Lyn deficiency affects B cell maturation as well as survival. Eur. J. Immunol., 42(2):511-521 (2012). *Equal contributors. **Equal supervisors. 
  66. Bergqvist, P., Stensson, A., Hazanov, H., Holmberg, A., Mattsson, J., Mehr, R., Bemark, M. and Lycke, N. Y. Re-utilization of germinal centers in multiple PP results in highly synchronized, oligoclonal and affinity matured gut IgA responses. Mucosal Immunol., 6(1):122-35 (2012).  
  67. Tabibian-Keissar H., Schibby G., Michaeli M., Rakovsky-Shapira A., Azogui-Rosenthal N., Dunn-Walters D. K., Rosenblatt K., Mehr R.** and Barshack I.**. PCR amplification and high throughput sequencing of immunoglobulin heavy chain genes from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded human biopsies. Exp. Mol. Pathol., 94(1):182-187 (2012). **These authors supervised this project equally. 
  68. Michaeli M., Noga H., Tabibian-Keissar H., Barshack I. and Mehr R. Automated cleaning and pre-processing of immunoglobulin gene sequences from high-throughput sequencing. Front. Immun. 3:386 (2012).
  69. Vanherberghen B., Olofsson P.E., Forslund E., Sternberg-Simon M., Khorshidi M. A., Pacouret S., Guldevall K., Enqvist M., Malmberg K.J., Mehr R. and Onfelt B.   Classification of Human Natural Killer Cells Based on Migration Behavior and Cytotoxic Response. Blood Journal, 121(8):1326-34 (2013).
  70. Sternberg-Simon M., Brodin P., Pickman Y., Onfelt B., Karre K., Malmberg K.-J., Hoglund P. and Mehr R. Natural killer cell inhibitory receptor expression in humans and mice: a closer look. Front. Immunol. 4:65 (2013). doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2013.00065.
  71. Pickman, Y., Dunn-Walters, D. and Mehr, R. BCR CDR3 length distributions differ between blood and spleen and between old and young patients, and TCR distributions can be used to detect myelodysplastic syndrome. Phys Biol. 10(5):056001 (2013).
  72. Michaeli, M., Barak, M., Hazanov, L., Noga, H. and Mehr, R.  Automated analysis of immunoglobulin genes from high-throughput sequencing: life without a template. J Clin Bioinforma. 3(1):15 (2013).
  73. McIntyre D, Zuckerman NS, Field M, Mehr R, Stott DI. The VH04/29/14 repertoire and clonal diversification of B cells in inflammatory myopathies. Eur J Immunol. 44(2):585-96 (2014).
  74. Miri Michaeli, Hilla Tabibian-Keissar, Ginette Schiby, Gitit Shahaf, Yishai Pickman, Lena Hazanov, Kinneret Rosenblatt, Deborah K. Dunn-Walters, Iris Barshack and Ramit Mehr. Immunoglobulin gene repertoire diversification and selection in the stomach - from gastritis to gastric lymphomas. Front. Immunol. 5:264 (2014). doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2014.00264.
  75. Amu S, Shahaf G, Cagigi A, Hejdeman B, Nozza S, Lopalco L, Mehr R, Chiodi F. Frequency and phenotype of B cell subpopulations in young and aged HIV-1 infected patients receiving ART. Retrovirology 11(1):76 (2014).
  76. Tipton CM, Fucile CF, Darce J, Chida A, Ichikawa T, Gregoretti I, Schiefer S, Hom J, Jenks S, Feldman RJ,  Mehr R, Wei C, Lee FE-H, Cheung WC, Rosenberg AF and Sanz I. Diversity, cellular origin and autoreactivity of antibody-secreting cell expansions in acute SLE. Nat. Immunol. In press (2015).
  77. Lindner C, Thomsen I, Wahl B, Ugur M, Sethi MK, Friedrichsen M, Smoczek A, Ott S, Baumann U, Suerbaum S, Schreiber S, Bleich A, Gaboriau-Routhiau V, Cerf-Bensussan N, Hazanov H, Mehr R, Boysen P, Rosenstiel P and Pabst O. Diversification of memory B cells drives the continuous adaptation of secretory antibodies to gut microbiota. Nat. Immunol. In press (2015).
  78. Carlotti E, Wrench D, Rosignoli G, Marzec J, Sangaralingam A, Hazanov L, Michaeli M, Hallam S, Chaplin T, Iqbal S, Calaminici M, Young B, Mehr R, Campbell P, Fitzgibbon J, Gribben JG. High Throughput Sequencing Analysis of the Immunoglobulin Heavy Chain Gene from Flow-Sorted B Cell Sub-Populations Define the Dynamics of Follicular Lymphoma Clonal Evolution.PLoS One 10(9):e0134833 (2015).
  79. Hilla Tabibian-Keissar*, Lena Hazanov*, Ginette Schiby*, Noemie Rosenthal, Aviya Rakovsky,  Miri Michaeli, Gitit Lavy Shahaf, Yishai Pickman, Kinneret Rosenblatt, Doron Melamed, Deborah Dunn-Walters, Ramit Mehr** and Iris Barshack**. Aging affects B cell antigen receptor repertoire diversity in primary and secondary lymphoid tissues. Eur. J. Immunol. 46(2):480-92 (2016).
  80. Pinhas N, Sternberg-Simon M, Chiossone L, Shahaf G, Walzer T, Vivier E, Mehr R. Murine peripheral NK-cell populations originate from site-specific immature NK cells more than from BM-derived NK cells. Eur. J. Immunol. 46(5):1258-70 (2016).
  81. Shahaf G, Zisman-Rozen S, Benhamou D, Melamed D, Mehr R. B Cell Development in the Bone Marrow Is Regulated by Homeostatic Feedback Exerted by Mature B Cells. Front Immunol. 2016 Mar 22;7:77..
  82. Bohannon C, Powers R, Satyabhama L, Cui A, Tipton C, Michaeli M, Skountzou I, Mittler RS, Kleinstein SH, Mehr R, Lee FE, Sanz I, Jacob J. Long-lived antigen-induced IgM plasma cells demonstrate somatic mutations and contribute to long-term protection. Nat Commun. 2016 Jun 7;7:11826.
    Articles in refereed conference proceedings
  1. Michaeli M., Barak M., Hazanov H., Noga H. and Mehr R. High-throughput sequencing and automated analysis of immunoglobulin genes: Life without a template. Proceedings of the 2013 International Work-Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (IWBBIO), Granada, Spain, 2013.

    Articles in refereed periodicals in Hebrew

  1. B lymphocyte clonal evolution of human reactive lymph nodes revealed by lineage tree analysis. Tabibian-Keissar H.*, Schibby G.*, Azogui-Rosenthal N., Hazanov H., Rakovsky-Shapira A., Michaeli M., Rosenblatt K., Mehr R.** and Barshack I.**. Israeli Medical Association Journal, in press, 2012. *Equal contributors. **Equal supervisors.  
Chapters in Books

  1. Agur Z. and Mehr R. Use of mathematical modeling for elucidating trypanotolerance - preliminary considerations. In: Modelling Vector-Borne Parasitic Diseases. Proceedings of a Workshop on the Modeling of Vector-Borne and Other Parasitic Diseases, Organized by ILRAD in Collaboration with FAO. ILRAD, Nairobi, Kenia, November 1992. Ed. B.D. Perry and J. W. Hansen. Pp. 143-153 (1992).
  1. Mehr R. and Agur Z. Temporal stochasticity leads to nondeterministic chaos in a model for blood cell production. In: Fluctuations and Order: The New Synthesis. Ed. M.M. Millonas.  Springer-Verlag (1995). Pp. 419-427.
  2. Agur Z. and Mehr R. Host tolerance to antigenically varying parasites: A mathematical model. In: Advances in Mathematical Population Dynamics: Molecules, Cells and Man. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Mathematical Population Dynamics. Houston, Texas, 1995. Ed.: O. Amino, D. Axelrod and M. Kimmel. World Scientific Publishing Company (1997).
  3. Kalmanovich G. and Mehr R. Secondary Antigen Receptor Gene Rearrangements: A  Violation of Allelic Exclusion? In: Proceedings of the Eurpean Federation of Immunological Societies meeting - EFIS 2000, Poznan, Poland, September 23-27, 2000. A. Mackiewicz and M. Kurpisz and J. Zeromski, editors. Monduzzi Editore, Bologna, Italy (2001). Pp. 745-751.
  4. Abraham R., Manske M., Sohni A., Edelman H., Zuckerman N., Shahaf G., Dispenzieri A., Lacy M., Gertz M., Mehr R. Analysis of B cell clonal evolution in BM and PBL of AL and MM patients using graphical quantification of lineage trees. In "Amyloid & Amyloidosis", edited by Martha Skinner, Gilles Grateau, Robert A. Kyle. Proceedings of the Xth International Symposium on Amyloidosis, France, April 2004. CRC Press, Boca  Raton, FL, USA. Pp 61-63. (2005)
  5. Mehr R, Fridkis-Hareli M. Mathematical modeling of T cell differentiation from hemopoietic stem cell progenitors.  Stem Cells Research Compendium. Editor: Prasad S. Koka. Nova Science       Publishers, Inc. (2008); 1:289-307. 
  6. Shahaf G., Barak M., Zuckerman N. and Mehr R. The humoral immune response: complexity and theoretical challenges. Proceedings of BIOMAT 2010 and the 2010 Annual SMB meeting, Brazil. (2010).
  7.         Hazanov H., Michaeli M., Shahaf G. and Mehr R. Informatic Tools for Immunoglobulin Gene Sequence Analysis. In: Comparative immunoglobulin Genetics. Edited by: A. K. Kaushik and Y. Pasman. Apple Academic Press, Inc., Waretown, NJ, USA (2014).  
    Other Reviews
  1. Mehr, R. and Rees, T. Women in science  we still have a long way to go. Eur. J. Immunol.  37:585-588, (2007). 
  2. Mehr, R. Immunology in Israel: Society and Research. Eur. J. Immunol., 41:2133-2136 (2011).   


Technical Reports
  1. Mehr R. and Perelson A. Modeling T Cell Number Regulation in Human Thymus and Peripheral Blood. Center for Nonlinear Studies Newsletter, LALP 96-007, Issue #128, (1996).
  1. Mehr R. and Perelson A. Modeling Development and Differentiation in the Immune System. Report on the workshop by the same name, organized by R. Mehr and A. Perelson that was held at the Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, on December 18-21, 1995. FTP archives of the Society for Mathematical Biology, April 1996.
Resource pages
  1. Mehr, R. Resources for Women in Mathematical Biology. SMB website resource page. (http://www.smb.org/resources/women.shtml).
  2. Mehr, R. Balancing Career, Motherhood, and Widowhood (... and Remarriage!) in  the October 2003 "Diversity and Work Life" column of Science Next Wave.

Articles in the "Mathematical Biology Newsletter"
  1. Mehr, R., Mejia R. and Scholl, E. H.  Goals and activities of the Publications Committee. Mathematical Biology Newsletter, 11(1), (1998).
  2. Mehr, R. -Bioinformatics in "Nature"  review of special issue <http://www.smb.org/publications/newsletter/11.1/nature.shtml>. Mathematical Biology Newsletter, 11(1), (1998).
  3. Mehr, R. Local Societies Update - Information on a few regional or national societies for mathematical and/or theoretical biology, .athematical Biology Newsletter, 11(2), (1998).
  4. Kirschner, D. and Mehr, R. NIH Survey Results: A summary of the results of the NIH funding survey. Mathematical Biology Newsletter, 11(2), (1998).
  5. Capellini, R. and Mehr, R. Survey of Abstract Services. Mathematical Biology Newsletter, 11(2), (1998).
  6. Mehr, R., Mejia, R. and Scholl, E. H. Website News. Mathematical Biology Newsletter, 12(1), (1999).
  7. Mehr, R. Report on the Annual Meeting. Mathematical Biology Newsletter, 12(3), (1999). (http://www.smb.org/newsletter/12.3/annualreport.shtml )
  8. Mehr, R. Publications Committee Report. Mathematical Biology Newsletter, 13(1), (2000). (http://www.smb.org/newsletter/13.1/pubs.shtml )
  9. Mehr, R. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology - Online Access. Mathematical Biology Newsletter, 13(2), (2000). ( http://smb.org/newsletter/13.2/bmbonline.shtml )
  10. Mehr, R. SMB 2000 Meeting Summary. Mathematical Biology Newsletter, 13(3), (2000). (http://www.smb.org/newsletter/13.3/meetsummary.shtml )
  11. Mehr, R. Guidelines for SMB Financial Support of Meetings. Mathematical Biology Newsletter, 14(1), (2001). (http://www.smb.org/newsletter/14.1/support.shtml )
  12. Mehr, R. Women in Math Issues. Mathematical Biology Newsletter, 14(1), (2001). (http://www.smb.org/newsletter/14.1/women.shtml )
  13. Mehr, R. Funding for Individuals' Travel to Meetings - Clarification. Mathematical Biology Newsletter, 14(2):5, (2001).
  14. Mehr, R. Meetings in Immunology. Mathematical Biology Newsletter, 14(3), (2001). (http://smb.org/newsletter/14.3/immunology.shtml )
  15. Mehr, R. Life Events. Mathematical Biology Newsletter, 15(2), (2002). (http://www.smb.org/newsletter/15.2/life.shtml )
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