Dr. Hillary Voet

  • Agricultural Statistics
  • Biostatistics
  • Spatial Variability.
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Curriculum Vitae

Academic Degrees

B.Sc. Mathematics, Statistics and Economics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1968.

M.Sc. Statistics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1973.

Ph.D. Statistics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1987.


Master's thesis: "Issues in the Theory of Optimal Stopping Rules", directed by Professor Esther Samuel.

Doctoral thesis: "A Bayesian Approach to Prediction in a Model of Planar Autocorrelation", directed by Professor Joseph Yahav.

Major Positions

1968-1974 Teaching and research assistant, Department of Statistics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

1974-1975 Statistical consultant Volcani Institute of Agricultural Research, Beit Dagan.

1974-date Lecturer and consultant in Statistics Department of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot.

Courses taught

  • Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis A
  • Descriptive Statistics and Excel
  • Fundamental Statistics
  • Principles of Statistical Theory
  • Introduction to Econometrics A
  • Data Analysis and Computer Use (SAS)
  • Methodology of Sensory Evaluation of Food
  • Statistics for Clinical and Nutritional Studies
  • Advanced Marketing A.
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List of Publications

D.Yaron and H.Voet (1983): "Application of an integrated dynamic and linear programming model to the analysis of optimal irrigation on a farm with dual quality (salinity) water supply". pp. 139-154, Planning and Decision in Agribusiness: Principles and Expenses, Edited by C.H.Hanf and G.W.Schiefer. (Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company).

D.R.Lock, A.Bar-Eyal,H.Voet and Z.Madar (1988): "Glycemic indices of various foods given to pregnant diabetic subjects". Obstetrics and Gynecology Vol. 71, No.2,180-183.

D.Yaron, A.Dinar and H.Voet (1992) : "Innovations on family farms: The case of the Nazareth region in Israel". Am. J. of Agric. Econ.,74 , 361-370.

N.Vaisman, E.Tabachnik, T.Hahn, H.Voet and N.Guy (1992): "Super-oxide production during refeeding patients with anorexia nervosa." Metabolism 41: 1097-1099.

R.Gross-Isseroff, D.Ophir, A. Bartana, H.Voet and D.Lancet (1992): "Evidence for genetic determination of olfactory thresholds for a standard odorant." Neuroscience Letters,141, 115-118. Vaisman N., Kerasin E., Tabachnik E., Voet, H. (1994): "Increased chemiluminescence production in patients with cystic fibrosis." Metabolism, in press.

Vaisman N.,Zadik Z., Akivis A., Voet H. , Katz I. and Ashkenazi A. (1994): "Changes in body composition, resting energy expenditure and the thermic effect of food in short children on growth hormone therapy". Metabolism, Vol. 43 No. 2, pp. 1543-1548.

Vaisman N., Leigh T., Voet H., Westerterp K., Matitiau A. and Duchan, R. (1994): "Malabsorption in infants with congenital heart disease under diuretic treatment". Pediatric Res., Vol. 36 No. 4 pp 545-549.

Zadik Z., Chalew S., Zung A., Landau H., Leiberman E., Koren R., Voet H. Hochberg Z. and Kowarski A. A. (1994): “Effect of longterm growth hormone therapy on bone age and pubertal maturation in boys with and without classic growth hormone deficiency”. Journal of Pediatrics, Vol. 125 No. 2 pp 189-195.

Feinerman, E. and Voet, H. (1995): "Dynamic optimization of nitrogen fertilization of citrus and the value of information from leaf tissue analysis". European Review of Agricultural Economics, in press.

A.Arieli, Z.Shabi, I.Bruckental, H.Tagari, Y.Aharoni, S.Zamwell, and H.Voet (1996): “Effect of the Degradation of Organic Matter and Crude Protein on Ruminal Fermentation in Dairy Cows”. J Dairy Sci 79:1774-1780.

Y.Heifetz, H.Voet and S.W.Appelbaum (1996): “Factors Affecting Behavioral Phase Transition in the Desert Locust, Schistocerca gregaria (Forskal) (Orthoptera: Acrididae)”. Journal of Chemical Ecology, Vol. 22, No.9.

R.Gross-Isseroff, Y.Sasson, H.Voet, T.Hendler, K.Luca-Haimovici, H. Kandel- Sussman and J.Zohar (1996): “Alternation Learning in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder”, Biol. Psychiatry 1996;39:733-738.

R.A. Stern, D.Eisenstein, H.Voet and S.Gazit (1997): “Female ‘Mauritius ‘ litchi flowers are not fully mature at anthesis”. J. of Horticultural Science 72(1) 19-25.

Gross-Isseroff R., Biegon A., Voet H. and Weizman A. (1998): “The Suicide Brain - a Review of Postmortem Receptor/transporter Binding Studies”. Neurosci. Biobehav. Rev., Vol.22, No.5, pp 653-661.

R.Heiblum, O.Aizenstein, G.Gvaryahu, H.Voet, B.Robinzon, N.Snapir (1998): “Tonic immobility and open field responses in domestic fowl chicks during the first week of life”. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 60, pp 347-357.

Shimon Harrus, Trevor Waner, Avi Keysary, Itamar Aroch, Hillary Voet, Hylton Bark (1998): “Investigation of splenic functions in canine monocytic ehrlichiosis”, Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology 62, 15-27.

Yael Argov, Yoram Rossler, Hillary Voet " David Rosen (1999): “The biology and phenology of the citrus whitefly, Dialeurodes citri, on citrus in the Coastal Plain of Israel”, Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 93: 21-27.

Yael Argov, Yoram Rossler, Hillary Voet and David Rosen (1999): “Spatial dispersion and sampling of citrus whitefly, Dialeurodes citri, for control decisions in a citrus orchard”, Agricultural and Forest Entomology 1, 305-318.

Joseph Zohar, Haggai Hermesh, Abraham Weizman, Hillary Voet, Ruth Gross-Isseroff (1999): “Orbitofrontal cortex dysfunction in obsessive-compulsive disorder? Alternation learning in obsessive-compulsive disorder: male-female comparisons”, European Neuropsychopharmacology 9, 407-413.

Haggai Hermesh, Joseph Zohar, Abraham Weizman, Hillary Voet, Ruth Gross-Isseroff (1999): “Orbitofrontal cortex dysfunction in obsessive-compulsive disorder? II. Olfactory quality discrimination in obsessive-compulsive disorder”, European Neuropsychopharmacology 9, 415-420.

Eli Feinerman and Hillary Voet (2000): “Site-specific management of agricultural inputs: an illustration for variable-rate irrigation”, European Review of Agricultural Economics, Vol 27(1) (2000) pp 17-37.

Yael Argov, Yoram Rossler, Hillary Voet " David Rosen (2000): “Introducing Encarsia ahorensis against Dialeurodes citri in Israel: a case of successful biological control”, BioControl 45: 1-10.

Hadass Cohen and Hillary Voet (2002): “Effect of physiological state of young Ceratitis capitata females on resource foraging behavior”, Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 104: 345-351.

M.Kaim, A.Bloch, D.Wolfenson, R.Braw-Tal, M.Rosenberg, H.Voet and Y.Folman (2003): “Effects of GnRH Administered to Cows at the Onset of Estrus on Timing of Ovulation, Endocrine Responses, and Conception” , J. Dairy Science 86:2012-2021.

Yael Argov, Yoram Rossler, David Rosen and Hillary Voet (2003): “Stability in the host-parasitoid relationship of Dialeurodes citri and Encarsia lahorensis in the citrus orchard”, BioControl 48: 637-657.

Ruth Gross-Isseroff, Rivka Cohen, Yehuda Sasson, Hillary Voet, Joseph Zohar (2004): " Serotonergic Dissection of Obsessive Compulsive Symptoms: A Challenge Study with m-Chlorophenylpiperazine and Sumatriptan", Neuropsycholbiology, Vol. 50 No.3: 200-205.

Milana Frenkel-Morgenstern, Hillary Voet, Shmuel Pietrokovski: Enhanced statistics for local alignment of multiple alignments improves prediction of protein function and structure. Bioinformatics 21(13): 2950-2956 (2005).

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