Selected publications (for full list of publications):

Tamar L Ben-Shaanan, Maya Schiller, Hilla Azulay-Debby, Ben Korin, Nadia Boshnak, Tamar Koren, Maria Krot, Jivan Shakya, Michal A. Rahat,Fahed Hakim & Asya Rolls. (2018) Modulation of anti-tumor immunity by the brain’s reward system. Nature Communications

Korin B, Dubovik T, Rolls A. (2018) Mass cytometry analysis of immune cells in the brain. Nature Protocols 

Korin B, Ben-Shaanan TL, Schiller M, Dubovik T, Azulay-Debby H, Boshnak NT, Koren T, Rolls A. (2017). High-dimensional, single-cell characterization of the brain’s immune compartment. Nature Neuroscience.

Ben-Shaanan T.L, Azulay-Debby H., Dubovik T., Starosvetsky E., Korin., Schiller M., Green NL, Admon Y., Hakim F., Shen-Orr S*., Rolls A*. (2016) Activation of the reward system boosts innate and adaptive immunity. Nature Medicine (*equal)

Rolls A., Fang W*., Ibarra i*., Bonovien P., Colas D., Heller HC,. Weissman I., de Lecea L. (2015) Sleep Regulates Hematopoietic Stem Cell Trafficking. Nature Communications (*equal)

Rolls A., Makam M*., Kroeger D., Colas D., de Lecea L., Heller HC. (2013) Sleep to forget: context independent interference with fear during sleep.  Molecular Psychiatry (*equal)

Rolls A., Colas D, Adamantidis A, Carter M, Lanre-Amos T., Heller HC. de Lecea L. (2011) Optogenetic Disruption of Sleep Continuity Impairs Memory Consolidation. PNAS.

Shechter R, Baruch K, Schwartz M*, Rolls A. (2010) Touch gives new life: mechanosensation modulates spinal cord adult neurogenesis. Molecular Psychiatry  (*equal)

Rolls A., Shechter R.*, London A., Segev Y., Jacob-Hirsch J., Amariglio N., Rechavi G. & Schwartz M. (2008) A dual role for chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan in spinal cord repair PLoS Medicine

Rolls A., Schori H., London A. and Schwartz M. (2008) Decrease in hippocampal neurongenesis during pregnancy. Molecular Psychiatry

Rolls A., Shechter R.*, London A., Ziv Y., Ronen A., Levy R. and Schwartz M. (2007) Toll-like receptors modulate adult hippocampal neurogenesis. Nature Cell Biology

Selected reviews:

  • Korin B, Rolls A. (2018) Application of Chemogenetics and Optogenetics to Dissect Brain-Immune Interactions. Methods Mol Biol.
  • Ben-Shaanan T, Schiller M, Rolls A. (2017) Studying brain-regulation of immunity with optogenetics and chemogenetics; A new experimental platform. Brain Behav Immun.
  • Belin D, Rolls A. (2016Collaboration in Neuroscience: the young PI perspective. Eur J Neurosci.
  • Rolls A.(2012)Hypothalamic control of sleep in aging. Neuromolecular Med.
  • Rolls A, Schaich Borg J, de Lecea L. (2010) Sleep and metabolism: Role of hypothalamic neuronal circuitry. Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab.
  • Rolls A, Shechter R, Schwartz M. (2009). The bright side of the glial scar in CNS repair. Nature Rev Neurosci. 10(3):235-41