SZN PhD Program: Nine Positions OpenExternal

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Deadline: July 20, 2018

The Anton Dohrn Zoological Station (SZN) has opened a PhD programme consisting of a total of nine available positions. These PhD's cover a wide array of interdisciplinary topics and training, and all positions have an application closing date of 20 July 2018.

The title of the available positions are:

1. Multilevel assessment of seagrass response to main climatic and anthropogenic stressors: epigenetic changes and early warning indicators of mortality
Director of Studies: Gabriele Procaccini, Department of Integrative Marine Ecology

2. Dietary composition of scyphomedusae in the Gulf of Naples
Director of Studies: Isabella D’Ambra, Department of Integrative Marine Ecology

3. Evolution of the TRH neuropeptide pathway and its growth regulation function in echinoderms
Director of Studies: Maria I. Arnone, Department of Biology and Evolution of Marine Animals

4. Plankton-benthos coupling at different time scales
Director of Studies: Marina Montresor, Department of Integrative Marine Ecology

5. Interactions between microalgae and bacteria during growth in photobioreactor: Modulation and biotechnological implications
Director of Studies: Christophe Brunet, Department of Integrative Marine Ecology

6. Microalgal enzymes with biotechnological applications
Director of Studies: Chiara Lauritano, Department of Integrative Marine Ecology

7. Pigment cell gene regulatory networks in the Ciona robusta nervous system
Director of Studies: Filomena Ristoratore, Department of Biology and Evolution of Marine Animals

8. Modelling cell response and molecular mechanisms of extracellular self-DNA inhibition
Director of Studies: Maria Luisa Chiusano, Department of Research Infrastructures for marine biological resources

9. Sea urchin as a model for development of new ecosafety nanoremediation
Director of Studies: Elisabetta Tosti, Department of Biology and Evolution of Marine Animals