Two PhD Postgraduate Research Opportunities in ADIOS: Amoebic Disease Of SalmonExternal

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Contact: Dr Luca Mirimin
E-mail: luca.mirimin [at]
website: GMIT MFRC
Deadline: January 9, 2017

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the recruitment of two suitably qualified and strongly motivated graduates to undertake PhDs in the Galway Mayo Institute of Technology Marine and Freshwater Research Centre as part of a 3 year large scale interdisciplinary research project: “ADIOS: Amoebic Disease Of Salmon” funded by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

PhD Project 1:  Transcriptome characterization and biomarker discovery in Atlantic salmon affected by Amoebic Gill Disease (AGD)

PhD Project 2: Identification of Virulence Factors Associated with Amoebic Gill Disease (AGD) from Neoparamoeba perurans

Application Closing Date:  Monday 9th January 2017