Introducing Kati Michalek

CACHE is pleased to introduce Kati Michalek. Kati is another of the ten Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) who has been recruited to the CACHE project and will be researching ‘Levels of calcification and selection in naturally varying pH habitats in farmed vs wild species.’ Kati is originally from Germany and will be conducting her PhD… Read more »

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Meet researcher Kirsikka Sillanpaa

CACHE is pleased to introduce Kirsikka Sillanpaa. Kirsikka is another of the ten Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) who has been recruited to the CACHE project and will be researching ‘Ion transport in the outer mantle epithelium of bivalves. Mechanistical studies using in vitro Ussing chamber techniques.’ Kirsikka is originally from Finland and will be conducting… Read more »

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Introducing Luca Telesca

CACHE is pleased to introduce Luca Telesca. Luca is one of the ten Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) who has been recruited to the CACHE project. Luca will be researching ‘variation in shell composition and thickness with latitude and historical time’. Luca is originally from Italy and will be conducting his PhD at Cambridge University in… Read more »

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Introducing CACHE researcher Alexander Ventura!

CACHE is pleased to introduce Alexander Ventura. Alexander is another of the ten Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) who has been recruited to the CACHE project and will be researching ‘Assessing adaptation potential and selection of resilient strains.’ Alexander is originally from Italy and will be conducting his PhD in at the University of Gothenburg in… Read more »

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Scouts in Portugal shown the wonders of science!

Recently, CACHE partner Centre of Marine Sciences (CCMAR), in collaboration with University of the Algarve – Portugal, presented a fun scientific education day for local scouts. The children, who were aged seven to ten, were given a tour of the University and CCMAR facilities. The scouts were treated to some fun interactive science-based activities including extracting… Read more »

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Oban tales – the shellfish sampling trip!

Tejaswi Yarra is one of the Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) recently recruited to the CACHE project. Through August and September Teja and her colleagues spent time in Oban, Scotland – a major source of shellfish – to secure samples for project’s research. Teja’s explains the ups and downs of her time in Oban – here… Read more »

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Introducing CACHE researcher, Tejaswi Yarra

  CACHE is pleased to introduce Tejaswi Yarra, another of the ten Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) who has been recruited to the CACHE project. Teja will be researching ‘transcriptional profiling of shell calcification’. Teja is originally from Canada and she will be conducting her PhD at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland and the British… Read more »

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Meet researcher, Nadege Allan

CACHE is pleased to introduce Nadège Allan. Nadège is another of the ten Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) who has been recruited to the CACHE project and will be researching ‘regulatory mechanisms of shell formation’. Nadège is originally from the United States of America and will be conducting her PhD with the Centre for Marine Sciences… Read more »

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Meet CACHE researcher, Jaison Rathina Raj

CACHE is pleased to introduce Jaison Rathina Raj, another of the ten Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) who has been recruited to the CACHE project. Jaison will be researching ‘shell proteomics’. Jaison is originally from India and will be conducting his PhD at the Museum National D’Histoire Naturel (MNHN) in France.       1. Tell… Read more »

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Meet researcher, Trystan Sanders

CACHE is pleased to introduce Trystan Sanders, another of the ten Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) who has been recruited to the CACHE project. Trystan will be researching ‘calcification costs related to habitat.’ Trystan is originally from the UK and will be conducting his PhD at the University of Kiel (GEOMAR) in Germany.     1…. Read more »

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