Molecular Biology Posts available

The working group Biodiversity and Biological Processes of polar Seas at the ICBM (Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment), Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg in Oldenburg, offers two positions: 3-year Scientist-position in Molecular biology (TVL-E13, 100%) (#1) 3-years PhD-position (TVL-E13/50%) in Molecular biology (#2) Within the project PEKRIS (The PErformance of KRIll… Read more »

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More tales from the CACHE researchers: Alex

Being about half way through the CACHE project, we asked our researchers to tell us how they are getting on: #1 – Alex Ventura. Please tell us how your research is going: what sort of things have you discovered to date? “I am really satisfied with my work so far and despite the constant challenges… Read more »

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Computing and Informatics Technician: SAMS

Computing and Informatics Technician Salary: £28,143 to £30,738 per annum Fixed Term Appointment – 2 years SAMS is seeking an enthusiastic person with skills in scientific computing and data management. Duties will be to support a broad range of scientific projects in all areas of marine science covering high performance computing, databases, bioinformatics and application… Read more »

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Early stage fellowship: Marine population genomics

Advisors: Dr. Joe Hoffman (Bielefeld University, Germany), Dr Liz Harper (Cambridge University, UK) and Dr Melody Clark (British Antarctic Survey, UK) Deadline for applications: February 26th 2016 Funding is available for an early stage researcher (ESR) as part of a Marie Curie Initial Training Network.  The researcher will be based in the Hoffman lab at Bielefeld… Read more »

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Is this clam wearing lipstick?!

Dr Melody Clark, CACHE Project Co-ordinator, reports from Antarctica – Blog #1 “Below you’ll see a laternula elliptica photographed under fluorescent light. Laternula elliptica is a species of saltwater clam, a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Laternulidae, the lantern shells. It is the largest bivalve found under the surface of the seabed in the… Read more »

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Expanding knowledge

CACHE researcher, Yan Wang-Duffort reports on a visit to the Collège de France: Blog #1 “One gloomy Tuesday, I arrived in Collège de France in Paris to visit Professor Jacques Livage. Professor Livage has been involved in the development of “Sol-Gel” synthesis. This “soft” chemistry, inspired from the biomineralisation process, enables the development of hybrid organic/mineral… Read more »

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Experienced Researcher in Impacts of Climate Change on Aquaculture

We are seeking a highly motivated Experienced Researcher (ER) to join the EU-FP7 Marie Curie CACHE project (Calcium in a CHanging Environment – http://www.cache-itn.eu/) to determine the impacts of climate change on the European shellfish industry based in Oban, Scotland. The closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 12th April 2016. Interviews will take place on Friday 29th April… Read more »

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Introducing Carlos! Another important recruit!

Here’s introducing Carlos Caurcel, a new recruit to CACHE project. Carlos will be developing a bioinformatics hub: 1. Tell us a little bit about the research you’ll be doing for CACHE. My role withing the CACHE network is to provide bioinformatics support to the Early Stage Resarchers (ESRs), that includes teaching them some bioinformatics, helping them… Read more »

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The CACHE researchers’ film on how global change may harm seafood

Recently, the CACHE network from across Europe met in Olhão, near Faro (Portugal) to discuss how global environmental changes are likely to affect commercial shellfish production. A constant increase in dissolved carbon dioxide is making seawater more acidic, with potentially dramatic consequences for protective shells. The ten PhD students and three post-doctoral researchers on the… Read more »

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Early stage researcher in bioinformatics vacancy

Vacancy Ref: : 034796 Closing Date : 24-Nov-2015 Contact Person : Karim Gharbi Contact Number : Contact Email : karim.gharbi@ed.ac.uk   We have a job opening for a junior bioinformatician with experience in next-generation genomics to join the CACHE Marie Curie Initial Training Network (ITN) as an Early Stage Researcher. The ESR will be based… Read more »

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