More about our latest early stage researcher, David Vendrami

David Vendrami was recently recruited to the CACHE project as an Early Stage Researchers (ESR). David will be researching ‘Quantification of natural variation in shell thickness and production across a latitudinal gradient and relation to environmental parameters and the underlying population genetics’. David is originally from Italy and will be conducting his PhD at University… Read more »

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Introducing a new CACHE researcher, David Vendrami

CACHE is pleased to introduce David Vendrami, a new Early Stage Researcher (ESR) who has been recruited to the  project. David will be researching ‘Quantification of natural variation in shell thickness and production across a latitudinal gradient and relation to environmental parameters and the underlying population genetics’. David is originally from Italy and will be… Read more »

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COLUMBUS Marine Biological Resources Knowledge Fellow

Located on the Brittany coast of the English Channel, the Station Biologique de Roscoff (Roscoff Marine Biological Station) is a world‐renowned research and training centre in marine biology and ecology, with circa 350 staff on a 20 000m2 campus, jointly operated by the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and the Pierre & Marie… Read more »

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DREAM DTP – applications for Cold fish project open

Eligibility and further details: Applicants should hold a minimum of a UK Honours Degree at 2:1 level or equivalent in subjects such as computer science, mathematics or bioinformatics. For further details please contact either Dr Pietro Lio: pl219@cam.ac.uk – or Dr Melody Clark:  mscl@bas.ac.uk – deadline for applications is 19 June 2015. The DREAM project website is: http://www.dream-cdt.ac.uk… Read more »

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Shellfish Aquaculture Masterclass Course 6-8 July 2015

Spaces are available on the Shellfish Aquaculture Masterclass, 6-8 July 2015, being organised by The Scottish Association for Marine Science, Oban, Argyll, Scotland. For further information and details about the course fee, please contact: info@sams.ac.uk Course programme.   Picture courtesy of SAMS.

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Sofja Kovalevskaja Award for promising young researchers

The Sofja Kovalevskaja Award, from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is offering promising young researchers from all over the world attractive career prospects in Germany. Junior research talents of all disciplines from abroad are given the opportunity to establish working groups of their own at German research institutions. The Sofja Kovalevskaja Award recognises outstanding talent and… Read more »

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Marie Curie Experienced Researcher in Bioinformatics – ER1

Salary: £48,692-£54,086 per annum (see below). Duration: 22 months. Closing date for applications: 5pm 7 May 2015. Start date: as soon as possible. Summary: We have a rare opportunity for a junior bioinformatician with experience in next-generation genomics to join one of the Marie Curie Initial Training Networks (ITN) as an Experienced Researcher (ER). The… Read more »

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Dr Sam Dupont at National Shellfisheries Association annual meeting

  CACHE scientist Dr Sam Dupont, from the University of Gothenburg, presented a paper on ocean acidification at the National Shellfisheries Association 107th Annual Meeting in Monteray Bay, California (22-26 March 2015). Sam’s presentation, ‘A taste of ocean acidification’, can be viewed here. More information about the event can be found here.

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Experienced Researcher fellowship available – (ER4)

Funding is available for an experienced researcher for 24 months duration. Project title: Biomimetic valorization of mollusc shell as a by-product (WP6) Job summary: – The aim of the CACHE network (www.cache-itn.eu) is to understand shell production in four commercial bivalve species using a co-ordinated multidisciplinary approach. This project is funded by the EU FP7… Read more »

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