Experienced Researcher (ER3) fellowship available

Funding is available for an experienced researcher for 24 months duration. Project title: Developing the field of mollusc shell production as a model for Biomimicry (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… Read more »

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The CACHE mascots – their adventures begin!

Two classy clams share their experiences as project ambassadors – part-one: ‘Hi. We’re Clarence and Clemmie – two classy clams! A little about ourselves. Well, after bursting onto the celebrity shellfish scene, we’ve had a ball on the red carpet and appeared in numerous photo-shoots for Shello! magazine. But after all the glitz and glamour… Read more »

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Early stage fellowship available: Marine population genomics

Funding is available for an early stage fellowship as part of CACHE, a Marie Curie Initial Training Network. The fellow will be based in the Hoffman lab at Bielefeld University – http://thehoffmanlab.com – and will have the opportunity to register for a PhD. The fellowship will provide training in cutting-edge population genomic approaches and offers excellent… Read more »

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CACHE co-ordinator in exile!

CACHE Project Co-ordinator, Dr Melody Clark’s tales from Antarctica Greetings from the icy wastes! Whilst it’s always comforting to know that your project co-ordinator is always available come rain or shine (which is true, as she foolishly supplied all the network members with her mobile number – duh!), sometimes you just have to learn to… Read more »

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Co-ordinator in exile!

CACHE Project Co-ordinator Dr Melody Clark’s tales from Antarctica Greetings from the icy wastes! Whilst it’s always comforting to know that your project co-ordinator is always available come rain or shine (which is true, as she foolishly supplied all the network members with her mobile number – duh!), sometimes you just have to learn to… Read more »

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Mytilus adaptation to climate change – we need your help!

The cultivation of Blue mussels Mytilus edulis is of considerable commercial importance for Scotland. In times of more frequent environmental extremes it is important to understand how this species reacts to changing conditions, including potential impacts on the quality of mussel products. This will be of relevance for both aquaculture research and local mussel farmers… Read more »

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Marie Curie Experienced Researcher post available

  Marie Curie Experienced Researcher (CACHE network) Vacancy Ref: : 032142 Closing Date : 21-Jan-2015 Contact Person : Dr Karim Gharbi Contact Number : Contact Email : Karim.Gharbi@ed.ac.uk School of Biological Sciences Marie Curie Experienced Researcher (CACHE network) We are seeking a research-trained and highly motivated bioinformatician (Marie Curie Experienced Researcher) to provide bioinformatics support… Read more »

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The CACHE project’s first BIG meeting!

Kirti Ramesh, CACHE-ITN Early Stage Researcher (ESR), shares her experience of the project’s recent inaugural meeting in Olhão, Portugal. My week in Olhão.…… With a renewed inspiration for communicating what I do, I am happy to share some of the highlights of the first Annual CACHE meeting and masterclass. Despite the quick pace of the… Read more »

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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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