miércoles, 13 de enero de 2016

Oferta de contrato predoctoral en Israel dentro del proyecto IMPRESS

The  EU  Marie  Sklodowska-­Curie  Initial  Training  Network  (ITN)  on  ¨Improved production strategies for endangered freshwater species¨ (IMPRESS) is looking for a  highly motivated and  talented  scientist to  apply  for  a  PhD position at  the Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment of the Hebrew University, Israel.

IMPRESS  offers  a  highly  interdisciplinary  and  international  training  for  15  PhD students throughout the EU. In addition to conducting research, students are enrolled on an extensive programme of short training courses, and secondments at other partner institutions.  

The  main  aim  of  MPRESS  is  to  develop  new  technologies  and  approaches  for improved production, management and conservation of three threatened diadromous fish species, the European eel, Atlantic salmon and the sturgeons. Interested candidates  can obtain  further  information  on  the  research  and training objectives of IMPRESS at the website: www.impress-itn.eu.

This specific PhD project will determine the interaction between the gonadotropins and their receptors of a late-maturing fish, namely the sturgeon, towards the development of novel methods for enhancement of reproduction. 

Main  Methods:  a)  GPCR  modeling  b)  gonadotropin  modeling  c)  RNA-seq  and analysis d) ELISA d) cloning of novel sequences

Supervisor: Professor Berta Levavi-Sivan (email: berta.sivan@mail.huji.ac.il)

Group website:

To apply, please send a 1-page letter explaining why this project interests you, including experience and skills related to the qualifications above, your CV, and contact details of three references, all as a single PDF with the subject line of your name. Please note that according to EU regulations the candidate cannot have  resided  for  more  than  12  months  during  the  previous  3  years  in  the prospective  host   country.  Review   of   applications will begin  immediately. Interested  candidates  should  contact  Professor  Berta  Levavi-­Sivan   (email: berta.sivan@mail.huji.ac.il)

Application deadline: January 25th, 2016 

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