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Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (27/10/2012 02.50)

Establishment of a fungal strain collection of agro-industrial interest

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The aim of this project is to establish a strain collection of fungi of agro-industrial interest.
It would include fungi having nutraceutical or medicinal interest, fungi producing hydrolytic enzymes (like amylases and cellulases), and fungi producing edible fruiting bodies like porcini, truffles and chanterelles.
Different research activities will be included in the project in order to achieve this aim:
1) isolation of new fungal strains, in particular Trichoderma spp. and edible and nutritional fungi;
2) individuation of new nutrient media;
3) morphological and molecular characterization of the new isolated strains and of the strain in our collection;
4) individuation of the most suitable preservation technology for each fungal species;
5) biological and biochemical characterization of the strains;
The most interesting collected fungal strains and the most significant procedures may be patent.

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Research Fields

Agricultural sciences - Other

Eligibility criteria

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Programme Description
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship Programmehttps://www.aric.unibo.it/AssegniRicerca/BandiPubblicati/zz_Bandi_din.aspx
Fellowship's Details
Career StageEarly stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Research ProfilesNot defined
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Application deadline

13/12/2012

Other fellowship details
EURAXESS ID

40895

Funding organisation / Contacts
ALMA MATER STUDIORUM - UNIVERSITA' DI BOLOGNA - - CENTRO INTERDIP. CIRI AGROALIMENTARE

Public research
Bologna - Italy
www.unibo.it
E-mails
aric.tecnopoli@unibo.it

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