Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (22/11/2012 02.54)

The sea urchin larva as a model to study the evolution of the digestive tract

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1. Study of the process of specification and of the gene regulatory networks that control formation and differentiation of the esophageal muscles in the sea urchin larva (requires perturbation by morpholino antisense oligonucleotides followed by Real Time qPCR and CLSM analysis of FISH).

2. Study of the role of FGF signaling in the formation of the intestine and esophageal muscles (requires perturbation by morpholino antisense oligonucleotides and or inhibitors followed by Real Time qPCR and CLSM analysis of FISH).

3. Study of Brachyury target genes (requires Chromatin immunoprecipitation and deep sequencing)

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Research Fields

Biological sciences

Eligibility criteria

To participate in the competition, candidates must possess the following qualifications: Degree in disciplines related to the Biological sciences or European equivalent. These requirements must be fulfilled on the date of expiry of the deadline for submission of applications for admission to the selection. The exclusion from the selection, for lack of necessary qualifications, shall be introduced by decree notified of motivated.

Selection process

Concorso per titoli e colloquio. La valutazione comparativa dei candidati sarà effettuata da un'apposita commissione giudicatrice, che procederà all’esame dei titoli e all’espletamento di un colloquio, teso ad accertare la competenza scientifico-professionale del candidato, nonché la sua attitudine a svolgere la ricerca specifica oggetto della domanda.

Programme Description
Number of awards per year1
Annual budget19367
International mobility required ?no
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceItaly
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship Programmewww,
Fellowship's Details
Career StageEarly stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Research ProfilesNot defined
Employment contract with full social securityno
Total amount per fellowship per year19367
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceno
Covers research costsno
Maximum duration of fellowship24
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Funding organisation / Contacts
Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn

Public research
Napoli - Italy