Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (02/02/2013 02.21)

In vitro study on the effects of carbon and silica nanoparticles on human normal and pathological

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There will be studied in vitro the effects induced by carbon and silica nanoparticles on the expression of markers of cellular damage, such as heat shock protein 70 and the inducible form of nitric oxide synthase. The experiments will be conducted on two human cell lines in culture. The first cell line would be represented by primary human astrocytes and the second cell line will be represented by human neuroblast-type SH-SY5Y cell line.

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Research Fields

Medical sciences

Programme Description
Number of awards per year1
International mobility required ?no
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
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Fellowship's Details
Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
Research ProfilesNot defined
Employment contract with full social securityyes
Total amount per fellowship per year19367.00
Covers salaryyes
Maximum duration of fellowship12
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Funding organisation / Contacts
Università degli Studi di Catania

Public research
Catania - Italy