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Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (27/03/2014 02.17)

Genetic characterization of ancient human sample of proto history age

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The main goal of this project is to study, by a palaeogenetic approach, the demographic dynamics of Italy from Neolithic transition to modern days. The project will involve the screening of ancient samples by means of mitochondrial HVS-I typing through standard methods (PCR, cloning and Sanger Sequencing). subsequently, for the selected samples complete mitochondrial genome will be attempted by Target Enrichment with oligo-capture and Illumina sequencing.

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Research Fields

Anthropology - Physical anthropology

Eligibility criteria

Degree in Natural Science, Ph.D in biological area with an Anthropological specialization

Selection process

The competition will be carried out by an evaluation of titles and examination, by means of an interview


Programme Description
Number of awards per year1
Annual budget23075.40
Frequency of callsannuale
International mobility required ?yes
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship Programmehttp://www.unifi.it/albo-ufficiale.html
Fellowship's Details
Career StageEarly stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Research ProfilesNot defined
Employment contract with full social securityyes
Total amount per fellowship per year23075.40
Currencyeuro
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceno
Covers research costsno
Maximum duration of fellowship12
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Application deadline

18/04/2014

Other fellowship details
Fellowship ID

68125

EU Research Framework Programme

FP7/Other

Funding organisation / Contacts
UNIVERSITA’ DEGLI STUDI DI FIRENZE – Dipartimento di Biologia

Public research
Firenze - Italy
http://www.unifi.it
E-mails
direttore@bio.unifi.itPhones
055 4574743

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