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4-year PhD position: Nutritional regulation of growth in sea anemones

Posted by , on 25 November 2020

Closing Date: 15 March 2021

There is a 4-year PhD position available at the Sars International Centre for Marine Molecular Biology ( in the lab of Dr. Patrick Steinmetz.

The successful applicant will study how starvation-induced degrowth is controlled in the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis. The project may also involve studying key aspects of degrowth in the sea anemone Aiptasia pallida in a comparative context. State-of-the-art functional techniques (CRISPR mutants & knock-in lines, transgenesis), and a diverse range of approaches from developmental biology, genetics, physiology and genomics are available for functional and genomic studies in Nematostella.

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