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PhD - Dissecting the evolution of 3D genome structure with Pore-C nanopore sequencing

Posted by , on 14 December 2020

PhD position available in the lab of Dr Chema Martin (Queen Mary University of London) in collaboration with Oxford Nanopore Technologies, Dr Alex de Mendoza (QMUL) and Dr Paul Hurd ...

PhD – Horizontal gene transfer in the evolution of insects: a genomic approach

Posted by , on 8 January 2020

Background Horizontal gene transfer has played a major role in the evolution of bacteria, however, its importance in animals is less clear. Recent evidence suggests that insects have repeatedly acquired ...

PhD – The epigenetic regulation of early annelid development

Posted by , on 7 January 2020

Background The development of an entire animal from a single totipotent cell – the zygote – is arguably one of the most fascinating processes in Nature. Strikingly, how this process ...

PhD – Bacterial symbiosis in deep-sea annelids

Posted by , on 11 March 2019

Background Mutualistic relationships between bacteria and complex organisms have repeatedly evolved and this has allowed host organisms to exploit new environments and foods. One of the most extreme and fascinating ...

Recent jobs by Chema Martin

PhD in marine invertebrate EvoDevo –– Queen Mary University of London

Posted by , on 27 July 2023

The Martín-Durán Lab is looking for a PhD student to join a vibrant research group studying the evolution of animals and their development using marine invertebrate worms. Currently, the Martín-Durán Lab consists of 2 postdoctoral researchers and 4 PhD students. We are funded by the European Commission through a prestigious ERC Starting Grant and by […]