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PhD fellowship OPEN CALL to join our lab on EvoDevoGenomics in Barcelona

Posted by , on 29 September 2019

Closing Date: 15 March 2021

We are seeking a PhD candidate to join our EvoDevo lab in the University of Barcelona to study our favorite chordate model Oikopleura dioica, in which we are currently interested in heart development, 4D imaging of early embryo cleaving, and early developmental responses to environmental challenges. To meet our unique Oikopleura model ->  Click here for a tour “A day in our lab” posted in The Node.

We have also engaged a new EcoEvoDevo line investigating if the developmental mechanisms of marine embryos are ready to respond to climate change, including the effects of biotoxins derived from algal blooms. Click here for a tour on this new EcoEvoDevo adventure.

Our approaches include Single-cell transcriptomics, RNAseq, RNAi Knockdowns, CRISPR and Fluorescent-Microscopy

PhD fellowship Call OPEN (FI Catalan program): October 1st-14th 2019 (contact for enquiries as soon as possible

REQUIREMENT: to have finished a Master degree

CONTACT: please send an email to Cristian Cañestro (, including a brief letter of interest, and the final scores for the degree and Master (indicating the scale), all together in ONE single pdf file.

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