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Post-Doctoral Researcher - Spain

Monday, January 27, 2020

The Spanish Bank of Algae (BEA) at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain is looking for a Post-Doctoral researcher to work on the NewTechAqua project that intends to expand and diversify EU production of finfish, mollusks and microalgae.

Requirements:

  • PhD in biology, biothechnology, biochemistry, genetics or similar.
  • Two years of professional experience in microalgae biotechnology including genetics, taxonomy, molecular biology and flow cytometry.

Responsibilities:

  • Microalgae selection, growth and biomass characterization.
  • Development of experimental techniques to apply a breeding program to improve performance and biochemical traits on selected microalgae strains.
  • Gametogenesis induction in microalgae under laboratory-controlled conditions.
  • Development of protocols for phenotyping cultures by flow-cytometry and microscopy.
  • Valorization of biomass, specifically production, accumulation, extraction, purification and characterization of target metabolites.

More information and application here. Apply by January 31.

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