PhD Fellowship – University of Barcelona
A 4-year PhD fellowship (FPI program) funded by the Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación from Spain is available. This fellowship is linked to a MICINN funded project (AGL2009-7006/ACU) entitled “Physiological consequences of exercise in trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss): effects on muscle growth, immune system and reproduction (SWIMMING TROUT)”. The student will conduct studies that aim at describing the molecular and cellular effects of swimming exercise on skeletal muscle growth, the immune response and reproduction in the rainbow trout. The candidate will join the Molecular Physiology Group at the School of Biology, University of Barcelona, Spain, a dynamic research group led by Dr. Josep V. Planas that is currently composed of two postdoctoral researchers and three PhD students. In order to see the production and research orientation of Dr. Planas’s laboratory, please search PubMed/Web of Science using “planas jv”as querry.
The candidate should send a copy of his(her) CV and names and contact information of a minimum of two references by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) by February 1, 2010. The candidate should have (1) a Master’s degree or be in the last year of a Master’s program and (2) demonstrable experience in molecular and cell biology. If selected, the candidate will be able to start in September-October, 2010.
For further information please contact:
Dr. Josep V. Planas
Departament de Fisiologia
Facultat de Biologia
Institut de Biomedicina (IBUB) Universitat de Barcelona
Av. Diagonal 645
08028 Barcelona, Spain