The Unimore Microbial Culture Collection is seeking a candidate for a 3 years PhD program research.
TARGETED TOOLS TO EXPLOIT MICROORGANISMS OF THE UNIMORE MICROBIAL CULTURE COLLECTION (UMCC)
Efficient preservation and availability of polyphasic data of microorganisms in culture collections is mandatory both for academic and industrial purposes. This PhD project aims at developing targeted procedures to map strains features of industrial interest. The candidate should have microbiology and bioinformatics skills, ability in using MS Access or PostgreSQL or MySQL for the implementation of biological Databases and good English language knowledge.
1 (one) position with grant. The monthly grant allowance is about 1,250.00 €.
Scientific tutor: Prof. Andrea Pulvirenti. Co-tutor: Dr. Luciana De Vero
The selected candidate will be involved in the following tasks:
- Management of microbial cultures and online databases;
- Polyphasic characterization of microbial cultures;
- Certification for culture collections and implementation of the correspondent quality management system;
- Monitoring of international legislation pertinent to BRCs.
Applicants should provide a motivation letter, CV and any other document considered relevant to until June 30, 2019.
Detailed info for the application here: