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The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam School of Business and Economics established the Hermine Weijland Fellowship in 2017 with the aim of attracting and promoting …
For our project: Fishing for functional feed: understanding the immune modulatory effects of novel feed ingredients to secure fish health we are looking for a PhD candidate with a background in immunology and/or zebrafish ...
For our project: Fishing for functional feed: understanding the immune modulatory effects of novel feed ingredients to secure fish health we are looking for a PhD candidate with a background in immunology and/or zebrafish research.
In this project we will generate much needed scientific data on the interaction between dietary components and gut immunity in a bony fish species. The PhD candidate will develop reliable read-out parameters (using transgenic zebrafish and fluorescent microscopy, assessment of intestinal barrier integrity, intestinal microbiota composition, immune responses and immune pathway activation by transcriptomics, behavioral responses and intestinal morphology by histology) to quantify (protection from) inflammation in larvae as well as adult fish.
For this interdisciplinary project, we are looking for a highly motivated and skilled PhD candidate with a recent university MSc degree (or equivalent) in biology, biotechnology or life sciences. Specific requirements are:
The chair group Cell Biology and Immunology (CBI) at Wageningen University and Research is looking for a laboratory technician. CBI is involved in fundamental as well as applied research in the field of comparative immunology. In our research, we study different fish species to increase the knowledge on the evolution of the immune system.