Entries by Plancton

SINGEK BLOG: Chemical Hammer Needed

CHEMICAL HAMMER NEEDED Javier Florenza 06/10/2017   The information containing the building plan of all organisms and its proper function is stored in the genetic material, the DNA. It somehow defines as well the kind of creature carrying it, and also its uniqueness. That means our DNA makes us humans yet it also is the […]

SINGEK: Opening Meeting including all 15 recruited ESRs

More than 30 researchers, including the 15 recruited Early Stage Researchers (ESRs), have met for the SINGEK Opening Meeting at the Institute of Marine Sciences, Barcelona (7-9 November, 2016). SINGEK project (Promoting SINgle cell GEnomics to explore the ecology and evolution of hidden microeuKaryotes) will  focus on the study of microeukaryotes in natural systems, among […]

SINGEK: Application period is closed

Thank you very much to all candidates who applied for our 15 ESR positions within the ITN SINGEK. Candidates will be evaluated from the 3th May on, and pre-selected candidates will be invited to have a personal teleconference interview with the relevant project supervisor(s), in such case you will receive an email during May. Good […]

SINGEK: Extended application deadline

Extended application deadline: 17:00 GMT on the 29th April 2016 The deadline for applying to the PhD positions within the SINGEK Training Network has been extended until 29th April. Don’t miss this great opportunity to be part of this top-level PhDs network!! Please, read carefully all instructions provided at SINGEK website before applying. If you […]

ISME16: 16th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology

16th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology 21th-26th August 2016 – Montreal (Canada) This biannual appointment for microbial lovers organized by the International Society for Microbial Ecology (ISME) & The ISME Journal will be in Montréal, Canada, from 21 to 26 August 2016. Luckily Registration and Submissions are now Open until 1st April!

MEEG Summer Course: Marine Ecological & Environmental Genomics

12th Summer Course on Marine Ecological & Evolutionary Genomics June 13th – 24th 2016 – Roscoff (France) Marine genomics knowledge is crucial for understanding the marine environment and for an efficient use of its resources. State of the art NGS methods have revolutionized the field, spawning applications in basic research and environmental management. The course will […]

IV Edition Ramon Margalef Summer Colloquia

4th Edition: “Microbes in a changing world: diversity and biogeochemistry” 10th July to 15th July -2016 – Barcelona (Spain)   Presentation The Colloquium is inspired by the figure of Ramon Margalef (Barcelona, 1919-2004), who worked for many years in the Institut de Ciències del Mar and the University of Barcelona. He was one of the […]


We offer 15 PhD/Research Positions within SINGEK‬ ITN Network (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network) in 9 institutions from 5 different countries around Europe (Belgium, France, Spain, Sweeden and UK). All positions are for 3-years contracts starting in October 1st, 2016, most of them leading to a PhD degree. Specific conditions may apply to individual positions […]