PhD positions / Master and BSc thesis Projects

Positions
There are currently available positions for Master Students and Ph.D. Students (in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), in the listed projects. Contact Sofia Pauleta for further information.

Projects for Master thesis are available for students in Biochemistry, Biochemistry for Health, Molecular Biology and Bioorganic. Please contact me for further information (srp(at)fct.unl.pt).

Projects for BSc. students in Biochemistry and Applied Chemistry-Biotechnology for the BSc project. See below the listed general projects.

Project 1: Reactive Oxygen Species - New Bacterial Systems to remove organic peroxides from Pathogenic bacteria (E.coli as a model for Salmonella and Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Areas: Microbiology, Gene Expression, Proteomics, Structural Characterization and Spectroscopic Characterization, New Drug Target)

Project 2: Insights into Copper Resistance and homeostasis in Pathogenic Bacteria (Structural Characterization, Gene Expression, Gene Regulation and Proteomics // Biotechnological Applications)

Project 3: Use of marine bacteria for bioremediation of hydrocarbon compounds (Microbiology, Gene Expression, Gene Regulation and Proteomics // Biotechnological Applications)

Project 4: Novel Heterometallic protein involved in non-syntrophic growth (Structural Characterization, Microbiology, Gene expression, Gene Regulation)

Application

To apply, please send a motivation letter, detailed CV and the names of 2 referees in a single PDF file with your name to: srp@fct.unl.pt