Positions Available / Student Projects

Positions
There are currently available positions for Master Students and Ph.D. Students (in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology and Sustainable Chemistry), in the listed projects (see attached files). Contact me for further information.

Post-doc positions are also available, the interested person should have knowledge in one of the following fields: Gene Expression/Proteomics, Biomolecular NMR spectroscopy or Bioinformatics. Please contact me for further information (srp(at)dq.fct.unl.pt).

Projects for Bsc. students in Biochemistry and Applied Chemistry-Biotechnology for the 2nd Semestre 2010/2011. See below the anouncements as pdf files.


Project 1: Insights into a Novel Bacterial System involved in Copper Resistance (Structural Characterization, Gene Expression, Gene Regulation and Proteomics // Biotechnological Applications)

Project 2: Reactive Oxygen Species - New Bacterial Systems to remove organic peroxides from Pathogenic bacteria (E.coli as a model for Salmonella and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (Microbiology, Gene Expression, Proteomics, Structural Characterization and Spectroscopic Characterization, New Drug Target)

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)


Announcements

Scholarship for PhD and Post-doc Positions are currently available:
- Projects announced above.
- Deadline: Always Open - please send an email for further enquiries.

In case you are interested contact me through email: srp (at)fct.unl.pt

Scholarship - 1
- See the attached file of the announcement for this scholarship.
- Application Deadline: 21st December, 2011. Starting date: 15th January 2012.
- Project: A novel copper resistant bacteria - a proteomic and gene expression study.

Scholarship - 2

- See the attached file of the announcement for this scholarship.
- Application Deadline: 21st December, 2011. Starting date: 15th January 2012.
- Project: A novel copper resistant bacteria - biochemical characterization of proteins.



Summer Course: The 5th edition of the "Hands-on Course from Proteomicsto Proteins" will be held on July 2012 in The Caparica Campus, near Costa da Caparica. The deadline for the applications is April 30, 2012.
This course covers several fields: Heterologous Expression, Protein Purification, Protein Structure determination by X-ray Crystallography and Biomolecular NMR, Mass Spectrometry applied to Proteomics, and Bioelectrochemistry.