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... how to make a diatom mosaic as the victorians did? Beautiful shapes and images by Klaus Kemp.

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PostDoc opportunity: Turtle Biome Project in Zagreb (Croatia)

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From Diatom-L We are looking for candidates to fill a postdoc position that is fully funded for two years (48 months) on the project TurtleBIOME (for more information visit http://www.turtlebiome.biol.pmf.hr/and associated social networks sites) that explores surface (carapace and skin) and endozoic microbiota of loggerhead sea turtles in the Mediterranean Sea, starting Jan/Feb 2020 at Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia.
Details on the job can be found here: https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/458313. The appropriate candidate should have a research experience in isolation and establishment of cultures of microorganisms and their molecular and morphological characterization (bacteria, cyanobacteria, diatoms or fungi), metagenomic analyses of microbial communities, laboratory skills in the field of molecular biology and microscopy, field research experience, bioinformatics analyses of metagenomic data, knowledge of worki…

Diatom of the Month October 2019 - Nitzschia fenestralis

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