Job position: Algal Strain Engineer / Molecular Biologist, Algenuity, UK

Algenuity seeks an experienced and innovative strain engineering scientist/ molecular biologist to take a lead role in the design and conducting of laboratory-based genetic engineering projects in the field of microalgal biotechnology. This is a senior scientific position within the company, working closely with the CSO to ensure the timely delivery of Algenuity’s internal R&D projects and external research contracts.

Read the job description and required qualifications in the Euraxess page.

PostDoc position : Microalgae cultivation and processing (Zurich, Switzerland)

The ETH Sustainable Food Processing group uses a combination of emerging food safety approaches, microalgae processing and life cycle sustainability assessment to target fundamental challenges in food science and society such as food security.
They are recruiting by mutual agreement a PostDoc – Microalgae cultivation and processing.
They are looking for a candidate who is highly motivated to work in a collaborative project with an international food company that aims at developing targeted algae cultivation and processing of certain green algae species. Of particular interest are innovative process applications based on advanced cell stress induction, disintegration, separation, conversion and stabilisation techniques. The aligned analysis of the structural changes during up- and downstream is key for an optimised food concept development.
See more details details in the Euraxess page for this position.

Join us in the “Algae Toxins” Satellite Event in ICCE2017, Oslo.

The American Chemical Society – Division of Environmental Chemistry (ACSenvr) and CYANOCOST are organizing a

Satellite Event : “Algae Toxins-Methods and Challenges”

within the International Conference on Chemistry and the Environment (ICCE2017).

Date: 18 June 2017, Location: University of Oslo, Campus Blidern, Oslo, Norway.

Convenors:

Bryan Brooks (Baylor Univ., USA), Dionysios (Dion) Dionysiou (Univ. of Cincinnati, USA), George P. Cobb (Baylor Univ., USA), Triantafyllos Kaloudis (EYDAP SA, Greece).

The flyer of the event can be downloaded here.

The program can be downloaded here.

Algae Toxins: Methods and Challenges (ACSenvr) – Satellite Event in ICCE17, Oslo

The American Chemical Society – Division of Environmental Chemistry (ACSenvr) is organizing a “Satellite Event” (1-day workshop) within the ICCE17 conference in Oslo, on 18 June 2017. The workshop is titled “Algae toxins: Methods and challenges”. Please see the Event’s Flyer for more details (it contains links to the website of ICCE17).

We warmly invite you to participate in this workshop and present your work  in one of the four topics/sessions.

If you are willing to participate could you please send a provisional title and indication of the topic that fits to your presentation by e-mail to Tri Kaloudis. This will help us prepare the program.

Please notice that formal submission of abstracts will be done according to submission procedure of ICCE17 (by e-mail), where the Satellite Event “Algae Toxins: Methods and Challenges” must be indicated.

Deadline for submission of abstracts is 17 April 2017.

For this event, 1-day fees will apply. Some support to cover fees may be provided to presenters from ACSenvr, depending on the number of participants in the final program.

Could you also please distribute this information to your networks and anyone who may be interested.

Algae Toxins in ICCE 2017 picture