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Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn

Explore the Mediterranean Sea to understand and protect the Global Ocean

Founded in 1872, the SZN is among the most influential research Institutions in the field of marine biology and ecology.

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The SZN carries on advanced research on the biology, ecology and evolution of marine organisms.

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A core activity of the SZN is the higher education and formation of young scientists to lead pure and applied research.

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Research Departments

The research at the SZN is organized in 4 Departments, two focusing on scientific research: 1) Biology and Evolution of Marine Organisms; 2) Integrative Marine Ecology, and two dedicated to technological research 3) Research Infrastructures for Marine Biological Resources, 4) Marine Biotechnology.

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Biology and Evolution of Marine Organisms

Studies the fundamental biological mechanisms that allow animals to deal with the challenges of Life on Earth.

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Marine Biotechnology

This is one of the first Marine Biotechnology Departments in Europe

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Integrative Marine Ecology

Promotes interdisciplinary research on biodiversity, structure and functioning of marine ecosystems.

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Research Infrastructures for marine biological resources

The Section RIMAR was established to provide services and access to research platforms.

Hot Topics

A summary of the most recent research activities carried out in our laboratories.

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The discovery of kleptopredation, a new way of catching prey

A completely new type of interaction among organisms

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Sea turtles are now texting their whereabouts directly to the researchers

Loggerhead sea turtles are abundant in the Western Mediterranean.

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Last Publications

25/09/2018

MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES

Remarkable structural resistance of a nanoflagellate-dominated plankton community to iron fertilization during the Southern Ocean experiment LOHAFEX

17/09/2018

Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology

Parallel pattern of differentiation at a genomic island shared between clinal and mosaic hybrid zones in a complex of cryptic seahorse lineages

17/09/2018

Communications Biology

Diatom bloom-derived biotoxins cause aberrant development and gene expression in the appendicularian chordate Oikopleura dioica

17/09/2018

INVERTEBRATE REPRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT

Experimental evaluation of the feeding rate, growth and fertility of the sea urchins Paracentrotus lividus

17/09/2018

Geological Journal

A new chronostratigraphic and palaeoenvironmental framework for the end of the Messinian salinity crisis in the Sorbas Basin (Betic Cordillera, southern Spain)

17/09/2018

Scientific Reports

Multi-marker metabarcoding approach to study mesozooplankton at basin scale

17/09/2018

Plant Cell Reports

Genome editing in diatoms: achievements and goals

17/09/2018

In: Marine Organisms as Model Systems in Biology and Medicine

The Suitability of Fishes as Models for Studying Appetitive Behavior in Vertebrates

17/09/2018

Global Ecology and Biogeography

Global drivers of population density in terrestrial vertebrates

17/09/2018

Journal of Plankton Research

Revising the taxonomic status and distribution of the Paracalanus parvus species complex (Copepoda, Calanoida) in the Mediterranean and Black Seas through an integrated analysis of morphology and molecular taxonomy

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