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November 27th 2015 - h. 10.30
Conference Room

The new cycle of the PhD Programs at the SZN, including the SZN-OU and the Italian Universities program, has started.

The new students have arrived and are ready to be formally introduced to the SZN scientific community.

During the Induction Meeting, that will take place of Friday, November 27th 2015, a presentation of the Program will be given and each student will give a short presentation of his project (see program).
PhD students are a very important form of investment for the SZN, both economically and scientifically, and they need our total support to achieve their goals.

One fundamental part of their training is the peer judgment and confrontation with more experienced researchers and for this reason, all the scientific personnel of SZN of any grade should participate to this meeting, to assure their support in terms of constructive critical assessment, advice and encouragement.

Raffaella Casotti, PhD Program Coordinator


November 27th 2015 h. 10.30
Conference Room


10.30 - 11.00 Raffaella Casotti (PhD Coordinator) Introduction and Welcome to new Ph.D students

11.00 - 11.15 Camilla Borgonuovo Dir. Studies Dr. M.I. Ferrante
Signal perception in diatoms: dissecting chemical communication with molecular approaches

11.15 - 11.30 Miriam Ruocco Dir. Studies Dr. G. Procaccini
Multiple stressors response in seagrasses

11.30 - 11.45 Greta Busseni Dir. Studies Dr. D. Iudicone
Investigating the interplay between abiotic forcing and life strategies in setting marine plankton diversity

11.45 - 12.00 Sara Fioretti Sup. Dr. F.P. Patti – Prof. A. Anastasio (Un. Federico II)
Marine organisms model species for the assessment of biological, environmental and economic impacts on marine aquaculture in Campania

12.00 - 12.15 Massimiliano Volpe Dir. Studies Dr. R. Sanges
Role of Transposable Elements, Long Noncoding RNAs and Zinc Fingers in the Evolution of Cellular Complexity

12.15 - 12.30 Celestina Mascolo Sup. Dr. P. Sordino - Prof. T. Pepe (Un. Federico II)
Genetic characterization of commercially valuable marine resources from the Gulf of Naples

12.30 - 12.45 Rachele Napolitano Sup. Dr. M.C. Gambi – Prof. E.P. Tomasini (Un. Politecnica delle Marche)
Development of non-contact measurement techniques for the study/observation and reconstruction of underwater benthic habitats and organisms


14.30 - 14.45 Rosa Maria Sepe Sup. Dr. P. Sordino – Prof. Paolo De Girolamo (Un. Federico II)
Functional characterization of endocannabinoid system: role of 2-AG during zebrafish neural development.

14.45 - 15.00 Alfonsina Milito Dr. Studies Dr. A. Palumbo
Ovothiol, a marine antioxidant: discovery of its biological activities

15.15 - 15.30 Nadia Ruocco Sup. Dr. M. Costantini – Dr. A. Fontana (ICM-CNR)
Ecological role and biotechnological potential of marine organisms and their natural products

15.30 - 15.45 Mirko Mutalipassi Dir. Studies Dr. V. Zupo
Re-defining the concept of model species: an experimental approach on a range of marine animals

15.45 - 16.00 Angela Pelusi Dir. Studies Dr. M. Montresor
From plankton to benthos and back: cues triggering formation and germination of resting stages in marine diatoms

16.00 - 16.30 PhD Commitee Members and students - Feedback and general discussion


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