MixITiN Projects

ESR1: Primary supervisor Dr Uwe JOHN
Functional and comparative genomics to study regulatory and metabolic processes in mixotrophs

This position is currently closed

 

ESR2: Primary supervisor Prof Per Juel HANSEN
Ecophysiology of key species of constitutive mixotrophs including those contributing to harmful algal blooms (HABs)

This position is currently closed.

 

ESR3: Primary supervisor Dr Albert CALBET
Top down control of marine protists by mixotrophs

This position is currently closed.

 

ESR4: Primary supervisor Dr Fabrice NOT
Oceanic Greenhouses

This position is currently closed.

 

ESR5: Primary supervisor Dr Paraskevi PITTA
Ciliate mixotrophy in the ultra-oligotrophic Eastern Mediterranean
This position is currently closed.

 

ESR6: Primary supervisor Dr Aditee MITRA
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Life in planktonic greenhouses; a systems dynamics approach

Objectives: ESR6 will explore the ecophysiology of endosymbiotic mixotrophs (eSNCMs) such as Rhizarians and green Noctiluca that operate as planktonic greenhouses

Secondments:
E6.S1 Host: UPMC; supervisor Dr Not; 2mo in Yr1. Purpose: field data collation.
E6.S2 Host: UPMC; supervisor Dr Not; 2mo in Yr2. Purpose: model validation against field data.
E6.S3 Host: Deltares; supervisor Dr Stolte for 3mo in Yr3. Purpose: coastal management regimes and impact on eSNCMs.

 

ESR7: Primary supervisor Prof Per Juel HANSEN
Ecophysiology of key species of general non-constitutive mixotrophs (GNCMs)
This position is currently closed.

 

ESR8: Primary supervisor Prof Kevin FLYNN
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Trophodynamics of the cryptophyte-MesodiniumDinophysis complex

Objectives: ESR8 will explore the ecophysiology and trophic interactions functioning within the cryptophyte-MesodiniumDinophysis complex.

Secondments:
E8.S1 Host: Deltares; supervisor Dr Stolte for 2mo in Yr1. Purpose: impacts of environmental management strategies.
E8.S2 Host: UCPH; supervisor Prof Hansen; 2mo in Yr2. Purpose: expert witness validation of the model complex.
E8.S3 Host: ULB; supervisor Prof Gypens; 3mo in Yr3. Purpose: implementation of model complex into ecosystem models.

 

ESR9: Primary supervisor Dr Enric SAIZ
Interactions between mixotrophs and their predators
This position is currently closed.

 

ESR10: Primary supervisor Dr Nathalie GYPENS
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The role of mixotrophy in ecosystem dynamics

Objectives: ESR10 will explore the role of mixotrophy on ecosystem functioning and biogeochemical cycles using modelling approached.

Secondments:
E10.S1 Host AWI; supervisor Dr John; 3mo in Yr1. Purpose: genomic technics.
E10.S2 Host: AP Marine; supervisor Mr Petrou; 1mo in Yr2. Purpose: water quality monitoring techniques.
E10.S2 Host: AZTI; supervisor Dr Irigoien; 2mo Yr2. Purpose: molecular techniques deployment.
E10.S3 Host: AWI; supervisor Dr John; 2mo Yr3. Purpose: field data analysis.

 

ESR11: Primary supervisor Dr Willem STOLTE
Coastal water management under the mixotrophic plankton paradigm
This position is currently closed.