Thesis topic proposal
Ádám Miklósi
Máté Varga
Comparative neurobiological characterization of paradise fish and zebrafish


Institute: Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
Doctoral School of Biology

Thesis supervisor: Máté Varga
co-supervisor: Ádám Miklósi
Location of studies (in Hungarian): ELTE Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Science, Institute of Biology, Department of Genetics
Abbreviation of location of studies: ELTE

Description of the research topic:

The candidate will be responsible for comparing and analysing the behaviour of larval stage, juvenile and adult paradisefish and zebrafish, investigating the possible molecular and neurobiological basis of the differences and creating the genetic tools needed to perform this work. By the end of the training, the participating PhD student will have gained practical experience with a very broad set of behavioural genetics practices.

Required language skills: English
Further requirements: 
familiarity with basic molecular biology skills, potential previous experience with behavioral analysis, strong statistical background, basic proficiency in R/Python programming

Number of students who can be accepted: 1

Deadline for application: 2023-05-31

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