3rd International Marine Biology Summerschool

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General information

The DANIEL JOUVANCE FOUNDATION (www.danieljouvance-fondation.org) will set up the 3th International School in Marine Biology at the Oceanography Center, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus, from October 29th to November 05th, 2017. This 3th International School in Marine Biology will associate the Daniel Jouvance Foundation, the Pierre & Marie Curie University Foundation and he Oceanography Center of the University of Cyprus (OC/UCY). The Daniel Jouvance - UPMC International School in Marine Biology is a summer school for postgraduate students of Eastern Mediterranean Region, which aims to summarize the latest advances in Marine Biology. Lecturers from Cyprus, Italia, Israel and France are international, well-known researchers in Marine Biological Sciences. The School will incorporate lectures focused on the situation of marine biology in Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean basin. This will be followed by presentations on the Current Issues in marine biology, including Marine Biotechnology, as well as on the novel approaches such as Genomics, Post-genomics and Bio-informatics. To illustrate the power of these techniques, corals and other symbioses will be discussed as case study.

The School will incorporate intensive lectures focused on Genomics and Post-genomics, Bio-informatics, Marine bio-resources and Blue Biotechnology, Symbiosis and Corals. The School will also incorporate a practical part on the form of excursions as well as tutorials in bioinformatics. 

Contact Person: Frithjof C. Kuepper (fkuepper@abdn.ac.uk )


The highlighted icons, represent the fields of education (in compliance with ISCED Classification) engaged during this course/programme.

0511 - Biology", "0512 - Biotechnology", "0688 - Bioinformatics", "0831 - Aquaculture


Venue: University of Cyprus, Oceanography Centre
Nicosia, Cyprus

The Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture (IMBBC) is one of the three institutes of HCMR. It is based on the premises of HCMR in Crete (Thalassokosmos).


Open from
1 Jun 2017 to 15 Jul 2017


30 PhD students and post-doctoral fellows from Eastern Mediterranean Region with interests in Marine Biology. Costs for accommodation and food will be covered by the Daniel Jouvance Foundation, and participants will only have to pay for their travel. Participants will have to stay for the whole duration of the course.

Application Procedure:

Please send the following material in English to To both: Yianna SAMUEL-RHOADS (rhoads.yianna@ucy.ac.cy) and Jean-Pierre CALLEGARI (jp.callegari@free.fr):

  • Motivation letter detailing why you want to attend the Marine Biology summer school in relation with your current research or your longer term academic goal.
  • One page CV including education, research experience, communications to meetings, papers.
  • At least one recommendation letter (in English), 



Academic level: PhD, Lifelong Learning
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