Biological Sciences and Bioinformatics

The theme Biological Sciences and Bioinformatics encompasses all disciplines related to plants, animals, humans and microorganisms (from molecules to organisms, populations and ecosystems), including genetics, biochemistry, protein science, molecular biology, genomics, physiology, neurobiology, ecology,  structure and functioning of ecosystems and landscapes microbiology, cell and evolutionary biology, enzymes and microbial interactions, eDNA and remote sensing. and bioinformatics and their intersection with the humanities. The theme also includes projects related to health and disease mechanisms.  Therefore, research within this theme can be either computational or experimental and conducted in model systems as well as with organisms in natural habitats and material held in collections.

The departments, centers and sections mentioned below are examples of places where it would be possible to conduct research within the programme area. As is stated in the TALENT Guide for Applicants, applicants are to indicate the research department they see most fit to host their project.