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Recruitment and proposed research topics for the Doctoral School of Animal Sciences and Food Safety 2020/2021

The Institute of Genetics and Animal Biotechnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences announces the start of recruitment to the Doctoral School of Animal Sciences and Food Safety (Recruitment Schedule 2020/2021).


September 1, 2020

Commencement of the recruitment procedure for the academic year 2020/2021

September 1-11, 2020

Submitting documents to the IGAB PAS or PIWET-PIB office

September 16-18, 2020

Presentations of candidates' research interests and interviews

September 22, 2020

Announcement of the results of the recruitment procedure

Proposed research topics (2020/2021 academic year):

Discipline: animal science and fisheries


  1. Therapeutic possibilities of HMMR antagonist application in a mouse model of atherosclerosis and arterial hypertension.
  2. Molecular mechanisms of iron transport through the placenta and regulation of iron metabolism in newborn domestic pigs and wild boar: comparative studies.
  3. Identification and functional characterization of mtDNA mutations in malignant tumors of mammary gland in dogs based on genomic, epigenomic and proteomic studies.
  4. Role of microbiome in Schizophrenia.
  5. Mechanisms of trophectoderm differentiation in preimplantation rabbit embryos.
  6. Welfare and behaviour of meat poultry reared in extensive production system.

Discipline: veterinary


  1. In-vitro and in-vivo studies of mycotoxin-binding sorbents in feedingstuffs


The schedule in pdf format is available for download below: