Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn (SZN) | Assemble+

Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn (SZN)

SZN is a public research institution operated by the Italian Ministry of Research and Education (MIUR). It hosts 135 permanent staff, including researchers, post-docs, technicians and PhD students. It is focussed on integrating molecular genetic and genomic techniques with fundamental marine biological research, to explore the cellular and tissue functions of marine model species, the ecology and lifestyles of marine organisms, their roles in ecosystem functioning, and their possible applications in blue biotechnologies.

SZN is the Italian partner in ASSEMBLE Plus. Additional Italian access services are offered by 

  • IAMC (L'Istituto per l'Ambiente Marino Costiero)
  • ISMAR (Istituto di Scienze Marine)
  • SZN itself also offers access services
 

SZN will offer transnational access (TA), will lead NA1 and will contribute to NA3, NA4, JRA1, JRA3 and JRA4.

Acronym: 
SZN
Address: 
Villa Comunale
80121 Napoli NA
Italy
E-mail: 

Wiebe Kooistra  kooistra@szn.it  
Marco Borra  borra@szn.it
Andrea Tarallo   andrea.tarallo@szn.it

Founded: 
1873
Director: 
Roberto Danovaro
Employees: 
135
Number of research groups: 
4

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