Call for projects in integrated taxonomy - grants awarded.
published on 16 January 2015

The Paul Brönnimann Foundation is happy to announce that the Call for projects has raised considerable interest among researchers from all over the world. A number of very good submissions was received from Brazil, Chile, China, Cuba, Egypt, Germany, India and Italy. It's wonderful to see the growth in research on integrated taxonomy of forams. The Foundation is delighted to provide necessary access to new genetic tools and is expecting to have some very interesting results to contributing to the knowledge of the diversity of recent forams and their evolution.

Best student’s poster at the International Symposium on Foraminifera 2014
published on 8 April 2014

The FBP has sponsored the session “New classification of Foraminifera: bridging molecules and morphology” during the International Symposium on Foraminifera 2014, in Concepcion, Chile, on January 21st, 2014. The FBP has further awarded a prize for the best student’s poster that has been received by Wolfgang Eder for presenting his results on “Growth of Heterostegina depressa under natural and laboratory conditions”.