RUB Research School


Name Gösser, Fabian
Research field /
Career stage doctoral researcher
Home university/institution Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB)
Department/Research unit at home university/institution Biology and Biotechnology
Chair/Working group at home institution /

International activity

Country Thailand
Location Chaloklum
University /
Fund Research School PR.INT
Type of activity field research
Period No dates specified
Keywords /
Report My PhD project is focused on a stress response of scleractinian corals, the so called “polyp bailout”. The financial support of the RUB Research School Plus enabled me to conduct field research from July to September 2019 at the COREsea Research station on Koh Phangan, Thailand, where I experimented on a multitude of coral genera collected at the reefs surrounding the island. Not only could I deepen my understanding of this specialized stress response, but the collected data will also be an integral part of my dissertation and will hopefully be published in a scientific journal. I am grateful for the opportunity that the Research School gave me and the experience and impressions I made.