Ann-Sofi Rehnstam-Holm is involved in a research project
of molecular techniques to study the influence of benthic resting stages
on the dynamics of harmful algal blooms along the south west coast
of India”. It is part of a collaboration with Marine
Botany, Department of Marine Ecology at Göteborg University,
and Karnataka Animal Veterinary and Fisheries
Science University in India. Read
an abstract of the India project.
A year earlier, in November 2005, she received SEK 450
000 as a three-years grant for the same project from the Swedish Research
Links programme (administered by Sida and the Swedish Research
Council). This grant funds the work of a PhD candidate, Karolina
former student of Kristianstad University but now connected to
Marine Botany at Göteborg University. More
information about Swedish Research
Links grants 2005.
In November 2008 Dr. Holm again received a Swedish Research Links (Asian–Swedish research partnership programme) grant – SEK 600 000 for three years (2009-11) for a new collaboration project with Indian colleagues at the Karnataka
University in Mangalore. The project is titled ”Characterization and survival of
Pathogenic and non-pathogenic vibrios
in the indian marine environment”. The main collaboration partner on the Indian side is Dr. Indrani Karunasagar. See the full list of South Asia related projects given Swedish Research Links gants 2008.