SAHFOS Marine Phytoplankton Taxonomy Workshop - DEADLINE PASSED
07 Sep 2016 | 1168
Please note the application deadline for this course has now passed, and the workshop is fully subscribed. For further information on the courses and workshops hosted by the Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science, please click here.
Applicants will be informed of the result of their application by the end of February.
The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science (SAHFOS) is delighted to announce they will be running this popular workshop again from 3rd July - 14th July 2017 in Plymouth, UK.
An introductory workshop and aimed at those working in the marine phytoplankton field. Classification and taxonomy of the major marine microalgal groups will be covered in this interactive workshop.
Practical elements using a variety of methodologies and techniques will cover sampling, settling and slide preparation, cell counting, isolation, microscopy and culturing.
A team of specially selected international experts will deliver the programme through a combination of seminars and hands-on practical sessions.
|Dr Alex Kraberg
||Time series coordinator and coordinator of PLANKTON*NET based at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helgoland, Germany
|Dr Diana Sarno
||Leading expert of diatom taxonomy based at the Stazione Zoologica, Anton Dohrn di Napoli, Italy
|Dr Ian Probert
||Haptophyte expert based at the Station Biologique de Roscoff, France
|Dr Wiebe Kooistra
||Senior researcher & group leader based at the Stazione Zoologica, Anton Dohrn di Napoli, Italy
|Dr Rowena Stern
||Research fellow in Molecular Biology based at the Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science
In order to keep a small and focused workshop, places are limited to 20.
The cost is £1,750 per participant and this includes:
- course fee (including tuition and all materials)
- icebreaker event
- breakfast and lunch (on weekdays)
- a social event
- two course dinners
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