SAHFOS Marine Phytoplankton Taxonomy Workshop

SAHFOS Marine Phytoplankton Taxonomy Workshop

26 Apr 2017 | 1500

A few spaces have become available for the 4th International Phytoplankton workshop this July at SAHFOS – email phytoplankton2017@sahfos.ac.uk for more details and to apply

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)
  • accommodation
  • icebreaker event
  • breakfast and lunch (on weekdays)
  • a social event
  • two course dinners 

 

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