4th International Marine Phytoplankton Taxonomic Workshop 2017, SAHFOS, UK | POGO

4th International Marine Phytoplankton Taxonomic Workshop 2017, SAHFOS, UK

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. This is an introductory workshop aimed at all 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 costs of the workshop are £1,750 per participant and this includes the course fee, including tuition and all materials, accommodation for the complete period, an icebreaker event, breakfast and lunch on weekdays, a social event and two course dinners. The fee does not include travel arrangements, visa requirements and other meals.  Successful participants will be required to pay a non-refundable deposit of £250 by 31st March 2017 to secure their place on this popular course.

 

Please fill in the application here and send it as an attachment by email to the organising committee: Phytoplankton2017@sahfos.ac.uk

 

Application deadline is 10th February 2017.

 

Applicants will be notified of the committee's decision by the end of February.

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