[Coral-List] Conservation Genetics Course Jan 2007

Ruth Gates rgates at hawaii.edu
Sat Aug 26 18:24:33 EDT 2006

The American Genetic Association in conjunction with the National  
Cancer Institute, The Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, Frederick,  
Maryland, NOAHS-Smithsonian Institution and The Hawaii Institute of  
Marine Biology is presenting a 12-day intensive course in  
Conservation Genetics beginning January 7th thru January 20th, 2007  
at The Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, Coconut Island, Honolulu,  
Oahu Hawaii.

The course will be directed by Dr. Stephen J. O'Brien and taught by  
renowned scientists in methods, interpretation, and applications of  
molecular genetic analyses for conservation of endangered species.  
These instructors include Drs. Scott Baker, Richard Frankham,  
Jennifer Graves, Stephen Palumbi, Alison Sherwood, Andrew Storfer,  
Robert Wayne and James Wilgenbusch and local host Dr. Brian Bowen and  
his colleagues at the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology.

Applicants should be conservation-minded scientists (advanced  
graduate students, post-docs, teachers, and researchers with advanced  
degrees) of any nationality from academia, government, NGOs, or  
industry who are studying the genetics of endangered species and who  
will apply the knowledge gained from this course to the conservation  
of such species.

Interested individuals can contact us at congen at ncifcrf.gov or for  
course details visit the website at http://home.ncifcrf.gov/ccr/lgd/ 

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