[Coral-List] HIMB workshop announcement

Teresa D Lewis tdlewis at hawaii.edu
Tue Mar 7 16:19:27 EST 2006

Please distribute the following workshop announcement.
2006 Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
--- Edwin W. Pauley Program ---
Coral Molecular Biology Techniques Workshop
For graduate students and coral science professionals

Dates:  August 14-25, 2006
Instructors:  HIMB faculty (Brian Bowen, Ruth Gates, Steve Karl, Teresa Lewis, Michael Rappé, Rob Toonen)
Fee:  US $2,500

•	Nucleic acid isolation techniques, electrophoresis
•	PCR and primer design, QPCR
•	Sequencing
•	RFLP, DGGE for zooxanthellae clade identification
•	Population genetics
•	Bioinformatics, computer analyses
•	Cellular disaggregation techniques
•	Protein (immunoblotting) techniques

Application deadline:  April 15, 2006
Notification of acceptance:  April 30, 2006
Deposit (50% of fee) due:  August 1, 2006

Applicants must provide a letter of interest (2 page maximum with 12 point font), CV, and a letter of recommendation from 
your graduate advisor or supervisor.  Please note:  This is an introductory level techniques course.  Workshop certificate will be 
provided upon successful completion of the course.

Participants must cover their own travel expenses to Honolulu separate from the workshop fee.  Travel arrangements to 
Coconut Island will be provided.  Workshop fee includes housing and meals plus all classroom materials and lab supplies.  For 
more information contact Dr. Teresa Lewis at tdlewis at hawaii.edu.

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