[Coral-List] Diseases of Corals and other Courses

David Vaughan dvaughan at mote.org
Tue Feb 27 15:50:17 EST 2007

The course "*Diseases of Corals and Other Reef Organisms*" will be 
offered again this summer at Mote Marine Laboratory's Tropical Research 
Laboratory on Summerland Key, Florida.  This 7-day course is for 
professional scientists and graduate students, and will introduce 
participants to the field of pathobiology of marine organisms.   The 
focus of lectures, dives, and laboratory sessions will be on diseases 
affecting hard corals, but diseases of other reef organisms will also be 
_Dates_:   August 11-18, 2007

_Instructors_:       Esther C. Peters, Ph.D., Tetra Tech, Inc.

Robert B. Jonas, Ph.D., George Mason University

Thomas R. Cuba, Ph.D., Delta-Seven, Inc. will assist.
Course Fee_:  $850.00  includes all costs, including course materials, 
meals, and housing.

For more information about the course and to download an application, go 
to http://www.mote.org/Keys/disease_workshop.phtml .  This course is 
limited to 14 participants.  In addition, two related short courses will 
be held prior to the Coral Disease Workshop.  Each course costs $250.00, 
and each is limited to 6 participants.

Coral Tissue Slide Reading Workshop - presented by Dr. Peters (August 
8-10, 2007)

Coral Restoration Workshop - presented by Dr. Cuba (August 8-10, 2007)

Course applications are due to Mote Marine Laboratory by *April 13, 
2007*.  For more information, contact Dr. Dan Gallagher 
(dgallagher at mote.org <mailto:dgallagher at mote.org>).

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