Lasker, Howard hlasker at buffalo.edu
Thu Jan 24 18:33:26 UTC 2019


A NSF funded workshop on the ecology of Caribbean octocorals will be 
offered June 3-9 at the Keys Marine Laboratory in the Florida Keys.The 
workshop will be led by Drs.Howard Lasker and Peter Edmunds, with 
contributing lectures from Drs. Juan Sanchez, Cathy McFadden, Lorenzo 
Bramanti and Mary Alice Coffroth. The goal of the workshop is to promote 
and facilitate research on octocorals in general and Caribbean species 
in particular. The course will include field and laboratory 
identification of shallow water Caribbean octocorals, and discussions of 
their reproductive, population and community ecology.The workshop will 
include both field collections and laboratory analyses.

A registration fee of $1,000 will cover on-site expenses including 
housing and meals but does not include airfare and transportation to the 
Keys Marine Lab.Substantial funding will be available to support 

Applicants should send a letter of application, C.V. and brief statement 
explaining your reasons for taking the course.Graduate students should 
include contact information for a reference.If support is needed please 
include a statement of financial need including a travel budget and any 
available funding.Applications from both domestic and international 
participants are encouraged.Applications should be sent to Dr. Howard 
Lasker, hlasker at buffalo.edu <mailto:hlasker at buffalo.edu> no later than 
February 15, 2019.

Howard R. Lasker
    Director, Graduate Program in Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
    Professor, Department of Geology

Mailing Address:
    Dept. of Geology
    411 Cooke Hall
    University at Buffalo    	
    Buffalo, NY 14260-3050

    443 Hochstetter Hall

Laboratory (shipping address):
    474 Hochstetter Hall
    University at Buffalo–North Campus
    Buffalo, NY 14260-3050

Phone:       Office  (716) 645-4870
              Lab     (716) 645-4876
Fax:                 (716) 645-3999

Website: http://www.geology.buffalo.edu/people/faculty/lasker.shtml

Graduate Program website: http://evolutionecologybehavior.buffalo.edu/

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