Ecological genomics is the new and extremely powerful way to address old-standing ecological and evolutionary questions. We endeavor to teach the methods that we have developed specifically for working with non-model organisms to students with limited or no genomics or bioinformatics experience. Two back-to-back workshops will take place at the Mote Tropical Research Laboratory, using reef-building corals as subjects for specific research projects. The projects are designed to yield novel publishable results, and we encourage students to continue collaborating on these projects after the course has ended. Students making significant contributions to data analysis and manuscript preparation will be offered authorship (see previous publications stemming from our workshops at Mote).
Click on these links to see syllabi and costs (costs include accommodation but not board):
- Whole-genome genotyping with 2bRAD – June 30 – July 7
- Global gene expression profiling with tag-based RNA-Seq – July 7 – July 14
Instructor-in-chief: Mikhail V. Matz (google scholar page)