ForBio and STIRS course: DNA-Barcoding – Species Identification


The course will focus on the DNA barcoding technique for species identification, taxonomy, keys, species descriptions, estimates of biodiversity, and similar. The concept will be presented, as well as techniques, databases, theory, applications (e.g., environmental monitoring, identification of larvae or gut contents), customs, pitfalls, drawbacks and advantages. Sessions will contain laptop exercises, discussions, an ecologists view on species ID and monitoring/management/diversity indices. We will broadly cover different organism groups (fungi, plants, invertebrates, vertebrates, marine organisms and protozoa).
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Application deadline: October 26, 2012
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