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The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Bocas Research Station presents:

TAXONOMY AND ECOLOGY OF CARIBBEAN SPONGES

Dates:
July 11 – 26, 2016

Location:
Bocas del Toro Research Station, Bocas del Toro, Panama

Registration Fee:
$850 (includes room and board, STRI registration fee, etc.)

Some need-based fellowships are available.

Instructors: 
Dr. Robert Thacker, Stony Brook University
Dr. Cristina Diaz, Nova Southeastern University & FAU-HBOI

Application:
This course is directed towards graduate students, post-docs, and young investigators.
Please e-mail your CV, 1 letter of recommendation, and a 1-2 page statement explaining your
background and reasons for taking the course, to bocasresearchstation@gmail.com before
January 15th, 2016. Limit 12 students.

To be considered for a need-based fellowship, applicants should send a description of their
need, their efforts to obtain funding from other available sources, and a travel budget.

For more information see:
http://www.stri.si.edu/sites/taxonomy_training/.