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Aquatic Microbial and Molecular Ecology

02.03.2018
Education

Aquatic Microbial and Molecular Ecology

Course Approach:

  • Theoretical and practical training in biogeochemistry and molecular techniques with emphasis on the ecology of marine microbial systems.
  • The course includes 22 lectures, 2 excursions, 7 practical exercises (~ 50 hours in the laboratory) and theoretical discussions in study groups. To pass the course a report must be completed and approved by the teaching team.

Course Topics:

  1. Prokaryote diversity, population dynamics and energetics.
  2. Carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, sulfur, iron, manganese, phosphorus biogeochemistry.
  3. Molecular techniques and bioinformatics.

Time:

  • 19 to 31 of August, 2018 (both days inclusive)

Textbook:

  • Canfield, D.E., Kristensen, E. & Thamdrup, B. (2005): Aquatic Geomicrobiology. Elsevier Academic Press, Amsterdam and a laboratory compendium.

Teacher and contact persons:

Course fee:

  • ~1500 euro including accommodation and breakfast
  • ~1000 euro excluding accommodation and breakfast

(no fee for SDU students, except for  ~500 euro covering accommodation and food, if needed). Prices may be slightly adjusted depending on final arrangement on lodging and food.

 

For registration and more information please visit the course website: http://www.sdu.dk/AquaticMicrobialMolecularEcology

Course start date
19.08.2018
Course end date
31.08.2018
Registration deadline
15.05.2018
Organisation
University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
Department
Department of Biology, SDU
Field of study
Natural science
Course Level
PhD
Course topic
Biogeochemistry
Carbon
Molecular Ecology
Teaching language
English
Teaching place
University og Southern Denmark
Teaching country
Denmark
ECTS/Credits
10
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