Sea Cucumber workshop

UOG marine lab — 7-17 June 2010

Program

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Day 1 – June 7th, 2010

  • Lecture topic: Introduction to echinoderms: overview of body plan, morphology,
    evolution, and major groups
  • Lecturer: François Michonneau
  • Lab & field activities: Get diverse echinoderms and get familiar with the fauna.

Day 2 – June 8th, 2010

  • Lecture topic: Field and lab techniques for study
  • Lecturer: group activity
  • Lab & field activities: Get diverse sea cucumbers and start comprehensive morphological study of specimens collected

Day 3 – June 9th, 2010

  • Lecture topic: Anatomy, ossicles and Cuvierian tubules
  • Lecturers: Yves Samyn & Didier Vanden Spiegel
  • Lab & field activities: Comprehensive morphological study of specimens collected

Day 4 – June 10th, 2010

  • Lecture topic: Overview of holothuroid systematics – major groups, relationships and overview of the local fauna
  • Lecturers: Alex Kerr, Gustav Paulay et al.
  • Lab & field activities: start research projects

Day 5 – June 11th, 2010

  • Lecture topic: Integrative taxonomy: field, morphological, and DNA; emerging tools and techniques
  • Lecturer: Gustav Paulay
  • Lab & field activities: start research projects

Day 6 – June 12th, 2010

  • Lecture topic: Phylogenetics and sequence data
  • Lecturers: Alex Kerr & François Michonneau
  • Lab & field activities: research projects

Day 7 – June 13th, 2010

  • Lecture topic: Ecology, behavior and symbioses
  • Lecturer: Gustav Paulay
  • Lab & field activities: research projects

Day 8 – June 14th, 2010

  • Lecture topic: Holothuroid life history; aquaculture
  • Lecturer: Francisco Solis-Marin
  • Lab & field activities: research projects

Day 9 – June 15th, 2010

  • Lecture topic: The diversity and exploitation of sea cucumbers in Malaysia and its neighboring countries
  • Lecturer: Br. Kamarul Rahim Bin Kamarudin
  • Lab & field activities: research projects

Day 10 – June 16th, 2010

  • Lecture topic: Where are we in cuke systematics and what’s next?
  • Lecturer: Group activity
  • Lab & field activities: research projects

Day 11 – June 17th, 2010

  • Lecture topic: Presentations of research projects
  • Lecturer: Group activity

Written by François

April 23, 2010 at 1:55 am

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