2016 August 4-14: Mozambique: Edward O. Wilson Laboratory at Gorongosa National Park
Course Preparation to be updated in October
Course Schedule to be updated in October
Bolton Morphology updated on 18 April 2015
ANT COURSE will be taught at the Edward O. Wilson Laboratory at Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique.
PARTICIPANT ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA: ANT COURSE is open to all interested individuals. Priority will be given to those students for whom the course will have a significant impact on their research with ants. An entomological background is not required. We aim to include students with a diverse interest in biology, including ant systematics, ecology, behavioral biology, genetics, and conservation. The high instructor to student ratio will allow students to receive individual attention. ANT COURSE is presented in English and limited to 30 participants.
COSTS: Tuition for the 10-day course is $475 for current students and $975 for non-students (including postdocs). In addition, the Station fee for this period, covering dormitory room and board, is $550. Transportation costs between home and Beira (air) are to be borne by all participants.
SPONSORS. –California Academy of Sciences and Museum of Comparative Zoology.
(full instructor list Spring 2016)
Brian Fisher (Coordinator), California Academy of Sciences; Flavia Esteves, California Academy of Sciences; John LaPolla, Towson University; Jack Longino, University of Utah; Corrie Moreau, Field Museum of Natural History; Simon Robson, James Cook University; Andrew Suarez, University of Illinois; James Trager, Shaw Nature Reserve; Walter Tschinkel Florida State University Tallahassee; Phil Ward, University of California Davis.