A new edition of an international two-week course on Established and Emerging Marine Model Organisms will take place at the Station Biologique Roscoff (France) on March, 6-17th 2017. The course will include theoretical lectures as well as practical lab work on key marine taxa currently used as experimental paradigms in several fields of biological research. Students will be actively involved in lab work, discussions and debates on modern reference literature. Participation to the course requires knowledge of fundamental principles of molecular biology and developmental genetics. Knowledge in metazoan phylogeny and evolution is also desirable. Course language: English. Students will be awarded 6 ECTS* credits after they have successfully completed the course programme (written and oral evaluation).
Registration fees: 220€ ( including full board accomodation in individual rooms).