March 22nd, 2018

Invertebrates Course Announcement


“Systematics and Biology of Sea Anemones and allies”

This course is aimed at graduate students, post-docs, or any person who are interested in the study of sea anemones in a broad sense. This course seeks to give the students the bases of taxonomic training to describe and identify sea anemones, as well as the main biological and ecological characteristics of the group.

Venue: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Facultad de Ciencias, Unidad Académica Sisal, Yucatán, México

Dates: July 24 – August 1, 2018

Dr. Marymegan Daly (Ohio State University, United States)
Dr. Sergio Stampar (Universidade Estadual Paulista “Júlio de Mesquita Filho”, Brazil)
Dr. James Reimer (University of the Ryukyus, Japan/Canada) Biol. José Luis Tello-Musi (UNAM, México)
Dr. Ricardo González-Muñoz (Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras [IIMyC], CONICET, Argentina/México)

Dr. Ricardo González-Muñoz,
Dr. Nuno Simões (UNAM, México), MSc.
Diana Ugalde (UNAM, México), Biol.
José Luis Tello-Musi

Duration: 72 hours

Language: English and Spanish

Limit: 14 participants

Course fee: Free for UNAM postgraduate students, $5,000.00 mexican pesos (about $270.00 USD) for external students. This fee does not include any expenses related to fly tickets, room or board.

Important deadlines:
registry end: May 31th, 2018;
payment of fees: June 30th, 2018

Requirements: to apply to this course, please send via e-mail (
(1) a letter of application explaining your background and reasons for taking the course,
(2) a summary of your CV, and
(3) fill the pre-application form  (please send email to request this form)

AMS Student Research and Microscopy Training Fellowships

March 6th, 2018

Deadline for applications is March 16, 2018.  Click on links below for application information:

AMS Microscopy Training Fellowships

AMS Student Research Fellowships