Course: Kellogg BioStation. Evolutionary Ecol. Jun3-21

Course: Kellogg BioStation. Evolutionary Ecol. Jun3-21

11 February, 2013

Summer Course in Metacommunity Ecology at Kellogg Biological Station
ELME 2013: Metacommunity Ecology and
ELME> is a summer educational program at the Kellogg Biological Station> devoted to Enhancing Linkages between and Ecology. ELME 2013 will focus on metacommunity ecology and evolution. In this advanced hands-on three-week course, students will learn the basics of metacommunity theory and apply their knowledge to independent modeling projects. A wide variety of approaches to spatial ecology will be employed.

June 3-21, 2013

Mon-Fri 9-5

Mathew Leibold (University of -Austin)

Christopher Klausmeier ( State University)
Target audience:

12-18 graduate students and ; exceptional undergraduates will be considered
At least one semester experience in theoretical ecology/evolution. Previous exposure to metacommunity theory useful but not required.

A mixture of lecture, guided labs, and 1.5 weeks independent/team projects
** KBS Eminent Ecologist Sebastian Diehl June 16-22 **
To apply, email the following:
– your CV

– a statement of research interests and why you’d benefit from the course

– a statement of relevant educational/research experience, including related coursework

– the name of a reference who you’ve asked to email a letter of support
Deadline for applications:

March 22, 2013
Financial support to cover room and board and help defray transportation costs is available. Let us know if this is not necessary.
Any questions? Email
ELME is supported by MSU and NSF grant DEB-0845825 to C. Klausmeier.


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