The Developmental Biology Teaching Workshop (DBTW) introduces both senior faculty and our next generation of developmental biologists to a variety of easily implemented laboratory tools and a host of research organisms. Low budget, high impact microscopy and surgical techniques as well as fluorescence photo-microscopy techniques will be covered. Materials include tips on organism husbandry and developmental biology exercises for urchins, zebrafish, nematodes, flies, and chicken embryos.
This workshop is designed for postdocs and graduate students about to begin teaching developmental biology, and for experienced developmental biology teachers wishing to diversify their laboratory courses. There is considerable sharing of techniques and ideas among the participants as well as informal socializing and a course-ending New England lobster lunch.
The workshop will be held June 5-9, 2018, at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center in Walpole, ME. A description of the workshop, information about meals and lodging, as well as online registration materials can be found on the Darling Marine Center’s website. The cost of the workshop is $550, plus room and board if desired.