CANCELLED Summer Course on Sharks & Rays
Thanks to Dr. Dean Grubbs (FSU) & Dr. Gavin Naylor (UF), undergrads and graduate students can take an exciting hands-on immersive course in the study of sharks & rays. Taught one week at FSUCML and the other at UF's Seahorse Marine Lab, it is not for the faint of heart.
Biology of Sharks & Rays (4 cr.) -An Immersive Field Course May 31 - June 13
Not a course for the faint of heart, this exceptional opportunity provided by Dr. Grubbs and Dr. Naylor, world-renowned shark biologists, brings undergraduate and graduate students together to dive into the lives of elasmobranchs. Whether your interest is in sharks, skates, rays, or chimaeras, form & function, or physiology & ecology, it is covered in this immersive course. The rich texture of lecture, lab, and field components makes for an extraordinary experience with the fishes of the northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Want to learn more? Download the course description.
The course is split in time between two labs - The Florida State University Coastal & Marine Laboratory (May 31 - June 6) and the University of Florida's Seahorse Key Laboratory (June 7-13).
Course FEE: $1,050 plus standard course credit fees.
Registration for ZOO 4926 (undergrad) & ZOO 6927 (grad) Biology of Sharks and Rays:
- UF students register in the UF portal.
- Non-UF students apply through the transient portal at: https://registrar.ufl.edu/registration/transients.
Drop/Add deadline: May 11-12, 2020 . Last day to pay or defer tuition, housing, or fees for all students, without a $100.00 late fee: May 24. See UF dates & deadlines here.
Listen to students from the 2019 course talk about their experiences: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wjNH6LA2Zyw&feature=youtu.be
and read more about the course: https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/science/welcome-to-shark-class/