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We are happy to announce that the application for the 2nd ECOGEO workshop is now open. This workshop is a hands-on, entry-level bioinformatic workshop which will discuss: 

  • Using Unix for bioinformatics
  • Experimental Design and Analysis of 16S Amplicon Datasets
  • Experimental Design of Metagenomic Experiments
    • With emphasis on:
      • Assembly
      • Annotation
      • Binning
      • Phylogenetics

We are looking for participants with a some knowledge or interest in 'omics-based research but have not yet had a chance to gain much experience in applying these methods and tools to environmental 'omics data experimental design and processing. Early career scientists, from students to new faculty, are encouraged to apply, so please forward this announcement to your networks!

Be sure to review all instructions on the top of the form carefully! Complete the online form and submit additional application materials to ASAP. 

Completed applications will be reviewed in the order they are received, and we are limited to 45 participants. All expenses will be covered by a NSF grant to ECOGEO RCN.

Contact with questions.  Please sign up for the ECOGEO listserv by sending an email to: for future notifications and updates.

-Ed DeLong (PI) and Elisha Wood-Charlson (Comms Manager)