Web-based, March 2 to April 24, 2015, cost somewhere around Canadian $1000.
At the end of this course, the successful student will be able to:
Describe and comprehend the genetic background of DNA Barcoding, and evaluate potential technical challenges.
Identify species by performing data base queries with common databases and interpretation of results.
Critically evaluate studies that utilized DNA-based taxonomy.
Develop skills to make informed decisions about molecular marker choice and laboratory needs.
Synthesize knowledge and effectively communicate about DNA Barcoding for grant proposals and interaction with policy makers