WG157 Meetings and Workshops

Meeting I (September 2019):

 

• The first MetaZooGene working group meeting was held in Gothenburg, Sweden, following the ICES 2019 Annual Science Conference.

[ WG157 Meeting Report 2019 ]

 

• The MetaZooGene Symposium (Rediscovering pelagic biodiversity) was held in Gothenburg, Sweden, following the ICES 2019 Annual Science Conference. 

 [ Symposium Report | Symposium Program | Symposium Abstracts ]

 

Planned Meetings and Workshops (2020-2022):

 

• MetaZooGene WG Meeting II will be held following Ocean Sciences Meeting; February 16-21, 2020; San Diego, California, USA.

• MetaZooGene WG Meeting III will be held following the Ocean Sciences Meeting; February 27-March 4, 2022; Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

 

 • DNA-to-data Training Workshop: Key protocols, procedures, and approaches for DNA barcoding and metabarcoding of marine zooplankton will be hosted by MetaZooGene WG member Ryuji Machida at Academia Sinica (Taipei, Taiwan). Priority will be given to graduate students and early-career scientists. TBD 2021)

 • MetaZooGene Workshop II will encourage use of best practices, including use of taxonomically-comprehensive global-scale reference DNA sequence databases, for metabarcoding analysis of marine zooplankton biodiversity. The workshop will be scheduled to follow the Ocean Sciences Meeting; February 27-March 4, 2022; Honolulu, Hawaii, USA