Get to experience firsthand the photo above: The Biology Department offers two summer courses on Nantucket.
|BIO 100: Coastal Ecology||BIO 306: Marine and Coastal Ecological Research|
|This marine biology course serves as an introduction to field research methods and will familiarize students with the flora and fauna of the unique island of Nantucket.||Supervised research on the adaptations and interactions of organisms of the beaches, salt marshes, sand dunes, and embayments of Nantucket.|
|Dates||July 14-27||July 28-August 10|
|Contact||Greg Beck||Elizabeth Boyle|
|Summer 2013 Fact Sheet||Summer 2013 Fact Sheet|
|Course syllabus from Summer 2011|
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Sign up for the Biology Department's summer courses on Nantucket: field research intro course BIO 100: Coastal Ecology and adaptation research course BIO 306: Marine and Coastal Ecological Research. Read More
This laboratory course, to be taken concurrently with BIOL 335 Genomics: Microbes, Human Biome and Other Metagenomes provides laboratory experience for undergraduate science majors. Students will isolate metagenomic DNA and bacteria from the environment and learn basic microbiological, molecular and bioinformatics methods. Access the course syllabus.
Seal cam is the first live streaming video camera to observe seals at a pupping and breeding colony on the east coast. Read what former PhD student and current instructor Stephanie Wood is doing with the seal cam.