Dr. Edward A. Ueckermann, ARC-Plant Protection Research Institute, Pretoria

Prof. Edward A. Ueckermann, Senior Researcher at ARC-Plant Protection Research Institute, Pretoria, South Africa.
1974 Hons. B.Sc. North-West University; 1977 M.Sc. North-West University; 1983 D.Sc. North-West University.
Professor Ueckermann will teach a course on Plant feeding mites (Acari: Arachnida) of agricultural economic importance with a focus on the families Tenuipalpidae, Eriophyidae and Tarsonemidae. The course will be given from 25-29 March, 2012 in Tel Aviv University.
Course syllabus is enclosed.

Dr. John S. Ascher, American Museum of Natural History, New York

Dr. John S. Ascher, American Museum of Natural History, Division of Invertebrate Zoology, New York.

1994, B.A., Biology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
2004, Ph.D., Entomology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Dr. Ascher will teach a course entitled:
Bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila) in Israel: Strategies for identification, curation, and specimen databasing through use of web-based tools.
The course will be give on 1-5 April, 2012, at Tel Aviv University.
 Syllabus enclosed.

Dr. Roman Romanov, Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk.

Prof. Roman E. Romanov, Central Siberian Botanical Garden of Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia.
BSc, Botany. 2001. Altai State University, Barnaul; Ph.D., Botany. 2006. Central Siberian Botanical Garden SB RAS, Novosibirsk.
Professor Romanov will teach a course on Charophytes from 11 to 15 of March 2012 at University of Haifa. The course is coordinated by Dr. Sophia Barinova. For further details see the syllabus.

Prof. Marco A. Bologna, Università Roma Tre, Roma, Italy

Prof. Marco A. Bologna, Dipartimento di Biologia Ambientale, Università degli Studi "Roma Tre”, Roma, Italy.
Graduated from Biological Sciences in 1978 (cum laude), with a dissertation on: "Cave fauna of the Ligurian Alps”.
Prof. Bologna will teach a course titled:
Phylogenetics, taxonomy, biology and biogeography of Meloidae (Coleoptera), with a special emphasis on the Israel fauna.
Syllabus enclosed.
The course will be taught from 11-15 March, 2012 at Tel Aviv University.

Prof. Rony J. Huys, Natural History Museum, London

Prof. Rony J. Huys,  Natural History Museum, London  

MSc, 1984, University of Gent; Ph.D. 1995, University of Gent.
Prof. Huys will teach a course on systematics and phylogeny of benthic copepods from 6-10 November 2012 at Tel Aviv University. Syllabus Enclosed.