i-COMET: Ecologists wanted for March 2020 workshop


Originally published at: http://findingada.com/blog/2019/07/25/i-comet-ecologists-wanted-for-march-2020-workshop/

Ada Lovelace Day is collaborating with ecologists from University of York, UK, and DePaul University in Chicago, USA, to study fungi essential to soil health as part of a global collaboration that will also promote inclusivity and the retention of women and minorities in science. i-COMET, the International Collaboration on Mycorrhizal Ecological Traits, is looking for early career ecologists with an interest in fungal traits related to soil health to design a novel spore trap experiment and a standard operating procedure for identifying mycorrhizal traits. At the end of the workshop, participants will deploy the spore trap in their homeā€¦