Audience: The program was planned for graduation students, preferrably in their first year of PhD, in the field

of environmental sciences, who could benefit directly and imediately from the course. The course is supported by the Brazilian and Rio de Janeiro Research Councils (CNPq and FAPERJ) and the distribution of vacancies will be: * 5 Brazilians * 10 latin Americans * 15 All over It is higly desirable that the student has attended to a previous edition of PRIMO, SETAC or other related international meeting abroad their own. The course will be all presented in english and it is imperative to have fluence in English to attend. Selection process: The selection process for the students is already open and you are asked to invite your students and students at your department or university to apply. Thirty Students will be selected based on CV and information provided in the application student application form (mandatory). Read the information in the form carefully! The selection process will proceed through the whole month of August and the selected students will be announced on September the 10t. Wait no longer to apply! Fees: There are no fees. The organization will provide ground transportation (Rio-BuziosRio), housing (shared room) and hal-board (one meal a day) during the lenght of the School. Students will have to provide their travel and private expenses to/in Brazil.

Organization: Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro Instituto de Biofísica Carlos Chagas Filho Av. Carlos Chagas Filho, S/N CCS, Bl. G Cidade Universitária, Ilha do Fundão Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil 21941-902 Tel: +55 21 2562 6643 Fax: +55 21 22808193

2nd PRIMO’s Next Advanced Students Workshop on Fundamentals of Science, Environment and Health

October 20th to 30th 2011 Búzios, RJ Brazil

Biomarkers are the answer! But what is the question?
Are you tired of the same-old same questions? Are you under the impression that being a scientist is just pushing buttons on complicated machines? Come to Brasil to discuss with top researchers in the environmental field what are the challenging questions to be asked in Environment and Health. You will find out once again the joy of what science is really about: make sharp observations and ask intersting relevante questions.

The School is an initiative of the Biophysics Institute of the Rio de Janeiro Federal University and the PRIMO community, to increase curiosity in graduate students and discuss the fundamentals of environmental sciences. You can find the proposed program and more about the scope and the goal of the school at

Wait no longer! Go Now to

and start the selection process
Organizer: * Dr. Mauro de Freitas Rebelo, UFRJ - Brazil Organizing Committee: * Dr. Anne Bjorstad, IRIS - Norway * Dr. Francesco Dondero, UNIPMN – Italy * Dr. John Stegeman, WHOI - EUA * Dr. Milton Moraes, FIOCRUZ - Brazil

The school will be held in the picturesque city of Buzios, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, at the Tangarás Pousada

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