Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Cochin-16, India

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In-person Workshop Details

This workshop will be presented in-person by Dist. Prof. Marti J. Anderson at the Department of Marine Biology, Microbiology & Biochemistry, School of Marine Sciences, Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT). The workshop will flow between lectures and lab sessions and will cover the essential tools available in PRIMER 7 with PERMANOVA. Those who complete the workshop will also get an opportunity for a full-day interactive Masterclass session, to ask questions and analyse and interpret their own data using the tools and methods learned during the workshop, in consultation with the presenter on Monday, 27th March 2023.

How to Register

For further information, including the course fee structure, please consult the workshop information documents listed in the blue box labelled “Download Information”, above. To register, please fill in and submit the online application form. Note that you will also need to provide a short CV and justification for participation in the workshop. Selected participants will be provided with a free, fully functioning, time-limited software licence, as part of the workshop registration fee.

All the registrations for this workshop and communication of acceptance of participants will be handled by the workshop organiser Prof. (Dr.) S. Bijoy Nandan (CUSAT). If you have any questions about the registration process or require lodging or local transportation information, please contact him directly at ( or (

Important Dates

Registration opens on: January 12th 2023
Last date for Submission of application: February 10th 2023
Communication of acceptance of participants: February 12th 2023

Purchasing Software

Time-unlimited software can be purchased by confirmed workshop participants, separately and directly, from PRIMER-e at 10% off our standard software prices in $USD. Participants not residing in the USA might also be eligible for our Global Equitability Pricing (GEP) on all our software products. For example, residents of India receive a GEP discount of 68.94% off our standard US prices.

Please consult the Table of Global Equitability Discounts to view the percentage discount for your country of residence and get in touch with PRIMER-e directly (, especially if:

•     you would like to obtain a quote for software, which shall include all discounts for which you are eligible;
•     you wish to purchase more than one software licence at the discounted prices on a single invoice.