The American Type Culture Collection, in collaboration with George Mason
University and the University of Maryland's Center of Marine
Biotechnology, is sponsoring the fourth annual symposium and workshop
entitled "Extremophile Research:Theory and Techniques". This course, to
be held July 24-27, 2000 in Baltimore, MD, focuses on topics in
extremophile research concentrating on the methanogenic,
(hyper)thermophilic and halophilic Archaea.
For information about the course and for a listing of symposium and
workshop schedules please visit
Funding from the National Science Foundation has allowed us to cover
tuition for eligible graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty
who are not funded in this research area.
Please direct requests for information to Dr. Keith McKenney
(mckenney at ib3.gmu.edu) or myself.
Harold J. Schreier
Center of Marine Biotechnology
University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute
701 E. Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
e-mail: Schreier at umbi.umd.edu