FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT: Extremophile Research--Theory and Techniques
The American Type Culture Collection, in collaboration with the National
Science Foundation, George Mason University and the University of
Maryland's Center of Marine Biotechnology, is sponsoring the sixth
annual "Extremophile Research: Theory and Techniques" symposium and
workshop. To be held July 22-25, 2002, at the Columbus Center in
Baltimore, MD, this course provides introductory and intermediate level
instruction in extremophile laboratory techniques, including growth,
biochemistry and genetics, 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 provides a limited number
of stipends for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty from
small colleges and universities, and are awarded on a first-come,
first-serve basis so early application is desirable.
Please direct requests for information to Ms. Glenda Wilson
(gwilson1 at 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