FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT: Extremophile Research Theory and Techniques
Symposium and Workshop
I am pleased to announce that we will be hosting the seventh
Extremophile Research: Theory and Techniques Workshop and Symposium
at the Center of Marine Biotechnology (COMB) in Baltimores Inner Harbor
on July 21-24, 2003.
The laboratory-intensive course will cover procedures, methodologies and
up-to-date information about the Archaea, a group of microorganisms
commonly found in what are considered harsh or extreme environments. The
one-day symposium and subsequent three-day workshop provides
introductory and intermediate level instruction in archaeal laboratory
techniques, including growth, biochemistry, and genetics. A basic
knowledge of microbiology and nucleic acid laboratory procedures is
Full tuition scholarships will be available to graduate students,
postdoctoral fellows, and faculty from small colleges or universities
pending a decision on our request for funding from the National Science
Foundation. When available, scholarships will be given out on a first
come first served basis so please apply early. We are also accepting
registrations from industry.
Detailed information, including a complete workshop schedule and
registration information, is available here:
Scholarship application information can be found here:
For further information please contact me at schreier at umbi.umd.edu.
Harold J. Schreier, Ph.D.
Center of Marine Biotechnology
University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute
701 E. Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21202