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The National Gene Expression and Biotechnology Training Workshop has been a highly successful annual training course for postgraduate students seeking supplementary grounding in the principles and application of molecular and cell biology techniques. About 100 students from 11 different universities have participated so far. There is no application fee, and lodging and board are free of charge. Thirty applicants will be selected for the 2016 session. Applications should be submitted online HERE.
ASMCUE 2013 HIGHLIGHTS AND PROCEEDINGS
We would like to bring to your attention a new meeting entitled “EMBO-workshop on AIDS-related mycoses” to be held in Cape Town in July (3-5th) 2013. This conference is bringing together, for the first time, clinicians and scientists working in AIDS and in mycology, and it will be a highly focused meeting discussing the state of the art in basic science and clinical management. The speakers list is a fabulous international "who's who" sampling. But hurry, registration ends on the 30th of April and there are only 15 places left. Please see the website for details: www.aids-and-mycoses-2013.co.za.
Date: Thursday 14 March
Place: UWC campus, SANBI, Life Science Building, 5th Floor, Core 1, Room: Aaron Klug
13h00 Jean-Paul Schwitzguébel, Laboratory for Environmental Biotechnology, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland. Challenges of sustainable cultivation of microalgae to produce biofuels and added-value chemicals.
13h45 Deborah Robertson-Andersson, University of the Western Cape, South Africa. Macroalgae as biomass feedstock: Opportunities in South Africa.
14h30 Miguel Verhein, Sweden (www.algasolrenewables.com) Floating Photo Bioreactors: A platform for low-cost and resource-efficient production of algae biomass.