24-27 September 2007, Bergen - Norway

It is a pleasure to invite you to participate in the Thermophiles 2007 international conference which will be held in Bergen, Norway from 24 – 27 September 2007. This is the 9th meeting of a series of successful conferences on thermophilic microorganisms that started in Italy in 1990. The goal of this conference is to review the recent progress of research on thermophiles, covering scientific disciplines and applications. 

Scientific program

Opening lecture by Dr. Karl Stetter.
The conference will cover all aspects of microorganisms living at high temperatures:
- Evolution and the origin of life
- Diversity and biogeography
- Genomics and meta-genomics
- Adaptations
- Physiology and metabolism
- Molecular biology and biochemistry
- Applications


International organising committee
Nils-Kåre Birkeland (conference chair)
Elizaveta Bonch-Osmolovskaya
Michael Danson
Roger Garrett
Zvi Kelman
Hans Kristian Kotlar
Jakob Kristjansson
Rudolf Ladenstein
Frank Robb
Christa Schleper
Peter Schönheit
Ida Helen Steen
Ken Takai
Juergen Wiegel

History of Thermophiles Meetings:1990 Viterbo, Italy
1992 Reykjavik, Iceland
1993 Hamilton, New Zealand
1996 Athens, Georgia, USA
1998 Brest, France
2001 New Delhi, India
2003 Exeter, United Kingdom
2005 Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia


Conference venue
Scandic Bergen City is the venue for the conference. Scandic Bergen City is a modern conference hotel with 251 rooms of high standard. The hotel is located in the heart of Bergen with shops, theatres and the fishermans wharf within walking distance. There are also a selection of restaurants in the hotel neighboorhood to cater for all tastes.

Do you want more information about Bergen? Please look here

Conference contact:Nils-Kåre Birkeland - E.mail: Thermophiles_2007@bio.uib.no
Tel: +4755582657; Fax: +4755589671
Address: Department of Biology, University of Bergen, P.O. Box 7800, N-5020 Bergen, Norway

Registration fee - participant: NOK 3.850,-
Registration fee - students: NOK 2.250,-

New deadline for registration and abstract submission is June 15 th 2007.



  Sponsored by University of Bergen

Powered by WebSite