Course on Lignin degradation at ICGEB

"Robert Harper ", Finland HARPER at finfun.bitnet
Thu May 3 09:12:00 EST 1990



INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR GENETIC ENGINEERING AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
       LIGNIN BIODEGRADATION AND PRACTICAL UTILIZATION

COLLOQUIUM 27-30 JUNE 1990 - ICGEB TRIESTE, ITALY

Organizers:

        Ephraim Katchalski-Katzir, Israel
        Carlo Bruschi, ICGEB
        Eugene Rosenberg, Tel-Aviv University

Among the Speakers:

        Paul Broda, University of Manchester
        Karl E. Eriksson, University of Georgia
        Roberta Farrell, Lexington, Massachusetts
        Michael Gold, University of Oregon
        Irwin C. Gunsalus, University of Illinois
        Takayoshi Higuchi, Kyoto University
        C.A. Reddy, Michigan State University
        Per Olof Nyman, University of Lund
        Rafael Vicuna, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Topics:

        Biodegradation of Lignin and Model Compounds
        Properties of Enzymes Involved in Lignin Degradation
        Cloning and Expression of Ligninase Genes
        Applied Aspects of Lignin Degradation/Utilization

Application Information:

Preference will be given to ICGEB Member Country scientists
nominated through their National Scientific Focal Point.
However, direct applications will also be considered.
Registration is limited to 50 participants.

Requirements:

Participants with a basic knowledge of biochemistry,
molecular biology and involvement in research on
application of course material. Submit Curricula Vitae to
Ms. Diana Viti, ICGEB, Padriciano 99, 34012 Trieste, Italy.
Telephone: +39 40 2260333, Telefax: +39 40 226555,
Telex: 460396 ICGEBT I. E-Mail: LR4TS1H3 at ICINECA@.BITNET.

Closing date for applications is May 15,1990.




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