Special Course Offering

temiller at maine.maine.edu temiller at maine.maine.edu
Mon Mar 4 09:17:32 EST 1996

The Darling Marine Center is the marine laboratory of the University of
Maine System.  Located in mid-coast Maine (60 miles northeast 
of Portland), the Center functions as a year-round research and
education facility for University of Maine faculty and visiting
investigators from throughout the world.  One of our summer 1996
courses may be of interest to cellbiol newsgroup readers.

June 11 - June 15

Instructor: Dr. Michael N. Horst, Professor of Biochemistry, Division
of Basic Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Mercer University,
Georgia. This course will provide students with skills to approach
marine biology projects using state-of-the-art biochemical techniques.
Techniques include: membrane isolation and purification, solubilization
of membrane proteins, 
purification of membrane glycoproteins, and analysis of crude and
purified membrane proteins. Students interested in receptors, active
and/or passive transporters, or structural proteins will find this
course valuable. Representative local fauna, e.g. urchins, crabs,
tunicates, and sea anemones will be utilized. COURSE COST: $200
materials fee. Meals & housing extra.
For more information contact temiller at maine.maine.edu or Tim Miller,
Darling Marine Center, Walpole, Me. 04573

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