two workshops

Jim Harris JHARRIS at LABA.TDH.TEXAS.GOV
Tue Feb 13 18:28:52 EST 1996


Two important mycology workshops are announced below.  Please pass the 
word to individuals you know who may be interested in either of these 
programs:

ITEM #1

WORKSHOP TITLE: Food Mycology - Emphasis on Aspergillus and Penicillium
DESCRIPTION: Participants will review more than 40 species of fungi which 
are significant to the food mycologist in this three day, hands-on 
workshop where cultures will be examined and identification schemes will 
be discussed.  Extensive handout materials are included for participants.
PRESENTER:  Dr. John Pitt with CSIRO, NSW, Australia
SITE: Dallas, TX
DATE: March 28-30, 1996
FEE: $450 before March 1, $495 after March 1
COSPONSORS: National Laboratory Training Network
            Texas Department of Health

FOR APPLICATION INFORMATION, PHONE: 
National Laboratory Training Network at 504-568-2081 
or
Texas Department of Health at 512-458-7566


ITEM #2

WORKSHOP TITLE: Keys to Success in Medical Mycology
DESCRIPTION: This two day workshop provides participants a hands-on 
review of 120 fungal isolates including selected unusual hyaline and 
dematiaceous hyphomycetes, arthroconidial fungi, and Zygomycetes. You will 
be offered tips on selecting appropriate keys to assist in making accurate 
identifications.  Continuing education credits are provided through the 
American Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences.
PRESENTERS: Canadian mycologists Richard Summerbell, Ph.D. and Guy St-
            Germain, B.S.
SITE: New Orleans, LA
DATE: May 16-17, 1996
FEE: $220 before April 5, $260 after April 5.
COSPONSORS: National Laboratory Training Network
            Texas Department of Health

FOR APPLICATION INFORMATION, PHONE:
National Laboratory Training Network at 504-568-2081            
or
Texas Department of Health at 512-458-7566


jharris at laba.tdh.state.tx.us





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