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Welcome to Thermophiles-2017!



The University of Pretoria Centre for Microbial Ecology and Genomics is hosting the 14th Interntaional Meeting on Thermophile Biology in Skukuza, Kruger National Park, South Africa from 27 August - 1 September 2017. This meeting will provide an excellent platform for students and scientists to showcase world-class research, against the backdrop of one of the most charismatic environments on earth. We aim to provide opportunities for engagement, collaboration, knowledge exchange and the development of new ideas, while providing a relaxed atmosphere for social interaction and the appreciation of the unique Kruger National Park environment and its biodiversity.




Don Cowan, University of Pretoria, South Africa, Chair
Thulani Makhalanyane, University of Pretoria South Africa, Co-Chair
Yashini Naidoo, University of Pretoria, Organiser/ Conference Sponsorship
Alacia Armstrong, University of Pretoria, Website administrator
Marla Trindade, University of the Western Cape, Member
Suren Singh, Durban University of Technology, Member
Sarina Claassens, North-West University, Member
Esta van Heerden, University of Free-state, Member
Marilize Le Roes-Hill, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Member
Sue Harrison, University of Cape Town, Member




Video credit: Andries Van Der Walt (CMEG, University of Pretoria)


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