Journal of Pure and Applied MicrobiologyVol. 7 No. 1

Six Days in Big Sky: Thermophiles 2011 (A Meeting Report)

Amrita Panda1 and Satpal Singh Bisht2

1Department of Biotechnology, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Odisha, India. 2Department of Biotechnology, Mizoram University (A Central University), Aizwal, India.

Received on 26 July 2012 and accepted on 25 September 2012



'Thermophiles 2011' held in Big Sky, Montana, USA during 11-16th September, 2011 was the eleventh international conference on thermophiles. More than 300 researchers from all corners of the globe discussed their research and findings on thermophiles viz. ecology, phylogenetics, evolution, physiology, metabolism, molecular and cell biology, genetic and environmental adaptations, mobile genetic elements, genomics and metagenomics of these fascinating high temperature loving microbes. The conference Thermophiles 2011 was of twelve academic sessions.

Keywords : Thermophiles, Big Sky, Montana.