The 19th International Symposium on Plant Lipids will be held in Cairns, Australia this July.  Registration for ISPL-2010 has now opened on-line at


I am a member of the scientific committee.  For the first time for this conference, we will have a focus on algae.  Please consider attending.  The meeting is a significant one and Cairns is lovely in July.




Also, remember that applications for Student Travel Grants and the Paul Stumpf Award close on February 28.  Details are at




Dr Susan Blackburn

President Elect International Society for Applied Phycology

Head, Australian National Algae Culture Collection

Team Leader - Microalgal Biology

CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research

GPO Box 1538

Hobart, Tasmania,

Australia, 7001

Phone: +61 (0)3 62325307

Fax: +61 (0)3 62325000

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