2013 Halophiles Conference

Storrs, CT
Sunday, June 23, 2013


2013 Halophiles Conference
Sunday, June 23, 2013 - Thursday, June 27, 2013

University of Connecticut
Laurel Hall
Storrs, CT 06269

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Program Book

The 2013 Halophiles Conference will take place from Sunday, June 23 - Thursday, June 27, 2013 in Laurel Hall at the University of Connecticut.

Your conference registration fee covers airport transportation from Bradley International Airport in Hartford/Windsor Locks (if applicable) on June 23 and June 28, accommodations in a premium residence hall, parking (if applicable), all conference activities, and meals.

During the registration process, you will have the opportunity to choose airport transportation and a residence hall room and roommate (if applicable).

In addition, you will be able to submit an abstract for an oral or  poster presentation.  Abstracts must be uploaded by Tuesday, April 30. 

For international attendees, if you require a conference invitation to obtain a visa, please contact thane@uconn.edu.

Click here for the conference announcement poster.  We invite you to post this around your office to promote the conference to your colleagues.

 Registration Fees:  
 General Registrant:  $1,000.00
 Student Registrant:  $   850.00
 Spouse of Registrant*:   
* includes meals, receptions, excursion, gala dinner, residence hall room, airport transportation or parking.  Does NOT include conference sessions. 
 $   660.00
 UConn Registrant:  $   300.00
 UConn Student Registrant*:
*must confirm by entering UConn netid during registration process
 $   150.00

We look forward to seeing you in June!

Announcement: Published Proceedings

We are pleased to announce that the 2013 Halophiles Conference will publish its proceedings in Frontiers in Microbiology as full open access CC-BY. Frontiers, recently partnered with Nature Publishing Group, is a Swiss Open Access academic publisher, launched by scientists in 2007 which strives to provides a fair, objective and transparent peer review process. Frontiers in Microbiology publishes high quality and rigorously peer reviewed discoveries, and leading thoughts across the entire spectrum of Microbiology.

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Contact Information

  • For programmatic questions, please contact:
    Dr. R. Thane Papke, Conference Organizer

    Email: thane@uconn.edu

    For registration or logistical questions, please contact:
    University Events &
    Conference Services
    Phone: 860-486-1038
    Email: conferences@uconn.edu

Payment Instructions

  • Visa, Mastercard, and Discover are all acceptable forms of payment. 

    Wire transfers are accepted.  (Please contact conferences@uconn.edu for more info.)

    For UConn registrants, KFS payments are accepted.

    Purchase orders are also accepted.

    Checks should be made out to:

    University of Connecticut - Halophiles

    Checks should be mailed to:

    Halophiles Conference
    University of Connecticut
    University Events &
    Conference Services
    438 Whitney Road Ext.
    Unit 1185
    Storrs, CT 06269-1185
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