ASU-led algae cooperation to host algae workshop Aug. 19-23

The Algae Testbed Public-Private Partnership (ATP3), a project led by Arizona State University and the U.S. Department of Energy, will be part of the second algae training workshop on the University of Texas at Austin’s campus.

"We are excited to spread the wealth of knowledge that ATP3 has as a collaboration," says Gary Dirks, director of ATP3, ASU LightWorks, and the ASU Global Institute of Sustainability.

The informal workshops are open to students, researchers, and faculty interested in algae formation, cultivation, and research. Algae experts will lead modules on culture monitoring, sample collection, chemical composition, and growth measurement. To sign up, visit The program fee is $1,600 and includes training, materials and three lunches.