Announcements



UTEX Auto-Replenish now available for all 1-Liter Algal Culture Media!

Science Fair projects, photobioreactor culturing, long-term culture maintenance, research experiments and DIY projects, can all benefit from having one less thing to worry about - access to growth media.

UTEX is happy to announce that all 1-Liter volumes of Algal Culture Media can be automatically delivered to you every month with our new Auto-Replenish Plans. With plan lengths ranging from a typical school semester (4 months) up to a full year (12 months), UTEX will prepare, sterilize, and ship all your media needs every month. Prepay for your subscription and you can receive up to 20% off the regular price.

Need to skip a shipment or modify a subscription plan? Once you subscribe to a plan, you can log in and manage everything. Update your shipping address, credit card and billing information, change the quantities of your subscription plan, or add more items to an existing plan.You can view your upcoming shipments and skip one, or multiple, shipments on a subscription order - perfect for if you will be out of town. Our new service gives you full control over what you need. 

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National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bio-products (NAABB) Strains

The National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bio-products (NAABB), a consortium of universities, research institutions, and companies funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, has made 30 of their best performing strains available to the public through UTEX. These strains are well characterized for lipid production and growth kinetics.

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2016 ExploreUT


UTEX Recognized by the Phycological Society of America for 40 Years of Service

The University of Texas at Austin is recognized globally as a hub for algae-based research and biotechnology development. The Phycological Society of America (PSA) has recognized the UTEX Culture Collection of Algae at UT-Austin as a valuable resource for the roughly one thousand members of the PSA, non-profit and for-profit research, and educational organizations. UTEX is celebrating 40 years of service at UT-Austin's Forty Acres and we would love for you all to learn more about our Collection.

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