Beginning Monday September 22nd, the University of Texas at Austin will be replacing UTEX's existing phone system with a Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP)-based system. The upgrade will run over
2 days and a rolling 4-hour outage, as well as intermittent outages, are to be expected during the transition. We apologize that it may be difficult to reach us by phone during this time period and we ask that you contact us by email to ensure we receive your inquiry.
Thank you for your patience!
NAABB Strains Are Now Available Through UTEX The National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts (NAABB), a consortium of universities, research institutions, and companies funded by the US 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. The strains can be accessed with a Material Transfer Agreement (MTA). Please contact
Dr. David Nobles, Jr. or
Stephen Peña for more
information about ordering these strains.
The Culture Collection includes approximately 3,000 different strains of
living algae, representing most major algal taxa. Cultures in the
Collection are used for research, teaching, biotechnology development, and
various other projects throughout the world. UTEX supports this
community of users through the provision of algal cultures along with a
variety of other goods and services. This website contains a listing of
the cultures maintained by UTEX, conditions for their maintenance,
information regarding the purchase of cultures, and various other features of