The International Society for Extremophiles (ISE) was founded at the initiative of the members of the Editorial Board of the journal n 2002. The ISE is intended to be a forum for the exchange of information and experience in the rapidly growing field of research on extremophiles.
The main objectives of the society comprise:
Support of scientists who dedicate their research to the investigation of extremophilic microorganisms and their enzymes for basic and applied research
Creating benefits for the ISE members including reduced subscription fees for the journal Extremophiles, which is the official journal of the ISE
Support of the local organizers of the biennial Extremophiles Conferences
Scholarships and travel grants for young scientists