Journal of Fungi — Editors

Editor

Prof. Dr. David S. Perlin
Editor-in-Chief
Public Health Research Institute (PHRI); International Center for Public Health; New Jersey Medical School - Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 225 Warren Street, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
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Interests: antifungal drug resistance; molecular diagnostics; antifungal drug discovery

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Lei Cai
State Key Laboratory of Mycology, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
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Interests: fungal biodiversity; fungal ecology; evolutionary biology; fungal taxonomy
Prof. Dr. Richard D. Cannon
Sir John Walsh Research Institute, University of Otago Faculty of Dentistry, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
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Interests: oral microbiology; antifungal drug resistance; antifungal drug discovery; oral adhesion; Candida albicans
Dr. Zhi-Yuan Chen
Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
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Interests: molecular mechanisms of host-fungal interaction; identification of host resistance related genes; RNA interference; proteomics; Aspergillus flavus; Phakopsora pachyrhizi; Cercospora kikuchii
Dr. Kuang R. Chung
Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, National Chung-Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
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Interests: fungal genetics; plant-microbe interactions; plant pathology; toxins; signal transduction; fungal pathogenicity and development
Prof. Dr. Arnaldo Lopes Colombo
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Federal University of São Paulo, Rua Botucatu 740, CEP: 04023-062, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Interests: epidemiology of invasive candidiasis and aspergillosis; epidemiology and molecular mechanisms of antifungal resistance; emerging fungal pathogens; new strategies for the diagnosis of fungal infections; new strategies for treating fungal infections
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Fungi: Fungal Infections in the Developing World
Dr. Pierre-Emmanuel Courty
Agroécologie AgroSup/INRA/uB, Plant-Microorganism Interactions Department INRA, Dijon, France
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Interests: mycorrhizal symbiosis; ectomycorrhizal and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi; functional diversity; genomics; transcriptomics; plant and fungal transporters; ammonium; phosphate; water; common mycorrhizal networks; isotopes
Dr. José Díaz
Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, University of A Coruña, Campus da Zapateira s/n, E-15071 A Coruña, Spain
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Interests: Plant resistance to fungi and oomycetes; Verticillium dahliae; Botrytis cinerea; Fusarium oxysporum; Phytophthora capsici; plant signalling in resistance; induced resistance; plant phenolics; plant-microbe interactions
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Fungi: Plant Pathogenic Fungi and Oomycetes
Prof. Dr. Ilse D. Jacobsen
Research Group Microbial Immunology, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans-Knöll-Institut - Beutenbergstrasse, Jena, Germany
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Interests: fungal immunology; in vivo and ex vivo infection models; mucosal pathogen-host-interaction
Prof. Dr. Luis V. Lopez-Llorca
Multidisciplinary Institute for Environmental Studies/Department of Marine Sciences and Applied Biology, University of Alicante, Apdo. 99, E-03080 Alicante, Spain
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Interests: biocontrol; nematophagous fungi; entomopathogenic fungi; chitosan; plant pathology; endophytes; fungal "omics"
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Fungi: Fungal '-Omics': Is the Best Yet to Come?
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Host-Microbe Interaction 2018
Special Issue in Journal of Fungi: Fungal-Insect Interactions
Dr. Brian Monk
Sir John Walsh Research Institute and Department of Oral Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 637, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
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Interests: mechanisms of antifungal resistance; structural biology of antifungal targets; antifungal drug discovery; yeast biotechnology
Dr. Eleftherios Mylonakis
Infectious Diseases Division, Alpert Medical School and Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, POB, 3rd Floor, Suite 328/330, Providence, RI 02903, USA
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Interests: antifungal agents; cryptococcus spp.; candida spp.; fungal diagnostics; fungal-bacterial interactions
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Fungi: Amoeboid and Invertebrate Models to Study Fungal Pathogenesis
Dr. Laura Maria Popolo
Dipartimento di Bioscienze, Università degli Studi di Milano, 20133 Milano, Italy
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Interests: cell growth, fungal cell wall, cell wall stress response, cell wall synthesis
Dr. Katrina Maria Ramonell
Department of Biological Sciences, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0344, USA
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Interests: chitin; oomycete; elicitors; plant-pathogen interactions; innate immunity; plant cell signaling; plant defense; Arabidopsis; PAMP; MAMP; genomics; receptor kinases
Prof. Dr. Theodore Rosen
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77005, USA
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Interests: dermatophyte; dermatophytosis; onychomycosis; tinea; azole or imidazole or allylamine antifungal drugs
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Fungi: Cutaneous Fungal Diseases
Prof. Dr. Francesca Scandellari
Faculty of Science and Technology, Free University of Bolzano-Bozen, piazza Università, 1 - Universitätsplatz 1 I-39100 Bolzano - Bozen, Italy
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Interests: mycorrhizal fungi; agroecosystems; nitrogen cycle; carbon cycle; isotopes; tree ecophysiology
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Fungi: Mycorrhizal Fungi in Sensitive Environments
Prof. Dr. Hyeon-Dong Shin
Division of Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering, College of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Korea University, Seoul 136-701, Korea
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Interests: phylogenetics of fungi; taxonomy of fungi; plant pathogenic fungi; powdery mildews; coevolution of plant-fungi
Prof. Dr. Philippe Silar
Univ Paris Diderot, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire des Énergies de Demain, 75205 Paris Cedex 13 France
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Interests: fungal development; fungal diversity; fungal evolution; mycelium growth; Podospora anserina; Sordariales; biomass degradation; spore killer; Lasiosphaeriaceae
Dr. Pablo Sobrado
Department of Biochemistry, Virginia Tech Center for Drug Discovery, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
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Interests: antifungal agents; cell wall biosynthesis; Aspergillus; iron acquisition
Dr. Gary A. Strobel
Department of Plant Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, USA
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Interests: all aspects of endophytic fungi especially their secondary products
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Fungi: Fungal Endophytes in Plants
Prof. Dr. Eriko Takano
Faculty of Life Sciences, Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, University of Manchester, 131 Princess Street Manchester, M1 7DN, UK
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Interests: antibiotic biosynthesis; synthetic biology; transcriptional regulation; signalling molecule; metabolomics
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