Journal of Fungi — Editors


Prof. Dr. David S. Perlin
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Fungi: Oral Mycobiome
Dr. Neeraj Chauhan
Public Health Research Institute (PHRI); Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Newark, NJ, USA
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Interests: Candidiasis, antifungal drug resistance, Chromatin, epigenetics, host-fungal interactions, fungal pathogenesis
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. Gustavo H. Goldman
Faculdade de Ciências Farmacêuticas de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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Interests: fungal molecular genetics, fungal genomics and evolution, filamentous fungi, Aspergillus
Prof. Dr. Andreas Groll
Department of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University Children's Hospital Münster, Münster, Germany
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Interests: infectious diseases, infectious complications in the immunocompromised host, invasive fungal infections, antimicrobial agents, antifungal agents
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. Carol A. Kauffman
University of Michigan and Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
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Interests: diagnosis and treatment of fungal infections, infections in immunocompromised hosts, fungal infections in the elderly
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. Isabelle Mouyna
Unité des Aspergillus, 25 rue du Docteur Roux, Institut Pasteur, 25 rue du Docteur Roux, 75015 Paris, France
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Interests: fungal cell wall, fungal morphogenesis, Aspergillus fumigatus, Aspergillosis, fungal diseases
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: Alternative Models for the Study of Fungal Host-Pathogen Interactions
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
Prof. Janet Quinn
Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
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Interests: signalling mechanisms in human pathogenic fungi, fungal stress signalling and nutrient acquisition strategies, redox biochemistry, fungal virulence, fungal pathogens, Candida spp.
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
Dr. Riina Richardson
University Hospital of South Manchester, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom
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Interests: fungal-host interactions, fungal molecular diagnostics, fungal pathogenesis, antifungal resistance test, antifungal stewardship, mucosal fungal infections
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
Dr. Chaoyang Xue
Public Health Research Institute, Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, New Jersey Medical School-Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, 225 Warren Street, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
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Interests: host-pathogen interactions, fungal virulence, Cryptococcus, Cell surface receptors on fungal pathogens, novel antifungal drug targets discovery
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