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Editors (9)

Prof. Dr. David S. Perlin
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Editor-in-Chief
Hackensack Meridian Health Center for Discovery and Innovation, 340 Kingsland Street, Nutley, NJ 07110, USA
Interests: antifungal drug resistance; molecular diagnostics; antifungal drug discovery
Prof. Dr. José Díaz
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Associate Editor
FISAPLANT Group, Departamento de Bioloxía, Facultade de Ciencias, Universidade da Coruña, Campus de A Coruña, E-15071 A Coruña, Spain
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; tomato spotted wilt virus; capsaicinoids
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Prof. Dr. Raffaella Maria Balestrini *
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Associate Editor
Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection National Research Council of Italy, IPSP-CNR, Turin, Italy
Interests: cell wall; genomics and fungal genomics of symbiotic fungi; mycorrhizal fungi; plant-microbe interactions; abiotic stresses
* Section 'Environmental and Ecological Interactions of Fungi'
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Prof. Dr. Lei Cai *
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Associate Editor
State Key Laboratory of Mycology, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
Interests: fungal biodiversity; fungal ecology; evolutionary biology; fungal taxonomy
* Section 'Fungal Evolution, Biodiversity and Systematics'
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Prof. Dr. Willem Melchers *
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Associate Editor
Radboud University Medical Center, 6525 GA Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Interests: pathogenesis of Aspergillus; Aspergillus resistance; molecular aspects of resistance; molecular aspects of adaptaton; germination
* Section 'Fungal Genomics, Genetics and Molecular Biology'
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Prof. Dr. Aaron Neiman *
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Associate Editor
Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5215, USA
Interests: yeast cell biology; sporulation; spore wall assembly; vesicle trafficking
* Section ‘Fungal Cell Biology, Metabolism and Physiology’
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Prof. Dr. Jose L. Lopez-Ribot
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Associate Editor
Department of Biology, South Texas Center for Emerging Infections Diseases, The University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78249, USA
Interests: Candida pathogenesis; biofilms; antifungal drug development; anti-virulence approaches
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Prof. Dr. Jean-Pierre Gangneux
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Associate Editor
UMR_S 1085—Inserm, Institut de Recherche en Santé, Environnement et Travail, CHU de Rennes, Université de Rennes, 35000 Rennes, France
Interests: fungal diagnosis; treatment; prevention and assessment of environmental risk
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Dr. Ana Alastruey-Izquierdo
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Associate Editor
National Centre for Microbiology, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
Interests: antifungal susceptibility testing; antifungal resistance; medical mycology; taxonomy; diagnosis of fungal infections; epidemiology
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Dr. Alexandre Alanio
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Institut Pasteur, CNRS, Unité de Mycologie Moléculaire, Centre National de Référence Mycoses Invasives et Antifongiques, URA3012, Laboratoire de Parasitologie-Mycologie, AP-HP, Groupe Hospitalier Saint-Louis-Lariboisière-Fernand-Widal, Université de Paris, Paris, France
Interests: pathophysiology of invasive fungal infections; Cryptococcosis; Pneumocystisis; dormancy; metabolism; diagnosis; molecular biology
Dr. Sotiris Amillis

Department of Biology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Interests: fungal genetics and genomics; Aspergillus; nutrient uptake; transporters; metabolism; fungal cell biology; filamentous growth; secretion; endocytosis; intracellular trafficking
Dr. Birgitte Andersen
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Department of the Built Environment, Aalborg University, DK-2450 København, Denmark
Interests: indoor environments; water damaged building materials; control and prevention of fungal growth
Prof. Dr. Spinello Antinori
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Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche e Cliniche “Luigi Sacco”, Università di Milano, Italy
Interests: infectious diseases; invasive aspergillosis; cryptococcosis; histoplasmosis; fungal infections in immunocompromised hosts
Dr. Robert A. Arkowitz
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Université Côte d'Azur, CNRS, Inserm, Institute of Biology Valrose, Parc Valrose, Nice, France
Interests: fungal morphogenesis; fungal cell polarity; signaling in fungal pathogens; membrane traffic; cell organization; cytoskeleton
Prof. Dr. Javier Arroyo
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Dpto. Microbiología y Parasitología, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense, 28040 Madrid,Spain
Interests: fungal genomics; cell wall stress response; cell wall remodelling; fungal cell signalling; MAPKs; control of gene expression
Dr. Mohammad Bahram
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1. Department of Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden
2. Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
Interests: biogeography; microbial ecology; plant-microbe interactions; fungi; mycorrhiza
Dr. Federico Baltar
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Department of Functional & Evolutionary Ecology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Interests: microbial oceanography; pelagic fungi; pelagic Bacteria; pelagic Archaea; marine biogeochemical cycles
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Dr. Ronen Ben-Ami
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Infectious Diseases Unit, Molecular Mycology Laboratory, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Interests: medical mycology; immunocompromised host; Candida auris; Aspergillus fumigatus; antifungal drug resistance; heteroresistance
Prof. Dr. Joan W. Bennett
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Department of Plant Biology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901 USA
Interests: fungal genetics; mycotoxins; volatile organic compounds; women in science
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