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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
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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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 diversity; molecular ecology; fungal taxonomy; microbiome
* Section 'Fungal Evolution, Biodiversity and Systematics'
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Prof. Dr. José Díaz
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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. Jean-Pierre Gangneux
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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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Prof. Dr. Jose L. Lopez-Ribot
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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. 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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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
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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
Prof. Dr. Spinello Antinori
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Luigi Sacco Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, Università degli Studi di Milano, 20157 Milano, Italy
Interests: infectious diseases; invasive aspergillosis; cryptococcosis; histoplasmosis; fungal infections in immunocompromised hosts
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Prof. Dr. Maiken Cavling Arendrup
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1. Unit of Mycology, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
2. Department of Clinical Microbiology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
3. Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: fungal infections; antifungal susceptibility testing; epidemiology of invasive fungal infections; antifungal resistance; diagnostics for fungal infections
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Dr. Hiran Anjana Ariyawansa
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Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, College of Bio-Resources and Agriculture, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Interests: fungal diversity; fungal phylogenetics and systematics; fungal evolution; plant pathology
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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Departamento de 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. Federico Baltar
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Department of Functional & Evolutionary Ecology, Universitat Wien, Vienna, Austria
Interests: marine microbial ecology; biological oceanography; fungal oceanography; marine biogeochemistry
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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
Prof. Dr. Paola Bonfante
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Department of Life Sciences and Systems Biology, University of Torino, Viale P.A. Mattioli 25, I-10125 Torino, Italy
Interests: plant-microbe interactions; mycorrhizal symbioses; omics approaches; endobacteria; fungi as components of plant microbiota; sustainable agriculture
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Dr. Katherine A. Borkovich
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Microbiology & Plant Pathology, University of California Riverside, Riverside, CA, USA
Interests: signal transduction; Neurospora crassa; Fusarium oxysporum; plant cell wall degradation; functional genomics
Prof. Dr. Andrew M. Borman
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1. UK Mycology Reference Laboratory, Public Health England South West Laboratory, Science Quarter, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK
2. Principal Clinical Scientist and Deputy Director, UK Mycology Reference Laboratory, Bristol, UK
3. Honorary Professor in the College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
Interests: medical mycology; fungal identification; taxonomy and phylogeny; diagnosis and treatment of fungal infections; endemic and emerging mycoses; antifungal susceptibility testing
Dr. Sascha Brunke
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Dept. Microbial Pathogenicity Factors, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Hans-Knöll-Institut, Jena, Germany
Interests: fungal pathogen adaptations; metal acquisition; host-fungus interactions
Dr. Santa Olga Cacciola
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Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment (di3A), University of Catania, 95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: oomycetes and fungal diseases diagnosis; molecular diagnosis; emerging plant diseases; plant disease management strategies; diversity of plant pathogens; trachemycoses; bioremediation strategies
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Dr. Miguel Cacho Teixeira
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Institute of Bioengineering and Biosciences, Bioengineering Department, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: drug resistance; drug transporters; transcription regulation; regulatory networks; biofilm formation; pathogenic yeasts; Candida species; Saccharomyces cerevisiae; cell factories; probiotic yeasts
Prof. Dr. Richard D. Cannon
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Sir John Walsh Research Institute, University of Otago Faculty of Dentistry, P.O. Box 56, 9054 Dunedin, New Zealand
Interests: oral microbiology; antifungal drug resistance; antifungal drug discovery; oral adhesion; Candida albicans
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Prof. Dr. Simone Cesaro
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Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Ospedale Donna Bambino, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata, Verona, Italy
Interests: fungal infection; pediatric malignancy; hematopoietic stem cell transplantation; neutropenic patients
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Dr. Sudha Chaturvedi
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New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY, USA
Interests: molecular and protein-based technologies for fungal detection and identification antifungal drug resistance trends; mechanisms of action and detection methods for pathogenic yeasts and molds examinati
Dr. Neeraj Chauhan
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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
Interests: Candidiasis; antifungal drug resistance; Chromatin; epigenetics; host-fungal interactions; fungal pathogenesis
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Dr. Zhi-Yuan Chen
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Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Interests: (1) understanding host–fungus interactions between maize (corn) and Aspergillus flavus, the fungus that produces aflatoxins during the infection of susceptible crops; between soybean and Phakopsora pachyrhizi, the causal agent of soybean rust; and between soybean and Cercospora cf. flagellaris/ C. kikuchii, the pathogens causing Cercospora leaf blight; (2) developing strategies to enhance host resistance in maize and soybean to these fungal diseases, such as the overexpression of host-resistance-associated genes or the suppression of key fungal genes through host-induced gene silencing (HIGS)
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