Editorial Board for section 'Fungal Cell Biology, Metabolism and Physiology'

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Members (33)

Prof. Dr. Aaron Neiman
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Section 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
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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
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. Scott D. Briggs
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Department of Biochemistry and Purdue University Center for Cancer Research, Purdue University, Hansen Life Science Research Building, 201S, University Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
Interests: epigenetics; chromatin; histone modifications; histone methyltransferases; transcriptional regulation; antifungal drug resistance; fungal pathogenesis; ergosterol biosynthesis; Candida
Dr. Alessio Cimmino
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Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Napoli Federico II, Complesso Universitario Monte Sant'Angelo, Via Cintia 4, 80126 Napoli, Italy
Interests: natural product chemistry; bioactive fungal metabolites; isolation and structure elucidation; chromatographic techniques; spectroscopic methods; biological activity
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Prof. Dr. George Deepe
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Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Interests: fungal immunology; host response to Histoplasma capsulatum; lung immunology; cytokines; chemokines; macrophages; T cells
Dr. Julianne Djordjevic
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Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Institute for Medical Research, 176 Hawkesbury Road, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
Interests: molecular fungal pathogenesis; fungal metabolites; cell signalling; kinases; phosphate homeostasis; stress responses; virulence; drug discovery; Cryptococcus neoformans
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Prof. Dr. Irina Druzhinina
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College of Resources and Environmental Sciences, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, China
Interests: biological control of fungal pests; biological degradation of synthetic polymers; DNA BarCoding; fungal – bacterial interactions; fungal cell biology; fungal communities; fungal diversity; fungal fitness; fungal genomics; fungal taxonomy; genetics and genomics; heterologous protein production; horizontal gene transfer in fungi; hydrophobins; hypocreales; microbial ecology; microbial ecophysiology; molecular evolution and phylogeny; mycoparasitism; phenotype profiling; small secreted cysteine-rich proteins (SSCPs); surface-active proteins; Trichoderma; tropical ecology
Prof. Dr. Laurent Dufossé
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Laboratoire de Chimie des Substances Naturelles et des Sciences des Aliments, ESIROI Département Agroalimentaire, Université de La Réunion, 2 Rue Joseph Wetzell, F‐97490 Saint Denis, France
Interests: sustainable textile; microbial biotechnology; microbial production of pigments and colorants; fermentation; bioprocess engineering and fermentation technology
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Dr. Pierre Falson
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Drug Resistance and Membrane Proteins Group, Molecular Microbiology and Structural Biochemistry Laboratory, CNRS UMR 5086, University of Lyon, IBCP, 7, passage du Vercors, 69367 Lyon, France
Interests: membrane proteins; detergent design; structural biochemistry; antifungal and anticancer drugs resistance; yeast; human and bacterial ABC and MFS multidrug efflux pumps
Dr. Praveen Juvvadi
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Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Interests: Aspergillus fumigatus hyphal growth; septation; drug resistance and stress response mechanisms
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Prof. Dr. Bruce Klein
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1. Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA
2. Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA
Interests: immunology of fungal infections; host-fungal pathogen interactions; dimorphic fungi; T cells; lung epithelium; genetic susceptibility to fungal infection
Prof. Dr. Stephen A. Klotz
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Division of Infections Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
Interests: Candida albicans; candidiasis; fungal adherence; fungal functional amyloid; serum amyloid-P component; Chagas disease; kissing bugs; envenomations
Prof. Dr. Daniel Kornitzer
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Department of Molecular Microbiology, B. Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
Interests: Candida cell biology; cell cycle regulation; morphogenesis; micronutrient acquisition
Dr. Lukasz Kozubowski
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Department of Genetics and Biochemistry, Eukaryotic Pathogens Innovation Center, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA
Interests: fungal cell division; cytokinesis; biology of septins; antifungal drug resistance; Cryptococcus neoformans
Prof. Dr. Sven Krappmann
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Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene, University Hospital Erlangen and Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Erlangen, Germany
Interests: Aspergillus; mating; metabolism; molecular mycology; virulence
Dr. Byungsuk Kwon
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School of Biology Science and Biomedical Research Center, University of Ulsan, Ulsan, Korea
Interests: innate immunity to Candida albicans; mechanisms of tolerance and resistance; immunoregulation; cytokines and costimulatory molecules; drug discovery
Prof. Dr. Jean-Paul Latgé

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Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology FORTH And School of Medicine, University of Crete Heraklion, 71003 Crete, Greece
Interests: Aspergillus; cell wall; glycobiology; diagnosis
Prof. Dr. Long Liu
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Key Laboratory of Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biotechnology, Ministry of Education, Jiangnan University, Wuxi 214122, China
Interests: yeast metabolic engineering; genome-scale metabolic model; laboratory adaptative evolution of yeast; genetic circuits; organic acids production by yeast
Dr. Humberto Martín
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Departamento de Microbiología y Parasitología, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Interests: yeast genetics; MAPK signaling; antifungal drug development
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Dr. Florentine Marx
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Biocenter, Institute of Molecular Biology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
Interests: small, cationic, antimicrobial proteins and peptides; antifungal activity; new antimicrobial therapeutics
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Dr. Brian Monk
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Sir John Walsh Research Institute and Department of Oral Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
Interests: mechanisms of antifungal resistance; structural biology of antifungal targets; antifungal drug discovery; yeast biotechnology
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Prof. Dr. Hector M. Mora-Montes
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Dr. Isabelle Mouyna
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Unité des Aspergillus, 25 rue du Docteur Roux, Institut Pasteur, 25 rue du Docteur Roux, 75015 Paris, France
Interests: fungal cell wall; fungal morphogenesis; Aspergillus fumigatus; Aspergillosis; fungal diseases
Prof. Dr. Corey Nislow
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Departments of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Biochemistry, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T1Z3, Canada
Interests: yeast synthetic biology; yeast biotechnology for understanding human disease variants; chemogenomic screening; yeast in extreme environments
Dr. Berl R. Oakley
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Department of Molecular Biosciences, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA
Interests: Aspergillus nidulans; secondary metabolism; fungal protein
Prof. Dr. Isabel Sá-Correia
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IBB-Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: adaptive response and tolerance to stresses in yeasts; yeast functional and comparative genomics; yeast physiology and physiological genomics; gene and genomic transcription regulation in yeasts; solute transport and membrane transporters in yeasts; MDR/MXR transporters; yeast biotechnology; yeast biorefineries
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Prof. Dr. Eriko Takano
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Faculty of Life Sciences, Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, University of Manchester, 131 Princess Street Manchester, Manchester M1 7DN, UK
Interests: antibiotic biosynthesis; synthetic biology; transcriptional regulation; signalling molecule; metabolomics
Dr. Ines Teichert
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Arbeitskreis für Allgemeine und Molekulare Botanik, Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Germany
Interests: mRNA editing; fungal development; fungal genetics; cell signaling and differentiation; ascospore formation
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