Editorial Board for section 'Fungal Genomics, Genetics and Molecular Biology'

Please see the section webpage for more information on this section.

Members (41)

Prof. Dr. Willem Melchers
Website
Section 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
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Dr. Alexandre Alanio
Website
Section Board Member
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
Prof. Dr. Joan W. Bennett
Website
Section Board Member
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
Website
Section Board Member
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
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Dr. Sascha Brunke
Website
Section Board Member
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. Vincent Bruno
Website
Section Board Member
Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Institute for Genome Science, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Interests: Mucormycosis; host-pathogen interactions; transcriptomics; Candida; filamentous fungi; fungal genomics
Dr. Miguel Cacho Teixeira
Website
Section Board Member
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
Dr. Neeraj Chauhan
Website
Section Board Member
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
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Dr. Christina Cuomo
grade Website
Section Board Member
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, United States
Interests: evolution of fungal pathogens; fungal genomics; host-pathogen interactions; Candida; Cryptococcus
Dr. Hans de Cock
Website
Section Board Member
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Utrecht University, H. R. Kruytgebouw, Padualaan 8, 3584 CH Utrecht, The Netherlands
Interests: fungal infection; Malassezia spp.; Aspergillosis; Aspergillus fumigatus; host-microbe interactions
Prof. Dr. Craig Faulds
Website
Section Board Member
Aix Marseille University, UMR 1163 Biodiversity and Biotechnology of Fungi (BBF), Polytech, 13288 Marseille, France
Interests: disassembly of plant cell walls by individual and complexes of fungal enzymes; role of oxygen radicals on extracellular and intracellular fungal oxidative status and corresponding enzyme activities; specificity and structure-function relationships in feruloyl esterases and oxidoreductases; impact of the substrate matrix and reaction environment on enzyme activity; use of enzymes and fungi in the valorisation of agro-industrial side-streams for biofuel, aromas and personal care products
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Gustavo H. Goldman
Website
Section Board Member
Faculdade de Ciências Farmacêuticas de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Interests: fungal molecular genetics; fungal genomics and evolution; filamentous fungi; Aspergillus
Prof. Dr. Yvonne Gräser
Website
Section Board Member
Institute of Microbiology, Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Charité - University Medical Centre Berlin and Berlin Institute of Health, 12203 Berlin, Germany.
Interests: dermatophytes; taxonomy; phylogeny; PCR diagnostics; epidemiology; mating types; antifungal resistence
Prof. Dr. Nancy P. Keller
Website
Section Board Member
School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Interests: fungal pathogenesis
Prof. Dr. James Konopka
Website
Section Board Member
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5222, USA
Interests: molecular mechanisms of fungal pathogenesis; fungal cell signaling; fungal morphogenesis; fungal virulence factors; plasma membrane microdomains
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Kück
Website
Section Board Member
Allgemeine und Molekulare Botanik, Ruhr-University Bochum, Universitätsstr 150, 44780 Bochum, Germany
Interests: fungal morphogenesis; sexual development; secondary metabolism; gene expression; fungal signal transduction pathways
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Shu-Ming Li
Website
Section Board Member
Institut für Pharmazeutische Biologie und Biotechnologie, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Marburg, Germany
Interests: biosynthesis of microbial natural products; prenylated metabolites and prenyltransferases, polyketide synthases, enzyme catalysts, genetic manipulation in ascomycetes and actinomyces
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Dr. Shawn R. Lockhart
grade
Section Board Member
Mycotic Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Interests: Candida; Aspergillus; mold infections; antifungal resistance; population genomics; public health
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Löffler
Website
Section Board Member
Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
Interests: innate immunity; infection; inflammation; invasive aspergillosis; Aspergillus fumigatus
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Maria Mendes Giannini
Website
Section Board Member
Proteomics Center, Mycology Laboratory, UNESP, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, State University, Araraquara, SP, Brazil
Interests: endemic mycoses; biofilm; virulence factors; adhesins; antifungal
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Wieland Meyer
Website
Section Board Member
Westmead Institute for Medical Research, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Interests: molecular medical mycology; fungal population genetics; fungal phylogeny and taxonomy; fungal virulence; molecular epidemiology of human pathogenic fungi; fungal disease outbreak investigation; fungal strain typing; early fungal disease diagnostic
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Dr. Andrew Miller
Website
Section Board Member
Mycologist and Director of the Herbarium/Fungarium, University of Illinois, Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
Interests: ascomycota; DNA barcoding; molecular phylogenetics; systematics; taxonomy
Dr. Aaron P. Mitchell
Website
Section Board Member
Department of Microbiology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Interests: Candida; genetics; biofilm; hyphae; transcriptional regulation; stress response
Dr. Kirsten N. Nielsen
Website
Section Board Member
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Interests: human fungal pathogens; host-pathogen interactions; molecular biology; genetics; cell biology; immunology; drug resistance; pathogenesis
Dr. Clarissa J. Nobile
Website
Section Board Member
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California Merced, Merced, CA 95343, USA
Interests: microbial communities; Candida; biofilms
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Jesús Pla
Website
Section Board Member
Catedrático de Microbiología, Departamento de Microbiología y Parasitología, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Interests: signal transduction; fungus-pathogen interaction; Candida albicans; signal transduction routes; MAP kinase; Candida-host interaction; immunology; cellular wall; commensalism
Prof. Dr. Lucïa Ramírez
Website
Section Board Member
Genetics, Genomics and Microbiology Research Group, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research in Applied Biology (IMAB-UPNa), Public University of Navarre, 31006 Pamplona, Spain
Interests: the genetics and breeding of higher basidiomycetes
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Jose Ramos
Website
Section Board Member
Departament of Microbiology, E.T.S.I.A.M., University of Cordoba, E-14071 Cordoba, Spain
Interests: salt tolerance; ion homeostasis; food and D. hansenii interactions
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Dr. Aitor D. Rementeria-Ruiz
Website
Section Board Member
Department of Immunology, Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Barrio Sarriena, s/n, 48940 Leioa, Spain
Interests: Aspergillus; Lomentospora/Scedosporium; Candida; pathogenesis; molecular diagnostic; proteomics; transcriptomics; molecular mechanisms of host-fungal interaction
Dr. Célia F. Rodrigues
Website
Section Board Member
Back to TopTop