Topical Advisory Panel


MRC Centre for Global Disease Analysis, Imperial College London, London, UK
Interests: mycoses; antifungal drug resistance; epidemiology; genomics; human health
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Department of Biochemical Engineering, Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Interests: yeast molecular genetics; genetic recombination; DNA repair; genome stability
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Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2004 Folwell Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108, USA
Interests: wood decomposer fungi; fungal genetics; systems biology; genome-editing; mycoremediation; lignocellulose degradation
Institute of Evolutionary Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
Interests: bacterial-fungal interactions; evolution and ecology of basal fungal lineages (especially Mucoromycotina); taxonomy and systematics
Botany Department, Faculty of Science, Tanta University, Tanta 31527, Egypt
Interests: plant molecular biology and biotechnology; plant biostimulants; plant-microbe interactions; mycorrhizal fungi and plants; biological control of diseases; abiotic and biotic stresses; heavy metals and phytoremediation; antimicrobials; secondary metabolites and antioxidants; natural products; genetics and molecular phylogeny; plant and microbial omics
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Dr. Helmut J.F. Salzer
Department of Pulmonology, Kepler University Hospital, Linz, Austria
Interests: chronic pulmonary aspergillosis; CPAnet; endemic mycoses causing pulmonary disease; mycobacterial diseases
Department of Food Biotechnology, Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology, IATA-CSIC, Avda. Catedrático Agustín Escardino, 7, 46980 Paterna, Valencia, Spain
Interests: Penicillium spp.; postharvest; fungal control; fungicide resistance; virulence/pathogenesis; signal transduction pathways; host–pathogen interaction; synthetic biology
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Center for Discovery and Innovation, Hackensack Meridian Health, Nutley, NJ, USA
Interests: Candida auris; Candida spp.; healthcare-associated infections; antifungal susceptibility testing; antifungal drug resistance mechanisms; molecular diagnostics of fungal pathogens
Dr. Volker Rickerts
Robert Koch Institut, 13353 Berlin, Germany
Interests: identification of fungi in tissue samples; epidemiology of cryptococcosis
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Dr. Ahn-Heum Eom
Biology Education, Korea National University of Education, Cheongju, Republic of Korea
Interests: ecology and systematics of mycorrhizal and endophytic fungi; mutualistic relationships between plants and fungi
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, 80539 Munich, Germany
Interests: Stachybotrys; MALDI-TOF MS; mykotoxins; veterinary medicine
Laboratory for Integrated Molecular Plant Physiology Research (IMPRES), Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
Interests: climate change; abiotic and biotic stresses; plant–environment interactions at various scales spanning from genes-to-plants-to-ecosystems; functional analysis of mycorrhiza and endophytes; secondary metabolites and antioxidants
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Department of Comparative Biochemistry and Bioanalytics, Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
Interests: biochemistry; protein purification; proteins; fungi
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Departamento de Genética y Microbiología, Facultad de Biología, Universidad de Murcia, 30100 Murcia, Spain
Interests: RNA silencing mechanism in fungus; mucorales; antifungal resistance and virulence; fungal genetics and genomics
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Dr. John Dearnaley
School of Sciences, University of Southern Queensland, Springfield, Australia
Interests: mycorrhizal fungi; serendipitaceae; sustainable agriculture; endophytic fungi; bioactives discovery
Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Interests: A. fumigatus; azole resistance; Evolutionary genetics; fungal genetics; fungal lifecycle
College of Pharmacy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1065, USA
Interests: antifungal pharmacotherapy; candidiasis; antifungal prophylaxis
1. Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sassari, 07100 Sassari, Italy
2. Hospital Pharmacy, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Sassari, 07100 Sassari, Italy
Interests: antimicrobial resistance in nosocomial clinical microorganisms; infection; antimicrobial activity; essential oils; biofilm; biomaterials; ocular infections; orthopeadics infections
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Área de Biodiversidad y Conservación, Dpto. Biología & Geología, Física y Química Inorgánica, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Departamental II-203, Campus de Móstoles, c/ Tulipán s/n, Móstoles, E-28933 Madrid, Spain
Interests: lichen forming fungi; taxonomy; evolution; phylogeny; lichenicolous fungi
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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
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Laboratory of Chemistry of Natural Substances and Food Sciences (LCSNSA), University of Reunion, F-97490 Sainte-Clotilde, Reunion Island, France
Interests: fermentation; industrial biotechnology; marine fungi; fungal pigments; anthraquinones; chemistry of lipids; biodiesel
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Medical Microbiology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara 06100, Turkey
Interests: medical mycology; Candida; aspergillus; fungemia; cystic fibrosis; antifungal resistance
National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC), National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), 113 Thailand Science Park, Phahonyothin Rd, Khlong Nueng, Khlong Luang, Pathum Thani 12120, Thailand
Interests: microfungi and freshwater fungi; fungal systematics/taxnomy; mycological diversity; polyphasic fungal identification; decomposition and degradation by fungi; extreme environment/usual habitat derived micro-fungi; agricultural residue-degrading fungi; mycelium-based composite
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Instituto de Investigaciones Bioquímicas de La Plata (INIBIOLP), National University of La Plata (UNLP), La Plata 1900, Argentina
Interests: entomopathogenic fungi; insect immunity; fungus–insect interaction; gene expression; fungal secondary metabolites; virulence factors
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Dr. Hung-Ji Tsai
Institute of Microbiology and Infection, School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
Interests: saccharomyces cerevisiae; Candida albicans (and other Candida species); genomics and cell biological techniques; fungal stress adaptation
1. Applied Mycology and Microbiology Department, MIGAL-Galilee Research Institute, Kiryat Shmona 11016, Israel
2. Department of Food Sciences, Tel Hai College, Upper Galilee 12210, Israel
Interests: applied and environmental mycology; edible mushroom ecology and biotechnology; fungal bioactive compounds; fungal biodegradation processes; fungal–bacterial interactions; fungal nutrition; forest soil mycology
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Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary
Interests: biofilms; quorum-sensing; antifungal drugs; clinical mycology; alternative therapies; Candida spp.; fungal–bacterial interaction
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Prof. Dr. Wenhui Zheng
State Key Laboratory of Ecological Pest Control for Fujian and Taiwan Crops, College of Plant Protection, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou 350002, China
Interests: fungal pathogenesis; fungal-host interaction; magnaporthe oryzae; Fusarium graminearum; vesicle trafficking
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. Manuela Oliveira
1. Ipatimup—Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
2. i3S—Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde, Porto, Portugal
Interests: microbiology; microbial forensics; botany; botany forensic; molecular markers; genetics
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