Fall meeting of the KNVM Division Mycology

About this event

Nov 24, 2017

The annual fall meeting of the division Mycology of the Royal Dutch Society for Microbiology (KNVM) will take place on November 24th in the Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute (Uppsalalaan 8, Utrecht). 


Fungi; information and innovation

09.30-10.00 Registration and coffee
10.00-10.10 Jan Dijksterhuis (CBS Utrecht): Introduction
10.10-10.50 Alex Brand (University of Aberdeen, UK): ‘What do we know how a fungus feels – and why should we care?’
10.50-11.30 Serge Pelet (University of Lausanne, Switzerland): Single cell analysis of a cell fate decision system.
11.30-12.00 Ruud Weusthuis (Wageningen University): Monascus ruber as cell factory for lactic acid production at low pH.
12.00-12.30 Nadia Soudzilovskaia  (Leiden University): Global distribution patterns of plant-fungal symbiosis, the mycorrhizae.
12.30-14.00 Lunch.
14.00-15.00 Offered papers (15 minutes each)
15.00-15.30 Coffee.
15.30-16.30 Offered papers (15 minutes each)
16.30 Borrel.

Lunch, coffee and borrel are free of charge. Registration helps us to estimate how many lunches we need to order (j.dijksterhuis@westerdijkinstitute.nl


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