Fall Symposium "Fungal interactions revisited"

About this event

Category
Conference
Date
Nov 29, 2019
Location
Westerdijk Institute, Utrecht

On November 29th, the Mycology division of the KNVM will organise its annual fall meeting at the Westerdijk Institute. The program is detailed below and can be downloaded here (PDF).

 

Fungal interactions revisited

09.30-10.00

Registration and coffee.

10.00-10.10

Jan Dijksterhuis (Westerdijk Institute, Utrecht, NL): Introduction

10.10-10.50

Markus Künzler (ETH, Zürich, Zwitserland): “How fungi defend themselves against predators and competitors”.

10.50-11.30

Tim Levine (University College London, UK): “Comparative fungal genomics shows how cells are wired” 

11.30-12.00

Paolina Garbeva (WUR);” Communication between bacteria and fungi”. 

12.00-13.15

Lunch

13.15-13.30

Amir Arastehfar (Westerdijk Institute, Utrecht): "Exploring molecular epidemiology and mechanisms of antifungal resistance and identification of clinically important yeasts"

13.30-13.45

Ben Auxir (Wageningen University and Research): "Maximizing sex but minimising risk: modelling the dikaryotic lifecycle"

13.45-14.00

Arthur Gorter de Vries (MBI, Delft): "Lager brewing yeast in the era of modern genetics"

14.00-14.15

Tim van Leeuwe (University Leiden): "The new old: Classical genetics and CRISPR/Cas9 as a happy couple to characterise an Aspergillus niger cell wall mutant"

14.15-14.30 Fei Wu (University Groningen): "The role of ER-localized Pex23 family protein in yeast Hansenula polymorpha"

14.30-15.00

15.00-15.30

Aurin Vos (TU Delft):”Interactions and oscillation in the compost environment”.

Coffee

15.30-15.45

 

15.45-16.00

Ioana Marian (University Utrecht): "Defense of mushroom-forming fungi against their fungal pathogens"

Nele de Klerk (or somebody else) MICROPIA: Mycology and outreach

16.00-16.30

Ph. D theses 2018-2019

16.30-16.45

Borrel

How to reach The Westerdijk Institute: http://www.westerdijkinstitute.nl/DefaultInfo.aspx?Page=ContactUs
Lunch, coffee and borrel are free of charge. Registration via email helps us to estimate how many lunches we need to order.

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