Fall Meeting 2016

Call for presentations and nominations for the best Thesis Award 2015/2016

The annual meeting of the section Mycology of the Royal Dutch Society for Microbiology (KNVM) will take place Friday November 25 in the CBS building (Uppsalalaan 8, Utrecht). The theme of the morning session will be “Fungi on the Move” discussing aspects of transport and dispersion from ecology to molecular biology. PhD students and Post-docs are invited to present their work in the afternoon (please contact Han Wösten). These contributions do not have to be related to the theme of the morning session.

The best Thesis Award 2015/2016 will be announced at the end of the meeting. Please submit your nominations to Han Wösten by sending a pdf file of the thesis of the candidate that defended his/her dissertation in 2015 or 2016. 

Program

09.30-10.00

Registration.

10.00-10.10

Jan Dijksterhuis (CBS Utrecht): Introduction.

10.10-10.50

Sarah Gurr (Exeter University): Global changes of fungal pathogens distribution due to climate change.

10.50-11.30

Gero Steinberg (Exeter University): Organelle movement in fungal cells.

11.30-12.10

Jeanne Ropars (Institut Pasteur): Fungal DNA on the move.

12.10-12.40

Paul Verweij (Radboud Medical Center Nijmegen). The race to stop the silent tsunami of antifungal drug resistance

12.40-14.00

Lunch.

14.00-15.00

Offered papers

15.00-15.30

Coffee

15.30-16.00

Offered papers

16.00-16.30

Best Thesis Award 2015-2016

16.30-

Fungal Networking: Borrel.

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