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2015 Important Dates

Abstract Submission Opens September 10
Conference Registration Opens October 1
Abstract Submission Deadline December 10
Conference and Housing Registration Deadline December 10
Abstract Revision Deadline December 11
Platform/Poster Assignments Online February 17

Poster Session Listing



Biochemistry and Metabolism

1. Biochemical characterization of a mitochondrial nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide carrier in Aspergillus fumigatus. L. L. L. Balico

2. The proteinogenic and non proteinogenic function of histidine in Aspergillus fumigatus. Anna-Maria Dietl

3. Fumigatin-oxide production by Aspergillus fumigatus is regulated by iron availability and temperature involving the transcription factors HapX and SrbA. Beatrix E. Lechner

4. The MFS transporter gene in GT biosynthetic cluster is necessary for GT secretion and protection. Elizabeth Smith

5. Commonalities and partial redundancy of two LaeA- and BrlA-regulated conidial polyketide metabolites in A. fumigatus. Kurt Throckmorton

6. Multiple phosphatases regulate carbon source dependent germination and primary metabolism in Aspergillus nidulans. Leandro Assis

7. Lactose transport in Aspergillus nidulans: Identification and expression of a second permease gene. Erzsébet Fekete

8. Aspergillus nidulans as cell factory for production of mycophenolic acid. Zofia D. Jarczynska

9. Promiscuity runs in the family - Analysis of nidulanins. Jakob B. Nielsen

10. A biocombinatorial engineering approach for production of novel synthetic natural products. Maria Lund Nielsen

11. G protein-coupled receptor mediates nutrient sensing and developmental control in Aspergillus nidulans. Thaila Reis

12. Influence of microgravity on the production of Aspergillus nidulans secondary metabolites onboard the International Space Station. Clay Wang

13. Exploring the potential of Aspergillus niger as secondary metabolite producer. Simon Boecker

14. Development of a community consensus model for Aspergillus niger. Julian Brandl

15. Heterologous Expression of Cellulases in Aspergillus niger. S. A. Campen

16. Biological role and characterization of aegerolysins and proteins with MACPF domain in filamentous fungus Aspergillus niger. Marusa Novak

17. Reconstruction of the biosynthetic pathway for the terpene antibiotic pleuromutilin in the secondary host Aspergillus oryzae. Fabrizio Alberti

18. Investigating torrubiellone A gene cluster from Torrubiella sp. BCC2165 in A. oryzae as heterologous host. G. Fernandez Bunster

19. Phenotype analysis of Rice koji protein genes disruptants in Aspergillus oryzae. Kazuhiro Iwashita

20. Involvement of C7-C8 loop of Aspergillus oryzae hydrophobin RolA in interaction between RolA and a polyester. Takumi Tanaka

21. D73 of Aspergillus oryzae cutinase CutL1 is cooperatively involved in the ionic interaction between fungal hydrophobin RolA and CutL1 with other acidic amino acid residues of CutL1. T. Tanaka

22. Functional analysis of intracellular metalloproteases, saccharolysin orthologues in Aspergillus oryzae. Y. Yamagata

23. Plant biomass degrading potential of a new Penicillium species, Penicillium subrubescens. Kristiina Hilden

24. Heterologous expression of feruloyl esterases of Aspergillus clavatus and Aspergillus terreus. Miia Mäkelä

25. Forward Genetics in the white-rot fungus Pleurotus ostreatus: Towards identification of molecular mechanisms essential for ligninolytic system. T. Nakazawa

26. Colocalization of wood modifications and secretome composition during the colonization of wood by Postia placenta and Gloeophyllum trabeum. Gerald Presley

27. Debaryomyces hansenii killer toxin against Candida species. Nabaraj Banjara

28. Force-Sensing Amyloids in Yeast Adhesins Mediate Adhesion and Biofilm Formation. Cho xj Chan

29. Phenotypic switching in Candida albicans: towards integrating environmental inputs and cellular outputs. Iuliana Ene

30. Translation stress signaling to the circadian clock of Neurospora crassa. Axel Diernfellner

31. Functional analysis of secondary metabolism gene clusters expressed in Colletotrichum appressoria. Jean-Felix Dallery

32. The proteomic analyzes of Paracoccidioides lutizii conidia by using MSE approach. Clayton Borges

33. Oxylipins in Fusarium verticillioides and Fumonisin accumulation in Maize. Valeria Scala

34. Real-time imaging of hydrogen-peroxide dynamics in vegetative and invasive hyphae of Fusarium graminearum using the novel fluorescent reporter HyPer. Joerg Bormann

35. Identification and characterization of a NADPH oxidase target in Fusarium graminearum. Salima Chatur

36. Biosynthesis of DON/15-ADON and NX-2 by different variants of TRI1 from Fusarium graminearum. Gerlinde Wiesenberger

37. Alteration of ergot alkaloid profile in Epichloë coenophiala by surgical trim of a chromosome end. Simona Florea

38. trp1+ vector transformation in auxotrophic Coprinopsis cinerea strains generates less clones than co-transformation with a non-trp1+ vector. U. Kües

39. Switching the fate of mRNA transcripts for mitochondrial biogenesis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Chien-Der Lee

40. Production of natural statins using heterologous expression in Aspergillus oryzae. Jeroen Maertens

41. Molecular characterization of secondary metabolism in the phytopathogenic fungus Ustilago maydis. Esmeralda Reyes Fernandez

42. Expression of Agaricus bisporus manganese peroxidases in Schizophyllum commune. Aurin Vos

43. Heterologous expression of natural product biosynthesis genes in Aspergillus oryzae. Joanne Wong

44. Proteomic analysis during hyperosmotic stress revels a complex osmoadaptative repertoire by the pathogenic dimorphic fungus Paracoccidioides sp. Wesley Brito

45. A nitrogen tranceptor in the oleaginous yeast Yarrowia lipolytica. Erin Bredeweg

46. Duplication and redundancy of leucine, valine and isoleucine biosynthesis genes in Aspergillus nidulans. Damien Downes

47. Detoxification of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) by the Pleurotus ostreatus lignolytic enzymes aryl alcohol oxidase and dehydrogenase. D. Feldman

48. Manganese ion deficiency plays a pivotal role in the itaconic acid production of Aspergillus terreus. Levente Karaffa

49. RNA interference mediated suppression of ornithine decarboxylase to investigate polyamine metabolism in Cryphonectria parasitica. M. Pokharel

50. Transport proteins for itaconic acid production in Aspergillus niger. Matthias G. Steiger

51. Fungal cell factories for the production of biochemicals in biorefineries. L. Yang

52. Response to nitrogen limitation in Yarrowia lipolytica. Kyle Pomraning

53. Evidences that a secondary metabolite is the Fe3+-reductant secreted by an ectomycorrhizal fungus during decomposition of litter material. Firoz Shah

54. The ORF NCU08772 encodes a putative multifunctional cyclin involved in germination, cell cycle regulation, germination and glycogen metabolism in Neurospora crassa. Thiago de Souza Candido

55. Metabolism of the chitin monomer N-acetylglucosamine in Neurospora crassa. R. Gaderer

56. The RACK1 homolog CPC-2 regulates cross pathway control via post-translational regulation of the bZIP transcription factor CPC-1 in Neurospora crassa . Arit Ghosh

57. Understanding pathway based auxin biosynthesis and transport in filamentous fungi through structure-function correlation and its evolutionary consequences. Puspendu Sardar

58. Reserve carbohydrate metabolism is controlled by pH signaling pathway in Neurospora crassa. Stela Virgilio

59. Comparative analysis of the sterol biosynthetic pathways in oomycetes. P. Dahlin

60. How menadione triggers aflatoxin synthesis in A. flavus. M. Zaccaria

61. Kinase activity of HwHog1 is essential for survival of Hortaea werneckii in solar salterns. A. Kejžar

62. Propionate metabolism in Paracoccidioides sp.: proteomic and biochemistry analysis. Alexandre Melo Bailao

63. Comparisons of the responses of fungi to lignocellulosic substrates using single and mixed cultures. Paul Daly

64. Secreted protein profile and gene expression analysis of Trichoderma harzianum induced with different phytopathogen cell walls. Marcelo Ramada

65. Comparative proteomic and phenotypic analysis of Paracoccidioides lutzii isolated in a fatal case of fungemia. M. Silva-Bailao

66. Contributions of the nitrate assimilation pathway to Phytophthora infestans revealed by transcriptional profiling and gene silencing. Melania Abrahamian

67. Investigating terpenoid production in basidiomycete fungi. Alice M. Banks

68. Diarylcyclopentenone pigment biosynthesis in Paxillus involutus. Jana Braesel

69. A new view on Aspergillus chemotaxonomy. Jens Frisvad

70. A new type of melanin required for pigmentation of Aspergillus terreus conidia. E. Geib

71. Systems effects of gliotoxin bis-thiomethylation in Aspergillus fumigatus. Gary W. Jones

72. Non-trichothecene sesquiterpenes are produced by Fusarium graminearum PH-1, and are dependent on Tri5 expression. H. Corby Kistler

73. The mechanism of activation of patulin biosynthesis by ammonia during Penicillium expansum fruit colonization. Dov Prusky

74. Amanitin macrocyclization catalyzed by a dedicated prolyl oligopeptidase from Galerina marginata. Jonathan Walton

75. A synthetic biology approach for unveiling the ecologically-relevant secondary metabolites in phytopathogens. Yit-Heng Chooi

76. Production of metabolically engineered biosurfactants from basidiomycetes. Hans-Tobias Deinzer

77. How to efficiently move a 24 kb gene cluster between fungal species. Rasmus J. N. Frandsen

78. Overexpression of the laeA gene leads to increased production of cyclopiazonic acid in Aspergillus fumisynnematus. Inhyung Lee

79. Characterization of a new secondary metabolite gene cluster in Claviceps purpurea. Lisa Neubauer

80. Secondary metabolite with antimicrobial activity synthesized by an edible smut fungus, Ustilago esculenta - from genomics and biochemistry. Cheng Ou-Yang

81. RNA-seq analysis of Cercospora beticola DMI-resistant and -sensitive strains in response to tetraconazole. Melvin Bolton

82. The cellulase specific transcriptome of Trichoderma reesei as influenced by light, photoreceptors and CRE1. Eva Stappler

83. Ustilago maydis zinc transporters genes are functional orthologs of Saccharomyces cerevisiae ZRT1 and ZRT2. Elva Arechiga-Carvajal

Cell Biology and Development

84. The RDS1 is required for dimorphic switching in lichen fungus Umbilicaria muehlenbergii. Min-Hye Jeong

85. Role(s) of a chitin binding mucinoid protein, Cbp1, in appressorium differentiation of Pyricularia oryzae. Misa Kuroki

86. Transcriptome analysis and phenotypic comparison between knockout and knockdown mutants of Ehs1 in Pyricularia oryzae. Kana Okauchi

87. Oxygen and an Extracellular Phase Transition Independently Control Central Regulatory Genes and Conidiogenesis in Aspergillus fumigatus. Myoung-Hwan Chi

88. The Aspergillus fumigatus farnesyltransferase β-subunit, Ram1, regulates Ras protein localization, conidial viability and antifungal susceptibility. Tiffany S. Norton

89. Characterization of Myosins in Aspergillus fumigatus Growth and Pathogenesis. Hilary Renshaw

90. Understanding the Role of Septins in Aspergillus fumigatus Growth and Pathogenesis. José M. Vargas-Muñiz

91. Stage-dependent subcellualr compartmentalization of fungal melanic biosynthetic machinery. Xinping Xu

92. A novel role for an SR/RRM family mRNA shuttling binding protein in cell cycle regulation in Aspergillus nidulans. Sarah Anglin

93. Global examination of the molecular roles, localizations and interactomes of F-box proteins in fungal development. Oezguer Bayram

94. The role of septin AspD in Aspergillus nidulans. I. Dörter

95. Functional domains of the developmental regulator FlbB mediate the tip-to-nucleus communication in Aspergillus nidulans vegetative hyphae. Oier Etxebeste

96. The velvet family of fungal regulators contains a DNA-binding domain structurally similar to NF-κB. Jennifer Gerke

97. The sepG gene in Aspergillus nidulans encodes an IQGAP homologue. Terry Hill

98. Golgi-localized and the palmitoyl transferase-related AkrA homologs mediates [Ca2+]i transient to response ER and azole stresses. Ling Lu

99. The functional orthologue of the human tumor suppressor APC protein MigA plays a role in polarity determination in the filamentous fungus Aspergillus nidulans. Raphael Manck

100. Cytoplasmic dynein is required for the coalescence and clearance of protein aggregates in filamentous fungi. Mark McClintock

101. Insights into the nuclear transport and function of the transcription factor FlbB. Elixabet Oiartzabal

102. Conserved, rare codons encoding residues of the N-terminal region of the urea transporter UreA are necessary for proper synthesis and/or targeting to the plasma membrane. A. Ramon

103. Coordination of aminophospholipid asymmetry, P4 ATPases, and vesicle traffic during hyphal growth. Zachary Schultzhaus

104. Sclerotia formation in Aspergillus niger is accompanied by expression of otherwise silent secondary metabolite gene clusters. Arthur Ram

105. Genome-wide transcriptome analysis of cell wall remodeling in Aspergillus niger in response to the absence of galactofuranose biosynthesis. Arthur Ram

106. The use of the parasexual cycle and bulk segregant analysis followed by high-throughput sequencing to characterize a sclerotia-forming mutant in Aspergillus niger. Arthur Ram

107. Micro-colony heterogeneity in liquid cultures. Brand Recter

108. Characterization of septum association of a Woronin body-tethering protein Leashin in Aspergillus oryzae. Pei Han

109. Investigation of molecular mechanism regulating light-dependent repression of conidiation in Aspergillus oryzae. Jun-ichi Maruyama

110. Functional characterization of two proteins potentially involved in response to fludioxonil in Botrytis cinerea: new virulence factors? Jaafar Kilani

111. The NADPH oxidase complex in Botrytis cinerea - New functions, members and the potential link to essential ER functions. Robert Marschall

112. Two key enzymes, one product – DHN melanin biosynthesis in the plant pathogen Botrytis cinerea is due to two differentially expressed PKS-encoding genes. Julia Schumacher

113. Study of clathrin in the phytopathogenic fungus Botrytis cinerea. Eytham Souibgui

114. Stress signaling in Botrytis cinerea: The response regulator BcSkn7. Anne Viefhues

115. Depletion of the mitotic kinase Cdc5p in Candida albicans results in the formation of elongated buds that switch to the hyphal fate over time in a Ume6p-dependent manner. Catherine Bachewich

116. Heterokaryon analysis of a Cdc48-like gene, CpCdc48, from the chestnut blight fungus Cryphonectria parasitica demonstrates it is essential for cell division and growth. Y.-H. Ko

117. An S-phase checkpoint is necessary for appressorium-mediated plant infection in the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. Miriam Oses-Ruiz

118. ChIP-seq Analysis Identifies Target Genes of Transcription Factor PRO1 that Regulates Multicellular Development in Sordaria macrospora. Eva Steffens

119. Interactions of the Candida albicans chitin synthases at septation sites. Megan Lenardon

120. CoWHI2, the homolog of stress response regulator WHI2 of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, is involved in induction of host defense response and regulation of hemibiotrophic infection in Colletotrichum orbiculare. H. Ken

121. Colletotrichum orbiculare MOR signaling pathway is involved in appressorium development triggered by cutin monomers from the host plant exudate. S. Kodama

122. The HLH transcription factor ndrA, which is necessary for conidiation, negatively controls sclerotia formation in Aspergillus flavus. Kap-Hoon Han

123. Aspergillus fumigatus HLH transcription factor, AfundrA, is required for conidiation. Kap-Hoon Han

124. Genetic dissection of cell-cell fusion and nuclear fusion during bisexual and unisexual reproduction of Cryptococcus neoformans. Ci Fu

125. Impact of protein palmitoylation on the virulence potential of Cryptococcus neoformans. Connie Nichols

126. Ssn3, a cyclin-dependent protein kinase, modulates unisexual reproduction in Cryptococcus neoformans. Yu-Lin Shi

127. Unisexual reproduction drives meiotic recombination and phenotypic and karyotypic plasticity in Cryptococcus neoformans. Sheng Sun

128. Identification of NoxD/Pro41 as the homologue of the p22 NADPH oxidase subunit in fungi. Sylvain Brun

129. A ‘developmental hourglass’ in mushroom-forming fungi. Xuanjin Cheng

130. RNA editing regulates the reproductive cycle in the apomictic fungus Arnium arizonense (Podospora arizonensis). R. Debuchy

131. Characterization of some developmental regulators in the mushroom Coprinopsis cinerea. U. Kües

132. Structural basis for Mep2 ammonium transporter channel opening by phosphorylation. Julian Rutherford

133. Agrocybe aegerita – a potential model organism for the genetics of basidiocarp development. R. Herzog

134. CO2 repression of fruiting body formation in Schizophyllum commune is mediated via cAMP. Jordi Pelkmans

135. Subcellular reorganization during trichothecene mycotoxin induction in Fusarium graminearum. Marike Boenisch

136. Exploring the role of intracellular pH dynamics in signalling and virulence of Fusarium oxysporum using the ratiometric pH sensor pHluorin. Tânia Ribeiro Fernandes

137. Four color imagining by fluorescent protein tagging system in Neurospora crassa. Shinji Honda

138. Dynamics of the actin cytoskeleton in Phytophthora infestans hyphae and infection structures. Francine Govers

139. The photoreceptor WcoB accumulates in the cytoplasm and interacts with carotenogenic proteins in Phycomyces blakesleeanus. Luis M. Corrochano

140. Investigating the role of chitin deacetylation in the rice blast fungus, Magnaporthe oryzae. Ivey Geoghegan

141. Investigating the role of BAR domain proteins during plant infection by Magnaporthe oryzae. Magdalena Martin-Urdiroz

142. Identification and characterization of a gene encoding a dual-specificity tyrosine-regulated protein kinase in the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. Jong-Hwan Shin

143. The MoSec4 Protein Is Essential for the Vegetative Development and Pathogenicity by Regulating the Secretion of Extracellular Proteins in Magnaporthe oryzae#. Huakun Zheng

144. Early endosomes organize the fungal cell. Gero Steinberg

145. A HAD family phosphatase PSR-1 regulates Circadian Output pathway in Neurospora crassa. Xiaoying Zhou

146. The role of calcium signalling in the mode of action of PAF26. Akira JT Alexander

147. Assessing the role of exocytosis and endocytosis in fungal morphogenesis. Salomon Bartnicki-Garcia

148. A role for VE-1 in light sensing and conidal development in Neurospora crassa. L. M. Corrochano

149. Biological Significance of Photoreceptor Photocycle Length: role of VIVID photocycle in establishing a dynamic VIVID-White Collar Complex pool. Arko Dasgupta

150. Characterizing the germling fusion pathway in Neurospora crassa. Monika Fischer

151. Proteome analysis of transiently oxidized proteins during the hyperoxidant state that triggers conidiation in Neurospora crassa. Wilhelm Hansberg

152. Affinity purification of methyl-lysine proteins in Neurospora crassa. Masayuki Kamei

153. BEM46, eisosomes and auxin biosynthesis in Neurospora crassa. Frank Kempken

154. The endocytic protein MYO-1 is needed for normal growth and hyphal morphogenesis in Neurospora crassa. Fernando Lara

155. Dissecting the genetics of cellulase hypersecretion in Neurospora crassa. Jason Liu

156. Role and subcellular localization of EGL-1 and EGL-2, two putative GPI anchored cell wall β (1-3) endoglucanasas, in Neurospora crassa. Leonora Martinez

157. Biogenesis and traffic of CHS-4 in hyphae of Neurospora crassa. Adriana Rico Ramirez

158. Protein phosphatase 2A (PP2A), a protein involved in regulation of hyphal elongation in Neurospora crassa, interacts with the NDR kinase COT1. H. Shomin

159. Calcium signalling during CAT chemotropisms in Neurospora crassa. Patricia Hernandez-Ortiz

160. Autophagy but NOT mitophagy elicits lifespan extension of ClpXP deletion mutants in the ascomycete Podospora anserina. Laura Knuppertz

161. From two to many: Multiple mating types in basidiomycetes. Ursula Kües

162. Polar growth and endocytosis in Ashbya gossypii. Doris Nordmann

163. Ustilago maydis teliospore dormancy is linked with antisense RNAs to nucleus-encoded mitochondrial genes. Lauren Ostrowski

164. Roles of protective pigments in oxidative stress responses of the rock-inhabiting model fungus Knufia petricola A95. Nicole Knabe

165. The Oomycete Phytophthora sojae uses non-canonical nuclear localization signals to direct proteins into the nucleus. Yufeng Fang

166. Analysis of Septin Organization Using Polarized Fluorescence Microscopy. Molly McQuilken

167. A trichothecene biosynthetic enzyme complex and a potential mechanism for cellular trichothecene traffic in Fusarium graminearum. Karen Broz

168. Protein phosphatase 2A (PP2A) is a subunit of the highly conserved STRIPAK signaling complex controlling fruiting body formation in Sordaria macrospora. Anna Beier

169. Trichoderma reesei meiosis generates segmentally aneuploid progeny with higher xylanase-producing capability. Yu-Chien Chuang

170. Identification of novel genes regulating sexual development in Aspergillus species by functional analysis of transcripts differentially regulated by mating-type loci. Paul Dyer

171. The role oxidative stress and RNP granules have in spore survival. Steven Gorsich

172. The nsdA4 mutation in NSD204 strain, which is defective in sexual development, is an allele of the nsdC gene in Aspergillus nidulans. Kap-Hoon Han

173. Chromosomal inversion-based mechanism of mating type switching in Hansenula polymorpha. Hiromi Maekawa

174. A new STRIPAK interaction partner in Sordaria macrospora. Eva Johanna Reschka

175. Regulation of sporulation in Ashbya gossypii. Jurgen Wendland

176. The selective autophagy cargo receptor SmNBR1 in the ascomycete Sordaria macrospora. Antonia Werner

177. Unisexual reproduction in Huntiella moniliformis. B. D. Wingfield

178. Molecular analysis of unidirectional mating type switching in Chromocrea spinulosa. Sung-Hwan Yun

179. Ethylene response of the plant-fungal fusion histidine kinase in yeast and filamentous fungi. Keietsu Abe

180. The conserved and divergent roles of the MAP kinase gene, mpkB, in Aspergillus flavus. Sang-Cheol Jun

181. Phytophthora infestans GPCR-PIPK GK4: a membrane localized receptor with PI4P 5-kinase activity. Johan van den Hoogen

182. The inositol polyphosphate phosphatase family in oomycetes. Johan van den Hoogen

183. A regulator of G protein signaling connecting sexual development with the volatilome of Schizophyllum commune. Sophia Wirth

184. Mechanical stress initiates intercalary growth in Epichloë fungal symbionts of grasses. Christine R. Voisey

185. Sexual development in basidiomycetes – on the role of additional receptor genes. Erika Kothe

186. Pex5-dependent Peroxisomal Import in Ustilago maydis. Julia Ast

Comparative and Functional Genomics

187. Identification and Characterization of Histone Genes in the Coprinopsis cinerea Genome. Marilee Ramesh

188. Simple Synteny: An accessible tool for genome comparison. D. Veltri

189. Whole genome sequencing of the blue mold fungus, Penicillium expansum. Jiujiang Yu

190. The Aspergillus fumigatus genome-wide knock out library. Juliane Macheleidt

191. Attenuation of gliotoxin self-protection in A. fumigatus reveals global effects on the cell, in particular on secondary metabolism. Grainne O' Keeffe

192. Bulk segregant analysis followed by high-throughput sequencing identifies a novel gene required for acid production in Aspergillus niger. Jing Niu

193. Aspergillus niger regulatory mutant strains for improved protein production: strain selection and mutant gene identification. Peter Punt

194. Comparative genomics and gene cluster identification in 28 species of Aspergillus section Nigri. Tammi Vesth

195. Comparison of a commercial Aspergillus oryzae strain and its degenerated strain by genome re-sequencing. Yiyi Zhong

196. Comparative transcriptome analysis of plant biomass degradation by filamentous fungi. Magdalena A. Kolbusz

197. Thermophilic fungi for efficient plant biomass degradation. Joost van den Brink

198. Gapless genome sequence of Botrytis cinerea strain B05.10. Jan van Kan

199. Genetic basis of Debaryomyces hansenii killer toxin. Rhaisa Crespo

200. A Candida albicans population genomics study. Christophe d'Enfert

201. Cell-Cycle Transcription Factors in Fungi. Anne Augustus

202. Genome-wide identification of target genes of a mating-type α-domain transcription factor reveals functions beyond sexual development. K. Becker

203. Gene family expansions associated with host range in Colletotrichum pathogens. Riccardo Baroncelli

204. Chromosomal characterization of Colletotrichum lindemuthianum and Glomerella spp. strains isolated from common bean. E. A. Souza

205. Evolution of an outbreak: Hypermutators and the Cryptococcus gattii outbreak. R. Blake Billmyre

206. Investigating Cryptococcus neoformans polysaccharide capsule trafficking with functional genomics. Jessica C. S. Brown

207. Lineage specific genes in Cryptococcus gattii respond to oxidative stress and import into the mitochondrial inner membrane. Rhys Farrer

208. Phylogenetically-informed and functional identification of the targets for rational design of the next-generation antifungal agents. Alexander Idnurm

209. Diversification of gene families involved in fruiting body development in Agaricomycetes inferred using comparative genomics. Samuel Kovaka

210. Screening for secondary metabolite gene clusters in novel fungal isolates. Pradeep Phule

211. The interactomes of competing fungi during wood decomposition succession. Daniel C. Eastwood

212. Coupling evolutionary dynamics of Venturia inaequalis effectors and functional genomics to decipher mechanisms of virulence and to identify durable resistance genes in apple. Benoit Calmes

213. Comparative transcriptomics analyses used to investigate host-specificity determinants in Venturia pirina and V. nashicola. Shakira Johnson

214. Candidate necrotrophic effectors of the wheat pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici. Graeme Kettles

215. Generation of a ToxA knockout strain of the wheat tan spot pathogen Pyrenophora tritici-repentis. Richard Oliver

216. Genome-wide identification of nuclear effectors defines a novel family of pathogenicity factors in Colletotrichum spp with host nuclear localization. Serenella A. Sukno

217. Effector genes in cucurbit-infecting strains of Fusarium oxysporum. Peter van Dam

218. Genomic mechanisms accounting for the adaptation to parasitism in nematode-trapping fungi. Dag Ahren

219. Whole genome comparisons in Fusarium oxysporum spp. reveal a three-speed genome, large-scale losses and putative horizontal transfer events. Like Fokkens

220. Epichloë endophytes: a powerful model system for determining genomic responses to genome merger. Austen Ganley

221. Old dogs, new tricks: Investigating the genomics of adaptation to new niches within the Serpulaceae. Jaqueline Hess

222. Comparative genomics reveal expansions of ABC transporters involved in drug resistance in the mycoparasite Clonostachys rosea. Magnus Karlsson

223. Deep origin of Opisthokonta opsin-like GPCRs and bacteriorhodopsins supports opsin convergent evolution. Edgar M. Medina

224. The genomic landscape of early fungal evolution: Genomic innovations in the earliest fungal ancestors. Laszlo G. Nagy

225. Genomic evolution of the ascomycetous yeasts. Robert Riley

226. Genome plasticity mediated by transposable elements drives the evolution of virulence in the vascular wilt pathogen Verticillium dahliae. Michael Seidl

227. Invasiveness of the harmful house-invader Serpula lacrymans – population genomics of the Japanese and European populations. Inger Skrede

228. Diverse origins of genes associated with a growth QTL in Fusarium circinatum. E. T. Steenkamp

229. The evolutionary history and structure of β-fructofuranosidases in pathogenic and saprophytic members of the Ceratocystidaceae. M. A. van der Nest

230. The Evolution of Fungal Metabolic Pathways. Jennifer Wisecaver

231. Lessons from 455 Fusarium Polyketide Synthase’s. Daren W. Brown

232. Specific expansion and functional importance of a group of Histidine Kinases in a genus of Fusarium. Greg DeIulio

233. Whole-genome analysis of Fusarium graminearum insertional mutants identifies virulence associated genes and unmasks untagged chromosomal deletions. Martin Urban

234. Characterisation of a dispensable chromosome in Fusarium circinatum. B. D. Wingfield

235. Dynamics of wheat gene and protein expression during the susceptible response to Fusarium Head Blight. Ludovic Bonhomme

236. FgNot5 is Required for Sexual and Asexual Development, and Temperature Stress Tolerance in Fusarium graminearum. Cuong Bui

237. Dissecting the biology of Fusarium graminearum in a high-throughput manner: Competitive fitness assays within barcoded mutant pool. Donald Gardiner

238. Completion of the genome sequence of the ascomycete fungus Fusarium graminearum. Robert King

239. The added value of –omic approach to dissect phytopathogenicity of Fusarium graminearum: from genomic to genetic. Benoit Laurent

240. Functional analysis of a putative transcription factor Fzt1 in Fusarium graminearum. Yoonji Lee

241. Genome-wide functional analyses of cytochrome P450 monooxygenases in Fusarium graminearum. Jiyoung Shin

242. Intraspecies interaction of Fusarium graminearum contributes to reduced toxin production and virulence. Sean Walkowiak

243. A large-scale functional analysis of putative target genes of mating-type loci provides insight into the regulation of sexual development of the cereal pathogen Fusarium graminearum. Sung-Hwan Yun

244. Comparative transcriptomics reveals common regulators of pathogenicity of Fusarium oxysporum strains with different host-specificity. Sarah Maria Schmidt

245. Genome dissection of a Fusarium oxysporum isolate that causes fusariosis. Yong Zhang

246. Cyclooxygenase homolog deletion in a Dutch elm disease pathogen. Erika Naruzawa

247. Genome-wide analysis of the regulations of genes involved in carbon catabolism through expression Quantitative Trait Loci (eQTL) in Coprinopsis cinerea. J. Chang

248. Uncovering the capabilities of Agaricus bisporus to degrade plant polysaccharides throughout its life cycle. A. Patyshakuliyeva

249. A genomic survey of proteases in Aspergilli. Miaomiao Zhou

250. Genome Sequences of Magnaporthe grisea isolated from a crabgrass. Kyeongchae Cheong

251. Comparative analysis of draft genome sequences of the conifer tree pathogen Heterobasidion annosum s.s.. Jaeyoung Choi

252. 1000 Fungal DNA Samples for the 1000 Fungal Genome Project. David Culley

253. Evolutionary mechanisms and genome diversity in the Sudden Oak Death pathogen Phytophthora ramorum. A. Dale

254. Stress-resistance and pathogenicity traits in the genomes of black yeasts. Cene Gostinčar

255. Large scale sequencing of Dothideomycetes provides insights into genome evolution and adaptation. Sajeet Haridas

256. Genome and secretome analysis provide insights into keratin decomposition by novel proteases from the non-pathogenic fungus Onygena corvina. Y. Huang

257. Experimental and genomic approaches to understanding the reproductive systems of the thermophile Myceliophthora heterothallica and other members of the Chaetomiaceae. Miram I. Hutchinson

258. Next-generation genome and transcriptome based methods for the exploration of secondary metabolites from marine fungi. Frank Kempken

259. Genomics, systematics and proteomics of the wood-decomposing white rot Basidiomycota Polypore species Phlebia radiata. Jaana Kuuskeri

260. Mushroomics of Lentinula edodes: genomics and transcriptomics. Hoi Shan Kwan

261. PhytoPath, an integrative resource for phytopathogen genomics. Helder Pedro

262. Transposable elements reshaping genomes and favoring the evolutionary and adaptive potential of fungal phytopathogens. Thierry Rouxel

263. Genome sequencing and comparative analysis of the biocontrol agent Trichoderma harzianum sensu stricto TR274. Andrei Steindorff

264. Structural and gene content variation among strains of the maize anthracnose fungus Colletotrichum graminicola. Michael R. Thon

265. The genome of an intranuclear parasite of amoebae provides insights into evolution of genome reduction in Rozellomycota. C. Alisha Quandt

266. System-wide functional analysis platform for pathogenicity genes in the rice blast fungus. Sook-Young Park

267. A new tool enabling fungal phospho-proteomic analysis. Mark Marten

268. Metabolic adaptations of Phytophthora infestans to different host environments and growth conditions. Meenakshi S. Kagda

269. Autophagy relieves the stress of reactive oxygen species (ROS) triggered by caloric restriction (CR). Thomas Hahn

270. The Mycorrhizal Genome Initiative: Exploring the Genome Diversity of Mycorrhizal Fungi to Understand the Evolution and Functioning of Symbiosis. A. Kohler

271. Evolution and Diversity of Sex-Related Gene Homologues in a Supposed Asexual Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungus. Timea Marton

272. Structural variation in regions of suppressed recombination associated with Spore killer in Neurospora intermedia and Neurospora sitophila. Jesper Svedberg

273. Prediction of gene functions using phenomics in the model filamentous fungus, Neurospora crassa. Ilva Cabrera

274. Whole genome sequence analysis to characterize anonymous classical mutants of Neurospora crassa. Kevin McCluskey

275. Sequencing and comparative genomic analyses of divergent Aspergillus flavus. B. Adhikari

276. First evidence of Helitrons transposable elements insertion in fungi. A. Borgognone

277. Transposable element expansions in Pleurotus ostreatus and other fungi. R. Castanera

278. Intron gains through genomic invasion of Introner-Like Elements in fungi. Jérôme Collemare

279. Preliminary characterization of biofuel relevant phenotypes in a natural population of Kluyveromyces marxianus for genome wide association study. Marie K. Donnelly

280. Whole-Genus Sequencing: 300 Aspergilli. Alan Kuo

281. Comparative genomics of Pseudogymnoascus destructans, the causal agent of white-nose syndrome of bats, and related Pseudogymnoascus species. Jonathan Palmer

282. Phylogenic analysis revealed an expanded C2H2-Homeobox subfamily and characterization of C2H2 zinc finger gene family in smoke tree wilt fungus Verticillium dahliae. Yonglin Wang

283. Mating-type genes in cereal rust fungi. Guus Bakkeren

284. The Chytrid secretome –a comparative analysis of the secretome of an aerobic, anaerobic and pathogenic Chytrid species. Lene Lange

285. How type material improves the quality of genome data. B. Robbertse

286. Endophyte infection of ryegrass alters metabolism, development and response to stress. Pierre-Yves Dupont

287. Adaptive evolution of fungal phytopathogens - Infection patterns in compatible and non-compatible host-pathogen interactions. Janine Haueisen

288. Genome-wide Transcriptional Profiling during Rice-Magnaporthe oryzae Interactions. Jongbum Jeon

289. Effects of argentilactone on the transcriptional profile, cell wall and oxidative stress of Paracoccidioides spp. M. Pereira

290. Comparative and transcriptional analysis of the predicted secretome in the lignocellulose degrading basidiomycete Pleurotus ostreatus. A. G. Pisabarro

291. Interspecific interactions between saprotrophic Agaricomycetes, the associated gene expression and the impact on the wood decay community. G. Powell

292. Comparative analysis of transcriptomes and secretomes of the white-rot fungus Dichomitus squalens cultured in lignocellulosic substrates. Johanna Rytioja

293. High-efficiency genome editing and allele replacement in prototrophic and wild strains of Saccharomyces. William Alexander

294. Signature gene expressions of cell wall integrity pathway concur with tolerance response of industrial yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae against biomass pretreatment inhibitors. Z. Lewis Liu

295. Hosting multiple fungal genomes to investigate the phylogenetic distribution of virulence factors. Ulrich Güldener

296. Examining the evolution of the regulatory circuit controlling secondary metabolism and development in Aspergillus. Abigail Lind

297. A software tool for visual analysis of secondary metabolism gene clusters. Masayuki Machida

298. Novel Comparative Genomics Approach for Motif-Independent Prediction and Similarity Analysis of a Secondary Metabolism Gene Cluster. Itaru Takeda

299. Clues to an evolutionary mystery: the genes for T-toxin, enabler of the devastating 1970 Southern Corn Leaf Blight epidemic, are present in ancestral species. B. Gillian Turgeon

300. Using next generation sequences to study plant-pathogen emergenceUsing next generation sequences to study plant-pathogen emergence. Elisha Thynne

301. Rearrangements of the MAT1 gene cluster architecture in the genus Calonectria . Martha Malapi-Wight

302. Investigation of protein phosphatases in Trichoderma reesei. Aroa Rodriguez Iglesias

303. A high throughput system to uncover the function of predicted genes in Trichoderma virens. Guillermo Nogueira Lopez

304. Genomic analyses of Mortierella elongata and associated bacterial endosymbiont (Candidatus Glomeribacter sp.). Jessie Uehling

305. Responses to hypoxia in Paracoccidioides sp. P. Lima

306. Comparative analysis of transcription factor families across fungal tree of life. Asaf Salamov

307. Comparative transcriptome analysis of Aspergillus fumigatus conidia reveals a novel secondary metabolism gene cluster specifically expressed at low temperature. D. Hagiwara

308. Bacteria induce defense in the fungus Coprinopsis cinerea. Anja Kombrink

309. Reliable transformation system for Microbotryum lychnidis-dioicae informed by genome and transcriptome project. Michael Perlin

310. Comparative transcriptome analysis reveals different mechanisms of host adaptation of Sporisorium reilianum to maize and sorghum. Jan Schirawski

311. Genome annotation and transcriptome analysis of smut fungi reveals widespread intergenic transcription and conserved antisense transcript expression. Barry J. Saville

312. Comparative genomics of virulence towards malaria mosquitoes in Beauveria bassiana. Claudio Valero Jimenez

313. Comparative genomics of Ashbya gossypii and Holleya sinecauda.. Fred Dietrich

314. The Phytophthora genus sequencing project. Brent Kronmiller

315. Rapid Assembly and Functional Annotation of Diverse Fungal Genomes from Single Species and Metagenomic Populations Using Hi-C. Ivan Liachko

316. Comparative genomics in Pezizomycetes: new insights into the evolution of ectomycorrhizal ascomycetes. F. Martin

317. Comparative genomics of Leotiomycetes suggests a high saprotrophic potential irrespective of fungal ecological strategies. F. Martin

318. Characterizing chromosomal, inter and intragenic variation with whole genome re-sequencing of Zymoseptoria tritici. Megan McDonald

319. Genome-wide annotation and evolutionary analysis of cytochrome P450 monooxygenases in the conifer pathogen Heterobasidion irregulare. Anthony C. Mgbeahuruike

320. Genomic analyses of biotrophic plant-pathogenic protists in the Rhizaria kingdom. Arne Schwelm

321. The occurrence of chromosomal rearrangements in the fungal genus Verticillium. Xiaoqian Shi

322. Comparative genomics of the Sigatoka disease complex on banana. Ioannis Stergiopoulos

323. MADS-box transcription factors as master regulators of yeast-to-mycelium transition in Penicillium marneffei. Ence Yang

Education and Professional Development

324. Investing in the Fungal Genetics Stock Center: Kansas State Plant Pathology offers new home for collection. Kevin McCluskey

Gene Regulation

325. Interconnection of tryptophan with secondary metabolism in Aspergillus fumigatus. Tsokyi Choera

326. Regulation of SrbA in Aspergillus fumigatus. Sourabh Dhingra

327. Regulating Nonribosomal Peptide Synthesis: Post-biosynthetic bis-Thiomethylation of Gliotoxin Attenuates Gliotoxin Biosynthesis in Aspergillus fumigatus. Stephen Dolan

328. PpoA coordinates fungal development through phialide formation and regulation of secondary metabolite clusters in Aspergillus fumigatus. Gregory Fischer

329. A copper-responsive secondary metabolite pathway in Aspergillus fumigatus. Fang Yun Lim

330. The pkcA gene is required for the heat adaptation in Aspergillus fumigatus. Iran Malavazi

331. The putative RNA Polymerase II transcription elongation factor-like protein, rtfA, regulates growth, conidiation, and pathogenesis in Aspergillus fumigatus.. Ryan Myers

332. AmcA - a mitochondrial ornithine transporter involved in fungal siderophore biosynthesis. Lukas Schafferer

333. Regulation of copper homeostasis in Aspergillus fumigatus. Philipp Wiemann

334. Fungal artificial chromosomes for mining of the fungal secondary metabolome. Jin Bok

335. The putative polysaccharide synthase gene cpsA regulates mycotoxin production and morphogenesis in the fungus Aspergillus nidulans. Xuehuan Feng

336. Distinct histone amino acids are involved in controlling secondary metabolism in Aspergillus nidulans. Juliane Fischer

337. Regulation of Nuclear Import of the Aspergillus nidulans GATA Transcription Factor AreA. Cameron Hunter

338. Role of proteolysis in the regulatory pathway of cation/alkalinity stress response in Aspergillus nidulans. L. Mellado

339. Regulation and characterisation of the CreA carbon catabolite repressor in Aspergillus nidulans. Laura Ries

340. Screening for new elements involved in light regulation in Aspergillus nidulans by UV-mutagenesis. Z. Yu

341. Sensing and responding to cell wall stress in Aspergillus niger requires at least three transcription factors - RlmA, MsnA and CrzA. Markus RM Fiedler

342. Possible roles of hydrophobic surface interacting proteins in the breakdown of lignocellulose by Aspergillus niger. R. Raulo

343. The role of carbon starvation in the induction of enzymes that degrade plant-derived carbohydrates in Aspergillus niger. Jolanda van Munster

344. Choose On or Off: A regulatable gene expression system for filamentous fungi. Franziska Wanka

345. The development of promoter shutoff system for functional analysis of essential genes with sorbitol metabolic pathway gene promoter in Asepergillus oryzae. K. Oda

346. Activation mechanisms of two transcription factors, AmyR and MalR, involved in amylolytic enzyme production in Aspergillus oryzae. Mizuki Tanaka

347. The possibility of regulation system of gene expression by natural antisense transcripts in Aspergillus oryzae. Masaru Tsujii

348. Brown Rot Fungus Postia placenta and its Differential Expression as it Degrades Wood. J. W. Zhang

349. Deregulation of sexual/asexual development: novel extra-circadian functions for the FREQUENCY protein in Botrytis cinerea? Paulo Canessa

350. Genetic analysis of the natural resistance to the fungicide fenhexamid in the phytopathogenic fungus Botrytis pseudocinerea: target or not? Sabine Fillinger

351. Secondary metabolism and necrotrophy in Botrytis cinerea:Role of the BOA13 transcription factor. Antoine Porquier

352. Adaptation to pH and pH signaling in the phytopathogenic fungus Botrytis cinerea. Nathalie Poussereau

353. Light-responsive transcription factors (LTFs) regulate differentiation and virulence in the gray mold fungus Botrytis cinerea. Julia Schumacher

354. Comparative analysis of gene regulatory networks in Candida species. Geraldine Butler

355. The heat shock response governed by Hsp90 and Hsf1 is necessary for cell survival and virulence in the pathogenic fungus Candida albicans. Michelle Leach

356. Elucidating the mechanism through which Cas5 regulates caspofungin tolerance in Candida albicans. Jinglin L. Xie

357. Epigenetic hotspots are genomic islands for putative effector-encoding genes in Zymoseptoria tritici. Jessica L. Soyer

358. Interconnected network of circadian rhythms and DNA damage response. Christian Hong

359. Two circadian oscillators function to coordinately regulate circadian rhythmicity in Neurospora crassa. Nirmala Karunarathna

360. Analysis of circadian rhythms in the basal filamentous ascomycete Pyronema confluens. Minou Nowrousian

361. Cryptococcal titan cells are generated through an atypical cell cycle during pulmonary infection. Zhongming Li

362. Epigenetic control of effector gene expression in the plant pathogenic fungus Leptosphaeria maculans. Isabelle Fudal

363. Functional characterization of class II hydrophobins, Hyd4 and Hyd6, in mycotoxigenic fungus Fusarium verticillioides. Angelyn Hilton

364. Regulation of Trichothecene and Fumonisin B1 Biosynthesis by Zn(II)2Cys6 Binuclear Transcription Factor. Hun Kim

365. The dynamic interplay of the global nitrogen-regulators AreA and AreB on genome-wide gene expression in Fusarium fujikuroi. Andreas Pfannmüller

366. SAGA/Ada complex affects primary and secondary metabolism in Fusarium fujikuroi. S. M. Roesler

367. Identification of genes defective in silencing by a forward genetics approach in Fusarium graminearum. Lanelle R. Connolly

368. Phenotypic screens and transcriptional profiling used to identify conidiation-related genes controlling asexual development in Fusarium graminearum. J. Flaherty

369. The Polycomb Repressive Complex 2 and facultative heterochromatin of Fusarium graminearum. Steven Friedman

370. Modular and compartmentalized gene regulatory networks of Fusarium graminearum. Li Guo

371. Transcriptomics of oxidative stress response mediated by Fgap1. Nadia Ponts

372. Genome-wide analysis of Fusarium graminearum’s nucleosome landscape. Nadia Ponts

373. Effector gene expression in F.oxysporum is regulated by the transcription factor FTF1. C. van der Does

374. The M35 neutral metallopeptidase NMP1 of Trichoderma guizhouense is required for predation on Fusarium oxysporum and is involved in biotrophic or antagonistic interactions with some other fungi. Jian Zhang

375. Increasing intracellular fatty acid levels of the filamentous fungus Aspergillus carbonarius ITEM5010 by regulating fatty acid catabolism. Istvan Weyda

376. Non-transcription factor proteins regulate the enzyme synthesis in Trichoderma reesei. Z. Zhou

377. The detection and statistical analysis of alternative splicing variants in fungal genomes from RNA-Seq data. Thies Gehrmann

378. Analysis of an nsdC mutant in Aspergillus flavus reveals an extensive role in the regulation of secondary metabolic gene clusters. Matthew Gilbert

379. Comparative transcriptomics of the human pathogen Histoplasma reveals conserved and widespread re-programming of transcript length. Sarah Gilmore

380. Role of laccases of Schizophyllum commune in black slate degradation. J. Kirtzel

381. A novel RNase III-like protein participates in an RdRP-dependent Dicer-independent degradation mechanism of endogenous mRNAs in basal fungi. Rosa M. Ruiz-Vazquez

382. Functional characterization of rmtA, a gene encoding a putative arginine methyltransferase, in the opportunistic plant pathogen Aspergillus flavus. Tim Satterlee

383. Genome-wide transcriptional regulation and chromatin dynamics in response to nitrogen availability in Aspergillus nidulans. Koon Ho Wong

384. Interrelation between Ras and Phosphatidylinositol signaling in the basidiomycete Schizophyllum commune. R. Murry

385. MoJMJ1, a histone demethylase gene encoding JmjC domain is required for pathogenic development of the rice blast fungus, Magnaporthe oryzae. J. Jeon

386. Thioredoxins are essential for appressorium formation, conidiation, and circadian rhythm in Magnaporthe oryzae. Cong Jiang

387. Infection structure-specific expression of lipase-like effector supports appressorial functionality and fungal cell-to-cell colonization of the rice blast fungus, Magnaporthe oryzae. Ely Oliveira-Garcia

388. Two conserved phosphorylation sites of the Candida albicans Hog1 protein are important for white-opaque switching, mating response and pheromone-stimulated cell adhesion. Wen-Han Chang

389. A GATA transcription factor in Blastomyces dermatitidis regulates morphology, iron homeostasis and lipid metabolism. G. Gauthier

390. Circadian clock-dependent glycogen metabolism in Neurospora crassa. M. Baek

391. Complex formation of RNA silencing proteins in the perinuclear region of Neurospora crassa. Logan Decker

392. Insights into the role of the CRE-1 transcription factor in the circadian clock regulation of the metabolism of cellulose in Neurospora crassa. Rodrigo Díaz-Choque

393. The bZIP transcription factor HAC-1 is involved in the unfolded protein response and is necessary for efficient plant cell wall deconstruction in Neurospora crassa. Alejandra Goity

394. Identification of Neurospora Shelterin. Shinji Honda

395. Discovering complex carbohydrate sensing pathways in the filamentous fungus Neurospora crassa. Lori B. Huberman

396. Understanding the Circadian Output Gene Regulatory Network using the Clock-Controlled Transcription Factor ADV-1 in Neurospora crassa. Oneida Ibarra

397. Investigating the RNA molecules of meiotic silencing by unpaired DNA (MSUD). Dilini A. Samarajeewa

398. Grass to Gas: Discovering the Transcriptional Regulation networks of Neurosprora crassa Involved in Plant Cell Wall Degradation. Vincent Wu

399. H3K9 trimethylation at the upstream intergenic regions play a key role in regulating expression of catalase-3 in Neurospora crassa. Wang Ying

400. Genetics dissection of yeast-hyphal transition in the pathogenic zygomycete Mucor circinelloides: Calcineurin as a global fungal virulence factor. Soo Chan Lee

401. First insights on novel molecular mechanisms involved in the regulation of carotenogenesis in Fusarium . Carmen Limon

402. Regulating the regulators: Cleavage Factor I proteins in Magnaporthe oryzae. Ane Sesma

403. Transcriptomic profiles of the smoke tree wilt fungus Verticillium dahliae under nutrient starvation stresses. Yonglin Wang

404. Candida glabrata ADA2 controls thermotolerance and drug tolerance. Shang-Jie Yu

405. Post-translational regulation of the small RNA biogenesis pathway. Kristina Herbert

406. Pan-genomic analysis of TamA in Aspergillus nidulans: the regulatory network of a dual function Zn(II)2Cys6 transcription factor. Damien Downes

407. Potential microRNAs regulate the response to injury of the filamentous fungus Trichoderma atroviride. Jose Manuel Villalobos-Escobedo

408. Novel function of Swi3 in moderating aerobic respiration and oxygen consumption in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Sneha Lal

409. Transcriptome analysis of Aspergillus flavus reveals veA-dependent regulation of secondary metabolite gene clusters, including the novel aflavarin cluster. A. M. Calvo-Byrd

410. Functional characterization of the long non-coding RNA RZE1 in Cryptococcus neoformans. Xiaorong Lin

411. Histidine kinase pathway components are required for growth in the parasitic form of Histoplasma capsulatum. Sinem Beyhan

412. Role of MAP kinase pathways in the pathogenicity of the wheat pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici. M.-H. Lebrun

413. Cyclin Transcription is Impacted by Nuclear Positioning in Ashbya gossypii. Samantha Roberts

414. Systematic deletion of homeobox genes in Aspergillus flavus reveals their roles in development. Jeffrey Cary

415. Transcription factor Zfp1 controls effectors required for full pathogenesis in Ustilago maydis. Kitty Cheung

416. Potential protein interactions of AreB, the nitrogen regulator in Aspergillus nidulans. Agnieszka Dzikowska

417. Regulation of the N-acetylglucosamine catabolism gene cluster by an NDT80-like transcription factor in filamentous fungi. L. Kappel

418. Molecular mechanism underlying the heme regulation of Gis1 activities. Purna Chaitanya Konduri

419. Effector gene regulation in the fungus Parastagonospora nodorum. Kar-Chun Tan

420. A novel transcription factor plays a critical role in the inhibition of glycoside hydrolase family 11 in Trichoderma reesei. G. Zou

421. Transcriptome analysis of nonself recognition-associated programmed cell death in the chestnut blight fungus, Cryphonectria parasitica.. Anatoly Belov

422. Regulation of Histoplasma Cell Shape and Virulence by Temperature. Anita Sil

423. Rapamycin increases accumulation of cell death regulator VIB-1 in the filamentous fungus Cryphonectria parasitica. D. Ren

424. Genetic analysis of multi-drug-resistance (MDR) in Mycosphaerella graminicola (Zymoseptoria tritici) field isolates. Sabine Fillinger

425. Mutation and role of white collar homologues genes in life-cycle of Ustilago maydis. M. O. Camargo Escalante

426. Programmed stop codon readthrough leads to dually targeted protein isoforms. Alina C. Stiebler

427. Coordinate Regulation by Ammonium Transporters and the b locus of Ustilago maydis of Genes Involved in Mating and Pathogenicity. Margaret Wallen

Pathogenic and Mutalistic Interactions

428. Application of next generation sequencing in identifying T-DNA insertion loci in a fungal mutagenesis population. Liangsheng Xu

429. Chartreusin inhibits appressorium formation of Phytophthora infestans

. Shuji Tani

430. Conidia of the human pathogenic fungus Aspergillus fumigatus interfere with the maturation of macrophage phagolysosomes. Thorsten Heinekamp

431. Effector Biology in Aspergillus fumigatus. Shiv Kale

432. When Sex Meets Virulence - ­Scrutinizing the Aspergillus fumigatus Mating-Type Idiomorphs. Sven Krappmann

433. Application of the high-throughput Aspergillus fumigatus cell wall-stress reporter system to identify synthetic peptides increasing the sensitivity for antifungal medicines. Cees van den Hondel

434. Bacillus subtilis attachment to Aspergillus niger hyphae results in mutually altered metabolism. Isabelle Benoit

435. Dld1, a novel fungal histidine-rich effector protein, binds to metal ions to perturb plant immunity. R. Nostadt

436. Identifying interactors of RNase like effector BEC1054. Helen G. Pennington

437. Plant defence hormone sensing in the biotrophic fungus Ustilago maydis. A. Djamei

438. Specific expression of candidate effectors of the rust fungus Melampsora larici-populina during infection of its two host plants, larch and poplar. Sebastien Duplessis

439. Thecaphora thlaspeos, a smut pathogen that colonizes the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana. Lamprinos Frantzeskakis

440. Identification of seedling-specific effectors:From organ to cell-type specificity. Alexandra Matei

441. The flp1 and flp2 genes encode fasciclin I-like proteins that contribute respectively to early or late infection of plant by Botrytis cinerea. Mathias Choquer

442. Pre-adaptation to host microenvironments impacts Candida albicans-host interactions during infection. Elizabeth Ballou

443. The exportin Nmd5 modulates intracellular level of the iron-responsive regulator Sef1 and prevents inappropriate gene activation in the human fungal pathogen Candida albicans. Changbin Chen

444. Candida albicans OPI1 regulates filamentous growth and virulence in vaginal infections, but not inositol biosynthesis. Y. Chen

445. Candida albicans quorum sensing molecule stimulates the migration of innate immune cells in vivo. Jessica C. Hargarten

446. Iron adaptation mechanisms by the pathogenic yeast Candida albicans are responsive to a bacterial quorum sensing molecule. F. Hennicke

447. Global Analysis of Fungal Morphology Exposes Mechanisms of Host Cell Escape. Teresa O'Meara

448. Dissecting the role of metal depletion in C. albicans echinocandin resistance and morphogenesis. Elizabeth Polvi

449. Ecology of candidemia in pediatric small bowel transplant recipients. Mallory Suhr

450. Colletotrichum orbiculare regulates cell cycle G1/S progression via two component GAP and GTPase to establish plant infection. Fumi Fukada

451. Variability of Colletotrichum spp. in common bean. S. F. Mota

452. A role of AREB in the Regulation of PACC-Dependent Acid-Expressed-Genes and Pathogenicity of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides . Dov Prusky

453. Localization of Colletotrichum higginsianum putative effector proteins in planta.. Guillaume Robin

454. Functional characterization of CgEP2, a broadly conserved fungal effector with a role in virulence in Colletotrichum graminicola. Serenella A. Sukno

455. Molecular and cellular analysis of the pH response transcription factor PacC in the fungal symbiont Epichloe festucae. Y. Lukito

456. The zinc transporter Znt1 regulates intracellular zinc homeostasis and influences virulence of the human fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans. Eunsoo Do

457. Identifying the role of a Cryptococcus species-specific cell wall gene in response to the host. Shannon Esher

458. Screening mutants for enhanced lithium sensitivity identifies novel factors contributing to capsule elaboration and melanization in Cryptococcus neoformans. Francois Mayer

459. Echinocandin Resistance in Cryptococcus neoformans: defining the roles of calcineurin-complex proteins. Kaila Pianalto

460. Identification of conserved and novel features of the alkaline response pathway in the fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans. Kyla Selvig

461. The SCF(Fbp1) E3 ligase is a key regulator of Cryptococcus-host interaction during lung infection. Chaoyang Xue

462. Assessing fungal diversity in northern tropical Australia through fruiting body surveys, DNA barcoding and MiSeq amplicon pyrosequencing. Gregory Bonito

463. Using metatranscriptomics to characterize functional shifts in endophytic fungi at plant senescence: Are endophytic fungi latent saprotrophs? Ko-Hsuan Chen

464. Endohyphal bacteria of tropical Sordariomycetes: community structure and relationships with other functional groups of bacteria in a lowland tropical rainforest. Justin P. Shaffer

465. Common molds modify plant disease. Posy Busby

466. Ralstonia solanacearum lipopeptide induces chlamydospore formation followed by bacterial entry in close encounters with fungi. Joe Spraker

467. Tools for Functional Analysis of Effector Genes in Phytophthora sojae. Felipe Arredondo

468. Homologs of Verticillium dahliae effector Ave1 contribute to virulence in fungal pathogens of diverse plant hosts. Jordi C. Boshoven

469. Understanding the Parastagonospora nodorum – wheat interaction; is it as simple as we think? Susan Breen

470. Fusarium Rapid ALkalinization Factor (f-ralf) encodes a secreted virulence effector acquired by horizontal gene transfer from plants. Antonio Di Pietro

471. Effector-driven adaptation of Aphanomyces species to animal or plant hosts. Bernard Dumas

472. Characterization of the novel Cercospora beticola necrosis-inducing effector CbNIP10. Malaika Ebert

473. Interference of oomycete effectors with plant development. Edouard Evangelisti

474. SnTox1, a Parastagonospora nodorum necrotrophic effector, elicits PCD while binding chitin to protect the pathogen from wheat chitinases. T. L. Friesen

475. Effectors from the plant pathogenic Aphanomyces euteiches trigger host DNA damage. Elodie Gaulin

476. R1-mediated immunity triggered by the Phytophthora infestans RXLR effector AVR1 is activated inside the nucleus. Francine Govers

477. Prediction of SSPs involved in Suillus mutualism interactions. George Greene

478. Enhanced resistance in Theobroma cacao against oomycete and fungal pathogens by secretion of phosphatidylinositol-3-phosphate-binding proteins. Emily Helliwell

479. A game of hide and seek: Analysis of the interaction between the avirulence genes AvrLm3 and AvrLm7 of Leptosphaeria maculans. Clemence Plissonneau

480. Characterisation of Ave1 orthologs in Venturia scab pathogens. Kim Plummer

481. Characterization of necrotrophic effectors in the conifer pathogen Heterobasidion annosum s.l. T. Raffaello

482. Characterization of genes encoding potential effector proteins from Trichoderma spp. and their role in the interaction with Arabidopsis thaliana. Claudia Adriana Ramirez Valdespino

483. Towards deciphering the functional role of arbuscular mycorrhizal effectors in the symbiosis. Natalia Requena

484. Fungal LysM effectors: more than pathogen tools for host modulation? Eduardo Rojas Padilla

485. Towards the determination of exact interaction mechanisms between the tomato immune receptor Ve1 and the fungal effector Ave1. H. Rovenich

486. Zymoseptoria tritici LysM effectors protect cell wall chitin against host chitinases. Andrea Sánchez-Vallet

487. Structure-function analysis of the fungal Avr4 core effector family. Ioannis Stergiopoulos

488. Identifying essential effectors from the soybean pathogen Phytophthora sojae. Hua Wise

489. Investigating the Sporulation Pattern of Zymoseptoria tritici, a Pathogen of Wheat. Anna Tiley

490. Identification of a novel antibacterial protein from Lentinula edodes. N. van der Velden

491. Gene expression profiling of the Fusarium graminearum-corn interaction during stalk rot disease. Liliana M. Cano

492. Interaction studies between Fusarium graminearum and F. avenaceum during durum wheat infection. Linda Harris

493. Degradation of the phytoalexin benzoxazolinones is important for virulence in Fusarium pathogens infecting wheat. Andrew Kettle

494. Computational identification of functional network modules associated with fumonisin biosynthesis in maize pathogen Fusarium verticillioides. Huan Zhang

495. Fusarium graminearum is able to synthesize auxin and to inactivate the ethylene precursor 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid (ACC). Gerhard Adam

496. A rapid assay for synthetic siRNA activity against TRI5 and DON production in Fusarium graminearum . Thomas Baldwin

497. Saprophytic growth of Fusarium graminearum on inactive wheat heads produces different transcriptional and metabolite profiles compared to pathogenic growth. S. Boedi

498. Comparison of the resistance mechanisms to Fusarium gaminearun infection in two resistant wheat cultivars. Ludmila Roze

499. Interplay of MAPK and ROS signaling in chemotrophic growth of Fusarium oxysporum. Daniela Dirschnabel

500. Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. apii on celery in California, USA. Lynn Epstein

501. Comparative analysis of F. oxysporum transcriptomes during infection of a resistant or susceptible host of the model legume species Medicago truncatula. Louise Thatcher

502. Functional characterization of Fusarium oxysporum effectors using Arabidopsis as host plant. Nico Tintor

503. Is SIX1 an effector in the Fusarium oxysporum f.sp cubense-banana? Sri Widinugraheni

504. Involvement of ABC transporters in xenobiotic tolerance and antagonism in the fungal biocontrol agent Clonostachys rosea. Mukesh Dubey

505. Molecular manipulation of the mating-type system for the development of fungal populations in Pyrenophora tritici-repentis. Z. Liu

506. Identification of major lipases in cutaneous pathogenic yeast Malassezia restricta. Minji Park

507. Orchid mycorrhizae: The Next Generation (Sequencing). Sarah Unruh

508. In vivo visualisation of fungal infections: An introduction to strain construction, imaging and challenges. Matthias Brock

509. MoPos5, a NAD(H) kinase regulates detoxification of reactive oxygen species and virulence in Magnaporthe oryzae. Xiaofeng Chen

510. The interactome of pathogenicity factors in the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. Yang Li

511. GATA-dependent glutamine metabolism links cAMP/ cPKA- and TOR-signaling pathways to drive appressorium formation by Magnaporthe oryzae. Margarita Marroquin-Guzman

512. Magnaporthe oryzae effectors with putative roles in cell-to-cell movement during biotrophic invasion of rice. Pierre A. Migeon

513. Appressorium formation of Pyricularia oryzae as a sensitive drug target analysis system. Akihito Nozaka

514. Expression of HopAI1 interferes with MAP kinase signaling pathways in Magnaporthe oryzae . X. Zhang

515. The Vps35/retromer is essential for appressorium-mediated host infection by the rice-blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. Wenhui Zheng

516. Protease-induced apoplastic defense signaling in Zea mays. Sebastian Ziemann

517. Transcriptional program of the yeast-mycelium dimorphism in a non-model vascular plant pathogen. Martha Nigg

518. Identification and functional characterization of fungal membrane proteins related to phosphate fluxes in arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis. Y. Ding

519. Let’s play JAZ in the poplar rhizosphere or how mutualistic fungi are coping with jasmonic acid signalling. Claire Veneault-Fourrey

520. Growth inhibition of fungal species by the Chytridiomycete Homolaphlyctis polyrhiza. Steven Ahrendt

521. Identification of candidate Sclerotinia sclerotiorum virulence genes utilizing genotype-by-sequencing and association mapping. R. Brueggeman

522. Exophiala dermatitidis as a model for investigating the stress biology of extremophile fungi. Jyothi Kumar

523. The velvet gene velA in Epichloë festucae – role in plant symbiosis; plant, nutrition and light-dependent expression; and target genes. Mostafa Rahnama

524. Phytophthora sojae effector Avr1b can be delivered into soybean cells by heterologous PI3P-binding proteins during infection. Qunqing Wang

525. HaCPL2, a cerato-platanin family protein, acts as a protein elicitor in Heterobasidion annosum-Pinus sylvestris pathosystem. F. Asiegbu

526. Identification of new entomopathogenic fungi in Lebanon and molecular engineering of Beauveria bassiana. Sylvain Brun

527. Reduced expression of a glutathione synthase gene (gsh2) in Leptosphaeria maculans causes loss of pathogenicity on canola (Brassica napus). Kylie Chambers

528. Manipulation of macrophage biology by the intracellular fungal pathogen Histoplasma capsulatum. Bevin English

529. Roles of hydrophilin-like protein in the filamentous fungi Alternaria brassicicola. Guillaume N'Guyen

530. An endo-Rhamnogalacturonase associated with the necrotrophic pathogen life style of Heterobasidion irregulare. Yang Hu

531. Cultural and genomic differentiation between Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and S. trifoliorum. Teresa Jardini

532. Cell Biology and Biochemical aspects of infection by the root rot fungus Phymatotrichopsis omnivora. Prasanna Kankanala

533. Generation of a ToxA knockout strain of the wheat tan spot pathogen Pyrenophora tritici-repentis. Richard Oliver

534. Investigating the environmental pressures that shape virulence in the thermally dimorphic fungal pathogen Histoplasma capsulatum. Lauren Rodriguez

535. What makes the ash dieback fungus Hymenoscyphus fraxineus pathogenic? Jan Stenlid

536. Regulation by RNAi of putative virulence factors in the opportunistic pathogen Mucor circinelloides. S. Torres-Martinez

537. Pathogenicity screening of Finnish isolates of the conifer pathogen Heterobasidion annosum s.s and Heterobasidion parviporum for identification of pathogenicity-specific genomic regions. Z. Zeng

538. Analyses of xylem sap proteins in susceptible and resistant tomato-Verticillium dahliae interactions. Steven J. Klosterman

539. Dual RNA-Seq of the hemibiotrophic pathogen Setosphaeria turcica and its host, maize. T. Wiesner-Hanks

540. Investigating secondary metabolism in Zymoseptoria tritici. Solaf Ali

541. Secondary metabolite hunting in the wheat pathogen Parastagonospora nodorum. Mariano Jordi Muria Gonzalez

542. A Setosphaeria turcica secondary metabolite effector prompts a resistance response on Ht1 maize. B. Gillian Turgeon

543. Sensing and signalling through the cAMP/PKA pathway is crucial for maintaining a mutualistic symbiotic interaction between Epichloë festucae and Lolium perenne. Alexander Bisson

544. Trichoderma secondary metabolism and its relation to plant growth promotion. Artemio Mendoza

545. Enhancing the Transmission and Viability of Beneficial Epichloë Endophytes in Seed. Milan Gagic

546. Identification of a novel secondary metabolism gene cluster essential for the Epichloë festucae-Lolium perenne symbiosis. Daniel Berry

547. Two Epichloё festucae genes encoding putative membrane associated proteins are required for cell-cell fusion and maintenance of a mutualistic symbiotic interaction with Lolium perenne. K. Green

548. Gene expression patterns of Trichoderma virens during interaction with plant roots. Benjamin Horwitz

549. Epichloë fungal endophytes and the formation of synthetic symbioses in Hordeeae (=Triticeae) grasses. Richard Johnson

550. Fungal-bacterial interactions are mediated by fungal lipid signaling and a common set of bacterial factors. Olga Lastovetsky

551. The endophytic symbiont Epichloё festucae establishes an epiphyllous network on the surface of Lolium perenne leaves by development of an expressorium, an appressorium-like leaf exit structure. Barry Scott

552. Identification and characterization of a nuclear protein, NsiA, essential for hyphal fusion and symbiotic infection of endophytic fungus Epichloë festucae. A. Tanaka

553. Acting under stress – how ectomycorrhizal partners counter metal stress. Manuela Östreicher

554. Yeast as tool to identify infection relevant genes in the phytopathogenic fungi. Susanna A. Braus-Stromeyer

555. Transcriptional profiling of genes encoding secreted hydrolytic enzymes of Zymoseptoria tritici during in planta infection. Javier Palma-Guerrero

556. Hydroxy Fatty Acids Sensing and Surface Perception by Ustilago maydis. Pierre Grognet

557. Regulation of secreted virulence factors by the Unfolded Protein Response. Martin Hampel

558. Structure-function analysis of Cmu1, a secreted chorismate mutase in Ustilago maydis. Xiaowei Han

559. The Unfolded Protein Response functions as a signal hub for biotrophic development of Ustilago maydis. Kai Heimel

560. Intracellular and potential extracellular roles of the Ustilago maydis Acyl-CoA-binding protein Acb1. Joachim Jungmann

561. Hxt1, a monosaccharide transporter and sensor required for virulence of the maize pathogen Ustilago maydis. Joerg Kaemper

562. Characterization of the Ustilago maydis pathogenicity factor Scp2 - a candidate for unconventional secretion. Sina Krombach

563. The role of Stp1, a secreted effector of Ustilago maydis essential for host colonization. Liang Liang

564. The secreted repetitive protein Rsp3 of Ustilago maydis is required for full virulence. Lay-Sun Ma

565. Sensing the plant surface: investigating the activation mechanism of Msb2 in Ustilago maydis. Marino Moretti

566. Necrotrophic effector epistasis in tan spot of wheat. Lynda Ciuffetti

567. Characterization of a Pyrenophora teres f. maculata mapping population uncovers the complexity of virulence in the spot form net blotch of barley interaction. Timothy L. Friesen

568. Using the phenotypic information in the Pathogen-Host Interactions database (PHI-base) to explore pathogen genomes, transcriptomes and proteomes. Kim Hammond-Kosack

569. An extracellular DNase from the phytopathogen Cochliobolus heterostrophus is a virulence factor as found for bacterial pathogens of animals. Martha Hawes

570. Fast(er) forward genetics screening to identify virulence-associated genes in Zymoseptoria tritici. Jason Rudd

571. Identification of pathogenicity and virulence genes by random T-DNA insertional mutagenesis in Cochliobolus sativus. Shaobin Zhong

572. Exploring the concept of non-susceptibility in the Parastagonospora nodorum – wheat interaction. Peter Solomon

573. Genome and transcriptome analyses of the fungal forest pathogen Armillaria ostoyae. György Sipos

Population and Evolutionary Genetics

574. A regular unicellular stage facilitates adaptation: the emergence of azole resistance in Aspergillus fumigatus. Jianhua Zhang

575. Identification of novel genes regulating sexual reproduction in Aspergillus species. N. Salih

576. Succinate-dehydrogenase inhibitors (SDHIs) resistance evolution in cereal pathogens. Stefano Torriani

577. Time for a background check: The importance of genetic background on the acquisition of drug resistance in Candida albicans. Aleeza Gerstein

578. Minisatellites in IGS used for race differentiation in Colletotrichum of lentil and site of small RNA synthesis affecting pathogenicity. Lone Buchwaldt

579. Unisexual Reproduction - Climbing the Hill, Robertson Effect, without a Partner. Kevin Roach

580. Mycobiontal and photobiontal selection of the lichen family Parmeliaceae in Korea. Seol-Hwa Jang

581. Molecular detection of rust fungi on turfgrass. Brijesh Karakkat

582. Evolution of hybrid Epichloë species: Independent hybridization or horizontal transmission. Carolyn A. Young

583. Priority effects during fungal community establishment in beech wood. Lynne Boddy

584. A highly diverse clade of melanized fungi associated with leaves and trichomes of the endemic tree Metrosideros polymorpha at high elevation sites in Hawai'i. Naupaka Zimmerman

585. Identification of candidate effectors in the poplar rust fungus Melampsora larici-populina through a population genomics approach. Antoine Persoons

586. DMI resistance in Zymoseptoria tritici: a history of gradual molecular evolution. Patrick Brunner

587. Evolutionary constrains of host specificity in the smut fungus Microbotryum. Britta Bueker

588. For form and function: developing a new genetic transformation system to correlate the molecular evolution of a putative ‘morphogenetic toolkit’ with the emergence of diverse phenotypes in Chytridiomycota. Jaclyn Dee

589. Genome analyses reveals evolution towards homothallism in Leptographium sensu lato. T. A. Duong

590. Variability in centromeric sequences of Neurospora crassa. Steven Friedman

591. Population genomics of the wheat pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici. A. Genissel

592. The genetic architecture of reproductive isolation between wild and domesticated populations of the apple scab agent, Venturia inaequalis. C. Lemaire

593. The evolution of assortative mating in experimental populations of fission yeast. Bart Nieuwenhuis

594. Mitochondrial-nuclear co-evolution in Schizophyllum commune. Kristiina Nygren

595. A Genetic Analysis of Optimal and Maximal Growth Temperatures among Mesophilic and Thermophilic Members of the Sordariales. A. Robinson

596. Segregation distortion in the progeny of an interspecific cross between Fusarium circinatum and F. temperatum: nuclear-cytoplasmic incompatibility and hybrid breakdown. E. T. Steenkamp

597. Contemporary fungicide applications sign for selection in Botrytis cinerea populations collected in the Champagne vineyard (France). Anne Sophie Walker

598. Maternal effects vary across sexual reproductive development in Neurospora crassa. Kolea Zimmerman

599. The origin, distribution and evolution of Type A trichothecenes in the Fusarium graminearum species complex. Amy Kelly

600. Contributions of vertical descent, horizontal transfer and gene loss to the distribution of mycotoxin biosynthetic gene clusters in Fusarium. Robert Proctor

601. Polymorphism of TRI8 gene among the strains of Fusarium graminearum species complex. Chami C. Amarasinghe

602. Spatio-temporal Dynamics of Fusarium Head Blight and Trichothecene Toxin Types in Canada. Amy Kelly

603. Field populations of Fusarium graminearum revealed different recombination pattern. Firas Talas

604. Population genomics and scans for selection in the plant pathogen Fusarium graminearum. Christopher Toomajian

605. Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. canariensis: evidence for horizontal gene transfer of putative pathogenicity genes. Matthew Laurence

606. Genetic isolation between two recently diverged populations of a symbiotic fungus. Sara Branco

607. Sequencing and molecular dissection of Sk-2 in Neurospora. Thomas Hammond

608. Identification of New Neurospora crassa Nonself Recognition Loci Using a Comparative Genomics Approach. Jiuhai Zhao

609. QTL Mapping Reveals Novel Fungicide Resistance Genes in the Plant Pathogenic Fungus Zymoseptoria tritici. Mark Lendenmann

610. Microsatellite characterization of Colletotrichum fioriniae. Nicholas Pun

611. Pseudogenization in pathogenic fungi with different host plants and lifestylddes might reflect their evolutionary past. Ali H. Bahkali

612. Genealogical Concordance Phylogenetic Species Recognition in the Fusarium oxysporum Species Complex. Matthew Laurence

613. Host adaption in the plant pathogenic fungus Mycosphaerella fijiensis. Jean Carlier

614. Species composition of the genus Saprolegnia and intra-specific variability of the pathogenic oomycete Saprolegnia parasitica in fin-fish aquaculture systems. Paul de la Bastide

615. Differences in fungal endophytes diversity in citrus sinensis (Orange) trees irrigated with fresh versus treated waste water. David Ezra

616. Assessing microevolution of secondary metabolism: A population genomic study of Tolypocladium inflatum. Jon R. Menke

617. Characterizing the effects of genetic variation on osmo-signaling dynamics. Selcan Aydin

618. A shift from sexual recombination to clonality in a tree pathogen is associated with a host jump. N. Feau

619. Phylogenetic and phenotypic characterization of Ascomycete yeast beetle endosymbionts. Dana Wohlbach

620. Molecular identification and characterization of wild barley endophytes. Mihwa Yi

621. Evidence of geographic structure in panglobal Ustilago maydis populations. Iman Sylvain

622. Elucidating the genetic basis of virulence in Zymoseptoria tritici - A QTL mapping approach. Ethan Stewart

623. Genomic variation in long-lived individuals of the basidiomycete fungus Armillaria gallica. James Anderson

624. Outcrossing limits propagation of chromosomal inversions in Neurospora species. Christopher Hann-Soden


625. RNA-Seq for identifying novel transcripts, alternate splicing and improving current gene annotations in plant pathogen Phytophthora infestans. Jolly Shrivastava

626. FungiDB: An integrated functional genomics database for fungi and oomycetes. Jason E. Stajich

627. Regulation of fungal secondary metabolism by insect competition? A. Regulin

628. Transposons as tools: An inducible system for mutagenesis in Ascomycetes. Linda Paun

629. Industrial strain construction: Improving the toolbox. Peter van de Vondervoort

630. Enhanced Hydrolysis of Lignocellulosic Material. Kristiina Järvinen

631. High-level production of mono-component and enzyme mixtures in Myceliophthora thermophila. Cristina Llavata Peris

632. Cytological karyotypes of the two powdery mildew fungi, Blumeria graminis f.sp. hordei and Erysiphe pisi. T. Takaya

633. Comparative study of resistance mechanisms to zoxamide and carbendazim in Botrytis cinerea. M. Cai

634. The shades of ROS: Old problems, new solutions. Robert Marschall

635. Systematic genetic characterization of long non-coding RNAs in the model human fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans. Youbao Zhao

636. Metagenomic mycoflora analysis of Korean traditional wheat nuruk. D.-H. Kim

637. Fungal diversity associated to microhabitat variation revealed by 454 pyrosequencing in a semiarid ecosystem in Baja California, Mexico, endemic for Valley Fever. Lluvia Vargas Gastelum

638. A CRISPR/Cas9 system for genetic engineering of filamentous fungi. Christina S. Noedvig

639. Efficient gene targeting by generating I-SceI induced double strand breaks in Trichoderma reesei. Jean-Paul Ouedraogo

640. Fungal and bacterial transcriptional activity in temperate pine forest soils in response to long-term nitrogen amendment. Cedar N. Hesse

641. Spatio-temporal dynamics of fungal communities in southern and subarctic boreal forest soil in Finland. Minna Santalahti

642. Oomycete pathogens take advantage of lipid raft and PI3Pon the plant membrane for infection. K. Tao

643. Controls and Mechanisms of Molecular Biodiversity in Coprophilous fungi. Muhammad Saleem

644. Screening and Molecular Characterization of Fungi Capable of Laccase Production from Different Forest Ecosystems of Michoacán State, Mexico. Irum Mukhtar

645. Structure and function of Fusarium communities within the rhizosphere microbiome of two prairie plant species. Nicholas LeBlanc

646. Occurrence of Fusarium and Microdochium species and associated mycotoxins in French Wheat. Nadia Ponts

647. Antibiotic polymyxin B exhibits novel antifungal activity against Fusarium species. Li-Hang Shyu

648. Influence of volatile organic compounds on Fusarium graminearum mycotoxin production. Martha Vaughan

649. Diversity of Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubence isolated from local banana cultivars in Indonesia. Nani Maryani

650. Developing Fungal Resistant Crops at BASF. M. Rodriguez-Carres

651. Identification of a polyketide synthase gene for the synthesis of phleichrome of the phytopathogenic fungus Cladosporium phlei. K.-K. So

652. Fungal defense against nematodes - Microfluidics to monitor induction of effector proteins in individual hyphae. Stefanie S. Schmieder

653. Cellular interactions between Coprinopsis cinerea and bacteria in microfluidic platforms. M. Stöckli

654. Functional groups displayed on substrate surfaces regulated adhesion in various fungi. M. Nishimura

655. Proposal to establish a public DNA repository for fungi. Patrik Inderbitzin

656. Optimizing enzyme cocktails and process conditions for production of cellulosic ethanol. R. Verwaal

657. rtfA, a putative RNA-pol II transcription elongation factor gene, is necessary for normal morphological and chemical development, proper response to oxidative stress and pathogenicity in Aspergillus flavus. Jessica M. Lohmar

658. High efficiency genome editing in prototrophic and wild strains of Saccharomyces. William Alexander

659. Ecological roles of solanapyrone A produced by plant pathogens Ascochyta rabiei and Alternaria solani. W. Kim

660. Transcriptome and functional analysis of apothecium development in Botrytis cinerea. Jan A. L. van Kan

661. Occurrence of a novel mycovirus PoSV and its fungal symptoms in Pleurotus ostreatus. J. Kim

662. Curing and functional analysis of the mycovirus (LeV) in Lentinula edodes . H. Song