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Fungal anarchy

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On Friday 24th of November the autumn meeting of the section Mycology will be held at the Westerdijk Institute in Utrecht starting at 10.00. Coffee will be there in advance when you register from 9.30 on.

The meeting is entitled: “Fungal anarchy”

Agenda

09.30 – 10.00 Arrival, coffee and registration at reception desk.
10.00 – 10.10 Jan Dijksterhuis (Westerdijk Institute, Utrecht): Introduction
10.10 – 10.50 Hanna Johannesson (Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden): “Anarchistic fungal genes, deviations from Mendel’s law of inheritance”
10.50 – 11.20 Like Fokkens (WUR, Wageningen): “Mobile elements on mobile chromosomes in Fusarium oxysporum”
11.20 – 11.50 Vasilis Kokkolis (VU, Amsterdam): “Nuclear Dynamics in Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi”
11.50 – 12.20 Ben Auxier (WUR, Wageningen): “The limits of a fungal individual: how and when fungi recognise each other”
12.20-12.35 Olga Grum-Grzhimaylo (WUR): “The first occurrence Psychrophila antarctica in the Arctic and its identification.”
12.40 – 13.40 Lunch
13.40 – 13.55 Massimo Tedeschi (Universiteit Leiden): “Activity-based protein profiling on secretomes of mannanase in Aspergillus niger.“
13.55-14.10 Birgit van Brenk (UU): “Waste treating waste: Organic micropollutant removal from water by Agaricus bisporus spent mushroom substrate.”
14.10-14.25 Charlotte Koster (TU-Delft): “Long-read direct sequencing of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae mitochondrial transcriptome.”
14.25-14.40 Sam Edwards (WUR): “‘’Zombie-flies: Is symbiosis at the heart of behavioral manipulation by an insect-destroying fungus?’’
14.40-14.55 Yanfang Li (Westerdijk Institute, Utrecht): “Development of a versatile fungal host for heterologous expression.”
14.55 – 15.10 Martin Weichert (WUR, Wageningen): “How Aspergillus fumigatus adapts to cell membrane stress”.
15.10 – 15.30 Coffee
15.30 – 16.00 Han Wosten (UU, Utrecht): “Heterogeneity in Aspergillus: same genes, different behavior.”
16.00-16.30 Wim van Egmond: “De microscopical journey of Antonie van Leeuwenhoek; did he describe fungal spore formation for the first time?”
16.30 – 17.30 Borrel

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