Advisory Board and Editors Mycology

Anthony S Amend

Assistant Professor in the department of Botany, and faculty in the Ecology Evolution and Conservation Biology program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Dee A. Carter

Professor in Microbiology, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Sydney, Australia. Member of the Marie Bashir Institute, University of Sydney. Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology.

Alex T Ford

Professor of Biology based at the University of Portsmouth (UK) since 2008. Expertise in Marine Biology, Invertebrate Physiology, Parasitology and Ecotoxicology.

Erica M Goss

Assistant Professor in the Department of Plant Pathology and Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida. Research focuses on the origins, evolution, population structure, and migration of plant pathogens. Recognized as by the American Phytopathological Society as one of the discipline’s "faces of the future" in 2013.

Niklaus J Grünwald

Research Plant Pathologist at the Horticultural Crops Research Laboratory (USDA ARS). Interested in epidemiology, genetics and evolution of exotic and reemerging plant pathogens in the genus Phytophthora.

Vijai Kumar Gupta

Dr. Vijai Kumar Gupta, is currently working as Lead Researcher at MGBG, Department of Biochemistry, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland. His areas of research and work expertise are: Fungal Biology & Biotechnology, Bio-fuels & Bioenergy Research, Plant-Microbial Interactions and Microbial Biotechnology.

He is a Fellow of The Linnaean Society, London, UK; Fellow of Hind Agri Society, India and Fellow of International Society of Contemporary Biologist, India. He has been honoured with several awards including the well respected Indian ICAR Senior Research Fellowship, Indian Young Scientist Award-2009 and most recently the Special Achievement Award-2014.

He has broad experience of scientific and technical editorship, including several books that he has edited for publishers such as Wiley-Blackwell; CRC Press; Springer; Elsevier; Nova Science Publisher; and CABI. In addition he serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Fungal Biology (Springer, USA), and Biofuels and Bio-refineries (Springer, Germany); a Senior Editor of Fungal Biology and Biotechnology, BioMed Central (UK); BMC Microbiology; Frontier Journals; Mycosphere and Journal of Experimental Biology.

Adrienne R. Hardham

Professor of Plant Cell Biology at the Australian National University. Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science.

Joseph Heitman, MD, PhD

James B. Duke Professor and Chair, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University. Associate editor PLOS Genetics, Genetics, PLOS Pathogens, Current Genetics, Fungal Genetics & Biology. Editorial board PLOS Biology, Current Biology, Virulence, Cell Host & Microbe. Recipient of 2003 Squibb IDSA Award and 2002 AMGEN ASBMB Award, fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Association of America Physicians, and ASCI.

Nancy P. Keller

Professor of Medical Microbiology and Immunology/Bacteriology at the University of Wisconsin, Editor of Fungal Biology and Genetics, American Phytopathological Society Fellow and American Academy of Microbiology Fellow

Abhishek Kumar

Researcher focusing on computational genomics with current interests in genetics, genomics and trancriptomics specially fungi, insects and vertebrates. Current research interests as following
1. Research Area #1: Application of genomics to human diseases
2. Research Area #2: Genomics of drug-like molecules from fungi
3. Research Area #3: Evolutionary Genomics
4. Research Area #4: Biodiversity Genomics

Blanca B. Landa

EDUCATION:
Ph.D. Agricultural Engineer, Institute of Sustainable Agriculture, CSIC, and University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain. July, 1999.
RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Population biology and biogeography of soilborne pathogens and biocontrol angents in the rhizosphere. Integrated control of plant pathogens; Rhizosphere microbial ecology; Biocontrol; Molecular diagnosis; Metagenomic analysis of microbial populations.