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.

Giovanni Benelli

My research focuses on behavioral ecology and biological control. I have published more than 200 papers in international journals with impact factors. I cooperate with more than 80 researchers on various research projects, including FP7 Collective Cognitive Robots and H2020 subCULTron.

I serve as Academic Editor/Executive Editorial Board Member for PeerJ, Parasitology Research, Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, Current Organic Chemistry, BioMed Research International, Asia Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine and many others.

Dee A. Carter

Associate Professor in Microbiology, University of Sydney. Managing Editor of Australasian Mycologist. Academic Editor for PLOS ONE. Recipient of the 2010 The Merck Sharp & Dohme ASM Mycology Award.

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