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Chairs: Fabio Gsaller, Richard Todd
Location: SoWi University of Innsbruck, Aula


Saturday, March 4
17:00 – 20:00

Registration and poster hang up, Poster and Welcome Reception (sponsored by Novozymes, A/S.)
Chairs: Fabio Gsaller and Richard Todd
17:00 - 18:30 Odd-numbered poster presenters  
18:30 - 20:00 Even-numbered poster presenters  

Sunday, March 5

Welcome, introductions and announcements

09:15 Session I
Chairs: Richard Todd and David Canovas
  Nada Kraševec Aegerolysins – What Do We Already Know About Them? National Institute of Chemistry, Slovenia
  Eveline Snelders The successful spread of azole-resistant Aspergillus fumigatus; sex, drugs and flying spores Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands
  Isabelle Benoit Gelber A metabologenomic approach for secondary metabolite production Concordia University, Canada
  Amelia Barber The genomics of virulence and drug resistance in Aspergillus fumigatus Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany
10:45 - 11:15 Coffee Break  
  Session II
Chairs: Gerhard Braus
  Margherita Bertuzzi Antifungal potency of the airway epithelium in health and disease University of Manchester, UK
  Fabio Gsaller Advances in genetic engineering to boost research applications in Aspergillus Medizinische Universität Innsbruck, Austria
Chairs: Michelle Momany and Mike Bromley
  Eduardo Pelegri-Martinez Insights into the Aspergillus fumigatus Afu4g10610 gene overexpressed during in vivo and in vitro infections University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Spain
  Marcel Rüllke Engineering of a reporter tool to quantify carbon catabolite repression in filamentous fungi in real-time Technical University of Munich, Germany
  Olaf Kniemeyer Analysis of the Aspergillus fumigatus proteomic response to amphotericin B (AmB) reveals involvement of a putative flippase in resistance Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology (HKI), Germany
  Johanna Rhodes Global spatial and temporal analysis of Aspergillus fumigatus reveals insights into evolution of drug resistance Radboudumc, The Netherlands
  Harry Chown Pangenomic analysis of Aspergillus fumigatus reveals putative heterokaryon incompatibility loci University of Manchester, UK
  Thomas Orasch NADPH oxidase-dependent antifungal activity of extracellular vesicles of macrophages against Aspergillus fumigatus Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology (HKI), Germany
  Dujuan Liu Transcriptome analysis of Penicillium subrubescens xlnR and araR mutants Westerdijk Fungal Diversity Institute, The Netherlands
  Ben Auxier Nonself recognition modules in Aspergillus fumigatus are shared across Aspergilli Wageningen University, The Netherlands
  Harrison Thorn The Aspergillus fumigatus Septation Initiation Network regulator, MobA, is essential for septation, survival under echinocandin stress, and virulence University of Tennessee Health Science Center, USA
12:25 - 12:45

Eve Basenko, FungiDB update
Community directions discussion; Elections  
Chairs: Richard Todd

12:45 - 14:00 Lunch Break   

Session III - Talks from Abstracts
Chairs:  Neta Shlezinger and Jarrod Fortwendel

  Valeria Ellena Generation and evaluation of Aspergillus-specific DNA aptamers to improve diagnosis of aspergillosis Austrian Center of Industrial Biotechnology (ACIB) Gmbh/TU Wien, Austria
  Stephan Starke The antimicrobial peptide AnAFP acts as mediator of autophagy in A. niger Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
  Shunya Susukida Oxygen mass transfer effects on recombinant protein production by the hyphal dispersed Aspergillus oryzae mutant in the lab-scale fermentation Tohoku University, Japan
  Weng In Chong Screening A. nidulans mutants for the ability to germinate in water University Of Macau, Macau SAR, China
  Susanne Fritsche A novel holotomographic live cell imaging method to study cellular processes in fungi Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology (ACIB), Austria
  Uxue Perez-Cuesta A gene involved in the development of Aspergillus fumigatus could be the missing fungal granulin University of the Basque Country, Spain
  Timothy Cairns Harnessing coexpression network data and synthetic biology to metabolically engineer Aspergillus niger Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
15:45 - 16:15 Coffee Break  

Pontecorvo Lecture
sponsored by Ginkgo Bioworks

Chairs: Richard Todd and Peter Punt

  István Pócsi

Omics-based Aspergillus stress biology

University of Debrecen, Hungary
17:00 Election results, Novozymes student poster prizes, other discussion items
17:30 Dismiss



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