Importantly, every participant will be accommodated in the program, so that also the students will have the chance to speak for an international audience. On May 11, 2023, we will focus on environmental fungi, and on May 12, 2023, we will have clinical focus.
The environmental niche of the brain pathogen
seems to be sugarcane; Vania Vicente and her students (Curitiba, Brazil) have the latest update.
Francesc Prenafeta-Boldu (Barcelona, Spain) has more data on black yeast endophytes – an overlooked habitat?
Veronika Mayer (Vienna, Austria) investigated the association of black yeasts and tropical ants.
Metallotolerance of black yeasts will be discussed Cristy Medina (Barcelona, Spain).
Peiying Feng (Guangzhou, China) will present on Chinese chromoblastomycosis.
Yu Quan (Nijmegen, The Netherlands) has an overview of the phylogeny of all sequenced species of Chaetothyriales.
Laura Selbmann (Viterbo, Italy) and Marcus Teixeira (Brasilia, Brazil) will have latest insights into black yeast genomics.
Cecile Gueidan (Canberra, Australia) has a successful bait sequencing kit for Chaetothyriales and related taxa.
Is there a relation between chromoblastomycosis and inherited immune disorders? This and other aspects of host-pathogen interactions will be discussed by Anamelia Bocca (Brasilia, Brasil).
Nina Gunde-Cimerman and colleagues (Ljubljana, Slovenia) will present on diverse types of extremotolerance.
Yinggai Song (Beiying, China) has data on the severe black yeast infections associated with CARD9-related immunodeficiency.
Filomena de Leo (Messina, Italy) present on rock-inhabiting fungi.
Lucia Muggia (Trieste, Italy) and Martin Grube (Graz, Austria) have recent data on phylogeny and ecology of lichen-associated black yeasts.
Daniel Wagner Santos (Sao Paulo, Brazil) updates on epidemiology and therapy of phaeohyphomycosis in various patient cohorts.