GSC 11: Urmas Kõljalg

submitted by: psterk1

How would GSC standards fit within UNITE? Urmas Kõljalg (UNITE database of fungi)

The 11th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting (GSC 11), held at The Wellcome Trust Conference Centre, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK, April 4-6, 2011 (

Would You Like to Be a Mentor?

submitted by: KidsJudgePartnership

Introduction to mentoring opportunities for biomedical science students at Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles CA. Discusses the Kids Judge! Los Angeles Biomedical Science Fair as well as classroom teaching opportunities at an elementary school in the neighborhood.

Global warming may spur new fungal diseases (MWV37)

submitted by: MicrobeWorld

Dr. Jeff Fox, Features Editor for Microbe Magazine, talks with Arturo Casadevall, MD, Ph.D., the editor-in-chief of mBio, the new online, open-access journal from the American Society for Microbiology, about an opinion/hypothesis article he co-authored suggesting that rising global temperatures will result in new fungal infections for mammals living in temperate climates.

Identification, characterization and management of Fusarium wilt of banana (Saba, Lakatan, and Latundan)

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Report on the identification, characterization of fusarium wilt in banana major growing areas in Luzon Island, Philippines and the use of promising endophytic fungi isolates to reduce colonies of fusarium in vitro and in vivo.

Dr. Teresita U. Dalisay
Crop Protection Cluster
College of Agriculture
University of the Philippines Los Baños