The following speakers will give invited lectures at the Congress.
John Taylor (UC Berkeley, USA)
–The poetry of mycological accomplishment and challenge
Alastair Fitter (York University, UK)
–A forgotten phylum?
Joseph Heitman (Duke University, USA)
–Microbial pathogens in the fungal kingdom
David Hibbett (Clark University, USA)
–Knowing and growing the fungal tree of life
Nancy Keller (UW Madison, USA)
-Unlocking the fungal treasure box
Gero Steinberg (Exeter University, UK)
–Organelle transport in fungi - stochastic or controlled?
Nick Talbot (Exeter University, UK)
–Welcome to the pressure dome: investigating the molecular genetics of plant infection by the rice blast fungus