Awards and Sponsorship

ISHAM 2015 awards:

Lucille Georg award for life-time achievement for outstanding scientific achievement in medical mycology
Luigina Romani, Italy
John Perfect, USA

Honorary Membership (Outstanding contribution to Human and Animal Mycology): 
Bodo Wanke, Brazil

Distinguished Service Award (Outstanding contribution to the Society):
Ira Salkin, USA, EiC Medical Mycology 2004 - 2015
Aristea Velegraki, Greece, ISHAM Council 2006 - 12
Sybren de Hoog, The Netherlands, ISHAM president 2009 - 12

ISHAM Young Investigator Awards 2015

Young Investigator Award Basic Mycology
Ferry Hagen, NL "A retrospective molecular diagnostic study to detect Cryptococcus gattii in formalin fixed paraffin embedded pulmonary coin lesions" 

Young Investigator Award Clinical Mycology
Frank L van de Veerdonk, NL "Elucidating antifungal host defence via primary immunodeficiencies" 


YISHAM poster prices

Kennio Paim

Galleria mellonella model showed reduced virulence of Cryptococcus gattii VGIIa isolate knockout for a Collagen binding domain of a collagenase

Jochem B. Buil

In vitro activity of flucytosine and in vitro drug interaction of flucytosine and voriconazole against azole-susceptible and -resistant Aspergillus fumigatus

Kathy Parisi

Barcode sequencing of the yeast deletion collection to define the antifungal mechanisms of plant defensins

Abdullah Al-Hatmi

Emerging Fusariosis in Tertiary University Hospital in Turkey

Ulrike Binder

Oxygen dependent effect of azoles on sterol biosynthesis and sterol composition of Aspergillus spp.

Fabiana Oliveira

Analysis of ERG6 in Cryptococcus neoformans as an antifungal target

Michael Payne

Gene expansion: a driver of the evolution of pathogenicity in Talaromyces marneffei? 

Fabian Istel

A genome-scale collection of gene deletion mutants in C. glabrata

Sabrina Jenull

The HIR histone chaperone  complex adjusts initiation of hyphal formation in  Candida albicans

Patricia Albuquerque

Insights into the ecology and biology of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis from its interactions with soil amoebae

Katja Schaefer

Murine model for Fusarium oxysporum invasive fusariosis reveals long-term persistent and organ-specific infection structures

Liliane Mukaremera

Titan cells formation: Cryptococcus neoformans deceives the host immune system