ISHAM NEWS! (28-08-2009)
Dear ISHAM member, As from today, ISHAM has a subdivision for the younger
medical mycologist: Young ISHAM, an initiative of Michaela
Lackner and Ferry Hagen. Young ISHAM aims to promote networking and to
help with career opportunities for ISHAM members below 35. Young ISHAM is free, as a unique extra service to our members. Visit their website at www.young.ISHAM.org and take part in the
future of medical mycology.
The ISHAM Working Group on Cystic Fibrosis organized
a very successful meeting in Angers, France, on 7 and 8 June 2009. Full
information on this significant event is available in the Working Group area of
the ISHAM website, click here. The Working Group also publishes a regular Newsletter, click here for issue
The Societé Francaise de Mycologie Médicale organizes
its annual meeting on the Caribbean island of Martinique, 11-13 January, 2010.
The meeting open to all French-speaking participants. For information and
program, click here.
A new Fungus of the Month has been placed on the
ISHAM website, with case information at the SOS-Forum in your member area, submitted
by Tahereh Shokohi. What would be your diagnosis?
The 6th European Meeting on Molecular
Diagnostics will take place in Scheveningen, The Netherlands, 22-23
October, 2009. The program can be found in the International Agenda of the ISHAM
website, click here.
The Summer Newsletter of the Mycology Study Group is
now available in the Working Group area of the ISHAM website, click here.
A vacancy is available for a postdoc on Candida cell surface at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. For information and
application, click here.
No less than three ISHAM Working Groups will organize their
workshops between April and June, 2010: Scedosporium (in Bonn, Germany), Black Yeasts (in Ljubljana, Slovenia) and Zygomycetes (in Athens,
Greece). You will be updated soon about these activities, keep your agenda
ready. Pre-information can be obtained from the Conveners.
Please note deadlines for the 4th Advances
Against Aspergillosis, a major event in Aspergillus research, to
be held February 4-6, 2010 in Rome, Italy, see reminder here and congress info here
Issue 47-6 of Medical Mycology has appeared; go to
your ISHAM member area for free access. For your convenience we list the contents
multi-locus sequence typing scheme for Cryptococcus neoformans and
Cryptococcus gattii, Pages 561 - 570
Wieland Meyer; David M. Aanensen; Teun Boekhout; Massimo Cogliati; Mara R.
Diaz; Maria Carmela Esposto; Matthew Fisher; Felix Gilgado; Ferry Hagen; Sirada
Kaocharoen; Anastasia P. Litvintseva; Thomas G. Mitchell; Sitali P. Simwami;
Luciana Trilles; Maria Anna Viviani; June Kwon-Chung
mould infections: a multi-disciplinary update, Pages 571 - 583
Georg Maschmeyer; Thierry Calandra; Nina Singh; Joseph Wiley; John Perfect
of genomic differences between Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus
gattii by Representational Difference Analysis (RDA), Pages 584 - 591
Josiane Faganello; Valéria Dutra; Augusto Schrank; Wieland Meyer; Irene S.
Schrank; Marilene H. Vainstein
burden of mucormycosis in the United States: can a vaccine be cost-effective?,
Pages 592 - 600
Ashraf S. Ibrahim; John E. Edwards Jr.; Richard Bryant; Brad Spellberg
of multiple isolates of Aspergillus fumigatus from patients: genotype,
mating type and invasiveness, Pages 601 - 608
Sergio Alvarez-Perez; Marta E. Garcia; Emilio Bouza; Teresa Pelaez; Jose L.
characterization of a subgroup IE intron with wide distribution in the large
subunit rRNA genes of dermatophyte fungi, Pages 609 - 617
Colin J. Jackson; Richard C. Barton; C. Graham Clark; Steven L. Kelly
folliculitis is caused by cutaneous resident Malassezia species, Pages
618 - 624
Narifumi Akaza; Hirohiko Akamatsu; Yasuyuki Sasaki; Masataka Kishi; Hiroshi
Mizutani; Akiyo Sano; Keiko Hirokawa; Satoru Nakata; Setsuko Nishijima; Kayoko
in domestic animals in Western Australia: a retrospective study from 1995–2006,
Pages 625 - 639
S. McGill; R. Malik; N. Saul; S. Beetson; C. Secombe; I. Robertson; P. Irwin
vitro antifungal activities of luliconazole, a new topical imidazole,
Pages 640 - 647
Hiroyasu Koga; Yasuko Nanjoh; Koichi Makimura; Ryoji Tsuboi
leg due to Exophiala jeanselmei successfully treated with surgery and
itraconazole therapy, Pages 648 - 652
Jaffar A. Al-Tawfiq; Samir S. Amr
phaeohyphomycosis due to Exophiala (Wangiella) in an immunocompetent
child, Pages 653 - 657
Derya Alabaz; Filiz Kibar; Sevtap Arikan; Banu Sancak; Umit Celik; Necmi
Aksaray; Mehmet Turgut
infection by Aspergillus ochraceopetaliformis, Pages 658 - 662
J. Brasch; J. Varga; J. -M. Jensen; F. Egberts; K. Tintelnot
cutaneous zygomycosis due to Absidia corymbifera in a patient with
cutaneous T cell lymphoma, Pages 663 - 668
Ze-Hu Liu; Gui-Xia Lv; Jia Chen; Hong Sang; Xiao-Dong She; Xian-Jin Chen;
Jian-Fang Sun; Yong-Nian Shen; Xue-Si Zeng; Wei-da Liu
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application will be processed as rapidly as possible. On admission to
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your circumstances make it difficult
to afford the subscription fee, a special fund (The Carolyn
Halden Fund) exists to provide member's subscriptions for one or two years.
Please explain your situation to the General Secretary.
under 35 and having a great career in mind become ISHAM member. You will get
your money back when you participate in the next ISHAM congress, see http://www.congre.co.jp/isham2009/ . Young members
present in Tokyo will receive an
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