ISHAM NEWS! (18-09-2012)
The University of Minnesota, U.S.A. has a vacancy in fungal
evolution at the level of assistant professor; for information, click
A report from the 17th International
Symposium on Infections in the Immunocompromised Host held in Genova,
Italy last June 24-27, can be found here.
|Information on the ISHAM Working
Group on Paracoccidioidomycosis has been updated and can be found on the
WG page of our website here.
The next Medical Mycology Course of the Institut Pasteur will be held in Paris, March 18th – April 12th,
2013. The course will be taught in English and is aimed at MDs, PhDs and
veterinarians with a minimum of 2 years-practice of medical mycology in a
laboratory hospital, who wish to improve practical and theoretical knowledge in
medical mycology. Training is provided through bench work, lectures and
informal panel discussions. Application deadline
is November 15, 2012. For
information and registration, click here or contact email@example.com.
The CBS Course in Medical
Mycology was held in Innsbruck, Austria, last August; a short report can be
The next edition of this international course will be in Guangzhou, China,
18-29 November, 2013. This course will be in Chinese and partly in English,
with synchronous translation of the English sections. General information on
the course and the city can be found here, and a tentative program is posted
the framework of Gordon Research Conferences, a course will be held entitled “Immunology of Fungal Infections”
in Galveston, TX, U.S.A., January 13-18, 2013. In our previous mailing the link
did not work; full information can be obtained here.
|The next International
Mycological Congress (IMC10) will be organized in Bangkok, Thailand, August
3-8, 2014. General information is available
There will be sessions on medical mycology, but there is still a possibility to
suggest further topics; a form for this purpose can be found here.
the 4th International Workshop on Scedosporium in Innsbruck,
Austria, 16-18 May, 2013, is now available here.
|A new issue of Medical
Mycology, vol. 50 No. 6 (August 2012) has appeared and is now freely
available in your member area. For your convenience, we list the contents
brevicaulis infection in an immunocompromised patient and review of prior
cases caused by Scopulariopsis and Microascus species
C. Iwen, Stephanie
D. Schutte, Diana
F. Florescu, Rhonda
K. Noel-Hurst, Lynne
Mycology Aug 2012, Vol. 50, No. 6: 561–569.
phosphatase in Rhinocladiella aquaspersa: biochemical properties and its
involvement with adhesion
F. Kneipp, Andressa
S. Magalhães, Érika
A. Abi-Chacra, Lucieri
O. P. Souza, Celuta
S. Alviano, André
L. S. Santos, José
Mycology Aug 2012, Vol. 50, No. 6: 570–578.
of dermatophytes by the antimicrobial peptides human β-defensin-2, ribonuclease
7 and psoriasin
Peter Fritz, Vera Beck-Jendroschek, Jochen Brasch
Mycology Aug 2012, Vol. 50, No. 6: 579–584.
vaginitis during pregnancy: susceptibility testing of 13 antifungal drugs and
boric acid and the detection of four virulence factors
Bariş GüZel, Israa
Ibrahim Jabban Khalil, Merve
Mycology Aug 2012, Vol. 50, No. 6: 585–593.
due to Alternaria infectoria: a single-center experience with utility of
PCR for diagnosis and species identification
Le Pape, Isabelle
Mycology Aug 2012, Vol. 50, No. 6: 594–600.
new etiological agents revealed among 178 clinical Aspergillus strains
obtained from Czech patients and characterized by molecular sequencing
Mycology Aug 2012, Vol. 50, No. 6: 601–610.
factors for mortality in patients with mucormycosis
P. Kontoyiannis, David
I. Morris, John
R. Perfect, Peter
V. Chin-Hong, Ashraf
S. Ibrahim, Eric
Mycology Aug 2012, Vol. 50, No. 6: 611–618.
sequence typing of serial Candida albicans isolates from children with cancer,
children with cystic fibrosis and healthy controls
Karianne Wiger Gammelsrud, Belinda Langnes Lindstad, Peter Gaustad, André Ingebretsen, E. Arne Høiby, Petter Brandtzaeg, Per Sandven
Mycology Aug 2012, Vol. 50, No. 6: 619–626.
soft-tissue infection: a case report and review of the literature
Pierre Dicostanzo, Jean
Marc Durand, Jean
Robert Harle, Stephane
Mycology Aug 2012, Vol. 50, No. 6: 627–630.
A case of
bronchial aspergillosis caused by Aspergillus udagawae and its
Mycology Aug 2012, Vol. 50, No. 6: 631–636.
report of subcutaneous phaeohyphomycosis caused by Ochroconis tshawytschae in an immunocompetent patient
Yi P. Ge, Gui X. Lv, Yong N. Shen, Min Li, Shu W. Deng, Sybren De Hoog, Kittipan Samerpitak, Wei D. Liu
Mycology Aug 2012, Vol. 50, No. 6: 637–640.
of severe forms of paracoccidioidomycosis: is there a role for corticosteroids?
F. Campos, Lucas
C. Netto, Luiz
G. Gonçalves, Luis
R. Machado, Evanthia
V. Mimicos, Francisco
O. S. França, Ronaldo
C. B. Gryschek
Mycology Aug 2012, Vol. 50, No. 6: 641–648.
refractory case of chromoblastomycosis due to Fonsecaea monophora with
improvement by photodynamic therapy
Mycology Aug 2012, Vol. 50, No. 6: 649–653.
pneumonitis induced by Shiitake mushroom spores
Mycology Aug 2012, Vol. 50, No. 6: 654–657.
galactomannan in cystic fibrosis patients colonized with Aspergillus species
A. Warren, Yvonne
Mycology Aug 2012, Vol. 50, No. 6: 658–660.
detection of Aspergillus fumigatus RNA in vitro and in a murine
model of invasive aspergillosis utilizing the PAXgene® and Tempus™
RNA stabilization systems
Oliver Morton, Antonella
de Luca, Luigina
Mycology Aug 2012, Vol. 50, No. 6: 661–666.
fungal DNA-extraction from formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue specimens
by application of thermal energy
D. Khot, Daisy
L. Ko, David
Mycology Aug 2012, Vol. 50, No. 6: 667–672.
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