The Programme

    • Inaugural Talk

Prof. Xingzhong Liu,

Chairman, Asian Mycological Association

State Key Laboratory of Mycology

Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

No. 3 1st Beichen West Rd., Chaoyang District,

Beijing 100101,

P. R.China

    • Invited Plenary Lectures
  • Prof. Pedro W. Crous,Director,Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures – Fungal Biodiversity centre,Uppsalalaan 8, 3584CT Utrecht,Netherlands
  • Prof. Toru Okuda,Visiting Scientist,Botanical Gardens,Graduate School of Science,The University of Tokyo, 3-7-1

    Hakusan, Bunkyo, Tokyo 112-0001,

    Japan

  • Prof. D. Jayarama Bhat,Department of Botany (Retd.)Goa University, Goa – 403206,India
  • Symposia
    1. Diversity, Systematics and Evolution
        • Invited Keynote Lecture
      1. Dr Kevin D. HydeSchool of ScienceMae Fah Luang University333 Moo 1, Tambon TasudMuang District, Chiang Rai 57100

        Thailand

      2. Prof. Lei CaiState Key Laboratory of MycologyInstitute of Microbiology,Chinese Academy of SciencesNo. 3 1st Beichen West Rd., Chaoyang District,

        Beijing 100101,

        P. R.China

      3. Dr. Tsutomu HattoriForestry and Forest Products Research InstituteMycrobial Ecology Lab.Matsunosato,Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8687

        Japan

      • Offered oral presentations
      • Offered poster presentations
    2. Fungi and Ecosystem Functioning.
        • Invited Keynote Lecture
      1. Prof. John DightonRutgers Pinelands Field StationPO Box 206New LisbonNJ 08064, USA
      2. Dr Akira SuzukiDepartment of Natural Sciences,Faculty of Knowledge Engineering,Tokyo City University, 1-28-1 Tamazutsumi, Satagaya-ku,Tokyo 158-8557, Japan
      • Offered oral presentations
      • Offered poster presentations
    3. Non-pathogenic association of fungi with plants.
        • Invited Keynote Lecture
      1. Prof. T.S. SuryanarayananDirectorVivekananda Institute of Tropical Mycology (VINSTROM)A Unit of the Ramakrishna Mission VidyapithChennai 600 004.
      2. Prof. D.J. BagyarajNASI Sr. Scientist & ChairmanCNBRCD41, RBI ColonyAnand Nagar

        Bangalore- 560024

      3. Dr Jae-Suon HurProfessor/Research DirectorDepartment of Environmental Education,Sunchon National University,Jungang-Ro 255, Sunchon, 540-950,

        Korea

      • Offered oral presentations
      • Offered poster presentations
    4. Pathogenic association of fungi with plants.
        • Invited Keynote Lecture
      1. Dr Naweed NaqviTemasek Senior InvestigatorTemasek Life Sciences Laboratory Limited1 Research Link,National University of Singapore,

        Singapore 117604

      • Offered oral presentations
      • Offered poster presentations
    5. Human and animal pathogens.
        • Invited Keynote Lecture
      1. Dr Ariya ChindampornDepartment of MicrobiologyFaculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn UniversityKing Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital1873 RamaIV road, Pathiumwan District,

        Bangkok10330,

        Thailand

      • Offered oral presentations
      • Offered poster presentations
    6. Physiology and Biochemistry.
        • Invited Keynote Lecture
      1. Dr Oded YardenThe Buck Family Chair Professor of Plant PathologyHead, Dept. of Plant Pathology and MicrobiologyThe Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and EnvironmentThe Hebrew University of Jerusalem

        Rehovot 76100

        Israel

      • Offered oral presentations
      • Offered poster presentations
    7. Genomics, Proteomics and Transcriptomics.
        • Invited Keynote Lecture
      1. Dr Masayuki MachidaMolecular Systems Bioengineering Research GroupBioproduction Research Institute, Hokkaido CenterNational Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)2-17-2-1 Tsukisamu-Higashi, Toyohira-ku, Sapporo,

        Hokkaido 062-8517,

        Japan

      2. Dr D.P. KasbekarHaldane Chair, Laboratory of Neurospora GeneticsCentre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD)Bldg. 7, Gruhakalpa, 5-4-399 / B, NampallyHyderabad-500 001, India
      • Offered oral presentations
      • Offered poster presentations
    8. Biotechnology and Industrial Mycology.
        • Invited Keynote Lecture
      1. Dr. M.V. DeshpandeEmeritus Scientist and Professor AcSIRBiochemical Sciences DivisionCSIR-National Chemical LaboratoryPune-411008
      2. Prof. Dr. Marc StadlerDepartment Microbial DrugsHelmholtz Centre for Infection ResearchBldg. B, Room 175aInhoffenstrasse 7

        38124 Braunschweig, Germany

      • Offered oral presentations
      • Offered poster presentations
    9. Marine and Freshwater Mycology.
        • Invited Keynote Lecture
      1. Prof. E.B. Gareth JonesDepartment of Botany and MicrobiologyCollege of ScienceKing Saud UniversityP.O. Box 2455 Riyadh 11451

        Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

      2. Prof. K.R. SridharProfessorUGC-BSR Faculty FellowDepartment of BiosciencesMangalore University

        Mangalagangotri

        Mangalore 574 199

        Karnataka, India

      • Offered oral presentations
      • Offered poster presentations
    10. Culinary and Medicinal Fungi
        • Invited Keynote Lecture
      1. Prof. Vikineswary SabaratnamMushroom Research Centre,University of Malaya,50603 Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia
      • Offered oral presentations
      • Offered poster presentations
  • Special Interest Groups
    1. Stramenopilan Fungi
        • Invited Keynote Lecture
      1. Dr Daisuke HondaDepartment of Biology,Faculty of Science and Engineering,Konan University,8-9-1, Okamoto, Higashinada,

        Kobe, Hyogo 658-8501, JAPAN

      • Offered Oral Presentations
      • Offered Poster Presentations
  • Workshops
    1. Fungal Conservation
        • Organizer:
      1. Dr Peter Buchanan,Landcare Research,Private Bag 92170,Auckland 1142,New Zealand
      2. Dr. K.V. SankaranFAO Consultant on invasive alien speciesFormer Director, KFRIManasi, Convent RoadShornur- 679 121

        Palakkad Dt., Kerala.

    2. Communication in Mycology 101
        • Organizer:
      1. Prof. Lilian Vrijmoed,BNU-HKBU United International College,28 Jinfeng Road, Tangjiawan,Zhuhai, Guagdong,P.R. China. 519085