Dr Alexander Idnurm

Research interests

Fungal biology

  • Host-pathogen interactions
  • Plant pathology
  • Medical mycology
  • Evolution of mating-type determination

Research projects

  • Identification of virulence factors in Leptosphaeria maculans or Cryptococcus neoformans
  • Genetics of ballistospore formation and release in basidiomycete fungi
  • Midyear: Molecular tool development in fungi relevant to the grains industry
  • Midyear: Mechanisms of antifungal drug resistance

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