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					             BRITISH MYCOLOGICAL SOCIETY
              ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING

                    THE FUNGAL CELL
                      WEST PARK, DUNDEE

           1ST SEPTEMBER, 2009– 4TH SEPTEMBER, 2009


                         Meeting Chairs:

                        Geoffrey M. Gadd
                         Neil A.R. Gow

                       Advisory Committee

                           Paul Birch
                           Alex Brand
                        Fordyce Davidson
                          Carol Munro
                           Mike Stark
                         Pieter van West


The Organising Committee is grateful to the following organisations
                  for their generous support:




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                            THE FUNGAL CELL

DAY 1 TUESDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER

12.30 onwards    REGISTRATION (Sidlaw Suite Foyer (SSF) )

13.00 onwards    Poster Assembly (Sidlaw Suite Main Lecture Theatre (SSLT) )

18.00 – 19.00    PRESIDENT’S GUEST LECTURE (SSLT)

                 Gero Steinberg (University of Exeter)
                 Cytoskeletal motors and hyphal growth

19.00 – 20.00    PRESIDENT’S RECEPTION (SSF)

20.00 – 22.00    DINNER (Henderson Suite (HS), Main Building)

DAY 2 WEDNESDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER

SESSION 1        CELLULAR ORGANISATION (SSLT)


09.00 - 09.05    WELCOME TO BMS 2009
                 Geoff Gadd
                 University of Dundee

09.10 – 09.40    Nick Read
                 University of Edinburgh
                 Pathways of differentiation from the fungal spore

09.40 – 10.10    Geoff Robson
                 University of Manchester
                 Regulation of hyphal morphogenesis

10.10 – 10.40    Peter Sudbery
                 University of Sheffield
                 The Spitzenkorper of the fungal hypha

10.40 – 11.0 0   Coffee and Tea (SSF)

11.00 – 11.30    Carol Munro
                 University of Aberdeen
                 Fungal cell wall-omics


11.30 – 12.15    OFFERED PAPERS
(10 + 5 min)    Talk 1

(10 + 5 min)    Talk 2

(10 + 5 min)    Talk 3


12.15 – 13.30   LUNCH (HS)


SESSION 2       METABOLISM AND CELLULAR REGULATION (SSLT)


13.30 – 14.00   Alistair Brown
                University of Aberdeen
                Why has Candida albicans retained a heat shock response?

14.00 – 14.30   Mike Stark
                University of Dundee
                Chromosome biorientation and
                spindle checkpoint activation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

14.30 – 15.00   Daan van Aalten
                University of Dundee
                Mechanism and inhibition of enzymes involved in fungal cell wall
                biogenesis

15.00 – 15.40   Coffee and Tea (SSF)

15.40 – 16.10   Nick Talbot
                University of Exeter
                Map kinase signaling and plant pathogenesis

16.10 – 16.40   Simon Avery
                University of Nottingham
                Cellular heterogeneity and stress

16.40 – 18.30   POSTERS AND RECEPTION FOR PGS AND PDRAS (SSF/SSLT)

19.00 – 20.30   DINNER (HS)

20.30 – 21.30   WHISKY TASTING– HOSTED BY DR BILL LUMSDEN OF GLENMMORANGIE
                DISTILLERIES PLC (Balbeggie Suite, Main Building)

21.30 – 01.00   CEILIDH (HS)



DAY 3 THURSDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER


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SESSION 3       FUNGAL GROWTH (SSLT)


09.00 – 09.30   Mark Fricker
                University of Oxford
                Intrahyphal transport and mycelium dynamics

09.30 – 10.00   Amy Gladfelter
                Dartmouth, NH, USA
                Nuclear cycles in hyphal growth of Ashbya gossypii

10.00 – 10.30   Susan Crosthwaite
                University of Manchester
                Detection of light and temperature by the Neurospora circadian clock

10.30 – 10.50   Coffee and Tea (SSF)

10.50– 11.20    Alex Brand
                University of Aberdeen
                The regulation of tip re-orientation in Candida albicans hyphae

11.20 – 11.50   Fordyce Davidson
                University of Dundee
                Mathematical modelling of the mycelial network

11.50 – 12.35   OFFERED PAPERS

(10 + 5 min)    Talk 1

(10 + 5 min)    Talk 2

(10 + 5 min)    Talk 3


12.35 – 14.00   LUNCH (HS)


SESSION 4       MORPHOGENESIS AND DIFFERENTIATION         (SSLT)


14.00 – 14.30   Paul Dyer
                University of Nottingham
                Asexuality and cryptic sex in Ascomycete fungi

14.30 – 15.00   Jurgen Wendland
                Growth and morphogenesis in Ashbya gossypii
                Carlsberg Research Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark

15.00 – 15.30   Ursula Kues


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                University of Göttingen, Germany
                Fruitbody formation in Coprinus

15.30 – 16.00   Coffee and Tea (SSF)

16.00 - 16.30   Luis Corrochano
                University of Seville, Spain
                Molecular mechanism of fungal vision: a role for multiple
                photoreceptors in Phycomyces?

16.30 – 17.30   POSTERS (SSLT)

17.30 – 18.30   BERKELEY LECTURE (SSLT)

                Steven Bates
                University of Exeter
                Candida albicans morphogenesis and pathogenesis


18.30 – 19.00   BMS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (SSLT)

19.00 – 23.30   BMS CONFERENCE DINNER AND AUCTION (HS)
                OPEN MUSIC SESSION (TBA)

SESSION 5       FUNGAL INTERACTIONS (SSLT)

09.00 – 09.30   Sophien Kamoun
                John Innes Insitute, Norwich
                RXLR and plant-oomycete interactions

09.30 – 10.00   Matthew Fisher
                Imperial College
                Temperature-dependent regulation of host immunity against amphibian
                panzootic chytridiomycosis

10.00 – 10.30   Christine Voisey
                Grasslands Research Centre, AgResearch, Palmerston North, New
                Zealand
                A novel mechanism of regulated growth: intercalary hyphal extension in
                fungal endosymbionts of grasses

10.30 – 11.00   Coffee and Tea (SSF)

11.00 – 11.30   Sarah Gurr
                University of Oxford
                Fungal pathogenicity: surfaces, sensors and signals

11.30 – 12.15   OFFERED PAPERS

(10 + 5 min)    Talk 1


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(10 + 5 min)    Talk 2

(10 + 5 min)    Talk 3

12.15 – 13.30   LUNCH (HS)

13.30 – 14.00   Francis Martin
                INRA, Nancy, France
                Symbiont inventions – genomes of the basidiomycete Laccaria bicolor
                and the ascomycete Tuber melanosporum reveal evolutionary insights
                into mycorrhizal symbiosis

14.00 – 14.30   Antonio di Pietro
                University of Cordoba, Spain
                Fungal pathogens of plants and animals

14.30 – 15.00   Tariq Butt
                University of Swansea
                Fungal-insect interactions

15.00 – 15.30   Howard Jenkinson
                University of Bristol
                Candida albicans - bacteria interactions

16.00           CLOSING REMARKS AND DEPARTURES




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