Book Review of Plan Parasitic Fungi

Book Review: Plant-parasitic microfungi. An Identification book for smuts, rusts, powdery and downy mildews, chytrids and Taphrinales in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and South Tyrol Pfanzenparasitische Kleinpilze: Bestimmungsbuch für Brand-, Rost-, Mehltau-, Flagellatenpilze und Wucherlingsverwandte in Deutschland, Österreich, der Schweiz und Südtirol (2015) [trans. Plant-parasitic microfungi. An identification book for smuts, Read more…

Department of Agriculture – Biologist (Computational/Bioinformatics)

Department of Agriculture – Biologist (Computational/Bioinformatics) Peoria, IL Duties Summary This position is located in the Mycotoxin Prevention & Applied Microbiology Research Unit, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), in Peoria, IL.   The incumbent is responsible for working in collaboration with laboratory scientist and other computation biologist to lead, design, Read more…

Department of Agriculture – Research Microbiologist

Department of Agriculture – Research Microbiologist Summary The incumbent serves as a Research Microbiologist in the Mycotoxin Prevention and Applied Microbiology (MPM) Research Unit, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research (NCAUR), Peoria, Illinois. MPM scientists conduct research in genetics, microbiology, chemistry and plant biology to produce information and technologies needed Read more…

Tucker Curator of Lichenology (Assistant Specialist) University and Jepson Herbaria

Tucker Curator of Lichenology (Assistant Specialist) University and Jepson Herbaria Recruitment Period Open date: November 25th, 2019 Next review date: Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. Final date: Monday, Jan 13, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to Read more…

Fusarium Oxysporum Post Doc Position: Open Immediately

A post-doc position in fungal genomics is available immediately to develop new phylogenomics-informed diagnostic tools for Fusarium oxysporum.  The primary objective of the project is to develop formae speciales-specific diagnostic assays for several Fusarium wilt pathogens important to California agriculture, based on a phylogenomic dataset that will inform evolutionary patterns Read more…