We are pleased to announce the GSA Poster Award winners from the 31st Fungal Genetics Conference!

Congratulations to all!

Jorge Lightfoot, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center  

Fungal hypoxia adaptation is critical for the establishment of keratitis

vayu maini rekdal, UC Berkeley

CRISPR-Cas9 engineering of A. oryzae for meat-like flavor and appearance

Amber Matha, University of Georgia

Sre1, a transcription factor controlling ergosterol biosynthesis, stimulates response to nickel, an important micronutrient for fungi

Carla Gonçalves, Vanderbilt University

A diversified metabolic toolkit in budding yeasts linked to ecological adaptation

Elizabeth Gaylord, Washington University in St. Louis

The phosphatase Sac1 mediates capsule secretion in Cryptococcus neoformans

Asiya Gusa, Duke University

Transposon mobilization elevated by heat stress causes genome-wide mutations in the human fungal pathogen Cryptococcus deneoformans

Mona Pokharel, Rutgers University

Characterization of the bHLH family transcription factor for their function in inositol metabolism regulation in Cryptococcus neoformans

David Goich, University at Buffalo

Gcn2 compensates for the absence of Hog1 in Cryptococcus neoformans

Nicola Case, University of Toronto

Global Analysis of Circuitry Governing Candida albicans Morphogenesis within Host Immune Cells

Antonio Serrano, Université Côte d’Azur

Hyphal branch formation in the opportunistic human pathogen Candida albicans

Diana Gomez De La Cruz, The Sainsbury Laboratory

Convergent recognition of the Magnaporthe oryzae host specificity determinant PWL2 in divergent grass species

Ben Auxier, Wageningen University & Research 

Association of nonself recognition and an NLR like locus in Coprinopsis cinerea