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Workshops & Symposia

The annual meeting of the TPCP and CTHB
1-5 October 2018

Spring School on Solar Energy and Photosynthesis

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Advanced Phylogenetic WorkshopsAdvanced Phylogenetic Workshops 2018
21-25 May 2018

Advanced Phylogenetics

Workshop 1

2018

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New Publications

De Beer ZW. (2018) A tiny beetle and its deadly fungus is threatening South Africa’s trees. The Conversation https://bit.ly/2F0J2Ln
Benndorf R, Guo H, Sommerwerk E, Weigel C, Garcia-Altares M, Martin K, Hu H, Küfner M, De Beer ZW, Poulsen M, Beemelmanns C. (2018) Natural products from Actinobacteria associated with fungus-growing termites. Antibiotics 7(3):83. 10.3390/antibiotics7030083 PDF
Fru FF, Steenkamp ET, Wingfield MJ, Roux J. (2018) High genetic diversity of Fusarium circinatum associated with the first outbreak of pitch canker on Pinus patula in South Africa. Southern Forest: a Journal of Forest Science 10.2989/20702620.2018.1496312
Bose T, Wingfield MJ, Roux J, Vivas M, Burgess TI. (2018) Community composition and distribution of Phytophthora species across adjacent native and non-native forests of South Africa. Fungal Ecology 36:17-25. 10.1016/j.funeco.2018.09.001https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1754504818301740
Nel WJ, Duong TA, Wingfield MJ, Wingfield BD, Hammerbacher A, De Beer ZW. (2018) Heterothallism revealed in the root rot fungi Berkeleyomyces basicola and B. rouxiae. Fungal Biology 10.1016/j.funbio.2018.08.006

Vacant positions

Programme Manager in Forest Molecular Genetics Programme (FMG), FABI - more information

Application deadline: 10 October 2018

 

Functional Genomics Technician in Forest Molecular Genetics Programme (FMG)FABI - more information

Application deadline: 10 October 2018

 

Fingerprinting Research Assistant in Forest Molecular Genetics Programme (FMG)FABI - more information

Application deadline: 10 October 2018 

 

PhD funded by SANBI, based in the Tree Protection Cooperative Programme (TPCP)FABI - more information

Topic: Impact of the polyphagous shot hole borer and its fungal symbiont on indigenous South African trees

Supervisors: Prof. Wilhelm de Beer & Dr Trudy Paap

Application deadline: 2 November 2018 (successful candidates will be notified by early December) - apply online here