News

October 21, 2021

Poster advertising the seminar on Oct 21, 2021.

Pedro gave a talk at the Department of Life Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, on the topic of fungal social interactions. Thank you to Prof. Echo Hsu for the invitation.

September 27, 2021

'Lab lunch' to celebrate Aditya's arrival to our group, and with Prof. Meei Jyh Jiang from our department as our guest.

Photo taken on September 27, 2021.

September 1, 2021

Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology just launched a Research Topic on "Fungi as Cell Factories: Genetic Engineering and Applications", edited by Pedro Gonçalves, Sonja Billerbeck (University of Groningen) and Anderson Oliveira (University of São Paulo). We are looking forward to receiving works on recent research advances that revolve around the fields of biotechnology, synthetic biology, genomics, bioinformatics, natural products, and the delineation of biosynthetic pathways in fungi. More details can be found here.

Research topic/special issue on "Fungi as Cell Factories: Genetic Engineering and Applications" in Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology.

August 31, 2021

Aditya Aryandi Setiawibawa will be joining our group in October to work on an exciting project at the intersection of fungal biotechnology and folk medicine. Welcome Aditya!

Aditya's visit to NCKU on August 31, 2021.

June 16, 2021

Izabel Lai, who has joined our group a month ago, presented her research proposal to her fellow Master's students and faculty of the Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy. Izabel's project will focus on the mechanisms of regulation of antifungal drug resistance by the transcription factor CZT-1. Welcome Izabel, and good luck!

A snapshot of Izabel's online presentation.

April 30, 2021

Our collaborator Prof. Louise Glass (University of California, Berkeley) has been elected to join the United States' National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors in the scientific field worldwide. Congratulations Louise on this big achievement!

https://news.berkeley.edu/2021/04/26/three-berkeley-faculty-elected-to-the-national-academy-of-sciences/

https://glasslab.berkeley.edu/

Louise and Pedro at a Glass Lab retreat, in February 2018.