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Early Career Fellowship at the University of aberdeen, UK

Please see the advert for information about an Early Career Fellowship which is available at the MRC Centre for Medical Mycology at the University of Aberdeen. The closing date for applications is June 30th.

Cletus Kurtzman

It is with great sadness to inform you that Cletus Kurtzman died on the 27. November 2017. He had a heart attack wile preparing to come to work.

Medical Mycology and especially the yeast community has lost a great colleague and many of have lost a great friend.

Cletus worked his whole live on yeast taxonomy and was the first one who applied phylogeny using the rDNA gene cluster. He was the co-author of the Book ”The Yeasts”

Clete’s daughter Mary shared the following information:

Condolences/Messages may be sent as follows:

Mary.heffernan8@outlook.com

Mary Ann Dombrink Kurtzman
C/O The Heffernan Family
6814 N. Oleander Avenue
Chicago, IL  60631
USA