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CALL FOR ISHAM COUNCIL NOMINATIONS AND BIDS TO HOST ISHAM CONGRESS 2021

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO NOMINATE SOMEONE TO BECOME A MEMBER OF THE ISHAM COUNCIL OR, IF YOU ARE INTERESTED TO SUBMIT A BID TO HOST THE ISHAM CONGRESS IN 2021, THE CALL FOR BOTH IS NOW OPEN.  PLEASE COMPLETE THE RELEVANT FORMS IN THE MEMBERS AREA AND RETURN TO PROF WIELAND MEYER BY MARCH 2ND 2018.

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

2016 Dr. Ira F. Salkin Memorial Award Winner

On behalf of ISHAM and Medical Mycology, we extend our congratulations to Dr. Serisha D. Naicker, the inaugural recipient of the Ira F. Salkin Memorial Award. Read more.

Senior lectureship in bioinformatics at the University of aberdeen, UK

Please see the attached advert for more information about a new Senior Lectureship in Bioinformatics post at the University of Aberdeen. Closing date for applications is 28th Feb 2018.