BMS Autumn Open Meeting

The BMS Open meeting is and annual meeting usually held at the Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. It is open to members and  non  members and the only cost is for the tea and coffee.

2018 AGM and Autumn Meeting

17 Nov 2018, 10:30 – 16:30

       Fungi in a Changing World


Lady Lisa Sainsbury Lecture Theatre, Jodrell LaboratoryRoyal Botanic Gardens
Kew, Surrey TW9 3AB
United KingdomMartin
BMS, FEO Events, Field Events

       Fungi in a Changing World


Saturday 17 November 2018 – Lady Lisa Sainsbury Lecture Theatre,

Jodrell Laboratory, Jodrell Gate, Kew Road, Kew Gardens, TW9 3DS.


Come to hear about the latest research.


10:00-10:30:  Coffee & Tea.


10:30-11:00:  Prof. Peter Kennedy - U. of Minnesota.

                      Ecologist working on fungal diversity and functions.


11:00-11:30:  Dr. Carrie Andrew - Swiss Federal Research Institute & U. of Oslo

                      Ecologist investigating changes in fruiting phenology.


11:30-12:00:  Prof. Pieter van West - U. of Aberdeen - Presidential Address

                      Molecular biologist investigating oomycetes.


12:00-12:30  British Mycological Society AGM (Annual General Meeting)

12:00-14:00:  Lunch break.


14:00-14:30:  Prof. Sarah Gurr - U. of Exeter

                      Plant pathologist working on food security.


14:30-15:00:  Prof. Mark Fricker - U. of Oxford

                      Specialist in imaging fungal signalling and transport.


15:00-15:30:  Dr. Ellen Larsson - U. of Gothenburg

                      Specialist on threatened woodwaxes (Hygrophorus).


15:30-16:00:  Dr. Martin Vohník - Czech Academy of Sciences

                       Specialist on symbiotic fungi of heathers and seagrasses.


16:00-16:30:  Open Discussion.