2018 AGM and Autumn Meeting
Fungi in a Changing World
Saturday 17 November 2017 – 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. Ali Ashby - U. of Cambridge
Science communicator and former chair of the BMS Education and Outreach Committee.
16:00-16:30: Open Discussion.