FungiG 2020
FungiG 2020

Faculty – PhD Students – Undergraduates – Visitors – External Lab Members


Irina S. Druzhinina

Professor, Ph.D. Group Head

AEM Editor

Associate Editor, Mycoasia

Editorial Board Member, Fungal Biology and Biotechnology, BMC

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Fungi (JoF), MDPI

Guest SI Editor, Science of the Total Environment

Head of the TU Wien Collection of Industrial Microorganisms, Vienna, Austria

Head of the International Committee of Trichoderma Taxonomy (ICTT)

Coordinator and co-PI of the Trichoderma whole genus genomics project, JGI DOE, Berkeley, USA

Feng Cai

Associate Professor, Ph.D.

School of Ecology, Sun Yat-sen University, Shenzhen, China

Evolutionary genomics and diversity of fungi

DNA Barcoding of fungi

Hydrophobins and other SSCPs

Alumni 2018 – 2022

Zheng Zhao

Production of hydrophobins

Protein engineering

Siqi Jiang

Fungal taxonomy and diversity

Biological degradation of plastics

Renwei Gao

Fungal genetics,

Cerato-platanins and hydrophobins

Ming Yue Ding

Fungal diversity

Trichoderma genomics and phenotyping

Peijie Chen

Aureobasidium genomics

Cellulolytic enzymes



Kai Dou

Ph. D. of the Shanghai Jiaotong University (the Group of Prof. Jia Chen)

Fungal diversity and identification

Trichoderma ecology

External lab members

Siqiao Chen

FungiG Ph.D. Student working in Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Science, group of Dr. Paul Daly

Genomics of Oomycota

Trichoderma Pythium interactions

Komal Chenthamara


Fungal genomics, ankyrins

Komal Chenthamara 2019

Mohammad Rahimi

Ph.D. in the Vienna University of Technology

Tropical ecology & microbial diversity

Christian P. Kubicek

Ph.D., Professor Emeritus
Fungal systems biology, biochemistry and genomics

Christian P. Kubicek
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