About Conference

An International conference on Fungal genetics, biology, host pathogen interaction & evolutionary ecology.

It is a great pleasure to invite you to Rome, from 17 to 20 February, for an exciting meeting, with an outstanding scientific program!

The aim of ECFG15 is to showcase recent advances in fungal genetics and molecular biology, including cellular biology, omics technologies, host-pathogen interactions, evolutionary genomics, molecular ecology.

WHERE

Sapienza Main Campus
Frentani Center

Rome, Italy

WHEN

Monday to Thursday
February 17 to 20, 2020

From 9:00 to 20:00

Conference Schedule

The Conference includes four keynote lectures, three plenary sessions, thirteen concurrent sessions, and poster sessions for more informal discussions.

09:00 - 12:30Satellite Workshops View MoreSapienza Main Campus
10:45 - 11:15Coffee BreakSapienza Main Campus
12:45 - 14:00Lunch BreakSapienza Main Campus
14:00 - 17:30Satellite Workshops View MoreSapienza Main Campus
15:50 - 16:15Coffee BreakSapienza Main Campus
18:00 - 19:30Welcome ReceptionAula Magna
Sapienza Main Campus
19:30 - 20:45
Conference Opening Session | Keynote 1
Control of gene expression
Chairs: Claudio Scazzocchio, Paola Bonfante
Speaker: Giuseppe Macino
Aula Magna
Sapienza Main Campus
09:00 - 09:45
Keynote 2
Denise Zickler
Frentani Convention Center
09:45 - 12:45
Plenary Session 1
Cell biology & Genetic View More
Chairs: Andrea Genre, Nancy Keller
Sala Auditorium
Frentani Convention Center
10:45 - 11:15Coffee BreakFrentani Convention Center
12:45 - 14:00Lunch BreakFrentani Convention Center
14:00 - 18:00CS1.1 Development and Morphogenesis
CS1.2 Cell regulation and signaling
Frentani Convention Center
14:00 - 18:00CS2.1 Animal - Fungi Interactions
CS2.2 Plant - Fungi Interactions
Frentani Convention Center
14:00CS3.1 Evolution
CS3.2 Molecular Taxonomy & Phylogenomics
Frentani Convention Center
15:45 - 16:15Coffee BreakFrentani Convention Center
18:00 - 19:30Poster SessionFrentani Convention Center
09:00 - 09:45
Keynote 3
Nick Talbot
Frentani Convention Center
09:45 - 12:45
Plenary Session 2
Fungal Host Interactions View More
Chairs: Matteo Lorito, Antonio di Pietro
Sala Auditorium
Frentani Convention Center
10:45 - 11:15Coffee BreakFrentani Convention Center
12:45 - 14:00Lunch BreakFrentani Convention Center
14:00 - 18:00CS1.3 Primary and secondary metabolism
CS1.4 Genome, chromatin and epigenetics
CS1.5 Omics & bioinformatic
Frentani Convention Center
14:00 - 18:00CS2.3 Pathobiomes
CS2.4 Antifungal and fungicides
Frentani Convention Center
14:00 - 18:00CS2.3 Applied and Environmental Microbiology
CS3.3 Synthetic biology and biotechnology
Frentani Convention Center
15:45 - 16:15Coffee BreakFrentani Convention Center
18:00 - 19:30Poster SessionFrentani Convention Center
09:00 - 09:45
Keynote 4
Michael Travisano
Frentani Convention Center
09:45 - 12:45
Plenary Session 3
Evolution and molecular ecology View More
Chairs: Eva H Stukenbrock, Silvano Onofri
Sala Auditorium
Frentani Convention Center
10:45 - 11:15Coffee BreakFrentani Convention Center
12:45 - 14:00Lunch BreakFrentani Convention Center
14:00 - 15:00Poster SessionFrentani Convention Center
15:00 - 18:30Poster Prizes
Concluding Remarks
Main Hall
Frentani Convention Center
19:30Conference Dinner

Our Sponsor

Expand your visibility and connect with current and future customers in a collegial atmosphere at the the European Conference on Fungal Genetics will be held in Roma from 17 to 20 February 2020.

15th European Conference
on Fungal Genetics

ROME – 17/20 February 2020