WFCC Executive Board Members 2017-2020

President

Dr Ipek Kurtböke

Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering University of the Sunshine Coast Maroochydore DC Queensland 4558, Australia E-mail: ikurtbok@usc.edu.au Tel: +61 07 5430 2819 Fax: +61 07 5430 2881

Vice-President

Prof Kevin McCluskey

Fungal Genetics Stock Center Department of Plant Pathology 4024 Throckmorton Plant Sciences Center Kansas State University Manhattan, KS 66506 E-mail: mccluskeyk@ksu.edu Tel: +1 (785) 532-6176 Fax: +1 (785) 532-5692

Secretary

Dr Marizeth Groenewald

Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute Uppsalalaan 8, 3584 CT Utrecht, Netherlands E-mail: m.groenewald@westerdijkinstitute.nl Tel: +31 (0)30 212 2614 Fax: +31 (0)30 251 2097

Treasurer

Dr Andrey Yurkov

Leibniz-Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH, Inhoffenstraβe 7B, 38124 Braunschweig, Germany E-mail: ayu@dsmz.de Tel: +49531-2616-254

Editor Newsletter

Dr Ipek Kurtböke

Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering University of the Sunshine Coast Maroochydore DC Queensland 4558, Australia E-mail: ikurtbok@usc.edu.au Tel: + 61 07 5430 2819 Fax: + 61 07 5430 2881

Director WDCM Ex officio

Dr Juncai Ma

Information Network Center, Institute of Microbiology Chinese Academy of Sciences No 1 West Beichen Road, Chaoyang District Beijing 100101, China E-mail: ma@im.ac.cn Tel: +86 10 64807422 Fax: +86 10 64807426

Member

Dr Kyria Boundy-Mills

Phaff Yeast Culture Collection Food Science & Technology Department University of California Davis One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616-8598, USA E-mail: klbmills@ucdavis.edu Tel: +1 (530)754-5575 Fax: +1 (530)752-4759

Member

Dr Manuela da Silva

Fundação Oswaldo Cruz (Fiocruz) Vice-Presidency of Research and Biological Collections Av. Brasil, 4365 21040-900 Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil E-mail: manuela.dasilva@fiocruz.br Tel:+55 21 3885-1714 Skype: manuela_fiocruz

Member

Dr Lily Eurwilaichitr

Thailand Bioresource Research Center (TBRC) National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC) National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) 113 Thailand Science Park, Phahonyothin Road Khlong Luang, Pathum Thani 12120, Thailand E-mail: Lily@biotec.or.th Tel: 66 25646700 ext 3506

Member

Prof Shuang-Jiang Liu

Institute of Microbiology Chinese Academy of Sciences Beijing, 100101, China E-mail: liusj@im.ac.cn Tel: 86-10-64807423

Member

Dr Anabela Martins

Micoteca da Universidade do Minho Centro de Engenharia Biológica Universidade do Minho Campus de Gualtar 4710-057 Braga, Portugal E-mail: anabela.ccm@sapo.pt Tel: +351 91 999 83 40

Member

Dr G.S. Prasad

Microbial Type Culture Collection and Gene Bank (MTCC) CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology (CSIR-IMTECH) Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Sector - 39A, Chandigarh - 160 036. India. E-mail: prasad@imtech.res.in Tel: 91-172-6665165 Fax: + 91-172-2695215

Member

Dr Cledir Santos

Chilean Culture Collection of Type Strains CCCT/UFRO BIOREN–Scientific and Technological Bioresource Nucleus Universidad de la Frontera Av. Francisco Salazar 01145 Temuco, 4811-230 Chile Tel: +56 45 259 6726 E-mail: cledir.santos@ufrontera.cl

Member

Prof Ken-ichiro Suzuki

Lab. Fermentation Microbiology Dept. Fermentation Science Faculty of Applied Bioscience Tokyo University of Agriculture 1-1-1 Sakuragaoka, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 156-8502 Tel & Fax: +81-3-5477-2381 E-mail: ks206184@nodai.ac.jp

Member
Ex officio (Past President 2010-2017)

Dr Philippe Desmeth
Member
Ex officio (Past President 2010-2017)

Belgian Coordinated Collections of Microorganisms – BCCM c/o Belgian Science Policy Office, 231 Avenue Louise 1050 Brussels, Belgium E-mail: Philippe.DESMETH@belspo.be Tel: + 32 2 2383713 Fax: + 32 2 2305912

Permanent Secretariat contact details

Ms Anne Depauw

Belgian Coordinated Collections of Microorganisms – BCCM c/o Belgian Science Policy Office, 231 Avenue Louise 1050 Brussels, Belgium E-mail: Anne.DEPAUW@belspo.be Tel: + 32 2 238 34 62 Fax: + 32 2 2305912