WFCC Executive Board Members 2021-2024

President

Dr Ipek Kurtböke

Genecology Research Centre and the School of Science, Technology and Engineering, University of the Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore BC, Queensland 4558, Australia E-mail: ikurtbok@usc.edu.au Tel: +61 07 5430 2819, Fax: +61 07 5430 2881

Vice-President

Dr Manuela da Silva

Fundação Oswaldo Cruz (Fiocruz), Vice-Presidency of Research and Biological Collections, Av. Brasil, 436521040-900 Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil E-mail: manuela.dasilva@fiocruz.br, Tel: +55 21 3885-1714, Skype: manuela_fiocruz

Secretary

Dr Marizeth Groenewald

Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute, Uppsalalaan 8, 3584 CT Utrecht, The Netherlands E-mail: m.groenewald@wi.knaw.nl Tel: +31 (0)30 212 2600

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

Director WDCM

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 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. Maria Kuyukina

Regional Specialized Collection of Alkanotrophic Microorganisms – IEGM, Institute of Ecology and Genetics of Microorganisms (IEGM UB RAS), Perm Federal Research Center, Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (PFRC UB RAS), Perm State University (PSU), 13 Golev str., Perm 614081, Russia E-mail: kuyukina@iegm.ru Tel: +7 342 280 81 14

Member

Dr Anabela Martins

Micoteca da Universidade do MinhoCentro 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

Prof. G S Prasad Ph.D. Director, Research and Innovation University of Hyderabad (An Institute of Eminence) Prof. C.R. Rao Road, Gachibowli Hyderabad - 500 046, INDIA E-mail: gsprasad@uohyd.ac.in Tel: 91-172-6665165, Fax: + 91-172-2695215

Member

Dr Marco Riojas

American Type Culture Collection (ATCC) 10801 University Blvd., Manassas, VA 20110 E-mail: mriojas@atcc.org Tel: +1 (703) 365-2700 x2086, Fax: +1 (703) 365-2701

Member

Prof Cledir Santos

Department of Chemical Science and Natural Resources, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Universidad de la Frontera Av. Francisco Salazar 01145 Temuco, 4811-230 Chile E-mail: cledir.santos@ufrontera.cl Tel: +56 45 259 6726

Member

Dr. Yogesh Shouche

National Center for Cell Science SP Pune University Campus Pune 411007 INDIA Email: yogesh@nccs.res.in Tel: 91 20 2532 9026 / 27

Member

Prof Ken-ichiro Suzuki

Lab. Fermentation Microbiology, Department of Fermentation Science, Faculty of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture1-1-1 Sakuragaoka, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 156-8502, Japan E-mail: ks206184@nodai.ac.jp Tel & Fax: +81-3-5477-2381

Member

Prof. Benedetta Turchetti

Department of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences & Industrial Yeasts Collection DBVPG University of Perugia, Borgo 20 Giugno, 74 I-06121 Perugia, Italy E-mail: benedetta.turchetti@unipg.it Tel: +39 (0)75 585 6487 Fax: +39 (0)75 585 7122

Member

Prof. Vania Vicente

Microbiological Collections of Paraná Network Federal University of Parana Box:19031, 81.531-980, Curitiba, PR, Brazil E-mail: vaniava63@gmail.com Tel: +55 41 33611704 Fax: +55 41 32662042

Past President
(2010-2017)
Ex officio

Dr Philippe Desmeth

Belgian Coordinated Collections of Microorganisms – BCCM c/o Belgian Science Policy Office, WTC III Simon Bolivar Boulevard 30 1000 Brussels, Belgium E-mail: Philippe.DESMETH@belspo.be Tel: + 32 2 2383713, Fax: + 32 2 2305912

Chair of the Editorial Board
WFCC Newsletter

Dr Ipek Kurtböke

Genecology Research Centre and the School of Science, Technology and Engineering, University of the Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore BC, Queensland 4558, Australia E-mail: ikurtbok@usc.edu.au, Tel: +61 07 5430 2819, Fax: +61 07 5430 2881