Professor in the Department of Plant Pathology and Director of the Fusarium Research Center, Pennsylvania State University. Experience with molecular evolution of fungi and fungal population genetics.
Professor in the School of Agriculture Biotechnology at Seoul National University in Korea. Experience with molecular biology techniques for Fusarium and with the recovery and identification of mycotoxins produced by these fungi.
John F. Leslie
University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Plant Pathology at Kansas State University. Over 30 years experience with Fusarium genetics and population analysis.
Research leader at the Institute for the Science of Food Production, CNR (Italy). Specializes in epidemiology and morphological taxonomy of mycotoxin-producing species. Over 25 years of experience in the identification of toxigenic Fusarium species.
Professor in the Plant Pathology Department at the Universidade Federal de Lavras (Brazil). Specializes in morphological and molecular taxonomy, epidemiology and Fusarium diseases of tropical crops.
Director of Science and Public Programs at the Royal Botanic Gardens (Sydney, Australia). Has 25 years of experience in the taxonomy, identification and description of new species of Fusarium and has conducted research on Fusarium diseases of palms, ornamental plants, corn, wheat and vegetables, and co-authored two lab manuals on Fusarium identification.