2nd prize for Candida photo

Microscopic image of Candida albicans convinced at the Myk2018 in Innsbruck


Within the scope of the 52nd Scientific Conference of the Germanspeaking Mycological Society, which took place in Innsbruck from 6-8 September 2018, the microscopic image of a Candida albicans hyphal ball by Philipp Brandt and Enrico Garbe, both PhD students of the JRG Host Fungal Interfaces, was awarded 2nd prize of the photo competition. The board of DMykG e.V. awards every year stunning macroscopic and microscopic images of fungi, which are exhibited at the conference and evaluated by the participants.

The Myk conference is the most important forum for clinical mycology in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and offers a broad spectrum of topics. This year, the Myk focused on host factors and immune evasion in opportunistic fungal diseases, the mycobiome, molecular mycology in diagnostics & therapy and clinical management of fungal infections.

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