DOE Award for Looney

Brian Looney (Matheny Lab) has been awarded a US Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Award for his project “From saprotrophy to symbiosis: comparative genomics and functional diversity of a diverse ectomycorrhizal lineage in the Populus mycorrhizome […]

Matheny Lab Discoveries

The Matheny Lab has two new publications coming out this week, describing SIX new genera of fungi!  Congratulations! Sanchez-Garcia et al. 2014 Deconstructing the Tricholomataceae (Agaricales) and introduction of the new genera Albomagister, Corneriella, Pogonoloma and Pseudotricholoma Matheny et al. […]

NSF Graduate Fellowships – Updated (again)

Five Six current or incoming EEB students were awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships or honorable mentions: Awards: Rachel Fovargue (Armsworth lab) Lauren Breza (Classen lab) Angela Chuang (incoming Riechert lab) Honorable mentions: Brian Looney (Matheny) Katie Massana (Schilling & O’Meara) Quentin […]

Grant to Matheny for new Fungi of Australia volume

Brandon Matheny and Neale Bougher (Department of Conservation, Western Australia) have received a grant from the Australian Biological Resources Study, in conjunction with matching funds from the Western Australia Naturalists’ Club, Inc., to add a systematic volume to the Fungi […]

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Grant to Matheny for new Fungi of Australia volume

Brandon Matheny and Neale Bougher (Department of Conservation, Western Australia) have received a grant from the Australian Biological Resources Study, in conjunction with matching funds from the Western Australia Naturalists’ Club, Inc., to add a systematic volume to the Fungi […]

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Phi Kappa Phi award winners at EUReCA

Assistant Professor Brandon Matheny sponsored two undergraduates, Pawel Kosentka (biochemistry concentration) and Sarah Sprague (psychology major), in an undergraduate research project that examined the evolution of fungal toxins in the mushroom family Inocybaceae. This work was also performed in collaboration […]

Phi Kappa Phi award winners at EUReCA

Assistant Professor Brandon Matheny sponsored two undergraduates, Pawel Kosentka (biochemistry concentration) and Sarah Sprague (psychology major), in an undergraduate research project that examined the evolution of fungal toxins in the mushroom family Inocybaceae. This work was also performed in collaboration […]