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This site hosts information about fungal bioinformatics, genomics and molecular biology research by Michael Thon and Serenella Sukno. We work in the Genetics group at CIALE (Centro Hispano-Luso de Investigaciones Agrarias), University of Salamanca.

Recent news

  • Gene family expansions and contractions are associated with host range in plant pathogens of the genus Colletotrichum Riccardo Baroncelli, Daniel Buchvaldt Amby, Antonio Zapparata, Sabrina Sarrocco, Giovanni Vannacci, Gaétan Le Floch, Richard J. Harrison, Eric Holub, Serenella A. Sukno, Surapareddy Sreenivasaprasad and Michael R. Thon. 2016. Gene family expansions and contractions are associated with host range in plant pathogens of the genus Colletotrichum. BMC Genomics 17:555. Abstract Background Many species belonging to the genus Colletotrichum cause anthracnose disease on ...
  • Michael Thon visits CIFR at North Carolina State University Dr. Michael Thon, professor of Microbiology and Genetics and member of CIALE gives a class to the Ph.D. students in the plant pathology department of North Carolina State University. Prof. Thon also recently presented a seminar during his visit to NC State and the Center for Integrated Fungal Genomics (CIFR). He was at CIFR for ...
  • C. acutatum genome sequences are now in GenBank We are happy to announce the public release of genome sequences of four members of the Colletotrichum acutatum species complex. These sequences were developed as part of a collaboration with Riccardo Baroncelli. We also have a project with the DOE Joint Genome Institute community sequencing program to sequence an additional 4 reference genomes, to resequence ...
  • Goodbye Almir We would like to say goodbye to Almir José Ferreira, a visiting student from the Laboratório de Biologia Molecular e Ecologia Microbiana in Universidade de São Paolo in Brazil. He spent six months in our group learning about comparative genomics.
  • Prof. Thon visits the University of Helsinki Prof. Michael Thon recently visited the university of Helsinki to give a seminar and examine Ph.D. candidate Honxin Chen. Congratulations Hongxin for an excellent thesis and thesis defense!