The mission of Frontiers in Fungal Biology is to bring the different fields of mycology together, with the ultimate goal of publishing research that makes a difference to people’s lives. Fungal biology spans agricultural, medical and applied industrial fields, yet it is a poorly represented biological field in colleges and universities. This journal aims to create a single platform for the different fields of fungal biology where researchers can learn from one another, so that human, animal and plant life can be improved.
We aim to publish significant research findings on all aspects of fungal biology to enhance our ability to decipher the nature of the complex interactions of fungi. This includes fungal secondary metabolites and mycotoxins, host-fungal interactions in humans, animals and plants, fungi in agriculture, fungal biodiversity and taxonomic and phylogenetic studies, fungal genomics, and fungal biotechnology.
The specialty section 'Fungi and Their Interactions' in Frontiers in Microbiology will close upon the launch of Frontiers in Fungal Biology.
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Confirmed specialty sections and their Chief Editors:
- Fungi-Animal Interactions (scope)
Prof. Chengshu Wang, Shanghai Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
- Fungal Genomics and Evolution (scope)
Prof. Toni Gabaldón, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain
- Fungal Biotechnology (scope)
Dr. Scott E. Baker, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA
- Fungi-Plant Interactions (scope)
Dr. Raffaella Balestrini, Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection, Italian National Research Council, Italy
Fungal Physiology and Metabolism (scope)
Prof. N. Louise Glass, University of California, Berkeley, USA
- Marine and Freshwater Fungi (scope) - October 2020
Prof. Nina Gunde-Cimerman, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
- - Fungal Secondary Metabolites and Mycotoxins (scope) - October 2020
Prof. H. Corby Kistler, University of Minnesota / USDA-ARS, USA
Other projected specialty sections:
- Fungi-Soil Interactions
- Fungi-Microbe Interactions
Short Name: Front. Fungal Biol.
Electronic ISSN: 2673-6128
Indexed in: Coming Soon
Frontiers in Fungal Biology is composed of the following Specialty Sections:
The specialty sections of Frontiers in Fungal Biology welcome submission of the following article types: Case Report, Classification, Correction, Data Report, Erratum, General Commentary, Hypothesis and Theory, Methods, Mini Review, Opinion, Original Research, Perspective, Review, Specialty Grand Challenge, Systematic Review and Technology and Code.
When submitting a manuscript to Frontiers in Fungal Biology, authors must submit the material directly to one of the specialty sections. Manuscripts are peer-reviewed by the Associate and Review Editors of the respective specialty section.
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