Pepijn W. Kooij
Take out of a video recorded during an expedition in Boyacá, Colombia
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New paper out in Ecology and Evolution lead by Aryel Goes: Distinct and enhanced hygienic responses of a leaf-cutting ant toward repeated fungi exposures. link
I was interviewed in relation to a paper on farming pocket gophers by the Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant. link
New paper out in Fungal Ecology lead by Tatiane Pietrobon: Escovopsioides nivea is a non-specific antagonistic symbiont of ant-fungal crops. link
I gave an online talk entitled "Evolution to live with ants" at the British Mycological Society Autumn Meeting 2021, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK.
New paper out in Journal of Fungi lead by Rodolfo Bizarria Jr.: Climate Change Influences Basidiome Emergence of Leaf-Cutting Ant Cultivars. link
I gave an online talk in Portuguese entitled "Evolução para viver entre as formigas" for Semana da Biologia, UFSCar Lagoa do Sino. You can rewatch it here!
Received an extension of two years for my new position as Young Talent Researcher at the group of Andre Rodrigues, Laboratory of Fungal Ecology and Systematics, at UNESP - Rio Claro, Brazil. The position is funded under the PROGP-PrInt program from CAPES.
New paper out in Oecologia lead by Mark Lee: Relationships between resource availability and elevation vary between metrics creating gradients of nutritional complexity. link
New blog out briefly explaining my latest paper. link
Co-authored the book "Fungarium: Welcome to the Museum" with the amazing mycology team at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (David L. Hawksworth, Laura M. Suz, Pepijn W. Kooij, Kare Liimatainen, Tome Prescott, Lee Davies and Ester Gaya) and the fantastic Katie Scott. link
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