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| Prof. Dr. Nina Gunde - Cimerman
|Chair of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana|
||Večna pot 101, SI-1000 Ljubljana
||+ 386 (0) 1 423-33-88|
University Diploma 1983, Bf, University of Ljubljana.
M. Sc. 1987, BF, University of Ljubljana.
Ph. D. 1993, BF, University of Ljubljana.
- 1986 (8 months), University of Tulane and USDA, New Orleans, Lousiana, USA; advisor prof. dr. Kenneth Erlich
- Assistant of Industrial Microbiology, 1993–1996.
- Assistant Professor of Industrial Microbiology, 1996-2002
- Associate professor of Microbiology, 2002-
- Head of Infrastructural centre MZKI at the National Institute of Chemistry 1995-
- Member of the editorial board of the Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms
- Editor of the European Culture Collection Newsletter 1995–
- Member of the executive board of the European Culture Collection Organisation
- Chair of the Education and Capacity Building committee and member of the Endangered Culture Collections committee of the World Federation for Culture Collections
- Slovenian represenatative of the following international organizations: European Federation for Biotechnology, section for Environmental Microbiology, Section for Biodiversity, BioNET – EuroLoop, GBIF
- Krka award for Ph.D. thesis 1994
- Boris Kidrič Foundation Award for research accomplishments 1990 (together with coworkers).
Graduate Program UL MF
- Microbiology and parasitology
- Microbiological methods
Graduate Program UL BF
- Conservation of biological genetic resources
Undergraduate programs at the Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, University of Ljubljana
- Microbiology (CHEMISTRY major)
Undergraduate Program UL BF
- Fundamentals of Microbiology (BIOLOGY major)
- Microbiology (BIOLOGY major)
- Industrial microbiology (BIOLOGY major)
- Pathogenic microbes (BIOLOGY major)
- Identification and taxonomy (MICROBIOLOGY major)
Undergraduate Program UL PF
- Microbiology (BIOLOGY and CHEMISTRY major)
RESEARCH INTERESTS (More information at SICRIS)
- Studies of genomic variability and physiological adaptation of halophilic and psychrophilic fungi
- Development of classic and molecular methods for identification of microorganisms
- Involvement of fungi in post-traumatic osteomyelitis
- Biosurgery with Lucillia serricata larvae
Participation in Current Research Projects
- Slovenia – Denmark: Fungi of the genera Penicillum and Aspergillus isolated from extremely saline waters.
- Slovenia – Portugal: Biodiversity of microfungi in the salterns
- Slovenia – Germany: Fungi in saline environments
- European program Large Scale Facility (LSF): Extromophilic yeast like fungi in coastal Arctic environment
Selected publications (For complete bibliography click COBISS)
- GUNDE-CIMERMAN, N., ZALAR, P., DE HOOG, S., PLEMENITAŠ, A. (2000). Hypersaline waters in salterns: natural ecological niches for halophilic black yeasts. FEMS microbiol. ecol. 32, 235-240.
- MÉJANELLE, L., LOPEZ, J.F., GUNDE-CIMERMAN, N., GRIMALT, N., JOAN, O. (2001). Ergosterol biosynthesis in novel melanized fungi from hypersaline environments. J. lipid res. 42, 352-358.
- ZALAR, Polona, DE HOOG, G. S., GUNDE-CIMERMAN, Nina. (1999). Trimmatostroma salinum, a new species from hypersaline water. V: DE HOOG, G. S. (ur.). Ecology and evolution of black yeasts and their relatives, Studies in Mycology, 43:57-62.
- CIMERMAN, Matej, GUNDE-CIMERMAN, Nina, ZALAR, Polona, PERKOVIĆ, Tatjana (1999). Femur osteomyelitis due to a mixed fungal infection in a previously healthy man. J. clin. microbiol., 37 (5): 1532-1535.
- GUNDE-CIMERMAN, Nina, ZALAR, Polona, PETROVIČ Uroš, TURK Martina, KOGEJ Tina, de HOOG Sybren, PLEMENITAŠ Ana (2003). Fungi in the salterns. In. Halophilic microorganisms and their environments (ed. Ventosa A.), Springer Verlag, In press.