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International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms
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ISSN Print: 1521-9437
ISSN Online: 1940-4344

International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms

DOI: 10.1615/IntJMedMushr.v12.i3.120
pages 327-330

The 6th International Medicinal Mushroom Conference
September 25−29, 2011 (Zagreb, Croatia)

ABSTRACT

We are pleased to announce the 6th International Medicinal Mushroom Conference, which will be held in Zagreb, Croatia. We invite scientists, professionals, students and practitioners (mycologists, biologists, ecologists, biochemists, biotechnologists, pharmacologists, nutritionists, medical doctors, immunologists, oncologists, infection diseases specialists, cardiologists, neurologists, specialists in integrative, complementary and alternative medicine, bioremediators - especially in agriculture and forestry, etc), people working with mushrooms and in other food industries, nutraceutical, pharmaceutical and other related industries and entrepreneurial and commercial initiatives, as well as all those who are interested in studying, discussing and exploring practical applications of the most current research on fungi and their medicinal properties.

Conference Topics
  1. Systematics, taxonomy, distribution, ecology and fungal culture collections
  2. Medicinal and nutritional value of mushrooms and pharmacology of active compounds
  3. Mushroom nutraceuticals in theory and practice - production, regulation, promotion and marketing worldwide
  4. Fungal physiology, biochemistry and genetics
  5. Mycotechnology and cultivation in research and industry
  6. Mycoremediation in forestry and agriculture
  7. Ethnomycology, traditional and alternative medicines using medicinal mushrooms
  8. Special panel discussion:
      a. Medicinal mushrooms and cancer, and/or
      b. Medicinal mushrooms and viral infections

The conference program will be based on the main topics and will also include plenary keynote lectures, symposia, special panel discussion, poster sessions and a trade exhibition.