Professor Wieland Meyer

Professor
Medicine, Westmead Clinical School
Westmead Millennium Institute for Medical Research

C24 - Westmead Hospital
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

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Curriculum vitae

Current national competitive grants*

2012

DNA barcoding of pathogenic fungi as the basis for the development of novel standardized diagnostic tools
Meyer W, Robert V, Ellis D, Chen S
NHMRC Project Grants ($541,325 over 3 years)

Discovering the genetic basis of fungal virulence
Meyer W, Huttley G, Sorrell T, Nevalainen H, Kwon-Chung K
NHMRC Project Grants ($551,568 over 3 years)

* Grants administered through the University of Sydney

International links

Colombia. (Universidad El Bosque, Bogota) A/Prof. Elizabeth Castaneda Collaborative development of multilocus sequence typing (MLST) for improved cryptococcal strain typing and molecular epidemiology.
United States. (Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC) Prof. John Perfect; Collaborative research on fungal pathogenesis.
Brazil. (Centro de Biotechnigia, UFRGS, Porto Alegre) Prof. Marlene Henning-Vainstein: Collaborative research on Fungal pathogenesis.
Peru. (Instituto Tropical Alexander von Humboldt, Lima) Dr. Beatriz Bustamante: Collaborative research on the molecular epidemiology of Cryptococcosis.
Greece. (National Greek University, Athens, Greece) A/Prof. Aristea Velegraki: Collaborative research for improved molecular fungal identification methods, and development of on online ITS database.
South Africa. (National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Johannesburg) Dr. Nelesh Govender: Collaborative research on the molecular epidemiology of cryptococcosis.
Netherlands. (CBS - Fungal Biodiversity Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands) Dr. Teun Boekhout: Collaborative research on the molecular epidemiology and typing of Cryptococcosis.
United States. (Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC) Prof. Thomas G. Mitchell and A/Prof. Anastasia Livinseva: Collaborative development of multuilocus sequence typing (MLST) for improved cryptococcal strain typing and molecular epidemiology.
Germany. (Robert Koch Institut, Berlin) Dr. Kathrin Tintelnot: Collaborative investigation of the molecular epidemiology of Cryptococcus and the emerging human fungal pathogen Scedosporium.
Spain. (Mycology Unit, Medical School, Rovira I Virgili University, Reus) Prof. Josep Guarra, and Dr. Josep Cano: Collaborative development of multilocus sequence typing (MLST) for improved Scedosporium strain typing and molecular epidmeiology.
Thailand. (Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok) Prof. Angkana Chaiprasert: Medical Mycology Cryptococcus and Cryptococcosis.
Brazil. (Instituto Adolfo Lutz, Sao Paulo) Dr. Marcia Menhem: Collaborative research on the molecular epidemiology of Cryptococcosis.
Colombia. (Instituto National De Salud, Bogota) Patricia Escandon: Collaborative development of multilocus sequence typing (MLST) for improved cryptococcal strain typing and molecular epidemiology.
United States. (NIH, Bethesda, MD,) Dr. June Kwon-Chung: Collaborative development of multilocus sequence typing (MLST) for improved cryptococcal strain typing and molecular epidmeiology.
Japan. (Chiba University, China, Japan) Prof. Yuzuru Mikami and Prof. Kazuko Nishimura: Collaborative development of multilocus microsatellite typing (MLMT) for improved cryptococcal strain typing.
Netherlands. (CBS - Fungal Biodiversity Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands) Dr. Vincent Robert: Collaborative development of Computer programs formolecular fungal identification (web based ITS database).
Brazil. (Fondacion Oswaldo Cruze, Riode Janeiro) A/Prof. Marcia Lazera, Dr. Bodo Wanke and Dr. Luciana Trilles Collaborative development of multilocus sequence typing (MLST) for improved cryptococcal strain typing and molecular epidemiology.
Mexico. (University of Mexico City, Mexico City) Dr. Ruben Lopez and Dr. Laura Castañón-Olivares: Collaborative research on the molecular epidemiology of Cryptococcosis.
France. (Institute Pasteur de Lille, Lille) Dr. Laurence Delhaes: Collaborative research on Scedosporium typing.
Russia. (Kashkin Institute of Mycology, St. Petersburg,) Dr. Natalya V. Vasilyeva: Collaborative research on the molecular epidemiology of Cryptococcosis.
Thailand. (Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok) A/Prof. Ariya Chindamporn: Collaborative research on the molecular epidemiology of Cryptococcus.