Dr. Iuliia Ferling (née Viediernikova)
(2020) Conidial melanin of the human pathogenic fungus Aspergillus fumigatus disrupts cell autonomous defenses in amoebae. mBio 11(3), e00862-20.
(2020) Self-protection against the sphingolipid biosynthesis inhibitor fumonisin B1 is conferred by a FUM cluster-encoded ceramide synthase. mBio 11(3), e00455-20.
(2019) The different morphologies of yeast and filamentous fungi trigger distinct killing and feeding mechanisms in a fungivorous amoeba. Environ Microbiol 21(5), 1809-1820.
(2018) Multiple roots of fruiting body formation in Amoebozoa. Genome Biol Evol 10(2), 591-606.
(2017) Exploring virulence determinants of filamentous fungal pathogens through interactions with soil amoebae. Front Cell Infect Microbiol 7, 497. (Review)
(2016) A non-canonical melanin biosynthesis pathway protects Aspergillus terreus conidia from environmental stress. Cell Chem Biol 23(5), 587-597.