(2022) Toxin-producing endosymbionts shield pathogenic fungus against micropredators. mBio 13(5), e0144022.
Dr. Iuliia Ferling (née Viediernikova)Alumni
(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.