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Robert GroupFungal Biodiversity
His group is responsible for the data management of the Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute culture collection and many other associated databases such as Mycobankor Q-bankamong many others.
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Robert Group
Fungal Biodiversity
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Uppsalalaan 8
3584 CT
Utrecht
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Research

The Fungal Biodiversity Centre (CBS) is an independent research institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, situated on the campus of the largest university in the Netherlands (Utrecht). It studies fungal biodiversity in the widest sense, focusing on three priority areas, agriculture, human health, and industry (indoor air and food). Presently there are 6 research groups with a total of about 80 employees. The institute maintains a large culture collection of fungi and yeasts, and research groups such as those of Pedro Crous (Evolutionary Phytopathology), Robert Samson (Applied and Industrial Mycology), Sybren de Hoog (Origins of Pathogenicity in Clinical Fungi), Teun Boekhout (Yeast and Basidiomycete Research), Ronald de Vries (Fungal Physiology) and Vincent Robert (Bioinformatics).