Dr. CHARLES BACON
USDA–ARS Toxicology & Mycotoxin Research Unit. Athens, Georgia (USA).

Endophytes Talking: Evidence for quorum signaling inhibitors by metabolites of endophytes
 
Dr. DANIEL BERRY
Institute of Fundamental Sciences - Massey University. New Zealand

More than just peramine: new Epichloë alkaloids from the surprisingly diverse perA locus

Dr. LI CHUNGJIE
College of Pastoral Agriculture Science and Technology. University of Lanzhou. China

Epichloë endophyte discovery and their roles in China
 
Dr. MURRAY COX
Institute of Fundamental Sciences - Massey University. New Zealand

3D Genome structure and gene expression in Epichloë

Dr. RANDY DINKINS
USDA–ARS Forage-Animal Production Research Unit. Lexington, Kentucky. USA

Transcriptome analysis and differential expression in tall fescue harboring different endophyte strains in response to water stress
 
Dr. STANLEY FAETH
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. USA

Age, host genotype, and environment influence the effect of endophyte infection on lifetime fitness of a native grass

Dr. SARAH FINCH
Ruakura Research Centre, AgResearch Limited. New Zealand

Secondary metabolites expressed by grass-endophyte associations – chemistry, structure-activity and food safety
 
Dr. WAYNE SIMPSON
Grassland Research Center, AgReseach Limited, New Zealand

Creating synthetic symbioses between Epichloë and rye (Secale cereale) to improve crop performance

Dr. LEOPOLDO J. IANNONE
Universidad de Buenos Aires. Instituto de Micología y Botánica - CONICET. Argentina

Evolution and ecology of Epichloë in South America
 
Dr. JOCHEN KRAUSS
Department of Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology. University of Würzburg. Germany

Systemic grass endophytes: Effects of Epichloë species on invertebrate herbivores and trophic interactions

Dr. ADRIAN LEUTCHMANN
Institute of Integrative Biology Zurich - ETH Zurich. Switzerland

Host specificity – Role for speciation in sexual Epichloë endophytes
 
Dr. RUSTY RODRIGUEZ
Faculty of Biology - University of Washington. Symbiogenics. Adaptative Symbiotic Technologies. USA


Dr. CHRIS SCHARDL
University of Kentucky. USA

Comparative genetics, evolution and distribution of alkaloids in seed-transmitted fungal symbiont
 
Dr. GERMAN SPANGENBERG
Centre for AgriBiosiences. La Trobe University. Australia

Endophyte discovery and systems biology of grass-endophyte symbiota

Dr. CAROLYN YOUNG
Noble Research Institute. USA

Lessons we have learnt from natural endophyte diversity
 
Dr. JAMES F. WHITE, Jr
Department of Plant Biology - Rutgers University. USA

Rhizophagy cycle: A nutritional symbiosis involving bacteria that alternate between root-endophytic and free-living soil phases