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prof. dr. T. (Teun) Boekhout

Special Chair of Fungal Functional Diversity
Faculty of Science
Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics

Visiting address
  • Science Park 904
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Postal address
  • Postbus 94240
    1090 GE Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Publications


    • Arastehfar, A., Fang, W., Pan, W., Lackner, M., Liao, W., Badiee, P., ... Boekhout, T. (2019). YEAST PANEL multiplex PCR for identification of clinically important yeast species. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 93(2), 112-119. DOI: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2018.09.007 [details]
    • Hong, N., Chen, M., Xu, N., Al-Hatmi, A. M. S., Zhang, C., Pan, W. H., ... Liao, W. Q. (2019). Genotypic diversity and antifungal susceptibility of Cryptococcus neoformans isolates from paediatric patients in China. Mycoses, 62(2), 171-180. DOI: 10.1111/myc.12863 [details]
    • Arastehfar, A., Fang, W., Daneshnia, F., Al-Hatmi, A. M. S., Liao, W., Pan, W., ... Boekhout, T. (2019). Novel multiplex real-time quantitative PCR detecting system approach for direct detection of Candida auris and its relatives in spiked serum samples. Future Microbiology, 14(1), 33-45. DOI: 10.2217/fmb-2018-0227 [details]


    • Fotedar, R., Kolecka, A., Boekhout, T., Fell, J. W., Al-Malki, A., Zeyara, A., & Al Marri, M. (2018). Fungal diversity of the hypersaline Inland Sea in Qatar. Botanica Marina, 61(6), 595-609. DOI: 10.1515/bot-2018-0048 [details]
    • Khayhan, K., Juntaboon, S., Fang, W., Chaowasku, T., Amornthipayawong, D., & Boekhout, T. (2018). Banana blossom agar (BABA), a new medium to isolate members of the Cryptococcus neoformans/Cryptococcus gattii species complex useful for resource limited countries. Mycoses, 61(12), 959-962. DOI: 10.1111/myc.12833 [details]
    • van der Bruggen, T., Kolecka, A., Theelen, B., Kwakkel-van Erp, J. M., Arets, B., & Boekhout, T. (2018). Cutaneotrichosporon (Cryptococcus) cyanovorans, a basidiomycetous yeast, isolated from the airways of cystic fibrosis patients. MEDICAL MYCOLOGY CASE REPORTS, 22, 18-20. DOI: 10.1016/j.mmcr.2018.07.008 [details]
    • Hyde, K. D., Al-Hatmi, A. M. S., Andersen, B., Boekhout, T., Buzina, W., Dawson Jr., T. L., ... Tsui, C. K. M. (2018). The world's ten most feared fungi. Fungal Diversity, 93(1), 161-194. DOI: 10.1007/s13225-018-0413-9 [details]
    • Iatta, R., Battista, M., Miragliotta, G., Boekhout, T., Otranto, D., & Cafarchia, C. (2018). Blood culture procedures and diagnosis of Malassezia furfur bloodstream infections: Strength and weakness. Medical Mycology, 56(7), 828-833. DOI: 10.1093/mmy/myx122 [details]
    • Arastehfar, A., Fang, W., Pan, W., Liao, W., Yan, L., & Boekhout, T. (2018). Identification of nine cryptic species of Candida albicans, C. glabrata, and C. parapsilosis complexes using one-step multiplex PCR. BMC Infectious Diseases, 18, [480]. DOI: 10.1186/s12879-018-3381-5 [details]
    • Fotedar, R., Kolecka, A., Boekhout, T., Fell, J. W., Anand, A., Al Malaki, A., ... Al Marri, M. (2018). Naganishia qatarensis sp. nov., a novel basidiomycetous yeast species from a hypersaline marine environment in Qatar. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 68(9), 2924-2929. DOI: 10.1099/ijsem.0.002920 [details]
    • Vatanshenassan, M., Boekhout, T., Lass-Flörl, C., Lackner, M., Schubert, S., Kostrzewa, M., & Sparbier, K. (2018). Proof of Concept for MBT ASTRA, a Rapid Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization–Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS)-Based Method To Detect Caspofungin Resistance in Candida albicans and Candida glabrata. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 56(9), [e00420-18]. DOI: 10.1128/JCM.00420-18 [details]
    • Theelen, B., Cafarchia, C., Gaitanis, G., Bassukas, I. D., Boekhout, T., & Dawson, T. L. (2018). Corrigenfum: Malassezia ecology, pathophysiology, and treatment. Medical Mycology. DOI: 10.1093/mmy/myy046
    • Zamora, J. C., Svensson, M., Kirschner, R., Olariaga, I., Ryman, S., Parra, L. A., ... Ekman, S. (2018). Considerations and consequences of allowing DNA sequence data as types of fungal taxa. IMA Fungus, 9(1), 167-175. DOI: 10.5598/imafungus.2018.09.01.10
    • Boekhout, T. (2018). Cletus P. Kurtzman (1938-2017) - father of modern yeast taxonomy IN MEMORIAM. IMA Fungus, 9(1).
    • Stavrou, A. A., Mixão, V., Boekhout, T., & Gabaldón, T. (2018). Misidentification of genome assemblies in public databases: The case of Naumovozyma dairenensis and proposal of a protocol to correct misidentifications. Yeast, 35(6), 425-429. DOI: 10.1002/yea.3303 [details]
    • van Donselaar, E. G., Dorresteijn, B., Popov-Čeleketić, D., van de Wetering, W. J., Verrips, T. C., Boekhout, T., ... Müller, W. H. (2018). Extremely thin layer plastification for focused‐ion beam scanning electron microscopy: an improved method to study cell surfaces and organelles of cultured cells. Journal of Microscopy, 270(3), 359-373. DOI: 10.1111/jmi.12694 [details]
    • Arastehfar, A., Fang, W., Badali, H., Vaezi, A., Jiang, W., Liao, W., ... Boekhout, T. (2018). Low-Cost Tetraplex PCR for the Global Spreading Multi-Drug Resistant Fungus, Candida auris and Its Phylogenetic Relatives. Frontiers in Microbiology, 9, [1119]. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.01119 [details]
    • Wu, L., McCluskey, K., Desmeth, P., Liu, S., Hideaki, S., Yin, Y., ... Ma, J. (2018). The global catalogue of microorganisms 10K type strain sequencing project: closing the genomic gaps for the validly published prokaryotic and fungi species. GigaScience, 7(5), [ giy026]. DOI: 10.1093/gigascience/giy026 [details]
    • Theelen, B., Cafarchia, C., Gaitanis, G., Bassukas, I. D., Boekhout, T., & Dawson Jr., T. L. (2018). Malassezia ecology, pathophysiology, and treatment. Medical Mycology, 56(1, Supplement), S10-S25. DOI: 10.1093/mmy/myx134 [details]
    • Ravasio, D., Carlin, S., Boekhout, T., Groenewald, M., Vrhovsek, U., Walther, A., & Wendland, J. (2018). Adding flavor to beverages with non-conventional yeasts. Fermentation, 4(1). DOI: 10.3390/fermentation4010015
    • Quintilla, R., Kolecka, A., Casaregola, S., Daniel, H. M., Houbraken, J., Kostrzewa, M., ... Groenewald, M. (2018). MALDI-TOF MS as a tool to identify foodborne yeasts and yeast-like fungi. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 266, 109-118. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2017.11.016 [details]
    • Vasco-Palacios, A. M., Hernandez, J., Peñuela-Mora, M. C., Esperanza Franco-Molano, A., & Boekhout, T. (2018). Ectomycorrhizal fungi diversity in a white sand forest in western Amazonia. Fungal Ecology, 31, 9-18. DOI: 10.1016/j.funeco.2017.10.003
    • Shokohi, T., Aslani, N., Ahangarkani, F., Meyabadi, M. F., Hagen, F., Meis, J. F., ... Badali, H. (2018). Candida infanticola and Candida spencermartinsiae yeasts: Possible emerging species in cancer patients. Microbial Pathogenesis, 115, 353-357. DOI: 10.1016/j.micpath.2017.12.069 [details]
    • Aslani, N., Janbabaei, G., Abastabar, M., Meis, J. F., Babaeian, M., Khodavaisy, S., ... Badali, H. (2018). Identification of uncommon oral yeasts from cancer patients by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry. BMC Infectious Diseases, 18, [24]. DOI: 10.1186/s12879-017-2916-5 [details]
    • Liu, X-Z., Groenewald, M., Boekhout, T., & Bai, F-Y. (2018). Kondoa gutianensis f.a. sp. nov., a novel ballistoconidium-forming yeast species isolated from plant leaves. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 111(1), 155-160. DOI: 10.1007/s10482-017-0936-1 [details]
    • de Hoog, S., Monod, M., Dawson, T., Boekhout, T., Mayser, P., & Graeser, Y. (2018). Skin Fungi from Colonization to Infection. In The fungal kingdom ASM Press. DOI: 10.1128/microbiolspec.FUNK-0049-2016
    • Gutiérrez, A., Boekhout, T., Gojkovic, Z., & Katz, M. (2018). Evaluation of non-Saccharomyces yeasts in the fermentation of wine, beer and cider for the development of new beverages. Journal of the Institute of Brewing, 124(4), 389-402. DOI: 10.1002/jib.512 [details]


    • Krisai-Greilhuber, I., Chen, Y., Jabeen, S., Madrid, H., Marincowitz, S., Razaq, A., ... Yu, J-Y. (2017). Fungal Systematics and Evolution: FUSE 3. Sydowia, 69, 229-264.
    • Vreulink, J-M., Khayhan, K., Hagen, F., Botes, A., Moller, L., Boekhout, T., ... Botha, A. (2017). Presence of pathogenic cryptococci on trees situated in two recreational areas in South Africa. Fungal Ecology, 30, 101-111. DOI: 10.1016/j.funeco.2017.09.005
    • Badiee, P., Badali, H., Boekhout, T., Diba, K., Moghadam, A. G., Hossaini Nasab, A., ... Soltani, J. (2017). Antifungal susceptibility testing of Candida species isolated from the immunocompromised patients admitted to ten university hospitals in Iran. BMC Infectious Diseases, 17, [727]. DOI: 10.1186/s12879-017-2825-7 [details]
    • Li, Y., Fang, W., Jiang, W., Hagen, F., Liu, J., Zhang, L., ... Pan, W. (2017). Cryptococcosis in patients with diabetes mellitus II in mainland China: 1993‐2015. Mycoses, 60(11), 706-713. DOI: 10.1111/myc.12645 [details]
    • Botschuijver, S., Roeselers, G., Levin, E., Jonkers, D. M., Welting, O., Heinsbroek, S., ... van den Wijngaard, R. M. (2017). Intestinal Fungal Dysbiosis Associated With Visceral Hypersensitivity in Patients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Rats. Gastroenterology, 153(4), 1026-1039. DOI: 10.1053/j.gastro.2017.06.004 [details]
    • Cogliati, M., Puccianti, E., Montagna, M. T., De Donno, A., Susever, S., Ergin, C., ... Colom, M. F. (2017). Fundamental niche prediction of the pathogenicyeasts Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii in Europe. Environmental Microbiology, 19(10), 4318-4325. [details]
    • Hong, N., Chen, M., Fang, W., Al-Hatmi, A. M. S., Boekhout, T., Xu, J., ... Liao, W. (2017). Cryptococcosis in HIV-negative Patients with Renal Dialysis: A Retrospective Analysis of Pooled Cases. Mycopathologia, 182(9-10), 887-896. DOI: 10.1007/s11046-017-0163-3 [details]
    • Fang, W., Zhang, L., Liu, J., Denning, D. W., Hagen, F., Jiang, W-W., ... Pan, W. (2017). Tuberculosis/cryptococcosis co-infection in China between 1965 and 2016. Emerging Microbes & Infections, 6, e73. DOI: 10.1038/emi.2017.61 [details]
    • Sun, S., Yadav, V., Billmyre, R. B., Cuomo, C. A., Nowrousian, M., Wang, L., ... Heitman, J. (2017). Fungal genome and mating system transitions facilitated by chromosomal translocations involving intercentromeric recombination. PLoS Biology, 15(8), [e2002527]. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.2002527 [details]
    • Ben Hassine Ben Ali, M., Boekhout, T., & Thorn, G. (2017). Assemblages of fungi associated with cork oak forests in northwestern Tunisia. Nova Hedwigia, 105(1-2), 121-134. DOI: 10.1127/nova_hedwigia/2016/0378 [details]
    • Taj-Aldeen, S. J., Almaslamani, M., Theelen, B. J. F., & Boekhout, T. (2017). Phylogenetic analysis reveals two genotypes of the emerging fungus Mucor indicus, an opportunistic human pathogen in immunocompromised patients. Emerging Microbes & Infections, 6, [e63]. DOI: 10.1038/emi.2017.51 [details]
    • Zhou, N., Schifferdecker, A-J., Gamero, A., Compagno, C., Boekhout, T., Piškur, J., & Knecht, W. (2017). Kazachstania gamospora and Wickerhamomyces subpelliculosus: Two alternative baker’s yeasts in the modern bakery. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 250, 45-58. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2017.03.013 [details]
    • Vaezi, A., Fakhim, H., Khodavaisy, S., Alizadeh, A., Nazeri, M., Soleimani, A., ... Badali, H. (2017). Epidemiological and mycological characteristics of candidemia in Iran. Journal de Mycologie Medicale, 27(2), 146-152. DOI: 10.1016/j.mycmed.2017.02.007 [details]
    • Khayhan, K., Hagen, F., Norkaew, T., Puengchan, T., Boekhout, T., & Sriburee, P. (2017). Isolation of Cryptococcus gattii from a Castanopsis argyrophylla tree hollow (Mai-Kaw), Chiang Mai, Thailand. Mycopathologia, 182(3-4), 365-370. DOI: 10.1007/s11046-016-0067-7 [details]
    • Nguyen, H-V., & Boekhout, T. (2017). Characterization of Saccharomyces uvarum (Beijerinck, 1898) and related hybrids: assessment of molecular markers that predict the parent and hybrid genomes and a proposal to name yeast hybrids. FEMS Yeast Research, 17(2), [fox014]. DOI: 10.1093/femsyr/fox014 [details]
    • Ferreira-Paim, K., Andrade-Silva, L., Fonseca, F., Ferreira, T., Mora, D., Andrade-Silva, J., ... L. Silva-Vergara, M. (2017). MLST-Based Population Genetic Analysis in a Global Context Reveals Clonality amongst Cryptococcus neoformans var. grubii VNI Isolates from HIV Patients in Southeastern Brazil. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 11, e0005223. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005223
    • Hudson, L. N., Newbold, T., Contu, S., Hill, S. L. L., Lysenko, I., De Palma, A., ... Purvis, A. (2017). The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems) project. Ecology and Evolution, 7(1), 145-188. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2579
    • Boekhout, T., & Dijksterhuis, J. (2017). Fungi for food and drinks. In J. van Doorn, J. Luirink, J. van der Oost, B. Oudega, L. Robertson, H. Smit, P. Willemsen, ... C. Biemans (Eds.), Mighty Microbes: The amazing world of microorganisms (pp. 79-80). Castricum: Stichting Microcanon.
    • Boekhout, T., Bracharz, F., Mehlmer, N., & Brueck, T. (2017). Opportunities and challenges in the development of Cutaneotrichosporon oleaginosus ATCC 20509 as a new cell factory for custom tailored microbial oils. Microbial Cell Factories, 16. DOI: 10.1186/s12934-017-0791-9
    • Kurtzman, C. P., & Boekhout, T. (2017). Yeasts as Distinct Life Forms of Fungi. In P. Buzzini, M-A. Lachance, & A. Yurkov (Eds.), Yeasts in Natural Ecosystems: Ecology (pp. 1-37). Cham: Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-61575-2_1 [details]
    • Liu, X-Z., Groenewald, M., Boekhout, T., & Bai, F-Y. (2017). Heitmania gen. nov., a new yeast genus in Microbotryomycetes, and description of three novel species: Heitmania litseae sp. nov., Heitmania castanopsis sp. nov. and Heitmania elacocarpi sp. nov. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 67(11), 4534-4540. DOI: 10.1099/ijsem.0.002323 [details]
    • Zhu, Y., Engström, P. G., Tellgren-Roth, C., Baudo, C. D., Kennell, J. C., Sun, S., ... Lehtiö, J. (2017). Proteogenomics produces comprehensive and highly accurate protein-coding gene annotation in a complete genome assembly of Malassezia sympodialis. Nucleic Acids Research, 45(5), 2629-2643. DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkx006 [details]


    • Boekhout, T., Gueidan, C., de Hoog, S., Samson, R., Varga, J., & Walther, G. (2009). Fungal taxonomy: New developments in medically important fungi. Current Fungal Infection Reports, 3(3), 170-178. DOI: 10.1007/s12281-009-0022-x [details]


    • Salah, H., Lackner, M., Houbraken, J., Theelen, B., Rl, C. L-F. S. D., Boekhout, T., & Taj-Aldeen, S. J. (2018). Molecular characterization and antifungal susceptibility of Aspergillus, and emergence of uncommon clinical species. S86-S86.


    • Botschuijver, S., Roeselers, G., Levin, E., Jonkers, D., Welting, O., Heinsbroek, S., ... van den Wijngaard, R. M. (2017). Fecal Transplantation and Mycobiome Analysis Showing the Relevance of Fungi in Post Stress Visceral Hypersensitivity of Maternal Separated Rats. Gastroenterology, 152(5, Supplement 1), S160. [732]. DOI: 10.1016/S0016-5085(17)30856-9 [details]


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  • Ancillary activities
    • CBS-KNAW
      Research Scientist CBS Fungal Biodiversity Center
    • CBS-KNAW
      Groepsleider Gisten en Basidiomyceten
    • ICY, IUMS
      Commissioner Int. Commission of Yeats
    • Shanghai Key Lab. of Molecular Med. Myc.
      Visiting professor
    • ICY, IUMS
      Member Int. Com. on Taxonomy of Yeasts
    • IM-Chinese Academy of Sciences
      Research Fellow Inst. of Microbiology