Image Captions and Credits

The images on the Home page are, from left to right:

  • Encapsulated yeast cells
  • Sexual spores from Serotype A mating
  • Encapsulated yeast and sexual spores on defined media
  • Basidia head bearing four spores at distinct positions
  • Hyphae with a clamp cell, yeast cells and sexual spore chains

Source: Rajesh Velagapudi, and Joseph Heitman, M.D, PhD., Duke University

Scanning Electron Micrographs taken at "Center for Electron Microscopy" with the help of Valerie Knowlton (NCSU).

The phylogenetic tree was provided by Dr. Jason Stajich, UC Berkeley. For details please see "A fungal phylogeny based on 42 complete genomes derived from supertree and combined gene analysis" David A. Fitzpatrick, Mary E. Logue, Jason E. Stajich and Geraldine Butler. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2006, 6:99

Citing these data

Please cite as: “Cryptococcus neoformans var. grubii H99 Sequencing Project, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT (”