(UNESCO / Japan Young Researchers' fellowships programme)

Dilzara Nadir Aghayeva

Beneficiary country: 
Aghayeva Dilzara Nadir Republic of Azerbaijan Born on 5 June 1968 in Quba, Republic of Azerbaijan
Country of study: 
United States of America
Last degree obtained: 

Institute of Botany, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences: Candidate in biological sciences (September 1997)

Scholarly work and publications: 

Mycobiota of Castanea sativa Mill. in Azerbaijan. Forest Snow Landscape Research. (76, 3:405-408), 2001.

Two new Ophiostoma species with Sporothrix anamorphs from Austria and Azerbaijan. Mycologia (96:865-877); Wingfield, MJ, de Beer, Z.W., Kirisits, T., 2004.

Ophiostoma dentifundum sp.nov. from oak in Europe, characterized using molecular phylogenetic data and morphology. Mycological Research (109:1127-1136); Wingfield, M.J., Kirisits, T., Wingfield, B.D., 2005.

What the fellow says:

"The UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Fellowship provided a good opportunity for conducting part of my doctoral diploma work. It also helped me to broaden my interactions at the laboratory of Professor Thomas C. Harrington. After the fellowship was over, Professor Harrington visited Azerbaijan and we discussed future plans for collaboration."