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Alan John Lander Phillips
Assistant Researcher
Integrated Member
Research Group
Molecular Microbiology
Centro de Recursos Microbiológicos Departamento de Ciências da Vida Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia Universidade Nova de Lisboa Quinta da Torre 2829-516 Caparica Portugal
Research Interests
Plant pathology, mycology, fungal systematics, phylogenetics

Appointed as Member of International Advisory Panel of Experts for the Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences, August 2014

Vice President of the Sociedade Portuguesa de Fitopatologia 2008-2013
President of the Mediterranean Phytopathological Union Since 2011

Associate editor for:
Phytopathologia Mediterranea since 1999
Mycopathologia 2000–2003
CBS Biodiversity series since 2003
Studies in Mycology since 2003
Persoonia since 2007
European Journal of Plant Pathology since 2012
Main publications
Abdollahzadeh, J.,Javadi, A., Zare, R., Phillips, A.J.L. (2014). A phylogenetic study of Dothiorella and Spencermartinsia species associated with woody plants in Iran, New Zealand, Portugal and Spain. Persoonia 32: 1–12.

Phillips, A.J.L., Alves, A., Abdollahzadeh, J., Slippers, B., Wingfield, M.J., Groenewald, J.Z., Crous P.W. (2013). The Botryosphaeriaceae: genera and species known from culture. Studies in Mycology 76: 51–167.

Slippers, B., Boissin, E., Phillips, A.J.L., Groenewald, J.Z., Lombard, L., Wingfield, M.J., Postma, A., Burgess, T., Crous, P.W. (2013). Phylogenetic lineages in the Botryosphaeriales: a systematic and evolutionary framework Studies in Mycology 76: 31–49.

Phillips, A.J.L., Alves, A., Abdollahzadeh, J., Slippers, B., Wingfield, M.J., Groenewald, J.Z., Crous P.W. (2013). The Botryosphaeriaceae: genera and species known from culture. Studies in Mycology 76: 51–167.

Phillips, A.J.L., Lopes, J., Abdollahzadeh, J., Bobev, S., Alves, A. (2012). Resolving the complex of Diplodia species on apple and other Rosaceae hosts Persoonia 29: 29–38.

Carlucci, A., Raimondo, M., Santos, J., Phillips, A.J.L. (2012). Plectosphaerella species associated with root and collar rots of horticultural crops in southern Italy. Persoonia 28: 34–48.

Diogo, E., Santos, J.M., Phillips, A.J.L. (2010). Phylogeny, morphology and pathogenicity of Phomopsis species on almond. Fungal Diversity 44: 107–115.

Abdollahzadeh, J., Javadi, A., Mohammadi Goltapeh, E., Zare, R., Phillips, A.J.L. (2010). Phylogeny and morphology of four new species of Lasiodiplodia from Iran. Persoonia 25: 1–10.

Santos, J.M., Correia, V.G, Phillips, A.J.L. (2010). Primers for mating-type diagnosis in Diaporthe and Phomopsis: their use in teleomorph induction in vitro and biological species definition. Fungal Biology 114: 255–270.

Phillips, A.J.L., Alves, A., Johnston, P., Pennycook, S., Akulov, A., Ramaley, A. & Crous, P. (2008). Resolving the status of dark-spored teleomorph genera in the Botryosphaeriaceae. Persoonia 21: 29–55.

Alves, A., Crous, P.W., Corriea, A. & Phillips, A.J.L. (2008). Morphological and molecular data reveal cryptic speciation in Lasiodiplodia theobromae. Fungal Diversity 28: 1–13.

Alves, A., Correia, A. & Phillips, A.J.L. (2006). Multiple gene genealogies and morphological data support Diplodia cupressi sp. nov., previously recognized as D. pinea f. sp. cupressi, as a distinct species. Fungal Diversity 23: 1–15.

Crous, P.W., Slippers, B., Wingfield, M.J., Rheeder, J., Marasas, W.F.O., Phillips, A.J.L., Alves, A., Burgess, T., Barber, P. & Groenewald, J.Z. (2006). Resolving phylogenetic lineages in the Botryosphaeriaceae. Studies in Mycology 55: 235–253.