Microfungus Collection and Herbarium

UAMH Centre for Global Microfungal Biodiversity

UAMH Staff

Yordanka G. Guardiola MSc, Curator

  • Microbiologist and QC Manager, Sporometrics Inc (Toronto)
  • Microbiology Analyst, MBL Ltd (Toronto)
  • Curatorial Assistant (Mycology), University of Havana Culture Collection
  • MSc (Plant Pathology), University of Havana, Cuba

Dr. James Scott, Director

Lynne Sigler, Professor & Director Emerita

Retired June 2013, email contact remains the same: lynne.sigler@ualberta.ca 

  • Formerly Professor, Devonian Botanic Garden, Agriculture, Food & Nutritional Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Life and Environmental Sciences and in Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine.
  • Continuing Adjunct Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science
  • Former consultant in mycology to the University of Alberta Hospitals Microbiology and Public Health
  • Professional societies: American Society for Microbiology, Mycological Society of America, Medical Mycological Society of the Americas, International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, British Mycological Society, World Federation for Culture Collections
  • Professional certification: Academic and Research Microbiologist, Canadian College of Microbiologists.
  • Taught numerous workshops in diagnostic and environmental mycology, fungal taxonomy or collection management in North America, China, New Zealand, Australia, Korea.
  • See also Curatorial Activities, Publications, Annual Reports



UAMH staff Dr. James Scott

Dr. James Scott, UAMH Director


UAMH staff

Curatorial staff of UAMH


Lynne Sigler

Professor Lynne Sigler, Director/ Curator Emerita