The AMG develops or enhances fungal applications in biotechnology and bioengineering. The approaches of AMG are based on correct identifications and preserving fungal resources used in research. For this reason, the MUM collection of cultures - Micoteca of University of Minho - is part of the activities of the group. The MUM is an ISO 9001: 2008 certified culture collection, for the deposit, preservation and supply of filamentous fungi. The main research themes of the AMG are:
The main research themes of the AMG are:
Being so, the group is divided into 2 sub-groups, each one corresponding to a main scientific domain.
The group research labs are: