Aime elected Fellow of the Mycological Society of America

M. Catherine Aime was selected as a 2012 Fellow of the Mycological Society of America (MSA).  Aime is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology with an internationally recognized program in systematic mycology.  MSA Fellows are outstanding mycologists selected on the bases of an outstanding record of mycological research, successful teaching in mycology, and significant service to the MSA.  Aime has published more than 90 peer-reviewed papers in the last ten years and served a three-year term as Secretary of the MSA and is currently an Associate Editor of the Society’s journal, Mycologia.  Aime is major advisor to six graduate students and serves on the graduate committee of 15 students at LSU, Humboldt University, University of Florida, and University of Southern Mississippi. She joins 36 previously awarded preeminent mycologists as Fellow of the MSA.