Edward McGawley Receives Prestigious Society of Nematologists Outstanding Teaching Award

Dr. Edward McGawley, Professor, Department of Plant Pathology & Crop Physiology recently received the inaugural Outstanding Teaching Award at the 2013 annual meeting of the Society of Nematologists (SON).  Dr. McGawley and his co-authors have produced numerous teaching aids over the years that  include biological illustrations of nematode anatomy and morphology, videotape presentations on identification of common genera of plant parasitic nematodes, preparation of perineal patterns of root-knot nematodes, and early season soybean diseases caused by nematodes. Recently, an internet-based presentation entitled “Introduction to Nematodes” has been featured on most major nematology and parasitology websites with over 4,000 downloads to date.