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Eyualem Abebe

Associate Professor, Dr. Herman G. Cooke Department of Natural Sciences

Eyualem Abebe
Office: 421 Jimmy R. Jenkins Science Center
Address: Campus Box 930
(252) 335-3236
Fax: (252) 335-3967
Web: http://nematodes.ecsu.edu/

EDUCATION: PhD. & MSc., Ghent University, Belgium; MSc. & BSc., Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

RESEARCH INTEREST: Dr. Abebe is an organismal biologist with extensive experience in nematode biology (nematology) with special focus on sediment ecology. He is published well and is the main editor of the only textbook in the field of freshwater nematology (Freshwater Nematodes: Ecology and Taxonomy, CABI 2006). Dr Abebe has served in various capacities at various universities including as the Department Chair and Research and Publications Officer of Bahir Dar Teachers College, Ethiopia. He currently serves as an editorial board member and section editor for four international journals including Nematoda.

Dr. Abebe takes training of undergraduate students through research very seriously and welcomes inquiries from students about funded research opportunities in his lab.

Teaching: Dr Abebe teaches undergraduate and graduate courses. A. Undergraduate: General Ecology (Ecol 301); Developmental Biology (Biol 442); Parasitology (online) (Biol 303); General Biology for Majors I (Biol 101); General Biology for Majors II (Biol 102); Special Problems in Biology (Biol 489); Biological Research (Biol 499);

B. Graduate: Ecology and Organismal Biology (Biol 509) Research Topics in Biology (Biol 607); Graduate Seminar (Biol 610) Scientific Research and Communication (BIol 500)

MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS (5 from a total of 49):

1. Eyualem Abebe, Tesfamariam Mekete and Wilfrida Decraemer. In Press. E-typing for nematodes: An assessment of type specimen use by nematode taxonomists with a summary of types deposited at the Smithsonian Nematode Collection. Nematology.

2. Vongvilay Keovilayvong, Jeremiah Lancaster, Keith Levin, Frank Weber, Christopher Fightmaster, William Kahan, Roberto Frontera-Suau, and Eyualem Abebe. 2013. Cultivable microbial diversity in an acidic temperate lake, Lake Phelps, NC. Journal of the North Carolina Academy of Science. 129(02): 58-65.

3. Eyualem Abebe, Briana Ferebee, Tarreyca Taylor, Manuel Mundo-Ocampo, Tesfamariam Mekete, and Paul De Ley. 2013. Neotobrilus nicsmolae n. sp. (Tobrilidae: Nematoda) and Chronogaster carolinensis n. sp. (Chronogasteridae: Nematoda) from Lake Phelps, North Carolina. Journal of Nematology. 45(1): 65 ? 75

4. Jeremiah Lancaster, Budour Mohammad & Eyualem Abebe. 2012. Effect of the bacterium Serratia marcescens SCBI on the longevity and reproduction of the nematode Caenorhabditis briggsae KT0001. BMC Research Notes. 5:688 doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-688 URL: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1756-0500/5/688

5. Solomon Belay, Aklilu Amsalu & Eyualem Abebe. 2012. Awash National Park, Ethiopia: use policy, ethnic conflict and sustainable resources conservation in the context of decentralizationAfrican Journal of Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/aje.12015