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Dr. Brian Kerry: another great loss for Nematology

Brian Kerry : another loss for Nematology

Dr. Brian Kerry, from Rothamsted Station (UK), passed away on last Monday night (Oct. 17). He joined the Nematology Department at Rothamsted Research in 1973 where he spent his research career studying the biological control of nematodes. His death represents another great loss for Nematology.

Career History

Brian Kerry completed a BSc in Agricultural Sciences at the University of Nottingham in 1969 and a PhD on the population dynamics of Heterodera avenae, in 1973 at the University of Reading. He joined the Nematology Department at Rothamsted Research in 1973 where he spent his research career studying the biological control of nematodes. He was Head of the Entomology and Nematology Department from 1987- 2000, Associate Director of Rothamsted since 1998 and Head of the Nematode Interactions Unit since 2002 and was, more recently, science director of the Centre for Soils and Ecosystem Function within the Institute.

Awards

His contributions to nematology were recognised by the Society of Nematologists when he was made a Fellow of the Society in 1993. He also received awards from the Cuban Academy of Sciences and Ministry of Agriculture and the Environment for research on the development of a biological control agent for root-knot nematodes in tropical soils. He was the Regents’ Lecturer in the Nematology Department, UC Riverside, in 1991 and became a Special Professor in the Faculty of Agriculture & Horticulture, University of Nottingham, UK in 1992.

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