The teaching staff consists of lecturers from Ghent University, visiting professors and assisting staff.
Nematology Coordination Office
Prof. Dr. Wim Bert
Tenure track lecturer at the Faculty of Science - Dept. Biology - Head of Nematology Research Group
Chairman Nematology Educational Committee
Lecturer of the courses: Nematological Techniques, Nematode Systematics and Evolution, Diversity of Soil Nematodes, Professional Internship, Summer Course Networking & Seminars
Co-lecturer of the courses: Diversity of Plant-parasitic Nematodes, Datamining, Processing and Communication, Quarantine Nematodes
He is supervisor of 6 PhD students, several MSc students, and author of more than 60 refereed publications.
His research is mainly focused on Morphology, taxonomy and phylogeny of Tylenchomorpha. He also supervises MSc and PhD theses.
Educational, administrative and logistic coordination of the International MSc in Agro- and Environmental Nematology.
Member Facultary Commission Internationalisation, Ghent University
Member Resonance Group International Students, Ghent University
Nematology Educational Committee
Chairman: Prof. Dr. Wim Bert
Co-Chair: Prof. Dr. Lieve Gheysen
Tenured academic staff at the Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Department of Molecular Biotechnology, UGent.
Lecturer of the course Molecular Aspects of Plant Nematode Relationships
Prof. Gheysen is Professor in Molecular Biology and Genetics at Ghent University. Her expertise includes plant transformation, analysis of genetic diversity, DNA markers, molecular biology techniques (cloning, molecular analyses), and plant-nematode interactions.