David I. Shapiro-llan
Dr. David I. Shapiro-Ilan is a Supervisory Research Entomologist at USDA-ARS, Georgia. His research focuses on invertebrate pathology/microbial control. Areas of interest emphasize the study of entomopathogenic nematodes and include biological control applications, production and formulation technology, and studies on nematode behavior (especially foraging dynamics). Dr. Shapiro-Ilan has published 180 peer-reviewed journal articles plus 24 book chapters and more than 40 trade journal/extension articles; he has co-edited 3 books and is inventor on 7 patents. Selected awards include Fellow of the Society of Nematologists, EEO/Civil Rights, Excellence in IPM (SEB-ESA, 2012), and over $7 million as PI/co-PI on competitive grants. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Nematology, and Editor for the Journal of Invertebrate Pathology.