Herman Eure

Professor of Biology

B.S. Maryland State College (1969)
Ph.D. Wake Forest University (1974)

13 Winston Hall

Herman Eure

(336) 758-5571

Areas of Interest

Parasitology, Ichthyology, Evolutionary Biology


Host parasite interactions are the primary focus of my research. How these parasite interact with their hosts and the various factors that impact on that relationship is studied in vertebrate organisms ranging from frog, toad, turtles to fish. I am interested in determining how factors such as host diet, temperature, availability of infective intermediate host, host sex and age influence the seasonality of parasite populations. An additional interest lies in how these populations are regulated, both at the intermediate and definitive host levels.

Selected Publications

1996. Meguid, M. and H. Eure. Pathobiology Associated with the Spiruroid Nematodes, Camallanus oxycephalus and Spinitectus carolini in the Intestine of Green Sunfish, Lepomis cyanellus. J. Parasitology. 82(1):118-123.

1996. Meguid, M.A. and H.E. Eure. Parasitological and histopathological studies on the grass carp, Ctenopharyngodon idella val. Infected with Trichophrya piscium. Vet. Med. J., Giza. 44,3: 545-550.

1995. Meguid, M., Esch, G.W. and H. Eure. The distribution and pathobiology of Neoechniorhynchus cylindratus in the intestine of green sunfish, Lepomis cyanellus. Parasitology 111:221-231.

1993. Anderson, M. and H. Eure. A Survey of the Helminth Parasites of the Genus Lepomis from Charlie’s pond, Belews, North Carolina. CANCAS. Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 83-94.

1991. Sapp, K. and H. Eure. Survey of Intestinal Parasites in Juvenile and Adult Populations of the Greater Gray Treefrog, Hyla versicolor. CANCAS, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 66-76.

1976. H. Eure. Seasonal Abundance of Neoechinorhynchus cylindratus taken from largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) in a heated reservoir. Parasitology 73:355-370.

1976. H. Eure. Seasonal Abundance of Proteocephalus ambloplitis (Cestoidea: Proteocephalus from largemouth bass living in a heated reservoir. Parasitology 73:205-212.

1973. Esch, G.W. and H. Eure. “The Effects of Thermal Effluent on the Population Dynamics of Helminth Parasites in the Largemouth Bass, Micropterus salmoides: in Thermal Ecology. J.W. Gibbons and R.R Sharitz (eds.) AEC Symposium Series (CONF 1730505).