Dr. Zachary Loughman and his crayfish research was featured on the cover of the Winter 2016 issue of Neuron, West Virginia’s Journal of Science and Research. Loughman is the subject of Scientist Spotlight and the article looks at his work in the classroom and lab.
Selected as West Virginia’s 2014 Professor of the Year by the Faculty Merit Foundation, his research focuses on the natural history, taxonomy, and conservation of North American crayfishes and he has named five species of crayfish.
Also a WLU alumnus, he is a co-director of the new Zoo Science major.
The Neuron is produced by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission’s Division of Science and Research.