Dr. Hanaa Sedhum Zoam is a Researcher Professor Assistant and a plant pathologist and a nematologist. She is currently working at the Department of Nematological Research Diseases, Plant Pathology Research Institute (PPATHRI), Agricultural Research Center, Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, Cairo, Egypt. She graduated from the Faculty of Agriculture of Cairo University in 1988, and obtained her MSc at Cairo University in 1994. Her PhD in Nematology was awarded by the Faculty of Agriculture at the El Zagazig University in 1999. She has published a number of papers in peer-reviewed journals. Her current research is in plant parasitic nematodes and their management.