William C. Reeves (1916-2004) would have been proud.
Remember William "Bill" Reeves? A renowned entomologist, professor and dean at UC Berkeley, he was widely regarded as the world's foremost authority on the spread and control of mosquito-borne...
MOSQUITO RESEARCHER Tara Thiemann, a doctoral candidate, UC Davis Department of Entomology, is the recipient of the William C. Reeves New Investigator Award. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
In the Lab
IN THE LAB--Mosquito researcher Tara Thiemann sorts through her collection of mosquitoes that she had earlier trapped in the field. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
AT WORK--William C. Reeves collecting mosquitoes in Baker County, Ore., in 1993. (Photo by Bruce Eldridge)
Trio of Winners
TARA THIEMANN (far right) is the winner of the William C. Reeves New Investigator Award for her Culex mosquito research. With her are second-place winner, Veronica Armijos; third-place winner, Christy Andrade (center); and awards presenter Bruce Eldridge of the Center for Vectorborne Diseases. Eldridge is an emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis and former director of the UC Mosquito Research Program.
Malaria is indeed a global terrorist.
The disease, caused by the parasite Plasmodium and transmitted by infected anopheline mosquitoes, strikes some 350 to 500 million people a year,...
Win Surachetpong and Shirley Luckhart
MALARIA RESEARCHERS Win Surachetpong and his major professor Shirley Luckhart working in the Luckhart lab at the University of California, Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
MALARIA MOSQUITO--Anopheles gambiae is known for transmitting malaria. This photo was taken by Anthony "Anton" Cornel, an associate professor of entomology at UC Davis with a mosquito research lab at the Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier. (Photo by Anton Cornel)