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Targeting Cystic Fibrosis

UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock, whose research went from insects to human health, is shown here in his office in Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A UC Davis entomologist who started his career studying insects--and is now focused on human health--played a key role in newly published research that sheds new light on cystic fibrosis, a chronic, progressive and genetic disease characterized by...

UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock, whose research went from insects to human health, is shown here in his office in Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock, whose research went from insects to human health, is shown here in his office in Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock, whose research went from insects to human health, is shown here in his office in Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis researchers Jun Yang (left) and Christophe Morisseau of the Hammock lab. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis researchers Jun Yang (left) and Christophe Morisseau of the Hammock lab. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis researchers Jun Yang (left) and Christophe Morisseau of the Hammock lab. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, December 19, 2016 at 4:12 PM

Fleeting Butterflies

Monarch Butterfly

It's good to see those fluttering butterflies back in the news again. But they are fleeting butterflies. For the past 35 years, noted butterfly expert Arthur Shapiro (top right), UC Davis professor of evolution and ecology, has documented the...

Monarch Butterfly
Monarch Butterfly

MONARCH BUTTERFLY (Danaus plexippus), shown here in the Luther Burbank Gardens, Santa Rosa, is one of the butterflies that Art Shapiro has studied for the last 35 years. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Western Tiger Swallowtail
Western Tiger Swallowtail

WESTERN TIGER SWALLOWTAIL (Papilio rutulus), shown here in Healdsburg, is on Art Shapiro's radar and database. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Gray Hairstreak
Gray Hairstreak

GRAY HAIRSTREAK (Strymon melinus) feeding here in a garden in Vacaville, Calif., is quite territorial. It is one of the butterflies that Art Shapiro studies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, January 19, 2010 at 5:56 PM
Tags: Arthur Shapiro (12), butterflies (64), Matt Forister (5), PNAS (7)

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