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What a Difference These Four UC Davis Entomologists Are Making!

Spotted-wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii, infesting a raspberry. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

They study bees, ants, fruit flies and spider flies. And that's just a small portion of what they do. And what a difference they're making! Four UC Davis entomologists won awards from the Pacific Branch, Entomological Society of America (PBESA). They...

Spotted-wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii, infesting a raspberry. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Spotted-wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii, infesting a raspberry. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Spotted-wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii, infesting a raspberry. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, heading toward a California poppy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, heading toward a California poppy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, heading toward a California poppy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Antoine Brieux to Share PPTM Research on Fruit Fly

Postdoctoral fellow Antoine Brieux of the Joanna Chiu lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, will present a seminar at 4:10 p.m., Wednesday,  Feb. 13 in Briggs Hall on

Postdoctoral scientist Antoine Brieux of the Joanna Chiu lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, is gearing up for a seminar next week on his research on the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, involving photoperiodic time measurement...

Postdoctoral fellow Antoine Brieux of the Joanna Chiu lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, will present a seminar at 4:10 p.m., Wednesday,  Feb. 13 in Briggs Hall on
Postdoctoral fellow Antoine Brieux of the Joanna Chiu lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, will present a seminar at 4:10 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13 in Briggs Hall on "Understanding the Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Photoperiodic Time Measurement in Drosophila melanogaster."

Postdoctoral fellow Antoine Brieux of the Joanna Chiu lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, will present a seminar at 4:10 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13 in Briggs Hall on "Understanding the Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Photoperiodic Time Measurement in Drosophila melanogaster."

Learn about the 'Drinking Drosophila and Drunk Drosophila' at UC Davis Seminar

UC Merced assistant professor Fred Wolf uses this graphic to illustrate his research.

"How do animals filter sensory information from their environment and integrate it with their past experience and their internal states to produce an appropriate behavioral response?" asks Fred Wolf, assistant professor at UC Merced. "What is the...

UC Merced assistant professor Fred Wolf uses this graphic to illustrate his research.
UC Merced assistant professor Fred Wolf uses this graphic to illustrate his research.

UC Merced assistant professor Fred Wolf uses this graphic to illustrate his research.

This image of the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, is by Sanjay Acharya. (Courtesy of Wikipedia)
This image of the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, is by Sanjay Acharya. (Courtesy of Wikipedia)

This image of the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, is by Sanjay Acharya. (Courtesy of Wikipedia)

On the Trail of a Better Insect Repellent

Chemical ecologists

Researchers in the Walter Leal lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology, are engaging in some exciting research. They just discovered a "generic insect repellent detector" in the fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)--research published today (March 16) in...

Chemical ecologists
Chemical ecologists

CHEMICAL ECOLOGISTS Walter Leal (foreground) and Zain Syed at work in the Leal lab in the UC Davis Department of Entomology. Leal is a professor and former chair of the department, and Syed is a postdoctoral researcher and the primary author of a paper published March 16 in PLoS One. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Fruit Fly
Fruit Fly

Maximillary palps (left) and antenna of fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster). (Image Courtesy of Zain Syed)

Posted on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 8:16 PM
 
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