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Carey's 'African Odyssey' Draws Standing-Room Only Crowd

James R. Carey, UC Davis distinguished professor of entomology and his wife, Patty, with a Mursi woman (Ethiopia)  showing her lip plate. Also known as a lip disc, it is a status symbol among the Mursi women.

Mosquitoes apparently don't like entomologist James R. Carey, distinguished professor of entomology at the University of California, Davis. "I've never been bitten by a mosquito," Carey told the standing-room crowd at his presentation on “African...

James R. Carey, UC Davis distinguished professor of entomology and his wife, Patty, with a Mursi woman (Ethiopia)  showing her lip plate. Also known as a lip disc, it is a status symbol among the Mursi women.
James R. Carey, UC Davis distinguished professor of entomology and his wife, Patty, with a Mursi woman (Ethiopia) showing her lip plate. Also known as a lip disc, it is a status symbol among the Mursi women.

James R. Carey, UC Davis distinguished professor of entomology and his wife, Patty, with a Mursi woman (Ethiopia) showing her lip plate. Also known as a lip disc, it is a status symbol among the Mursi women.

Dung beetles were among the insects that entomologist James R. Carey photographed in Africa.
Dung beetles were among the insects that entomologist James R. Carey photographed in Africa.

Dung beetles were among the insects that entomologist James R. Carey photographed in Africa.

An African lion,  an image captured by Patty Carey of Davis.
An African lion, an image captured by Patty Carey of Davis.

An African lion, an image captured by Patty Carey of Davis.

Why Insect Studies Can Tell Us a Lot About Human Longevity

James R. Carey, distinguished professor of entomology, is the author of a landmark study published in the journal Science in 1992 that showed mortality of Mediterranean fruit flies (medflies) slows at older ages. This is an image by photographer Jack Kelly Clark, formerly of the UC Integrated Pest Management Program.

Insects can tell us a lot about human longevity. James R. Carey, UC Davis distinguished professor of entomology, will discuss "What Can Insect Studies Tell Us about Longevity and Aging? Lots!" at his UC Davis Emeriti Association presentation at 11:30...

James R. Carey, distinguished professor of entomology, is the author of a landmark study published in the journal Science in 1992 that showed mortality of Mediterranean fruit flies (medflies) slows at older ages. This is an image by photographer Jack Kelly Clark, formerly of the UC Integrated Pest Management Program.
James R. Carey, distinguished professor of entomology, is the author of a landmark study published in the journal Science in 1992 that showed mortality of Mediterranean fruit flies (medflies) slows at older ages. This is an image by photographer Jack Kelly Clark, formerly of the UC Integrated Pest Management Program.

James R. Carey, distinguished professor of entomology, is the author of a landmark study published in the journal Science in 1992 that showed mortality of Mediterranean fruit flies (medflies) slows at older ages. This is an image by photographer Jack Kelly Clark, formerly of the UC Integrated Pest Management Program.

Science Café: Ask a Scientist a Question, Such as 'Are There Upper Limits to Human Lifespan?'

Many senior citizens who develop new hobbies (such as rearing monarch butterflies) believe this keeps their brain active and leads to greater enthusiasm for life. Supercentarian Jeanne Calment of France lived to be 122. One of her interests was playing the piano. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you've ever wanted to ask a scientist a question, here's your opportunity. Ask away at the Science Café. This is an informative scientific presentation held the second Wednesday of each month in the G St. Wunderbar, 228 G St., Davis. The...

Many senior citizens who develop new hobbies (such as rearing monarch butterflies) believe this keeps their brain active and leads to greater enthusiasm for life. Supercentarian Jeanne Calment of France lived to be 122. One of her interests was playing the piano. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Many senior citizens who develop new hobbies (such as rearing monarch butterflies) believe this keeps their brain active and leads to greater enthusiasm for life. Supercentarian Jeanne Calment of France lived to be 122. One of her interests was playing the piano. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Many senior citizens who develop new hobbies (such as rearing monarch butterflies) believe this keeps their brain active and leads to greater enthusiasm for life. Supercentarian Jeanne Calment of France lived to be 122. One of her interests was playing the piano. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 5:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment Health Innovation

The Medfly 'Through the Decades': Tune in to Hear Professor Carey on July 3

Distinguished Professor James R. Carey is known for his outstanding research, outreach and advocacy program involving invasion biology, specifically the Mediterranean Fruit Fly (medfly) and the Light Brown Apple Moth (LBAM). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Remember when scientists first detected the Mediterranean fruit fly in California? It was the early 1980s. The invasive insect, better known as the medfly (Ceratitis capitata), threatened the state's multi-billion-dollar fruit and vegetable industry,...

Distinguished Professor James R. Carey is known for his outstanding research, outreach and advocacy program involving invasion biology, specifically the Mediterranean Fruit Fly (medfly) and the Light Brown Apple Moth (LBAM). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Distinguished Professor James R. Carey is known for his outstanding research, outreach and advocacy program involving invasion biology, specifically the Mediterranean Fruit Fly (medfly) and the Light Brown Apple Moth (LBAM). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Distinguished Professor James R. Carey is known for his outstanding research, outreach and advocacy program involving invasion biology, specifically the Mediterranean Fruit Fly (medfly) and the Light Brown Apple Moth (LBAM). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis Commencement Speaker: Upholding the Standard of a Healthy Flatworm

Student speaker Hannah Trumbull is flanked by Helene Dillard, dean of the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, and UC Davis Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Ralph Hexter.

“Nematodes” and “commencement” don't usually appear together in the same sentence. But they did when UC Davis student Hannah Trumbull, a human development major and political science minor from Albany, Calif., delivered her...

Student speaker Hannah Trumbull is flanked by Helene Dillard, dean of the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, and UC Davis Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Ralph Hexter.
Student speaker Hannah Trumbull is flanked by Helene Dillard, dean of the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, and UC Davis Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Ralph Hexter.

Student speaker Hannah Trumbull is flanked by Helene Dillard, dean of the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, and UC Davis Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Ralph Hexter.

Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 2:00 PM

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