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UC Davis Scientists Heading to Entomology Conference in Brazil

Spotted wing drosophila on a raspberry. Both Frank Zalom and Joanna Chiu of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology faculty, research collaborators, will speak on this pest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Three faculty members from the University of California, Davis, will be among those sharing the "people" spotlight at the joint meeting of the XXVII Brazilian Congress and X Latin American Congress of Entomology --and the spotted wing drosophila...

Spotted wing drosophila on a raspberry. Both Frank Zalom and Joanna Chiu of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology faculty, research collaborators, will speak on this pest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Spotted wing drosophila on a raspberry. Both Frank Zalom and Joanna Chiu of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology faculty, research collaborators, will speak on this pest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Spotted wing drosophila on a raspberry. Both Frank Zalom and Joanna Chiu of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology faculty, research collaborators, will speak on this pest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis Lecture by Science Journalist Richard Harris: Why You Shouldn't Miss This

"Biomedical science was not always the hypercompetitive rat race that is has become in recent years. Consider the story of Charles Darwin, as he developed his theory of evolution through natural selection. That discovery became the organizing principle...


"Rigor Mortis," by Richard Harris, is both an eye-opener and a call to action. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"Rigor Mortis," by Richard Harris, is both an eye-opener and a call to action. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 3:55 PM

Monarch Sightings in the UC Davis Arboretum: Cause for Celebration

A monarch on milkweed in the UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

What a delight to see. We strolled through milkweed patches in the UC Davis Arboretum Thursday noon and saw them. Monarchs! The monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) are returning from their coastal California overwintering sites. And we're getting...

A monarch on milkweed in the UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A monarch on milkweed in the UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A monarch on milkweed in the UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A male monarch touches down on foliage in the UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A male monarch touches down on foliage in the UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A male monarch touches down on foliage in the UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A male monarch in the UC Davis Arboretum suns itself. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A male monarch in the UC Davis Arboretum suns itself. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A male monarch in the UC Davis Arboretum suns itself. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, May 26, 2017 at 6:28 PM

Christine Merlin and Monarchs: How They Use Their Circadian Clocks for Seasonal Migration

Christine Merlin, shown here examining a monarch butterfly, will speak on

Did you know that monarch butterflies use a circadian clock to navigate to their overwintering sites during their seasonal long-distance migration? Yes, they do, says a Texas A&M researcher. Christine Merlin, an assistant professor in Texas...

Christine Merlin, shown here examining a monarch butterfly, will speak on
Christine Merlin, shown here examining a monarch butterfly, will speak on "The Monarch Butterfly Circadian Clock: from Clockwork Mechanisms to Control of Seasonal Migration" on May 31 at UC Davis. (Texas A&M Photo)

Christine Merlin, shown here examining a monarch butterfly, will speak on "The Monarch Butterfly Circadian Clock: from Clockwork Mechanisms to Control of Seasonal Migration" on May 31 at UC Davis. (Texas A&M Photo)

Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 4:59 PM

She'll Speak on The World's Most Dangerous Animal

This is the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegptyi, which transmits dengue, Zika and other diseases. (CDC Photo)

The world's most dangerous animal isn't the shark, wolf, lion, elephant, hippo, crocodile, tsetse fly, tapeworm, assassin bug (kissing bug), freshwater snail, dog, snake or human. No, it's the mosquito. Infected mosquitoes transmit diseases that ...

This is the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegptyi, which transmits dengue, Zika and other diseases. (CDC Photo)
This is the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegptyi, which transmits dengue, Zika and other diseases. (CDC Photo)

This is the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegptyi, which transmits dengue, Zika and other diseases. (CDC Photo)

This is the malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. (Photo by Anthony Cornel, UC Davis)
This is the malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. (Photo by Anthony Cornel, UC Davis)

This is the malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. (Photo by Anthony Cornel, UC Davis)

Posted on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 4:37 PM

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