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Seeking Undergraduate Research Scholars

Jay Rosenheim, professor of entomology at UC Davis, doing research in a meadow. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Eager to experience a one-on-one training and mentorship that you'd normally find only in a small liberal arts college? Want to develop skills that will make your application to graduate school, medical school or veterinary school really stand out from...

Jay Rosenheim, professor of entomology at UC Davis, doing research in a meadow. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Jay Rosenheim, professor of entomology at UC Davis, doing research in a meadow. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Jay Rosenheim, professor of entomology at UC Davis, doing research in a meadow. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, March 11, 2013 at 9:27 PM

Everything Is Connected; Even the Bees

Honey bee heading for an almond blossom on Bee Biology Road at UC Davis.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe."--John  Muir, My First Summer in the Sierra Ecologist Louie Yang of the UC Davis Department of Entomology, tags that quote at the end of each email. So...

Honey bee heading for an almond blossom on Bee Biology Road at UC Davis.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee heading for an almond blossom on Bee Biology Road at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee heading for an almond blossom on Bee Biology Road at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee foraging in almond blossoms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee foraging in almond blossoms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee foraging in almond blossoms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 8:12 PM

Winter Wonderland of Seminars

Pollen packin' honey bee (red pollen from rock purslane) nectaring on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Assistant professors Louie Yang and Joanna Chiu have just announced the UC Davis Department of Entomology's list of seminar speakers for the winter quarter. And what a list it is! It's a winter wonderland of speakers. And the good news is, most will be...

Pollen packin' honey bee (red pollen from rock purslane) nectaring on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Pollen packin' honey bee (red pollen from rock purslane) nectaring on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pollen packin' honey bee (red pollen from rockpurslane) nectaring on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee covered with blue pollen from bird's eyes (Gilia tricolor). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee covered with blue pollen from bird's eyes (Gilia tricolor). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 8:04 PM

Shattering 'Standard Knowledge'

This is the research site at the Sagehen Creek Field Station managed by ecologists Louie Yang of UC Davis and Dan Gruner of the University of Maryland. (Photo Courtesy of Louie Yang)

The times, they change. Standard textbook knowledge, that can change, too. It did today. For several decades,  few people challenged "the hump-shaped model" developed in the early 1970s by British ecologist Philip Grime who proposed that the number of...

This is the research site at the Sagehen Creek Field Station managed by ecologists Louie Yang of UC Davis and Dan Gruner of the University of Maryland. (Photo Courtesy of Louie Yang)
This is the research site at the Sagehen Creek Field Station managed by ecologists Louie Yang of UC Davis and Dan Gruner of the University of Maryland. (Photo Courtesy of Louie Yang)

This is the research site at the Sagehen Creek Field Station managed by ecologists Louie Yang of UC Davis and Dan Gruner of the University of Maryland. (Photo Courtesy of Louie Yang)

Posted on Thursday, September 22, 2011 at 8:24 PM
Tags: ecology (1), Louie Yang (8), Science (1)

Because They Care

Lygus bug (Lygus herperus) could be one of the insects studied in the honors program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's not just future entomologists who study insects. So do future physicians, veterinarians, chemists, ecologists and scores of others. Indeed, insects are involved in many biological fields, including genetics and molecular biology; biochemistry and...

Lygus bug (Lygus herperus) could be one of the insects studied in the honors program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Lygus bug (Lygus herperus) could be one of the insects studied in the honors program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lygus bug (Lygus herperus) could be one of the insects studied in the honors program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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