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Tribute to Medical Entomologist Bill Reisen

Medical entomologist William Reisen in his office. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

He lives and breathes mosquitoes. He's a medical entomologist through and through. So when UC Davis medical entomologist and emeritus professor William "Bill" Reisen, internationally known for his mosquito research and public service, received the...

AMCA President Kenneth Linthicum (left), director of the Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology, USDA-Agricultural Research Service, presents the Meritorious Service Award to medical entomologist William Reisen. (Photo by Rick Duhrkopf)
AMCA President Kenneth Linthicum (left), director of the Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology, USDA-Agricultural Research Service, presents the Meritorious Service Award to medical entomologist William Reisen. (Photo by Rick Duhrkopf)

AMCA President Kenneth Linthicum (left), director of the Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology, USDA-Agricultural Research Service, presents the Meritorious Service Award to medical entomologist William Reisen. (Photo by Rick Duhrkopf)

Medical entomologist William Reisen water-testing mosquito habitats near Lahore, Pakistan in 1976
Medical entomologist William Reisen water-testing mosquito habitats near Lahore, Pakistan in 1976

Medical entomologist William Reisen water-testing mosquito habitats near Lahore, Pakistan in 1976

Posted on Monday, February 22, 2016 at 6:13 PM

Eight Decades of Bees 'n Skeeters

Extension apiculturist (emeritus) Eric Mussen with his engraved clock from the Almond Board of California. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Quick! What do you think of when someone mentions "honey bees and mosquitoes" in the same sentence? Honey bees are the pollinators, the beneficial insects. Infected mosquitoes transmit killer diseases such as malaria and dengue; they are our most...

Extension apiculturist (emeritus) Eric Mussen with his engraved clock from the Almond Board of California. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Extension apiculturist (emeritus) Eric Mussen with his engraved clock from the Almond Board of California. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Extension apiculturist (emeritus) Eric Mussen with his engraved clock from the Almond Board of California. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Medical entomologist William Reisen (left) with a MVCAC plaque presented by Bruce Eldridge, UC Davis emeritus professor of entomology. (Photo by Jill Oviatt, MVCAC)
Medical entomologist William Reisen (left) with a MVCAC plaque presented by Bruce Eldridge, UC Davis emeritus professor of entomology. (Photo by Jill Oviatt, MVCAC)

Medical entomologist William Reisen (left) with a MVCAC plaque presented by Bruce Eldridge, UC Davis emeritus professor of entomology. (Photo by Jill Oviatt, MVCAC)

Posted on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 4:16 PM
Tags: Eric Mussen (245), honey bees (345), mosquitoes (19), William Reisen (5)

The Hostest with the Mostest

Tara Thiemann is researching bloodfeeding patterns of Culex mosquitoes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

You're sitting in your back yard or at a park and a mosquito bites you. You're the host whether you like it or not. You just hope that this isn't an infected mosquito that can transmit West Nile virus (WNV).But have you ever wondered which...

Tara Thiemann is researching bloodfeeding patterns of Culex mosquitoes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Tara Thiemann is researching bloodfeeding patterns of Culex mosquitoes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tara Thiemann is researching bloodfeeding patterns of Culex mosquitoes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tara Thiemann working in the lab. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Tara Thiemann working in the lab. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tara Thiemann working in the lab. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 9:50 PM

New Breed of Scientists

Tara Thiemann

William C. Reeves (1916-2004) would have been proud. Remember William "Bill" Reeves? A renowned entomologist, professor and dean at UC Berkeley, he was widely regarded as the world's foremost authority on the spread and control of mosquito-borne...

Tara Thiemann
Tara Thiemann

MOSQUITO RESEARCHER Tara Thiemann, a doctoral candidate, UC Davis Department of Entomology, is the recipient of the William C. Reeves New Investigator Award. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In the Lab
In the Lab

IN THE LAB--Mosquito researcher Tara Thiemann sorts through her collection of mosquitoes that she had earlier trapped in the field. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bill Reeves
Bill Reeves

AT WORK--William C. Reeves collecting mosquitoes in Baker County, Ore., in 1993. (Photo by Bruce Eldridge)

Trio of Winners
Trio of Winners

TARA THIEMANN (far right) is the winner of the William C. Reeves New Investigator Award for her Culex mosquito research. With her are second-place winner, Veronica Armijos; third-place winner, Christy Andrade (center); and awards presenter Bruce Eldridge of the Center for Vectorborne Diseases. Eldridge is an emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis and former director of the UC Mosquito Research Program.

Posted on Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at 6:28 PM

Going Green, Seeing Red

Seeing Red

We're in a recession, but the mosquitoes aren't. The mortgage meltdown and the resulting green swimming pools are perfect breeding sites for mosquitoes, which can transmit the deadly West Nile virus (WNV). So far this year WNV has sickened 411...

Seeing Red
Seeing Red

SEEING RED--A blood-fed mosquito on a researcher's arm. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, December 12, 2008 at 4:59 PM
 
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