Posts Tagged: entomologist
Graduate students and postdoctoral students that the legendary John Casida trained remember him with great fondness, respect and appreciation. He made a difference: a huge difference. Dr. Casida, 88, a world-renowned entomologist and toxicologist at UC...
Distinguished professor John Casida (center) with his former graduate students Sarjeet Gill (left), a distinguished professor at UC Riverside, and Bruce Hammock, a distinguished professor at UC Davis. This image was taken in 2016 at UC Berkeley.
Former Smithsonian entomologist Harrison G. Dyar, noted for his research on moths and butterflies, was not your typical entomologist. He feuded with fellow entomologists, was a bigamist (married to two wives at the same time) and caused an uproar when a...
Entomologist Marc E. Epstein researched, wrote and published "Moths, Myths and Mosquitoes: The Eccentric Life of Harrison G. Dyar, Jr."
Entomologist Jeff Smith of Rocklin, an associate at the Bohart Museum of Entomology who has saved the museum some $160,000 over a 27-year period through his volunteer service, received a well deserved "Friend of the College” Award of Distinction...
Helene Dillard, dean of the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, welcomes the crowd at the Oct. 2nd college celebration honoring recipients of the Award of Distinction. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith, recipient of a Friend of the College Award of Distinction, addresses the crowd. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith with some of the collection he's curated at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ever been to the Burning Man Festival and checked out the art cars? No, and no. But last Sunday at the Berkeley Marina, we saw an art car that looked as if it could have been at the Burning Man. It was the wheel deal. And a car that an entomologist...
An stylized ant on the art car. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Time will tell. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Art car holds many treasures. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The end. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Vern Burton didn’t set out to become an entomologist. Home from the World War II battlefields, he enrolled in Compton Community College and then the University of California, Berkeley. A family friend promised him a job in his termite control business...
UC Davis Entomology in 1970