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Antoine Brieux to Share PPTM Research on Fruit Fly

Postdoctoral fellow Antoine Brieux of the Joanna Chiu lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, will present a seminar at 4:10 p.m., Wednesday,  Feb. 13 in Briggs Hall on

Postdoctoral scientist Antoine Brieux of the Joanna Chiu lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, is gearing up for a seminar next week on his research on the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, involving photoperiodic time measurement...

Postdoctoral fellow Antoine Brieux of the Joanna Chiu lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, will present a seminar at 4:10 p.m., Wednesday,  Feb. 13 in Briggs Hall on
Postdoctoral fellow Antoine Brieux of the Joanna Chiu lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, will present a seminar at 4:10 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13 in Briggs Hall on "Understanding the Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Photoperiodic Time Measurement in Drosophila melanogaster."

Postdoctoral fellow Antoine Brieux of the Joanna Chiu lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, will present a seminar at 4:10 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13 in Briggs Hall on "Understanding the Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Photoperiodic Time Measurement in Drosophila melanogaster."

What This Scientist Discovered in an Insect and Why It Matters

A fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, feeding on a banana. (Photo by Sanjay Acharya, courtesy of Wikipedia)

What this scientist discovered in an insect and why it matters... Naoki Yamanaka, an assistant professor at UC Riverside (UCR), is known for his innovative and creative research. In fact, the National Institute of Health (NIH) just awarded him a $2.4...

A fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, feeding on a banana. (Photo by Sanjay Acharya, courtesy of Wikipedia)
A fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, feeding on a banana. (Photo by Sanjay Acharya, courtesy of Wikipedia)

A fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, feeding on a banana. (Photo by Sanjay Acharya, courtesy of Wikipedia)

Posted on Friday, October 19, 2018 at 4:36 PM

Medflies: Permanent Residents

Mediterranean Fruit Fly. (Photo by Jack Kelly Clark)

Breaking news shook the agricultural world today. The Mediterranean fruit fly, considered the world's worst agricultural pest, is one of at least five fruit flies established in California. It cannot be eradicated. So says entomologist James Carey of...

Mediterranean Fruit Fly. (Photo by Jack Kelly Clark)
Mediterranean Fruit Fly. (Photo by Jack Kelly Clark)

Mediterranean Fruit Fly. (Photo by Jack Kelly Clark)

Fruit Fly Research: Link to Human Sleep Disorders

Molecular geneticist Joanna Chiu at work in her lab at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you're suffering from a sleep disorder, then you'll want to know the kind of research that molecular geneticist Joanna Chiu of the UC Davis Department of Entomology is doing--with fruit flies. The research may one day lead to alleviating your sleep...

Molecular geneticist Joanna Chiu at work in her lab at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Molecular geneticist Joanna Chiu at work in her lab at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Molecular geneticist Joanna Chiu at work in her lab at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 10:29 PM
Tags: Cell journal (1), fruit flies (6), Joanna Chiu (18)

In the Thick of Fruit Flies

Roger Vargas

Roger Vargas is in the thick of fruit-fly research and he probably wishes those insects would thin out. He's a research entomologist at the USDA-ARS Pacific Basin Agricultural Research Center in Hilo, Hawaii.  For those who don't deal with acronyms,...

Roger Vargas
Roger Vargas

RESEARCH ENTOMOLOGIST Roger Vargas of the USDA-ARS will speak from 12:10 to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 9 at the University of Caifornia, Davis. His topic: fruit flies. The lecture is from 12:10 to 1 p.m. in 1022 Life Sciences Addition, corner of Hutchison and Kleiber Hall drives.

Fruit Fly
Fruit Fly

ORIENTAL FRUIT FLY (Bactrocera dorsalis) laying eggs; she's drilling her ovipositor into the skin of a papaya. (Photo by Scott Bauer, USDA/ARS)

Posted on Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at 8:08 PM

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