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Learn about the 'Drinking Drosophila and Drunk Drosophila' at UC Davis Seminar

UC Merced assistant professor Fred Wolf uses this graphic to illustrate his research.

"How do animals filter sensory information from their environment and integrate it with their past experience and their internal states to produce an appropriate behavioral response?" asks Fred Wolf, assistant professor at UC Merced. "What is the...

UC Merced assistant professor Fred Wolf uses this graphic to illustrate his research.
UC Merced assistant professor Fred Wolf uses this graphic to illustrate his research.

UC Merced assistant professor Fred Wolf uses this graphic to illustrate his research.

This image of the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, is by Sanjay Acharya. (Courtesy of Wikipedia)
This image of the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, is by Sanjay Acharya. (Courtesy of Wikipedia)

This image of the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, is by Sanjay Acharya. (Courtesy of Wikipedia)

Why Circadian Timing Is Everything

This is a fruit fly, the spotted wing drosophia (Drosophila suzukii), that molecular geneticist Joanna Chiu of UC Davis is studying in her lab in Storer Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

(Editor's Note: Joanna Chiu will be featured on Capital Public Radio's "Insight with Beth Ruyak" from 9 to 10 a.m., Tuesday, March 7. See http://www.capradio.org/insight) If you want to know more about circadian timing and why "circadian timing is...

This is a fruit fly, the spotted wing drosophia (Drosophila suzukii), that molecular geneticist Joanna Chiu of UC Davis is studying in her lab in Storer Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is a fruit fly, the spotted wing drosophia (Drosophila suzukii), that molecular geneticist Joanna Chiu of UC Davis is studying in her lab in Storer Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is a fruit fly, the spotted wing drosophia (Drosophila suzukii), that molecular geneticist Joanna Chiu of UC Davis is studying in her lab in Storer Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, March 3, 2017 at 4:16 PM

On the Trail of a Better Insect Repellent

Chemical ecologists

Researchers in the Walter Leal lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology, are engaging in some exciting research. They just discovered a "generic insect repellent detector" in the fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)--research published today (March 16) in...

Chemical ecologists
Chemical ecologists

CHEMICAL ECOLOGISTS Walter Leal (foreground) and Zain Syed at work in the Leal lab in the UC Davis Department of Entomology. Leal is a professor and former chair of the department, and Syed is a postdoctoral researcher and the primary author of a paper published March 16 in PLoS One. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Fruit Fly
Fruit Fly

Maximillary palps (left) and antenna of fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster). (Image Courtesy of Zain Syed)

Posted on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 8:16 PM
 
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