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The World of Olivia Winokur

UC Davis doctoral student and mosquito researcher Olivia Winokur checks on mosquitoes in the walk-in chamber in the insectary. The chamber is set to 26 Celsius and 80 percent humidity to mimic tropical conditions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a UC Davis doctoral student researching mosquitoes? Meet Olivia Winokur, an enthusiastic, dedicated and multi-talented medical entomologist whose childhood curiosity about a yellow fever vaccination sparked...

Posted on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 4:33 PM

William Hazeltine II: His Passion, His Work Live On

UC Davis graduate students who received the Hazeltine mosquito research awards in both 2015 and 2016 are (front, from left) Maribel Portilla, Sandy Olkowski and Stephanie  Kurniawan. In back are Lee Hazeltine (left) of Woodland and Craig Hazeltine of Scottsdale, Ariz. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Noted medical entomologist William Hazeltine II (1926-1994) made a difference. Today he continues to make a difference through his legacy--supporting mosquito research of UC Davis graduate students. Hazeltine, a U.S. Navy veteran who studied entomology...

Posted on Friday, August 26, 2016 at 6:30 PM

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...

How Far North Will This Mosquito Species Go in California?

The Aedes aegypti mosquito. (Photo courtesy of CDC)

It's all over the news...the Aedes aeypti, the daytime-biting mosquito that predominantly feeds on humans.  The species has spread to at least seven counties in California since June 2013, says UC Davis medical entomologist Anthony Cornel of...

Posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 5:28 PM

Anthony Cornel Knows Mosquitoes

Medical entomologist Anthony Cornel with a snake in Brazil.

Medical entomologist Anthony “Anton” Cornel knows his mosquitoes--and a few snakes, too. When he was doing research in Brazil in September, he draped a snake around his neck and posed for the camera. His favorite research subjects, though,...

Posted on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 5:04 PM
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