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Geoffrey Attardo: Exploring Tsetse Fly Reproduction

Close-up of a gravid tsetse fly, Glossina morsitans morsitans. (Photo by Geoffrey Attardo)

Consider the tsetse fly. The blood-sucking insect, which transmits the parasite that causes human and animal trypanosomiasis, has wreaked havoc in African countries. It's distinguished from other Diptera by unique adaptations, "including lactation...

Close-up of a gravid tsetse fly, Glossina morsitans morsitans. (Photo by Geoffrey Attardo)
Close-up of a gravid tsetse fly, Glossina morsitans morsitans. (Photo by Geoffrey Attardo)

Close-up of a gravid tsetse fly, Glossina morsitans morsitans. (Photo by Geoffrey Attardo)

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)

Amanda Hodson Seminar: Do You Know Where Your Nematodes Are?

Nematologist Amanda Hodson, a IC Davis professional researcher, will present a seminar on

Do you know where your nematodes are? If you're a grower, you should. "To make informed management decisions and ensure that environmentally damaging soil fumigants are applied only when and where needed, growers need to know precisely the density and...

Nematologist Amanda Hodson, a IC Davis professional researcher, will present a seminar on
Nematologist Amanda Hodson, a IC Davis professional researcher, will present a seminar on "Molecular Detection and Integrated Management of Plant Parasitic Nematodes" at 4:10 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 31 in 122 Briggs Hall.

Nematologist Amanda Hodson, a IC Davis professional researcher, will present a seminar on "Molecular Detection and Integrated Management of Plant Parasitic Nematodes" at 4:10 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 31 in 122 Briggs Hall.

Marek Borowiec Drawn to Ants, Especially Army Ants

This is Lioponera princeps, one of the ants that Marek Borowiec studies. (Image by Marek Borowiec)

Marek Borowiec's world revolves around myrmecology, the scientific study of ants. Borowiec, who received his doctorate in entomology in June from the University of California, Davis, studying with major professor Phil Ward, will speak on "Genomic Data...

This is Lioponera princeps, one of the ants that Marek Borowiec studies. (Image by Marek Borowiec)
This is Lioponera princeps, one of the ants that Marek Borowiec studies. (Image by Marek Borowiec)

This is Lioponera princeps, one of the ants that Marek Borowiec studies. (Image by Marek Borowiec)

Posted on Monday, October 24, 2016 at 12:35 PM

'The Astonishing Ant Man' Jack Longino to Speak at UC Davis

A side view of the new ant species Eurhopalothrix zipacna that Jack Longino discovered in Central America. (Photo by Jack Longino)

John "Jack" Longino knows his ants. "We share the planet with millions of species, and many of them are insects," says Longino, professor and associate chair of biology at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, and the adjunct curator of...

A side view of the new ant species Eurhopalothrix zipacna that Jack Longino discovered in Central America. (Photo by Jack Longino)
A side view of the new ant species Eurhopalothrix zipacna that Jack Longino discovered in Central America. (Photo by Jack Longino)

A side view of the new ant species Eurhopalothrix zipacna that Jack Longino discovered in Central America. (Photo by Jack Longino)

Posted on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 2:28 PM
Tags: Alex Wild (18), ants (17), Jack Longino (1), Phil Ward (21), seminar (10), UC Davis (173), University of Utah (1)

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