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'Dr. Jessicles' Heading for Cornell

Entomologist Jessica Gillung stands by her exit seminar slide. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Her new nickname is “Jessicles.” “Jess” with “icicles.” That's because Jessica Gillung, who received her doctorate in entomology last Friday at the University of California, Davis, is heading for snowy Ithaca, New...

Entomologist Jessica Gillung stands by her exit seminar slide. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jessica Gillung stands by her exit seminar slide. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jessica Gillung stands by her exit seminar slide. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

At the going-away party: From  left are Andrew Young of the Phil Ward lab; Phil Ward, professor of entomology at UC Davis; Amir Ghoddoucy, formerly with the California Department of Food and Agriculture; Jessica Gillung (opening her card), and Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
At the going-away party: From left are Andrew Young of the Phil Ward lab; Phil Ward, professor of entomology at UC Davis; Amir Ghoddoucy, formerly with the California Department of Food and Agriculture; Jessica Gillung (opening her card), and Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

At the going-away party: From left are Andrew Young of the Phil Ward lab; Phil Ward, professor of entomology at UC Davis; Amir Ghoddoucy, formerly with the California Department of Food and Agriculture; Jessica Gillung (opening her card), and Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A toast! From left are Phil Ward, UC Davis professor of entomology; Amir Ghoddoucy, formerly with the California Department of Food and Agriculture; and Jessica Gillung, new Ph.D. who is heading to Cornell for her postdoctorate fellowship. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A toast! From left are Phil Ward, UC Davis professor of entomology; Amir Ghoddoucy, formerly with the California Department of Food and Agriculture; and Jessica Gillung, new Ph.D. who is heading to Cornell for her postdoctorate fellowship. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A toast! From left are Phil Ward, UC Davis professor of entomology; Amir Ghoddoucy, formerly with the California Department of Food and Agriculture; and Jessica Gillung, new Ph.D. who is heading to Cornell for her postdoctorate fellowship. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lucy, a three-legged mascot at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, gets some love from Jessica Gillung. Lucy, a rescue dog, was adopted by Fran Keller, assistant professor at Folsom Lake College who received her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Lucy, a three-legged mascot at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, gets some love from Jessica Gillung. Lucy, a rescue dog, was adopted by Fran Keller, assistant professor at Folsom Lake College who received her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lucy, a three-legged mascot at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, gets some love from Jessica Gillung. Lucy, a rescue dog, was adopted by Fran Keller, assistant professor at Folsom Lake College who received her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Jessica Gillung's Research on Spider Flies: A Tale of Conflict and Uncertainty

Professor Thomas Pape of the Natural History Museum of Denmark and chair of the Council for the International Congresses of Dipterology, presents the top student prize to Jessica Gillung. The next Congress takes place in 2022 in California

When UC Davis doctoral candidate Jessica Gillung, who studies the parasitoid flies commonly known as spider flies, presents her exit seminar on Friday, Dec. 14, it's bound to draw widespread interest. Her research already has. She just won the prize...

Professor Thomas Pape of the Natural History Museum of Denmark and chair of the Council for the International Congresses of Dipterology, presents the top student prize to Jessica Gillung. The next Congress takes place in 2022 in California
Professor Thomas Pape of the Natural History Museum of Denmark and chair of the Council for the International Congresses of Dipterology, presents the top student prize to Jessica Gillung. The next Congress takes place in 2022 in California

Professor Thomas Pape of the Natural History Museum of Denmark and chair of the Council for the International Congresses of Dipterology, presents the top student prize to Jessica Gillung. The next Congress takes place in 2022 in California.

UC Davis doctoral student Jessica Gillung interacts with visitors at a Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis doctoral student Jessica Gillung interacts with visitors at a Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis doctoral student Jessica Gillung interacts with visitors at a Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

 
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