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Eric Conn Biochemistry Quizzes: A Fun and Educational Activity

UC Davis Distinguished Professor Walter Leal organizing the Eric Conn Biochemistry Games. (Screen shot)

You won't want to miss this. It promises to be a memorable event.  Sixty UC Davis undergraduate students, divided into 12 teams with such names...

UC Davis Distinguished Professor Walter Leal organizing the Eric Conn Biochemistry Games. (Screen shot)
UC Davis Distinguished Professor Walter Leal organizing the Eric Conn Biochemistry Games. (Screen shot)

UC Davis Distinguished Professor Walter Leal organizing the Eric Conn Biochemistry Games. (Screen shot)

In her video, Dr. Allison Brashear, dean of the UC Davis School of Medicine, addresses the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccines. (Screen shot)
In her video, Dr. Allison Brashear, dean of the UC Davis School of Medicine, addresses the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccines. (Screen shot)

In her video, Dr. Allison Brashear, dean of the UC Davis School of Medicine, addresses the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccines. (Screen shot)

Rachel Levan, a UC Davis third-year genetics major from Fairfield, Calif., is one of the participants in the Eric Conn Biochemistry Quizzes. (Screen shot)
Rachel Levan, a UC Davis third-year genetics major from Fairfield, Calif., is one of the participants in the Eric Conn Biochemistry Quizzes. (Screen shot)

Rachel Levan, a UC Davis third-year genetics major from Fairfield, Calif., is one of the participants in the Eric Conn Biochemistry Quizzes. (Screen shot)

Eric Conn, a noted plant biochemist, nurtured the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden's acacias for scientific as well as aesthetic reasons. He died in 2017 at age 94. (UC Davis Photo)
Eric Conn, a noted plant biochemist, nurtured the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden's acacias for scientific as well as aesthetic reasons. He died in 2017 at age 94. (UC Davis Photo)

Eric Conn, a noted plant biochemist, nurtured the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden's acacias for scientific as well as aesthetic reasons. He died in 2017 at age 94. (UC Davis Photo)

Posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 7:50 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation

Color This Fantastic! A Coloring Book About Insect-Plant Interactions

Six-year-old Toco Yang of Davis shows a page he colored from the Plant-Insect Interactions Coloring Book, the work of a team from the Santiago Ramirez lab, UC Davis Department of Evolution and Ecology.

Color this fantastic! As part of the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Month, the Santiago Ramirez lab, UC Davis Department of Evolution and Ecology, has...

Six-year-old Toco Yang of Davis shows a page he colored from the Plant-Insect Interactions Coloring Book, the work of a team from the Santiago Ramirez lab, UC Davis Department of Evolution and Ecology.
Six-year-old Toco Yang of Davis shows a page he colored from the Plant-Insect Interactions Coloring Book, the work of a team from the Santiago Ramirez lab, UC Davis Department of Evolution and Ecology.

Six-year-old Toco Yang of Davis shows a page he colored from the Plant-Insect Interactions Coloring Book, the work of a team from the Santiago Ramirez lab, UC Davis Department of Evolution and Ecology.

Posted on Friday, February 12, 2021 at 5:38 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Conservation Biologist Shalene Jha and Her Passion

A native bee, Megachile fidelis, foraging on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia) in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"About 90 percent of all bees are actually solitary.  So despite kind of the public impression that all bees are like honey bees and bumble...

A native bee, Megachile fidelis, foraging on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia) in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A native bee, Megachile fidelis, foraging on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia) in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A native bee, Megachile fidelis, foraging on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia) in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A male longhorned bee, Melissodes communis, in Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A male longhorned bee, Melissodes communis, in Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A male longhorned bee, Melissodes communis, in Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A male metallic green sweat bee, Agapostemon texanus, foraging on a purple coneflower at the former Mostly Natives Nursery in Tomales, Marin County. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A male metallic green sweat bee, Agapostemon texanus, foraging on a purple coneflower at the former Mostly Natives Nursery in Tomales, Marin County. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A male metallic green sweat bee, Agapostemon texanus, foraging on a purple coneflower at the former Mostly Natives Nursery in Tomales, Marin County. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A female sweat bee, Svastra obliqua expurgate, foraging on a purple coneflower in Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A female sweat bee, Svastra obliqua expurgate, foraging on a purple coneflower in Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A female sweat bee, Svastra obliqua expurgate, foraging on a purple coneflower in Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 1:53 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Yard & Garden

Andre Kessler: An Exciting and Innovative Researcher Working on Plant Defenses, Interactions

An adult goldenrod beetle. (Photo courtesy of Andre Kessler)

You won't want to miss this seminar. Chemical ecologist Andre Kessler, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at Cornell...

An adult goldenrod beetle. (Photo courtesy of Andre Kessler)
An adult goldenrod beetle. (Photo courtesy of Andre Kessler)

An adult goldenrod beetle. (Photo courtesy of Andre Kessler)

Posted on Monday, December 7, 2020 at 2:42 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Broccoli Rotations Lower Pathogen Populations and Reduce Disease Incidence of Verticillium Wilt

Microsclerotia in crop residue

SUMMARY Two broccoli plantings immediately prior to growing the verticillium-susceptible crop is recommended for best protection Fresh broccoli...

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Posted on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 10:25 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

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