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Martin Hauser, senior insect biosystematist with the Plant Pest Daignostics Branch, California Department of Food and Agriculture, shows Madagascar hissing cockroaches to visitors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

They came, they saw, they learned. And in some cases, they conquered--they conquered their fear or avoidance of insects. Such was the case at the...

Martin Hauser, senior insect biosystematist with the Plant Pest Daignostics Branch, California Department of Food and Agriculture, shows Madagascar hissing cockroaches to visitors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Martin Hauser, senior insect biosystematist with the Plant Pest Daignostics Branch, California Department of Food and Agriculture, shows Madagascar hissing cockroaches to visitors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Martin Hauser, senior insect biosystematist with the Plant Pest Daignostics Branch, California Department of Food and Agriculture, shows Madagascar hissing cockroaches to visitors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Youngsters got creative with silkworm moth cocoons. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Youngsters got creative with silkworm moth cocoons. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Youngsters got creative with silkworm moth cocoons. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ant specialist Zach Griebenow, a doctoral student in the Phil Ward lab, introduced visitors to  magnified insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ant specialist Zach Griebenow, a doctoral student in the Phil Ward lab, introduced visitors to magnified insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ant specialist Zach Griebenow, a doctoral student in the Phil Ward lab, introduced visitors to magnified insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Brendon Boudinot (left), doctoral candidate and ant specialist, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, and major professor Phil Ward introduced visitors to the diversity of ants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Brendon Boudinot (left), doctoral candidate and ant specialist, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, and major professor Phil Ward introduced visitors to the diversity of ants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Brendon Boudinot (left), doctoral candidate and ant specialist, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, and major professor Phil Ward introduced visitors to the diversity of ants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lynn Kimsey, (standing), director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, and Crystal Homicz, a doctoral student in forest entomology, show beetles to a  visitor. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Lynn Kimsey, (standing), director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, and Crystal Homicz, a doctoral student in forest entomology, show beetles to a visitor. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lynn Kimsey, (standing), director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, and Crystal Homicz, a doctoral student in forest entomology, show beetles to a visitor. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera section of the Bohart Museum, talks about the thousands of butterfly and moth specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera section of the Bohart Museum, talks about the thousands of butterfly and moth specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera section of the Bohart Museum, talks about the thousands of butterfly and moth specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis doctoral student and forest entomologist Crystal Homicz, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, talks about the diversity of beetles. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis doctoral student and forest entomologist Crystal Homicz, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, talks about the diversity of beetles. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis doctoral student and forest entomologist Crystal Homicz, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, talks about the diversity of beetles. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Butterflies at the Bohart. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Butterflies at the Bohart. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Butterflies at the Bohart. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The diversity of bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The diversity of bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The diversity of bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors thronged the hallway of the Academic Surge Building to learn about insects and spiders. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Visitors thronged the hallway of the Academic Surge Building to learn about insects and spiders. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors thronged the hallway of the Academic Surge Building to learn about insects and spiders. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Congrats to UC Davis Doctoral Students Who Study Spiders: AAS Awards

Rebecca Godwin with a statue of Theodore Roosevelt at the American Museum of Natural History, where she did some of her research. She won first place in the student poster research competiion at the recent meeting of the American Arachnological Society.

Chances are you're not thinking about spiders right now, but arachnid experts at the University of California, Davis, are. Two doctoral students...

 
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