Posts Tagged: exit seminar
When doctoral candidate and entomologist extraordinaire Brendon Boudinot delivered his exit seminar on ants to the UC Davis Department of...
Doctoral candidate Brendon Boudinot getting ready to present his exit seminar. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ant specialist Brendon Boudinot recommends one of his dog-eared textbooks. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Brendon Boudinot tells the crowd we all share a common ancestor. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
"Okay, we don't maybe generally care about the abdomen and maybe we don't care that much about insect genitalia, but I care about insect genitalia and a lot of insects do, too."--Brendon Boudinot (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Text of Brendon Boudinot's PowerPoint slides onto his face. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Brendon Boudinot drew acclaim, admiration and applause at his exit seminar. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
He will walk folks through the evolution of the insects out of the ocean and into the air, and from the air back to the ground (in the case of...
Brendon Boudinot, as a Bug Doctor at UC Davis Picnic Day, answers questions from visitors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Brendon Boudinot smiles as he answers a question at the Linnaean Games. He served on--and anchored--three of the UC Davis Linnaean Games teams that won national or international ESA championships. The Linnaean Games are a lively question-and-answer, college bowl-style competition on entomological facts played between university-sponsored student teams.
It's all about the bumble bees... And now doctoral candidate John Mola of the Neal Williams lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology,...
A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenkii, heads for a California golden poppy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis doctoral candidate John Mola stands by his first-place poster at the 2018 UC Davis Bee Symposium. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It's difficult to believe that it was four years ago--four years ago!--that Emily Bick, entomology student extraordinaire, joined the doctoral...
This is the University of California Linnaean Games Team competing at the 2018 meeting of the Entomological Society of America. From left are Zachary Griebenow and Brendon Boudinot of UC Davis, captain Ralph Washington Jr. of UC Berkeley, and Emily Bick of UC Davis. They won the national championship. (ESA Photo)
Her new nickname is “Jessicles.” “Jess” with “icicles.” That's because Jessica Gillung, who received her...
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)
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)