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When Bruce Hammock's Cockroaches Achieved Stardom

A Madagascar hissing cockroach from the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis. This is similar to what Bruce Hammock was rearing for a research project. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you're meandering around the UC Riverside campus and see a cockroach, it might have a connection to UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce...

A Madagascar hissing cockroach from the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis. This is similar to what Bruce Hammock was rearing for a research project. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A Madagascar hissing cockroach from the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis. This is similar to what Bruce Hammock was rearing for a research project. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Madagascar hissing cockroach from the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis. This is similar to what Bruce Hammock was rearing for a research project. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of a Madagascar hissing cockroach, aka
Close-up of a Madagascar hissing cockroach, aka "hisser," from the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of a Madagascar hissing cockroach, aka "hisser," from the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock in his Briggs Hall office. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock in his Briggs Hall office. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock in his Briggs Hall office. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 4:38 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation

No Suds for a Bug in 2021

The Beer-for-a-Butterfly Contest won't take place this year, but the cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, will still be around. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

No suds for a bug in 2021.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic precautions, butterfly guru Art Shapiro, UC Davis distinguished professor of...

The Beer-for-a-Butterfly Contest won't take place this year, but the cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, will still be around. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Beer-for-a-Butterfly Contest won't take place this year, but the cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, will still be around. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Beer-for-a-Butterfly Contest won't take place this year, but the cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, will still be around. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at 4:40 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Davis Botanical Society Grant Winners: 'How I Spent My Field Season'

Doctoral student Shawn Christensen will present

You've heard of New York Times' best-selling author, Mark Teague, and his book, "How I Spent My Summer Vacation" (Dragonfly Books),...

Doctoral student Shawn Christensen will present
Doctoral student Shawn Christensen will present "Nectar Microbes Induce Pollen Germination to Access Scarce Nutrients" at the Davis Botanical Society meeting on Nov. 19. (Photo by Shawn Christensen)

Doctoral student Shawn Christensen will present "Nectar Microbes Induce Pollen Germination to Access Scarce Nutrients" at the Davis Botanical Society meeting on Nov. 19. (Photo by Shawn Christensen)

Posted on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 2:47 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

The Importance of Museum Collections

UC Davis emeritus professor Hugh Dingle, wearing a Bohart Museum t-shirt, and then doctoral student Micah Freedman, did monarch research on Guam.

We're glad to see the importance of museum collections mentioned in the newly published UC Davis research analyzing modern-day and museum collections...

UC Davis emeritus professor Hugh Dingle, wearing a Bohart Museum t-shirt, and then doctoral student Micah Freedman, did monarch research on Guam.
UC Davis emeritus professor Hugh Dingle, wearing a Bohart Museum t-shirt, and then doctoral student Micah Freedman, did monarch research on Guam.

UC Davis emeritus professor Hugh Dingle, wearing a Bohart Museum t-shirt, and then doctoral student Micah Freedman, did monarch research on Guam.

Former UC Davis doctoral student Micah Freedman tending his milkweed in a UC Davis greenhouse, where he reared monarchs for research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Former UC Davis doctoral student Micah Freedman tending his milkweed in a UC Davis greenhouse, where he reared monarchs for research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Former UC Davis doctoral student Micah Freedman tending his milkweed in a UC Davis greenhouse, where he reared monarchs for research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at 3:59 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

'Ant Man' Brendon Boudinot Off to Do Research in Germany

Ant specialist Brendon Boudinot doing field work at the Southwest research station in the Chiricahua Mountains near Portal, Ariz. (Photo by Roberto Keller, National Museum of Natural History and Science, Portugal)

It's off to Germany for ant specialist Brendon Boudinot. And what an honor and an opportunity!   Boudinot, who received his...

Ant specialist Brendon Boudinot doing field work at the Southwest research station in the Chiricahua Mountains near Portal, Ariz. (Photo by Roberto Keller, National Museum of Natural History and Science, Portugal)
Ant specialist Brendon Boudinot doing field work at the Southwest research station in the Chiricahua Mountains near Portal, Ariz. (Photo by Roberto Keller, National Museum of Natural History and Science, Portugal)

Ant specialist Brendon Boudinot doing field work at the Southwest research station in the Chiricahua Mountains near Portal, Ariz. (Photo by Roberto Keller, National Museum of Natural History and Science, Portugal)

Brendon Boudinot reacts after listening to a question at the Entomological Society of America's Linnaean Games, now the Entomology Games. (ESA Photo)
Brendon Boudinot reacts after listening to a question at the Entomological Society of America's Linnaean Games, now the Entomology Games. (ESA Photo)

Brendon Boudinot reacts after listening to a question at the Entomological Society of America's Linnaean Games, now the Entomology Games. (ESA Photo)

Posted on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 5:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation

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