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When Being Framed Is a Great Thing!

Usually when you say "I was framed," it's because someone has accused you of something you didn't do. With the Entomological Society of America...

UC Davis entomology doctoral candidate Danielle Rutkowski won an Entomological Society of America President's Prize for the second consecutive year. (Photo courtesy of ESA)
UC Davis entomology doctoral candidate Danielle Rutkowski won an Entomological Society of America President's Prize for the second consecutive year. (Photo courtesy of ESA)

UC Davis entomology doctoral candidate Danielle Rutkowski won an Entomological Society of America President's Prize for the second consecutive year. (Photo courtesy of ESA)

UC Davis doctoral candidate Zachary Griebenow won a President's Prize at the 2022 Entomological Society of America  meeting. (Photo Courtesy of ESA)
UC Davis doctoral candidate Zachary Griebenow won a President's Prize at the 2022 Entomological Society of America meeting. (Photo Courtesy of ESA)

UC Davis doctoral candidate Zachary Griebenow won a President's Prize at the 2022 Entomological Society of America meeting. (Photo Courtesy of ESA)

A large crowd listened to UC Davis doctoral candidate discuss her research, “The Mechanism Behind Beneficial Effects of Bee-Associated Fungi on Bumble Bee Health.
A large crowd listened to UC Davis doctoral candidate discuss her research, “The Mechanism Behind Beneficial Effects of Bee-Associated Fungi on Bumble Bee Health." (Photo courtesy of ESA)

A large crowd listened to UC Davis doctoral candidate discuss her research, “The Mechanism Behind Beneficial Effects of Bee-Associated Fungi on Bumble Bee Health." (Photo courtesy of ESA)

Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at 4:05 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Innovative Research by RSPIB Scholar: Surprising Find About Carpenter Bees

When Professors Jay Rosenheim, Joanna Chiu and Louie Yang of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology launched the Research...

A female carpenter bee, Xylocopa sonorina, also known as the Valley carpenter bee, forages on showy milkweed, Asclepias speciosa. This is one of the bees that the Rachel Vannette lab studied. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A female carpenter bee, Xylocopa sonorina, also known as the Valley carpenter bee, forages on showy milkweed, Asclepias speciosa. This is one of the bees that the Rachel Vannette lab studied. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A female carpenter bee, Xylocopa sonorina, also known as the Valley carpenter bee, forages on showy milkweed, Asclepias speciosa. This is one of the bees that the Rachel Vannette lab studied. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The UC Davis research includes this species, Xylocopa tabaniformis, also known as the mountain carpenter bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The UC Davis research includes this species, Xylocopa tabaniformis, also known as the mountain carpenter bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The UC Davis research includes this species, Xylocopa tabaniformis, also known as the mountain carpenter bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The UC Davis research included both genders of the two carpenter bees. This is a male Xylocopa sonorina, nicknamed
The UC Davis research included both genders of the two carpenter bees. This is a male Xylocopa sonorina, nicknamed "the teddy bear bee." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The UC Davis research included both genders of the two carpenter bees. This is a male Xylocopa sonorina, nicknamed "the teddy bear bee." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 5:15 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Those Bumble Bee Mimics at Bodega Head

If you've ever been to Bodega Head in Sonoma County, you may have marveled at the waves crashing and the whales surfacing. But have you...

A digger bee, bumble bee mimic Anthophora bomboides stanfordiana, warming its flight muscles on Bodega Head on May 9, 2022. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A digger bee, bumble bee mimic Anthophora bomboides stanfordiana, warming its flight muscles on Bodega Head on May 9, 2022. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A digger bee, bumble bee mimic Anthophora bomboides stanfordiana, warming its flight muscles on Bodega Head on May 9, 2022. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two insects on one wildradish blossom: a fly and a digger bee, Anthophora bomboides stanfordiana, at Bodega Head on May 9, 2022. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Two insects on one wildradish blossom: a fly and a digger bee, Anthophora bomboides stanfordiana, at Bodega Head on May 9, 2022. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two insects on one wildradish blossom: a fly and a digger bee, Anthophora bomboides stanfordiana, at Bodega Head on May 9, 2022. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A digger bee,  Anthophora bomboides stanfordiana, in flight at Bodega Head on May 9, 2022. The flower is a wild radish, Raphanus raphanistrum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A digger bee, Anthophora bomboides stanfordiana, in flight at Bodega Head on May 9, 2022. The flower is a wild radish, Raphanus raphanistrum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A digger bee, Anthophora bomboides stanfordiana, in flight at Bodega Head on May 9, 2022. The flower is a wild radish, Raphanus raphanistrum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A bumble bee mimic, Anthophora bomboides stanfordiana, sipping nectar from a wild radish, Raphanus raphanistrum, on May 9, 2022 on Bodega Head. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A bumble bee mimic, Anthophora bomboides stanfordiana, sipping nectar from a wild radish, Raphanus raphanistrum, on May 9, 2022 on Bodega Head. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A bumble bee mimic, Anthophora bomboides stanfordiana, sipping nectar from a wild radish, Raphanus raphanistrum, on May 9, 2022 on Bodega Head. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Archived photo of nests of Anthophora bomboides stanfordiana on the sandstone cliffs, Bodega Head. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Archived photo of nests of Anthophora bomboides stanfordiana on the sandstone cliffs, Bodega Head. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Archived photo of nests of Anthophora bomboides stanfordiana on the sandstone cliffs, Bodega Head. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 12:34 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Tobin Hammer and Bees: Probing the Mystery of the Missing Microbes

Don't miss this seminar by Tobin Hammer Wednesday, April 13 on "Mystery of the Missing Microbes: Why Do Bees Keep Losing...

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, foraging on buckwheat along California coast. (Photo courtesy of Tobin Hammer)
A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, foraging on buckwheat along California coast. (Photo courtesy of Tobin Hammer)

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, foraging on buckwheat along California coast. (Photo courtesy of Tobin Hammer)

Posted on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 7:53 AM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Congrats to Our Star-Studded UC Davis Entomology Faculty

They say good news comes in threes. Sometimes it comes in fives! Congrats to the five UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology faculty...

UC Davis distinguished professor Richard
UC Davis distinguished professor Richard "Rick" Karban has researched plant communication in sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) on the east side of the Sierra since 1995.

UC Davis distinguished professor Richard "Rick" Karban has researched plant communication in sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) on the east side of the Sierra since 1995.

Posted on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at 2:34 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Food, Health, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

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