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Bohart Museum Open House: What You Should Know About Mosquitoes

If you've been following the breaking news about the invasive mosquito, Aedes aegypti, detected recently in Yolo, Solano and Sacramento...

A blood-fed Aedes aegypti mosquito, photographed by medical entomologist/geneticist Geoffrey Attardo.
A blood-fed Aedes aegypti mosquito, photographed by medical entomologist/geneticist Geoffrey Attardo.

A blood-fed Aedes aegypti mosquito, photographed by medical entomologist/geneticist Geoffrey Attardo.

Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023 at 5:05 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Bohart Museum Open House: Learn About Mosquitoes, Ticks, Bed Bugs, Lice, and Fleas

You won't want to miss the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on "Household Vampires," targeting mosquitoes, ticks, bed bugs, lice and...

UC Davis forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey at Alcatraz where he has done insect research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey at Alcatraz where he has done insect research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey at Alcatraz where he has done insect research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distinguished professor Lynn Kimsey directs the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis distinguished professor Lynn Kimsey directs the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distinguished professor Lynn Kimsey directs the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, September 21, 2023 at 5:44 PM
Tags: bed bugs (11), Bob Kimsey (13), Bohart Museum of Entomology (624), fleas (6), household vampires (7), lice (4), Lynn Kimsey (431), mosquitoes (37), open house (91), ticks (8)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Health, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Bohart Museum of Entomology: All That Glitters Is Not Gold...

All that glitters is not gold...think insects! When the Bohart Museum of Entomology hosts an open house on "Household Vampires" from 1 to...

Hanna Briggs, a UC Davis transfer student, holds a sample card showing how glitter mimics insects. She is an intern in the laboratory of arachnologist Jason Bond, the Schlinger Endowed Chair, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, and associate dean, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
Hanna Briggs, a UC Davis transfer student, holds a sample card showing how glitter mimics insects. She is an intern in the laboratory of arachnologist Jason Bond, the Schlinger Endowed Chair, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, and associate dean, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Hanna Briggs, a UC Davis transfer student, holds a sample card showing how glitter mimics insects. She is an intern in the laboratory of arachnologist Jason Bond, the Schlinger Endowed Chair, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, and associate dean, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 at 2:00 PM
Tags: bed bugs (11), bedbugs (5), Bohart Museum of Entomology (624), fleas (6), household vampires (7), lice (4), mosquitoes (37), open house (91), ticks (8)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Teach 'em When They're Young

Nazzy Pakpour has a way with kids. At a recent Bohart Museum of Entomology open house, she read passages from her newly published...

UC Davis alumna Nazzy Pakpour, who holds a doctorate microbiology, virology and parasitology from the University of Pennsylvania, reads from her children's book,
UC Davis alumna Nazzy Pakpour, who holds a doctorate microbiology, virology and parasitology from the University of Pennsylvania, reads from her children's book, "Please Don't Bite Me," at a recent Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis alumna Nazzy Pakpour, who holds a doctorate microbiology, virology and parasitology from the University of Pennsylvania, reads from her children's book, "Please Don't Bite Me," at a recent Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nazzy Pakpour discusses fascinating facts about mosquitoes, lice, wasps, cockroaches, fleas, and bedbugs.  She was a special guest at a Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Nazzy Pakpour discusses fascinating facts about mosquitoes, lice, wasps, cockroaches, fleas, and bedbugs. She was a special guest at a Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nazzy Pakpour discusses fascinating facts about mosquitoes, lice, wasps, cockroaches, fleas, and bedbugs. She was a special guest at a Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2023 at 3:20 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Congrats to UC Davis Postdoc Olivia Winokur: Winner of AMCA's Hollandsworth Prize

Congratulations to UC Davis postdoctoral scholar and vector-borne disease specialist Olivia Winokur of the Chris Barker lab who won...

Congratulating Olivia Winokur (center), recipient of the Hollandsworth Prize for best student presentation at the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) annual conference are Casey Crockett (left), AMCA Student Competition coordinator, and Dennis Wallette, 2022-2023 AMCA president.
Congratulating Olivia Winokur (center), recipient of the Hollandsworth Prize for best student presentation at the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) annual conference are Casey Crockett (left), AMCA Student Competition coordinator, and Dennis Wallette, 2022-2023 AMCA president.

Congratulating Olivia Winokur (center), recipient of the Hollandsworth Prize for best student presentation at the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) annual conference are Casey Crockett (left), AMCA Student Competition coordinator, and Dennis Wallette, 2022-2023 AMCA president.

Posted on Thursday, March 23, 2023 at 5:39 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Health, Innovation, Pest Management

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