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Congrats to Three UC Davis Doctoral Students for Their Outstanding ESA Presentations

Congratulations to UC Davis doctoral students Shawn Christensen, Lexie Martin and Iris Quayle! They each won the President's Prize...

These three UC Davis doctoral students won the President's Prize in their specific categories at the Entomological Society of America meeting in National Harbor, Md. From left are Shawn Christensen, doctoral candidate and Lexie Martin, doctoral student, both of the Rachel Vannette lab; and doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab.
These three UC Davis doctoral students won the President's Prize in their specific categories at the Entomological Society of America meeting in National Harbor, Md. From left are Shawn Christensen, doctoral candidate and Lexie Martin, doctoral student, both of the Rachel Vannette lab; and doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab.

These three UC Davis doctoral students won the President's Prize in their specific categories at the Entomological Society of America meeting in National Harbor, Md. From left are Shawn Christensen, doctoral candidate and Lexie Martin, doctoral student, both of the Rachel Vannette lab; and doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab.

UC Davis doctoral student Iris Quayle delivering her presentation at the Entomological Society of America meeting. She won the President's Prize, or first place, in her category. (Photo by Emma Jochim)
UC Davis doctoral student Iris Quayle delivering her presentation at the Entomological Society of America meeting. She won the President's Prize, or first place, in her category. (Photo by Emma Jochim)

UC Davis doctoral student Iris Quayle delivering her presentation at the Entomological Society of America meeting. She won the President's Prize, or first place, in her category. (Photo by Emma Jochim)

Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023 at 4:06 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

The Art of Maggot Art

They came, they saw, they participated. Youngsters--and the young at heart--headed over to Briggs Hall during the 109th annual campuswide UC Davis...

UC Davis entomologists, first-year doctoral students Abigail Lehner (front) of the Neal Williams lab, and Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab, staff the Maggot Art table at Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis entomologists, first-year doctoral students Abigail Lehner (front) of the Neal Williams lab, and Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab, staff the Maggot Art table at Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis entomologists, first-year doctoral students Abigail Lehner (front) of the Neal Williams lab, and Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab, staff the Maggot Art table at Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab supervises the Maggot Art project, as young artists dip maggots into   water-based, non-toxic paint. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab supervises the Maggot Art project, as young artists dip maggots into water-based, non-toxic paint. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab supervises the Maggot Art project, as young artists dip maggots into water-based, non-toxic paint. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Watson Owens, 2, of Carmichael, watches a maggot crawl on his Maggot Art project. His father, Sean Owens, is a UC Davis alumnus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Watson Owens, 2, of Carmichael, watches a maggot crawl on his Maggot Art project. His father, Sean Owens, is a UC Davis alumnus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Watson Owens, 2, of Carmichael, watches a maggot crawl on his Maggot Art project. His father, Sean Owens, is a UC Davis alumnus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Winter Owens, 5, of Carmichael, displays her Maggot Art masterpiece. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Winter Owens, 5, of Carmichael, displays her Maggot Art masterpiece. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Winter Owens, 5, of Carmichael, displays her Maggot Art masterpiece. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Maggot Art drying on a bulletin board in Briggs Hall, UC Davis campus. Soon they will be ready to take home. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Maggot Art drying on a bulletin board in Briggs Hall, UC Davis campus. Soon they will be ready to take home. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Maggot Art drying on a bulletin board in Briggs Hall, UC Davis campus. Soon they will be ready to take home. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at 5:11 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

The Myth of the Brown Recluse Spider in California

Have you ever been bitten by a brown recluse spider in California? It's a myth. There are no established populations of Loxoceles reclusa...

Posted on Monday, March 20, 2023 at 9:02 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Health, Innovation, Natural Resources

Even Spiders Are Irish on St. Patrick's Day...See 'Em at Bohart Open House on March 18

On St. Patrick's Day, everybody and everything is Irish. That includes spiders. You've seen those adorable jumping spiders with green "fangs"...

A jumping spider--note the green
A jumping spider--note the green "fangs" (chelicerae)--peers at the photographer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A jumping spider--note the green "fangs" (chelicerae)--peers at the photographer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A jumping spider ready to prey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A jumping spider ready to prey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A jumping spider ready to prey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A green lynx spider is easy to spot on this pink rockrose blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A green lynx spider is easy to spot on this pink rockrose blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A green lynx spider is easy to spot on this pink rockrose blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, March 17, 2023 at 5:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Family, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

'A Water Leak' That Turned Into a Surprise Birthday Party

It's Saturday night, and UC Davis professor Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, is home, thinking about "what's for...

Associate dean Jason Bond leads professor Lynn Kimsey into the Bohart Museum after informing her of
Associate dean Jason Bond leads professor Lynn Kimsey into the Bohart Museum after informing her of "the water leakage." At right is doctoral student Iris Quayle from the Bond lab.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Associate dean Jason Bond leads professor Lynn Kimsey into the Bohart Museum after informing her of "the water leakage." At right is doctoral student Iris Quayle from the Bond lab.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Surprise! Happy birthday! Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, reacts to the surprise birthday party. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Surprise! Happy birthday! Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, reacts to the surprise birthday party. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Surprise! Happy birthday! Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, reacts to the surprise birthday party. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart research associate Brittany Kohler crowns Lynn Kimsey with a birthday hat. At right is doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart research associate Brittany Kohler crowns Lynn Kimsey with a birthday hat. At right is doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart research associate Brittany Kohler crowns Lynn Kimsey with a birthday hat. At right is doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Folsom Lake College professor and Bohart Museum scientist Fran Keller and professor Lynn Kimsey share cake and laughter. Keller received her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, studying with Kimsey.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Folsom Lake College professor and Bohart Museum scientist Fran Keller and professor Lynn Kimsey share cake and laughter. Keller received her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, studying with Kimsey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Folsom Lake College professor and Bohart Museum scientist Fran Keller and professor Lynn Kimsey share cake and laughter. Keller received her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, studying with Kimsey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Folsom Lake College professor Fran Keller and UC Davis  professor Lynn Kimsey cut the cake. At right is Bohart collection manager Brennen Dyer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Folsom Lake College professor Fran Keller and UC Davis professor Lynn Kimsey cut the cake. At right is Bohart collection manager Brennen Dyer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Folsom Lake College professor Fran Keller and UC Davis professor Lynn Kimsey cut the cake. At right is Bohart collection manager Brennen Dyer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's a wrap!
It's a wrap! "Birthday gal" Lynn Kimsey unfurls the wrapping of a gift. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's a wrap! "Birthday gal" Lynn Kimsey unfurls the wrapping of a gift. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A 10-inch radio-controlled tarantula, guided by Lynn Kimsey, patrols the floor of the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A 10-inch radio-controlled tarantula, guided by Lynn Kimsey, patrols the floor of the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A 10-inch radio-controlled tarantula, guided by Lynn Kimsey, patrols the floor of the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 3:18 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Family, Innovation

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