Posts Tagged: Marek Borowiec
The Ants and Butterflies of Gates Canyon: Quite the Ecosystem
Gates Canyon, located just outside the city of Vacaville, in Solano County, Calif., is quite the ecosystem. It's one of the habitats of...
This is the species (Lasius nr. atopus) that inspired the initial stages of the UC Davis project. (Photo by Matthew Prebus)
This image of Gates Canyon Road, Vacaville, was taken Sept. 25, 2020, following the massive wildfire that swept through the canyon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Gates Canyon Road is a paved county road, located just outside the city of Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis Alumnus Marek Borowiec: Remembering E. O. Wilson
The work of legendary E. O. Wilson (June 10, 1929 – Dec. 26, 2021) influenced so many students to begin the scientific study of ants...
Marek Borowiec (left) shakes hands with E. O. Wilson at the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ). Borowiec went on to receive his doctorate in entomology from UC Davis and is now an assistant professor at the University of Idaho.
Congrats to Shirley Luckhart, Marek Borowiec and Ralph Washington Jr.
When the Pacific Branch, Entomological Society of America, meets for its 101 annual conference April 2-5 in Portland, Ore., three UC Davis-affiliated...
Ant specialist Marek Borowiec, who received his doctorate in entomology in June 2016 from UC Davis, studying with major professor Phil Ward, won the PBESA Systematics, Evolution, and Biodiversity Award. This photo was taken in Madagascar by friend Kimiora Ward.
Third-year graduate student Ralph Washington Jr. of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, won the PBESA Student Leadership Award.
Marek Borowiec's Awesome Social Insects Award
Marek Borowiec, who attributes his interest in ants to E.O. Wilson's autobiography "Naturalist," has just won a major award. It's more than major:...
Ant specialist Marek Borowiec collecting ants at the summit of Mt Marojejy in northern Madagascar. (Photo by Kimiora Ward)
Marek Borowiec Drawn to Ants, Especially Army Ants
Marek Borowiec's world revolves around myrmecology, the scientific study of ants. Borowiec, who received his doctorate in entomology in June from...
This is Lioponera princeps, one of the ants that Marek Borowiec studies. (Image by Marek Borowiec)