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UC Davis Entomologists Honored in PBESA Award Competitions

Breaking news: UC Davis entomologists won three of the 12 student and professional awards given by the Pacific Branch, Entomological Society of...

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UC Davis medical entomologist-geneticist Geoffrey Attardo is the recipient of Medical, Urban, and Veterinary Entomology Award from the Pacific Branch, Entomological of America. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis medical entomologist-geneticist Geoffrey Attardo is the recipient of Medical, Urban, and Veterinary Entomology Award from the Pacific Branch, Entomological of America. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis medical entomologist-geneticist Geoffrey Attardo is the recipient of Medical, Urban, and Veterinary Entomology Award from the Pacific Branch, Entomological of America. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis undergraduate entomology major Gwen Erdosh of the Louie Yang lab and a member of the Research Scholars Program in Insect Biology, won the inaugural Dr. Stephen Garczynski Undergraduate Research Scholarship.
UC Davis undergraduate entomology major Gwen Erdosh of the Louie Yang lab and a member of the Research Scholars Program in Insect Biology, won the inaugural Dr. Stephen Garczynski Undergraduate Research Scholarship.

UC Davis undergraduate entomology major Gwen Erdosh of the Louie Yang lab and a member of the Research Scholars Program in Insect Biology, won the inaugural Dr. Stephen Garczynski Undergraduate Research Scholarship.

Posted on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at 4:18 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Health, Natural Resources, Pest Management

A Memorable Week Pending for UC Davis Entomologists!

Next week promises to be memorable week for entomologists at the University of California, Davis. Oh, how they wish they could clone themselves so...

Native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, UC Davis distinguished emeritus professor, will be honored at a special PBESA symposium for a liftime of work. He co-authored these two books in 2014. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, UC Davis distinguished emeritus professor, will be honored at a special PBESA symposium for a liftime of work. He co-authored these two books in 2014. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, UC Davis distinguished emeritus professor, will be honored at a special PBESA symposium for a liftime of work. He co-authored these two books in 2014. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, March 29, 2019 at 1:35 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Food, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

What a Difference These Four UC Davis Entomologists Are Making!

They study bees, ants, fruit flies and spider flies. And that's just a small portion of what they do. And what a difference they're making! Four...

Spotted-wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii, infesting a raspberry. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Spotted-wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii, infesting a raspberry. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Spotted-wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii, infesting a raspberry. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, heading toward a California poppy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, heading toward a California poppy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, heading toward a California poppy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, March 11, 2019 at 4:27 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

It Came Down to One Question to Determine the Championship Team

It all came down to a question about a Dutch scientist, a microscopist from the 17th century. Which team--the UC Berkeley-UC Davis team or the...

Ralph Washington Jr. captained the UC Berkeley-UC Davis Linnaean Games Team that won the regional championship at the 2018 PBESA meeting. He also captained the UC Davis Linnaean Games Teams that won the national championships in 2015 and 2016. (UC Davis Photo)
Ralph Washington Jr. captained the UC Berkeley-UC Davis Linnaean Games Team that won the regional championship at the 2018 PBESA meeting. He also captained the UC Davis Linnaean Games Teams that won the national championships in 2015 and 2016. (UC Davis Photo)

Ralph Washington Jr. captained the UC Berkeley-UC Davis Linnaean Games Team that won the regional championship at the 2018 PBESA meeting. He also captained the UC Davis Linnaean Games Teams that won the national championships in 2015 and 2016. (UC Davis Photo)

In this image from the 2016 national Linnaean Games championship round, UC Davis members (from left) Emily Bick, Brendon Boudinot confer with captain Ralph Washington Jr. (Photo by Chuck Fazio)
In this image from the 2016 national Linnaean Games championship round, UC Davis members (from left) Emily Bick, Brendon Boudinot confer with captain Ralph Washington Jr. (Photo by Chuck Fazio)

In this image from the 2016 national Linnaean Games championship round, UC Davis members (from left) Emily Bick, Brendon Boudinot confer with captain Ralph Washington Jr. (Photo by Chuck Fazio)

Posted on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 6:09 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management

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.
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.

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.
Third-year graduate student Ralph Washington Jr. of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, won the PBESA Student Leadership Award.

Third-year graduate student Ralph Washington Jr. of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, won the PBESA Student Leadership Award.

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