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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

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 is the species (Lasius nr. atopus) that inspired the initial stages of the UC Davis project. (Photo by Matthew Prebus)

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)
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)

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)
Gates Canyon Road is a paved county road, located just outside the city of Vacaville. (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)

Posted on Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 4:43 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

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.
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.

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.

Posted on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at 2:56 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Ants: 'The Little Things That Run the World'

The recent death of "Ant Man" E. O. Wilson brings back memories of a family-friendly seminar on ants that UC Davis Professor Phil...

An Argentine ant climbs up a spoon laden with honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
An Argentine ant climbs up a spoon laden with honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An Argentine ant climbs up a spoon laden with honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An Argentine ant quickly crawls away from a spoonful of honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
An Argentine ant quickly crawls away from a spoonful of honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An Argentine ant quickly crawls away from a spoonful of honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at 4:40 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Ants and Science Are Her Passions

Her passion is ants. And she'll be conveying that passion and her passion for science when she presents a UC Davis Department of Entomology...

Cornell University postdoctoral fellow Manuela Ramalho working in the field. (Photo by Brian Fisher)
Cornell University postdoctoral fellow Manuela Ramalho working in the field. (Photo by Brian Fisher)

Cornell University postdoctoral fellow Manuela Ramalho working in the field. (Photo by Brian Fisher)

Posted on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 5:08 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

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