Posts Tagged: Robert E. Page Jr.
If you ask honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr. what his favorite honey is, he'll point to his wife, Michelle. She--and any others near...
Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr. poses with his wife Michelle (right) and Helene Dillard, dean of the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at a 2022 ceremony honoring him as the recipient of the CA&ES Distinguished Emeritus Award. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr. checks out a honey bee swarm.
Robert E. Page Jr. as a graduate student at UC Davis, with his mentor and later colleague, Harry Laidlaw Jr.
This decorative sign fronts the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis. This is where Laidlaw and his graduate student, Rob Page--and later his colleague--worked. Artist Donna Billick of Davis created this sign. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Congratulations to UC Davis-trained bee scientist Robert E. Page Jr., recipient of the 2022 Exceptional Emeriti Faculty Award...
Inside a honey bee colony. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Rob Page as a doctoral student, with his major professor (and collaborator) Harry Hyde Laidlaw Jr.
If you're a honey bee geneticist and you're asked to highlight your three-decade scientific career, how do you start? Societies to genes? And how do...
Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr. examines a swarm.
Robert E. Page Jr., maintained a UC Davis honey bee-breeding program, managed by Kim Fondrk, at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility for 24 years. Here Fondrk checks on the UC Davis bees in a Dixon almond orchard. (Archived photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
If a queen bee were to celebrate Mother's Day (and she won't because she's too busy laying eggs), what a crowded festivity that would be. Bee...
A queen bee (No. 58) and her retinue. This image is from Susan Cobey's colony.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The queen bee is much larger than the worker bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The bee swarm touched down April 1, settling near the wind chimes on her patio roof. "I saw the swarm when I looked out the window,"...
Around 6 p.m., April 1, the bee swarm at the Starner home looked like this. (Photo by the Craig and Shelly Hunt family)
Beekeeper Craig Hunt (on ladder) and his daughter, Emma, 8, work to retrieve the bee swarm. Emma learned beekeeping from her father, who taught 4-H beekeeping prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Shelly Hunt Photo)
Close-up of Craig Hunt smoking the bees. (Photo by Shelly Hunt)
Beekeeper Emma Hunt, 8, tends to the bees. (Photo by Shelly Hunt)
Bees in a box! The Vacaville patio swarm yielded two boxes. (Craig and Shelly Hunt Photo)