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Showcasing Animal and Plant Parasitic Nematodes

Nematologists answered scores of questions at the 13th annual UC Davis Biodiversity Day, a "Super Science Day" held Feb. 10. The Nematode...

Ready to greet the crowds are (from left) Emma Kraft, undergraduate intern; Nick Latina, doctoral student, Plant Pathology; Shahid Siddique, associate professor and principal investigator; Alison Blundell, doctoral candidate, Plant Pathology; Pallavi Shakya, doctoral candidate, Plant Pathology; Bardo Castro, postdoctoral fellow; Veronica Casey, doctoral student, Entomology; and Ching-Jung Lin, doctoral candidate, Plant Pathology. (Photo courtesy of the Siddique lab)
Ready to greet the crowds are (from left) Emma Kraft, undergraduate intern; Nick Latina, doctoral student, Plant Pathology; Shahid Siddique, associate professor and principal investigator; Alison Blundell, doctoral candidate, Plant Pathology; Pallavi Shakya, doctoral candidate, Plant Pathology; Bardo Castro, postdoctoral fellow; Veronica Casey, doctoral student, Entomology; and Ching-Jung Lin, doctoral candidate, Plant Pathology. (Photo courtesy of the Siddique lab)

Ready to greet the crowds are (from left) Emma Kraft, undergraduate intern; Nick Latina, doctoral student, Plant Pathology; Shahid Siddique, associate professor and principal investigator; Alison Blundell, doctoral candidate, Plant Pathology; Pallavi Shakya, doctoral candidate, Plant Pathology; Bardo Castro, postdoctoral fellow; Veronica Casey, doctoral student, Entomology; and Ching-Jung Lin, doctoral candidate, Plant Pathology. (Photo courtesy of the Siddique lab)

Alison Blundell, doctoral candidate, Department of Plant Pathology, answers a question. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Alison Blundell, doctoral candidate, Department of Plant Pathology, answers a question. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Alison Blundell, doctoral candidate, Department of Plant Pathology, answers a question. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Talking to the attendees are (back, from left) doctoral student Nick Latina, Plant Pathology; and doctoral candidates Pallavi Shakya and Alison Blundell, Plant Pathology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Talking to the attendees are (back, from left) doctoral student Nick Latina, Plant Pathology; and doctoral candidates Pallavi Shakya and Alison Blundell, Plant Pathology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Talking to the attendees are (back, from left) doctoral student Nick Latina, Plant Pathology; and doctoral candidates Pallavi Shakya and Alison Blundell, Plant Pathology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Nick Latina of Plant Pathology discusses the diversity of animal parasitic nematodes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral student Nick Latina of Plant Pathology discusses the diversity of animal parasitic nematodes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Nick Latina of Plant Pathology discusses the diversity of animal parasitic nematodes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Veronica Casey of Entomology displaying free-living nematode C. elegans, via a microscope and discussing their movements. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral student Veronica Casey of Entomology displaying free-living nematode C. elegans, via a microscope and discussing their movements. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Veronica Casey of Entomology displaying free-living nematode C. elegans, via a microscope and discussing their movements. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Crowds lined up from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 10 to talk to the nematologists at UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Crowds lined up from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 10 to talk to the nematologists at UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Crowds lined up from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 10 to talk to the nematologists at UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 at 4:53 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Bohart Museum of Entomology: 'Be Curious'

It's Saturday, Feb. 10 and it's the 13th annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. It's a Super Science Day...

UC Davis professor Jason Bond, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, shows butterly specimens to Woodland residents Olive Smith, 8, and her mother Sarah Smith. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis professor Jason Bond, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, shows butterly specimens to Woodland residents Olive Smith, 8, and her mother Sarah Smith. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis professor Jason Bond, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, shows butterly specimens to Woodland residents Olive Smith, 8, and her mother Sarah Smith. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab answers questions about spiders at the Biodiversity Museum Day at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab answers questions about spiders at the Biodiversity Museum Day at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab answers questions about spiders at the Biodiversity Museum Day at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey (left) of the Department of Entomology and Nematology and  postdoctoral researcher Severyn Korneyev, a Ukrainian entomologist who studies flies, answer questions from visitors at the Bohart Museum open house. Korneyev holds a joint appointment with the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology and the California Department of Food and Agriculture. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey (left) of the Department of Entomology and Nematology and postdoctoral researcher Severyn Korneyev, a Ukrainian entomologist who studies flies, answer questions from visitors at the Bohart Museum open house. Korneyev holds a joint appointment with the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology and the California Department of Food and Agriculture. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey (left) of the Department of Entomology and Nematology and postdoctoral researcher Severyn Korneyev, a Ukrainian entomologist who studies flies, answer questions from visitors at the Bohart Museum open house. Korneyev holds a joint appointment with the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology and the California Department of Food and Agriculture. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Professor and ant specialist Phil Ward and lab members answer question about ants. With him are doctoral candidate Ziv Lieberman and research assistant Brittany Kohler, who seeks to enroll as a doctoral student at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Professor and ant specialist Phil Ward and lab members answer question about ants. With him are doctoral candidate Ziv Lieberman and research assistant Brittany Kohler, who seeks to enroll as a doctoral student at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Professor and ant specialist Phil Ward and lab members answer question about ants. With him are doctoral candidate Ziv Lieberman and research assistant Brittany Kohler, who seeks to enroll as a doctoral student at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Margo Rubin, 5, squints to get a better look through the microscope. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Margo Rubin, 5, squints to get a better look through the microscope. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Margo Rubin, 5, squints to get a better look through the microscope. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024 at 5:11 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation

UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day: See 'Bird's Eye View' at the Raptor Center

Last year during the 12th annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day, visitors to the California Raptor Center, 1340 Equine Lane, off Old Davis...

This is the newly installed mural,
This is the newly installed mural, "Bird's Eye View," which visitors to the California Raptor Center, UC Davis campus, can see during the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day on Saturday, Feb. 10. (Photo by Diane Ullman, UC Davis distinguished professor of entomology and artist)

This is the newly installed mural, "Bird's Eye View," which visitors to the California Raptor Center, UC Davis campus, can see during the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day on Saturday, Feb. 10. (Photo by Diane Ullman, UC Davis distinguished professor of entomology and artist)

Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024 at 4:44 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

UC Davis Super Science Day on Feb. 10: A Day Before the Super Bowl

"Super Science Day" at the University of California, Davis, is a day before the Super Bowl. The 13th annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day,...

Center for Plant Diversity: It's fun to see flowers under a microscope. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Center for Plant Diversity: It's fun to see flowers under a microscope. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Center for Plant Diversity: It's fun to see flowers under a microscope. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Botanical Conservatory. Marlene Simon, director of the Botanical conservation, with plants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Botanical Conservatory. Marlene Simon, director of the Botanical conservation, with plants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Botanical Conservatory. Marlene Simon, director of the Botanical conservation, with plants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum of Entomology. A staff member holds a tarantula. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart Museum of Entomology. A staff member holds a tarantula. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum of Entomology. A staff member holds a tarantula. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology. Vistiors will see how a carcass becomes a catalogued specimen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology. Vistiors will see how a carcass becomes a catalogued specimen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology. Vistiors will see how a carcass becomes a catalogued specimen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nematode Collection. Visitors learning about nematodes, aka roundworms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Nematode Collection. Visitors learning about nematodes, aka roundworms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nematode Collection. Visitors learning about nematodes, aka roundworms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024 at 1:16 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Don't Miss the Nematode Collection at UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day Feb. 10

Can you link nematodes, aka roundworms, with tomatoes, sugar beets, peaches, dogs, horses, whales and even Mormon crickets? You'll...

Nematologist Alison Blundell, a graduate student in the Shahid Siddique lab, shows nematode specimens at the 2023 UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Nematologist Alison Blundell, a graduate student in the Shahid Siddique lab, shows nematode specimens at the 2023 UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nematologist Alison Blundell, a graduate student in the Shahid Siddique lab, shows nematode specimens at the 2023 UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Professor Shahid Siddique and his graduate student Alison Blundell talk to visitors at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Professor Shahid Siddique and his graduate student Alison Blundell talk to visitors at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Professor Shahid Siddique and his graduate student Alison Blundell talk to visitors at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2024 at 5:09 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

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