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Nematode Booth Wows Crowd at UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day

Nematodes!    The display of nematodes (aka "roundworms") at the 11th annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day, held Sunday, March 6...

Three nematologists kept busy at their booth at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. In front is coordinator Shahid Siddique, assistant professor, and his doctoral students Pallavi Shakya (nearest him) and Alison Coomer. In the back (far right) is Rob Blundell, not part of the lab, but who assisted. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Three nematologists kept busy at their booth at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. In front is coordinator Shahid Siddique, assistant professor, and his doctoral students Pallavi Shakya (nearest him) and Alison Coomer. In the back (far right) is Rob Blundell, not part of the lab, but who assisted. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Three nematologists kept busy at their booth at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. In front is coordinator Shahid Siddique, assistant professor, and his doctoral students Pallavi Shakya (nearest him) and Alison Coomer. In the back (far right) is Rob Blundell, not part of the lab, but who assisted. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nematologist Shahid Siddique, assistant professor, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, shows nematodes to  curious visitors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Nematologist Shahid Siddique, assistant professor, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, shows nematodes to curious visitors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nematologist Shahid Siddique, assistant professor, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, shows nematodes to curious visitors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis doctoral student and nematologist Pallavi Shakya answers questions about nematodes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis doctoral student and nematologist Pallavi Shakya answers questions about nematodes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis doctoral student and nematologist Pallavi Shakya answers questions about nematodes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student and nematologist Alison Coomer fields questions from the crowd. At far right is scientist Rob Blundell, who assisted. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral student and nematologist Alison Coomer fields questions from the crowd. At far right is scientist Rob Blundell, who assisted. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student and nematologist Alison Coomer fields questions from the crowd. At far right is scientist Rob Blundell, who assisted. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, March 11, 2022 at 2:49 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

'A' Is for Arthropods, 'B' Is for Biodiversity Museum Day

If you attended the 11th annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day last Sunday, March 6 in the UC Davis Conference Room or took a side trip to...

Insect enthusiast James Heydon (front) and scientist Ben Maples (back), a UC Davis entomology graduate who works at the California Department of Food and Agriculture, show insects at the Bohart Museum of Entomology on Sunday, March 6 during the 11th annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Insect enthusiast James Heydon (front) and scientist Ben Maples (back), a UC Davis entomology graduate who works at the California Department of Food and Agriculture, show insects at the Bohart Museum of Entomology on Sunday, March 6 during the 11th annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Insect enthusiast James Heydon (front) and scientist Ben Maples (back), a UC Davis entomology graduate who works at the California Department of Food and Agriculture, show insects at the Bohart Museum of Entomology on Sunday, March 6 during the 11th annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Hands cradled stick insects in the Bohart Museum of Entomology/Jason Bond lab booth at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Hands cradled stick insects in the Bohart Museum of Entomology/Jason Bond lab booth at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Hands cradled stick insects in the Bohart Museum of Entomology/Jason Bond lab booth at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ever held a millipede? It was the first time for many visitors at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. The millipede exhibits were from the Jason Bond lab. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ever held a millipede? It was the first time for many visitors at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. The millipede exhibits were from the Jason Bond lab. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ever held a millipede? It was the first time for many visitors at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. The millipede exhibits were from the Jason Bond lab. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at 7:24 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation

BioDivDay: Can't Wait to See You!

BioDivDay is Sunday. March 6 at the UC Davis Conference Center: Can't wait to see you! That's the message the organizers of the 11th...

The wonder of a stick insect, aka walking stick, at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The wonder of a stick insect, aka walking stick, at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The wonder of a stick insect, aka walking stick, at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A juvenile root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) penetrates a tomato root.  (USDA Photo, Courtesy of Wikipedia)
A juvenile root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) penetrates a tomato root. (USDA Photo, Courtesy of Wikipedia)

A juvenile root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) penetrates a tomato root. (USDA Photo, Courtesy of Wikipedia)

Posted on Friday, March 4, 2022 at 3:17 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Food, Health, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Meet Awesome Annie, the Scorpion, at UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day

Are you ready to meet awesome "Annie" at the 11th annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day on Sunday, March 6? You won't want to cuddle her,...

Doctoral candidate Lacie Newton collected this scorpion, Centruroides vittatus, at the Big Bend National Park in Texas. (Photo by Lacie Newton)
Doctoral candidate Lacie Newton collected this scorpion, Centruroides vittatus, at the Big Bend National Park in Texas. (Photo by Lacie Newton)

Doctoral candidate Lacie Newton collected this scorpion, Centruroides vittatus, at the Big Bend National Park in Texas. (Photo by Lacie Newton)

Doctoral candidate Lacie Newton collected this tarantula, Aphonopelma chalcodes, from the Superstition Mountains near Phoenix. (Photo by Lacie Newton)
Doctoral candidate Lacie Newton collected this tarantula, Aphonopelma chalcodes, from the Superstition Mountains near Phoenix. (Photo by Lacie Newton)

Doctoral candidate Lacie Newton collected this tarantula, Aphonopelma chalcodes, from the Superstition Mountains near Phoenix. (Photo by Lacie Newton)

Posted on Thursday, March 3, 2022 at 4:29 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Of Butterflies and Hornets and Spiders and Millipedes

If you're a wanna-be entomologist or arachnologist, or just curious about insects and arachnids, you'll love the live animals and specimens that will...

Five members of Jason Bond lab at the UC Quail Ridge Reserve, Napa County. From left are Lacie Newton, Xavier Zahnle, Emma Jochim, Lisa Chamberland, and Jim Starrett. Not pictured are the newest lab members Iris Bright and Megan Ma.
Five members of Jason Bond lab at the UC Quail Ridge Reserve, Napa County. From left are Lacie Newton, Xavier Zahnle, Emma Jochim, Lisa Chamberland, and Jim Starrett. Not pictured are the newest lab members Iris Bright and Megan Ma.

Five members of Jason Bond lab at the UC Quail Ridge Reserve, Napa County. From left are Lacie Newton, Xavier Zahnle, Emma Jochim, Lisa Chamberland, and Jim Starrett. Not pictured are the newest lab members Iris Bright and Megan Ma.

Doctoral candidate Lacie Newton of the Jason Bond lab digging out a trapdoor spider, genus Aliatypus, at the Moore Creek Park in Napa County.
Doctoral candidate Lacie Newton of the Jason Bond lab digging out a trapdoor spider, genus Aliatypus, at the Moore Creek Park in Napa County.

Doctoral candidate Lacie Newton of the Jason Bond lab digging out a trapdoor spider, genus Aliatypus, at the Moore Creek Park in Napa County.

Bohart Museum associate Greg Kareofelas (left) shares his expertise on California dogface butterflies with Rob Stewart of the television program,
Bohart Museum associate Greg Kareofelas (left) shares his expertise on California dogface butterflies with Rob Stewart of the television program, "Rob on the Road."

Bohart Museum associate Greg Kareofelas (left) shares his expertise on California dogface butterflies with Rob Stewart of the television program, "Rob on the Road."

Posted on Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at 5:08 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

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