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Honey Bee Geneticist Rob Pages Launches YouTube Channel: Fascinating World of Bees

If you're interested in bees--as a scientist, beekeeper or just as an enthusiast--you'll want to access the newly launched YouTube Channel of...

Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr. examining a swarm.
Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr. examining a swarm.

Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr. examining a swarm.

Posted on Thursday, May 4, 2023 at 5:38 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Food, Innovation, Natural Resources

Honey Bee Geneticist Rob Page Knows How to Answer This Question

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. 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. 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.
Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr. checks out a honey bee swarm.

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.
Robert E. Page Jr. as a graduate student at UC Davis, with his mentor and later colleague, Harry Laidlaw Jr.

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)
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)

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)

Posted on Monday, March 6, 2023 at 4:24 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Honey Bees: Are There Pollen Specialists and Nectar Specialists?

You often hear that foraging honey bees are either pollen specialists or nectar specialists. That is, some leave the hive to collect pollen for their...

A honey bee foraging on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia) has almost reaching its loading limit. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee foraging on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia) has almost reaching its loading limit. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee foraging on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia) has almost reaching its loading limit. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee nectaring on a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee nectaring on a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee nectaring on a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Food, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Why Bees Are Artists and Engineers--Robert E. Page Jr.'s New Book

It's a long-awaited book, 25 years in the making. And it's sure to "bee" among the very best.  Eminent honey bee geneticist and...

Eminent honey bee geneticist and biologist Robert E. Page Jr. with his new book,
Eminent honey bee geneticist and biologist Robert E. Page Jr. with his new book, "The Art of the Bee."

Eminent honey bee geneticist and biologist Robert E. Page Jr. with his new book, "The Art of the Bee."

Robert E. Page Jr. examines a bee swarm. He is the author of a new book,
Robert E. Page Jr. examines a bee swarm. He is the author of a new book, "The Art of the Bee: Shaping the Environment from Landscapes to Societies."

Robert E. Page Jr. examines a bee swarm. He is the author of a new book, "The Art of the Bee: Shaping the Environment from Landscapes to Societies."

Posted on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 5:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Food, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

In Praise of a Honey Bee Geneticist

Accolades flowed when honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr., received the 2019 UC Davis Distinguished Emeritus Professor Award at the annual...

From left are distinguished emerita professor M.R.C. Greenwood, chair of the UC Davis Emeriti Association Awards and Recognition Committee; distinguished emeritus professor Robert E. Page Jr., and UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
From left are distinguished emerita professor M.R.C. Greenwood, chair of the UC Davis Emeriti Association Awards and Recognition Committee; distinguished emeritus professor Robert E. Page Jr., and UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

From left are distinguished emerita professor M.R.C. Greenwood, chair of the UC Davis Emeriti Association Awards and Recognition Committee; distinguished emeritus professor Robert E. Page Jr., and UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May addresses the crowd. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May addresses the crowd. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May addresses the crowd. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The crowd at the annual Academic Retiree and Emeriti Award Luncheon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The crowd at the annual Academic Retiree and Emeriti Award Luncheon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The crowd at the annual Academic Retiree and Emeriti Award Luncheon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr. (foreground) drew praise and applause at the luncheon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr. (foreground) drew praise and applause at the luncheon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr. (foreground) drew praise and applause at the luncheon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 7:10 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

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