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'When I Grow Up, I Want to Be an Entomologist'

How many kindergarten students say "When I grow up, I want to be an entomologist?" "Ento-what?" some folks will ask. "What's that?" Five-year-old...

UC Davis entomology major Rebecca Jean
UC Davis entomology major Rebecca Jean "RJ" Millena shows visitors some of the critters in the Bohart Museum of Entomology.

UC Davis entomology major Rebecca Jean "RJ" Millena shows visitors some of the critters in the Bohart Museum of Entomology.

Former researcher Heather Wilson of the Frank Zalom lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, created a fun-filled video about
Former researcher Heather Wilson of the Frank Zalom lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, created a fun-filled video about "I Wanna Be an Entomologist." In this screen shot she chases an imaginary bug.

Former researcher Heather Wilson of the Frank Zalom lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, created a fun-filled video about "I Wanna Be an Entomologist." In this screen shot she chases an imaginary bug.

Posted on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 12:15 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Bruce Hammock: From ResearchIng Insect Science to Researching Autism and Schizophrenia

 Bruce Hammock, distinguished professor at the University of California, Davis, who holds a joint appointment with the Department of Entomology...

UC Davis researchers Jun Yang (right) and Sung Hee Hwang (center) with Bruce Hammock. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis researchers Jun Yang (right) and Sung Hee Hwang (center) with Bruce Hammock. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis researchers Jun Yang (right) and Sung Hee Hwang (center) with Bruce Hammock. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is a photo from the Kenji Hashimoto lab, Chiba University Center for Forensic Mental Health, Japan, and includes some of the scientists working on the autism/schizophrenia research. In the center, front row, is  Kenji Hashimoto.  First author Ma Min, third from right, back row.  Second author Qian Ren is in the back row,  far right. Researcher Tamaki Ishima is the fourth from right, back row. (Photo courtesy of Kenji Hashimoto lab)
This is a photo from the Kenji Hashimoto lab, Chiba University Center for Forensic Mental Health, Japan, and includes some of the scientists working on the autism/schizophrenia research. In the center, front row, is Kenji Hashimoto. First author Ma Min, third from right, back row. Second author Qian Ren is in the back row, far right. Researcher Tamaki Ishima is the fourth from right, back row. (Photo courtesy of Kenji Hashimoto lab)

This is a photo from the Kenji Hashimoto lab, Chiba University Center for Forensic Mental Health, Japan, and includes some of the scientists working on the autism/schizophrenia research. In the center, front row, is Kenji Hashimoto. First author Ma Min, third from right, back row. Second author Qian Ren is in the back row, far right. Researcher Tamaki Ishima is the fourth from right, back row. (Photo courtesy of Kenji Hashimoto lab)

Posted on Monday, March 18, 2019 at 5:22 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Health, Innovation

This Bio Boot Camp Is Just for Teens

Teenagers who dig bugs and wildlife biology will love this! The UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology is again sponsoring two summer Bio Boot Camps:...

The 2011 UC Davis Bio Boot Camp featured a tour of the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility on Bee Biology Road. Here the campers crowd around beekeeper Elizabeth Frost as she opens the hive. Frost is now the education officer for honey bees at the Department of Primary Industries, New South Wales. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The 2011 UC Davis Bio Boot Camp featured a tour of the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility on Bee Biology Road. Here the campers crowd around beekeeper Elizabeth Frost as she opens the hive. Frost is now the education officer for honey bees at the Department of Primary Industries, New South Wales. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The 2011 UC Davis Bio Boot Camp featured a tour of the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility on Bee Biology Road. Here the campers crowd around beekeeper Elizabeth Frost as she opens the hive. Frost is now the education officer for honey bees at the Department of Primary Industries, New South Wales. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Berkeley's Sagehen Field Station, near Truckee, is a favorite of scientists. The UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology hosted a faculty/graduate student retreat there Friday, Oct. 14 through Sunday, Oct. 16. Here Professor Phil Ward (far left) searches for ants. (Photo by Sandy Olkowski)
UC Berkeley's Sagehen Field Station, near Truckee, is a favorite of scientists. The UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology hosted a faculty/graduate student retreat there Friday, Oct. 14 through Sunday, Oct. 16. Here Professor Phil Ward (far left) searches for ants. (Photo by Sandy Olkowski)

UC Berkeley's Sagehen Field Station, near Truckee, is a favorite of scientists. The UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology hosted a faculty/graduate student retreat there Friday, Oct. 14 through Sunday, Oct. 16. Here Professor Phil Ward (far left) searches for ants. (Photo by Sandy Olkowski)

Posted on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 3:27 PM

Gifts to Bohart Museum of Entomology

Folks are asking how to donate to the Bohart Museum of Entomology, the world-renowned insect museum that's part of the UC Davis Department of...

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A walking stick in the live "petting zoo" at the Bohart Museum of Entomology changes hands. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A walking stick in the live "petting zoo" at the Bohart Museum of Entomology changes hands. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator, interacts with visitors.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator, interacts with visitors.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator, interacts with visitors.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Crowds fill the open houses at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Weekend open houses take place throughout the year. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Crowds fill the open houses at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Weekend open houses take place throughout the year. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Crowds fill the open houses at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Weekend open houses take place throughout the year. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 5:56 PM

What's Entomology?

I'm standing in line at the photo center, waiting to pay for the dozen 8x10 photos of noted entomologist Richard Bohart that I’d ordered for...

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Richard Bohart (1913-2007) on May 15, 2006, when he received the International Society of Hymenopterists Distinguished Research Medal, one of three ever awarded. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, August 8, 2008 at 1:01 PM

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