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'Entomological Giant' Frank Zalom Receives Highest ESA Honor

He's a giant in his field--a veritable Sequoia in the flatlands. But he's an entomologist with an incredible reach that extends in practically all...

Frank Zalom, UC Davis distinguished professor and a past president of the Entomological Society of America, is a newly elected Honorary Member of the Entomological Society of America, the highest honor afforded an ESA member. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Frank Zalom, UC Davis distinguished professor and a past president of the Entomological Society of America, is a newly elected Honorary Member of the Entomological Society of America, the highest honor afforded an ESA member. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Frank Zalom, UC Davis distinguished professor and a past president of the Entomological Society of America, is a newly elected Honorary Member of the Entomological Society of America, the highest honor afforded an ESA member. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Frank Zalom, a former 16-year director of the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program, examines an almond tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Frank Zalom, a former 16-year director of the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program, examines an almond tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Frank Zalom, a former 16-year director of the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program, examines an almond tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 5:20 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Food, Health, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Stars and Rising Stars Brighten International Insect Olfaction/Taste Symposium

"I'm very grateful to Walter (Leal) for inviting me to light the inaugural torch for this international celebration of research on insect...

Posted on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 1:51 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Kelli Hoover: Born in Texas, Raised in California, Schooled in Insects

Born in Lubbock, Texas, raised in the south San Francisco area, and schooled in insects. That was just the beginning of what would unfold into an...

This UC Davis 1993 image shows doctoral students Kelli Hoover (foreground), Bryony Bonning and Bill McCutcheon with their major professor, Sean Duffey, 1943-1997. Duffey, vice chair of the Department of Entomology, died May 21, 1997 of an embolism from undiagnosed lung cancer.
This UC Davis 1993 image shows doctoral students Kelli Hoover (foreground), Bryony Bonning and Bill McCutcheon with their major professor, Sean Duffey, 1943-1997. Duffey, vice chair of the Department of Entomology, died May 21, 1997 of an embolism from undiagnosed lung cancer.

This UC Davis 1993 image shows doctoral students Kelli Hoover (foreground), Bryony Bonning and Bill McCutcheon with their major professor, Sean Duffey, 1943-1997. Duffey, vice chair of the Department of Entomology, died May 21, 1997 of an embolism from undiagnosed lung cancer.

Posted on Monday, August 2, 2021 at 2:07 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Pest Management

The Red Coats Are Coming

The Red Coats are coming. The Red Coats are coming. No, not an army of soldiers. Soldier beetles. These insects (family Cantharida) resemble the...

A soldier beetle (family Cantharida) looks out over a milkweed in search of more aphids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A soldier beetle (family Cantharida) looks out over a milkweed in search of more aphids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A soldier beetle (family Cantharida) looks out over a milkweed in search of more aphids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 4:06 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

The Roaches Are Ready to Roll! So Is the Virtual UC Davis Picnic Day

The roaches are ready to roll! And so is the virtual UC Davis Picnic Day. The popular cockroach races, hosted by the UC Davis Entomology Graduate...

This was a scene at the cockroach races at  Briggs Hall during a recent UC Davis Picnic Day. This year it will be viral. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This was a scene at the cockroach races at Briggs Hall during a recent UC Davis Picnic Day. This year it will be viral. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This was a scene at the cockroach races at Briggs Hall during a recent UC Davis Picnic Day. This year it will be viral. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Professor Sharon Lawler will talk about aquatic insects at the 2021 UC Davis Picnic Day. This is from a recent Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Professor Sharon Lawler will talk about aquatic insects at the 2021 UC Davis Picnic Day. This is from a recent Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Professor Sharon Lawler will talk about aquatic insects at the 2021 UC Davis Picnic Day. This is from a recent Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Steve Dreistadt of UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program talks to visitors at a recent UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Steve Dreistadt of UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program talks to visitors at a recent UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Steve Dreistadt of UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program talks to visitors at a recent UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A screen shot of some of the EGSA items available for sale.
A screen shot of some of the EGSA items available for sale.

A screen shot of some of the EGSA items available for sale.

Posted on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 3:35 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Family, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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