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Good Things Come in Threes

Congratulations to UC Davis distinguished professor Walter Leal, the recipient of the Academic Senate's highly competitive 2024 Distinguished...

UC Davis distinguished professor Walter Leal is the recipient of the Academic Senate's three most coveted awards: research, teaching and public service awards. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis distinguished professor Walter Leal is the recipient of the Academic Senate's three most coveted awards: research, teaching and public service awards. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distinguished professor Walter Leal is the recipient of the Academic Senate's three most coveted awards: research, teaching and public service awards. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2024 at 7:44 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Probing the Molecular Interactions Between Western Flower Thrips and the Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus

Back in October of 2020, we wrote about the newly published research of an international team of scientists involving the genome analysis of the...

Tomato spotted wilt virus. (Photo courtesy of UC Davis distinguished professor Diane Ullman)
Tomato spotted wilt virus. (Photo courtesy of UC Davis distinguished professor Diane Ullman)

Tomato spotted wilt virus. (Photo courtesy of UC Davis distinguished professor Diane Ullman)

Posted on Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at 4:43 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Lady Beetles, Unite!

That lady beetle, aka ladybug, that landed on the shoe of San Francisco 49”ers wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk just before the NFL championship...

Three lady beetles, aka ladybugs, form a Leaning Tower of Pisa on the UC Davis campus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Three lady beetles, aka ladybugs, form a Leaning Tower of Pisa on the UC Davis campus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Three lady beetles, aka ladybugs, form a Leaning Tower of Pisa on the UC Davis campus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 at 7:06 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

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

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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