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Bohart Museum of Entomology's 2022 Calendar: Delightful!

The newly published UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology calendar is DCI: delightful, creative and...


"Bees being shipped across country stored in trucks or vans are shown to cause more stress," wrote one student on an Entomology 100 term paper that appears on the Bohart Museum of Entomology's 2022 calendar. (Illustration by Kris Merritt)

"Bees being shipped across country stored in trucks or vans are shown to cause more stress," wrote one student on an Entomology 100 term paper that appears on the Bohart Museum of Entomology's 2022 calendar. (Illustration by Kris Merritt)


"Drones are male bees that contribute only in the perm production for the queen," wrote a student in Lynn Kimsey's class. Kris Merritt illustrated it on the 2022 Bohart Museum calendar.

"Drones are male bees that contribute only in the perm production for the queen," wrote a student in Lynn Kimsey's class. Kris Merritt illustrated it on the 2022 Bohart Museum calendar.

Posted on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at 2:55 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Congrats to UC Davis Scientists Iris Bright and Megan Ma: Selected for NSF REPS Program

Hearty congratulations to two UC Davis scientists, Iris Bright and Megan Ma. And a rousing double cheer to the National Science Foundation (NSF),...

Iris Bright of the Jason Bond lab with pinned Onymacris (tenebrionid beetles from Namiba). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Iris Bright of the Jason Bond lab with pinned Onymacris (tenebrionid beetles from Namiba). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Iris Bright of the Jason Bond lab with pinned Onymacris (tenebrionid beetles from Namiba). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Megan Ma of the James Bond lab with her digital image of a wolf spider leg (male first leg with ornamentaton, coloration and brush for attracting females. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Megan Ma of the James Bond lab with her digital image of a wolf spider leg (male first leg with ornamentaton, coloration and brush for attracting females. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Megan Ma of the James Bond lab with her digital image of a wolf spider leg (male first leg with ornamentaton, coloration and brush for attracting females. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at 3:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation

Eric Conn Biochemistry Quizzes: A Fun and Educational Activity

You won't want to miss this. It promises to be a memorable event.  Sixty UC Davis undergraduate students, divided into 12 teams with such names...

UC Davis Distinguished Professor Walter Leal organizing the Eric Conn Biochemistry Games. (Screen shot)
UC Davis Distinguished Professor Walter Leal organizing the Eric Conn Biochemistry Games. (Screen shot)

UC Davis Distinguished Professor Walter Leal organizing the Eric Conn Biochemistry Games. (Screen shot)

In her video, Dr. Allison Brashear, dean of the UC Davis School of Medicine, addresses the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccines. (Screen shot)
In her video, Dr. Allison Brashear, dean of the UC Davis School of Medicine, addresses the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccines. (Screen shot)

In her video, Dr. Allison Brashear, dean of the UC Davis School of Medicine, addresses the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccines. (Screen shot)

Rachel Levan, a UC Davis third-year genetics major from Fairfield, Calif., is one of the participants in the Eric Conn Biochemistry Quizzes. (Screen shot)
Rachel Levan, a UC Davis third-year genetics major from Fairfield, Calif., is one of the participants in the Eric Conn Biochemistry Quizzes. (Screen shot)

Rachel Levan, a UC Davis third-year genetics major from Fairfield, Calif., is one of the participants in the Eric Conn Biochemistry Quizzes. (Screen shot)

Eric Conn, a noted plant biochemist, nurtured the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden's acacias for scientific as well as aesthetic reasons. He died in 2017 at age 94. (UC Davis Photo)
Eric Conn, a noted plant biochemist, nurtured the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden's acacias for scientific as well as aesthetic reasons. He died in 2017 at age 94. (UC Davis Photo)

Eric Conn, a noted plant biochemist, nurtured the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden's acacias for scientific as well as aesthetic reasons. He died in 2017 at age 94. (UC Davis Photo)

Posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 7:50 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation

Bohart Museum Open House: A Science of a Day

It was a "Science of a Day" at the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology open house last Saturday afternoon, Jan. 18. For three hours, six UC Davis...

Doctoral student Ann Holmes holds up a bat specimen. Next to her is Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum and professor of entomology at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral student Ann Holmes holds up a bat specimen. Next to her is Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum and professor of entomology at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Ann Holmes holds up a bat specimen. Next to her is Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum and professor of entomology at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors flock around doctoral student Ann Holmes to see the bat specimens and ask questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Visitors flock around doctoral student Ann Holmes to see the bat specimens and ask questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors flock around doctoral student Ann Holmes to see the bat specimens and ask questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist and doctoral student Alexander Dedmon awaits visitors. Behind him is a portrait of Professor Richard Bohart (1913-2007), founder of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Forensic entomologist and doctoral student Alexander Dedmon awaits visitors. Behind him is a portrait of Professor Richard Bohart (1913-2007), founder of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist and doctoral student Alexander Dedmon awaits visitors. Behind him is a portrait of Professor Richard Bohart (1913-2007), founder of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist Alexander Dedmon answers questions about  the many different ways insects can be used as evidence in forensic entomology.
Forensic entomologist Alexander Dedmon answers questions about the many different ways insects can be used as evidence in forensic entomology.

Forensic entomologist Alexander Dedmon answers questions about the many different ways insects can be used as evidence in forensic entomology.

Doctoral student Charlotte Alberts explains her research on assassin flies, also known as robber flies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral student Charlotte Alberts explains her research on assassin flies, also known as robber flies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Charlotte Alberts explains her research on assassin flies, also known as robber flies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors learned from doctoral student Charlotte Alberts how assassin flies catch their prey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Visitors learned from doctoral student Charlotte Alberts how assassin flies catch their prey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors learned from doctoral student Charlotte Alberts how assassin flies catch their prey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forest entomologists and doctoral students Gabe Foote (left) and Crystal Homicz (right) talk about their research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Forest entomologists and doctoral students Gabe Foote (left) and Crystal Homicz (right) talk about their research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forest entomologists and doctoral students Gabe Foote (left) and Crystal Homicz (right) talk about their research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forest entomologist Crystal Homicz shows visitors evidence of damage by forest beetles. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Forest entomologist Crystal Homicz shows visitors evidence of damage by forest beetles. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forest entomologist Crystal Homicz shows visitors evidence of damage by forest beetles. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Yao Cai (center) led the discussion on circadian clocks and insects. With him are Nitrol Liu (left), also a graduate student in the Chiu lab, and Ben Kunimoto, a Davis Senior High School student. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral student Yao Cai (center) led the discussion on circadian clocks and insects. With him are Nitrol Liu (left), also a graduate student in the Chiu lab, and Ben Kunimoto, a Davis Senior High School student. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Yao Cai (center) led the discussion on circadian clocks and insects. With him are Nitrol Liu (left), also a graduate student in the Chiu lab, and Ben Kunimoto, a Davis Senior High School student. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Graduate student Nitrol Liu of the Joanna Chiu lab shows a fruit fly poster. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Graduate student Nitrol Liu of the Joanna Chiu lab shows a fruit fly poster. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Graduate student Nitrol Liu of the Joanna Chiu lab shows a fruit fly poster. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Zachary Griebenow greets visitors eager to learn about ants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral student Zachary Griebenow greets visitors eager to learn about ants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Zachary Griebenow greets visitors eager to learn about ants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Zachary Griebenow talks about his specialty, ants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral student Zachary Griebenow talks about his specialty, ants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Zachary Griebenow talks about his specialty, ants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, January 20, 2020 at 5:23 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Family, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

How Do Monarchs Know When to Migrate? Bohart Museum Open House Jan. 18

How do monarch butterflies know when to migrate? Take the case of a male monarch reared, released and tagged by Steven Johnson in a Washington State...

Eight microscopes will be available at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Jan. 18. Visitors can view the research projects of doctoral students. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Eight microscopes will be available at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Jan. 18. Visitors can view the research projects of doctoral students. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Eight microscopes will be available at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Jan. 18. Visitors can view the research projects of doctoral students. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ants will be the topic of Zachary Griebenow of the Phil Ward lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. This image shows emeritus professor Jerry Powell of UC Berkeley identifying insects at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ants will be the topic of Zachary Griebenow of the Phil Ward lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. This image shows emeritus professor Jerry Powell of UC Berkeley identifying insects at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ants will be the topic of Zachary Griebenow of the Phil Ward lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. This image shows emeritus professor Jerry Powell of UC Berkeley identifying insects at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, January 17, 2020 at 2:25 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Pest Management

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