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The Bug Doctor Is In! Ask Me a Question!

Doctoral candidate Brendon Boudinot answers questions about insects in the Bug Doctor booth at Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The doctor is in. The Bug Doctor, that is. If you attended the 105th annual UC Davis Picnic Day and headed for Briggs Hall, home of the Department of Entomology and Nematology, you encountered a booth lettered with "Bug Doctor" and a sign that read: “Ask Me About Insects.” The annual...

Doctoral candidate Brendon Boudinot answers questions about insects in the Bug Doctor booth at Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral candidate Brendon Boudinot answers questions about insects in the Bug Doctor booth at Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral candidate Brendon Boudinot answers questions about insects in the Bug Doctor booth at Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Zachary Griebenow of the Phil Ward lab waits for folks to ask him questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral student Zachary Griebenow of the Phil Ward lab waits for folks to ask him questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Zachary Griebenow of the Phil Ward lab waits for folks to ask him questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Miles Dakin, Ph.D. candidate in the Christian Nansen lab, fields a question about insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Miles Dakin, Ph.D. candidate in the Christian Nansen lab, fields a question about insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Miles Dakin, Ph.D. candidate in the Christian Nansen lab, fields a question about insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral candidate Brendon Boudinot shares a laugh with his major professor and ant specialist Phil Ward. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral candidate Brendon Boudinot shares a laugh with his major professor and ant specialist Phil Ward. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral candidate Brendon Boudinot shares a laugh with his major professor and ant specialist Phil Ward. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Doctor Is In: 'Bug Me'

Bug Doctor Brendon Boudinot answers a question from Lilliana Phillips, 5, of Carmichael, as her father, William Phillips, watches. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The handwritten sign at the "Bug Doctor" booth at Briggs Hall during the 104th annual UC Davis Picnic Day read "Bug Me with Questions." And attendees did. They asked questions, expressed concerns, and offered comments. Members of the UC Davis Entomology Graduate Students' Association, headed by...

Bug Doctor Brendon Boudinot answers a question from Lilliana Phillips, 5, of Carmichael, as her father, William Phillips, watches. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bug Doctor Brendon Boudinot answers a question from Lilliana Phillips, 5, of Carmichael, as her father, William Phillips, watches. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bug Doctor Brendon Boudinot answers a question from Lilliana Phillips, 5, of Carmichael, as her father, William Phillips, watches. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral candidate Brendon Boudinot of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology fields a question from a
Doctoral candidate Brendon Boudinot of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology fields a question from a "client" at the Bug Doctor booth at the 104th annual UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral candidate Brendon Boudinot of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology fields a question from a "client" at the Bug Doctor booth at the 104th annual UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ant specialist Zachary Griebenow, a first-year doctoral student in the Phil Ward lab, answers a question in the Bug Doctor booth. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ant specialist Zachary Griebenow, a first-year doctoral student in the Phil Ward lab, answers a question in the Bug Doctor booth. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ant specialist Zachary Griebenow, a first-year doctoral student in the Phil Ward lab, answers a question in the Bug Doctor booth. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lilliana Philips, 5, of Carmichael, listens intently as Bug Doctor Zachary Griebenow answers her question:
Lilliana Philips, 5, of Carmichael, listens intently as Bug Doctor Zachary Griebenow answers her question: "Do bugs get ear infections?" (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lilliana Philips, 5, of Carmichael, listens intently as Bug Doctor Zachary Griebenow answers her question: "Do bugs get ear infections?" (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ask the Bug Doctor

Aphids cover a rose bud. Some aphids can complete a generation in five days. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Okay, what's the heaviest insect in the world? The longest? The fastest runner? The fastest flying insect? The loudest? The smallest? The insect with the greatest wingspan? The Bohart Museum of Entomology's newly published newsletter, written by Lynn Kimsey, director of the museum and a professor...

Aphids cover a rose bud. Some aphids can complete a generation in five days. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Aphids cover a rose bud. Some aphids can complete a generation in five days. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Aphids cover a rose bud. Some aphids can complete a generation in five days. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Aphids go about their business. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Aphids go about their business. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Aphids go about their business. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 9:26 PM
 
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