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What's New in Entomology/Nematology Seminars

Entomologist Fiona Goggin of the University of Arkansas studies plant defenses. A UC Davis alumnus, she will return to the campus Jan. 17 to present a seminar. Here aphids suck out plant juices in a rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology is gearing up for a plethora of seminars for the winter quarter--ranging from understanding insect behavior to understanding biodiversity. The department launched the seminars  Wednesday, Jan. 10 with epidemiologist Amy Morrison of Iquitos,...

Entomologist Fiona Goggin of the University of Arkansas studies plant defenses. A UC Davis alumnus, she will return to the campus Jan. 17 to present a seminar. Here aphids suck out plant juices in a rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Fiona Goggin of the University of Arkansas studies plant defenses. A UC Davis alumnus, she will return to the campus Jan. 17 to present a seminar. Here aphids suck out plant juices in a rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Fiona Goggin of the University of Arkansas studies plant defenses. A UC Davis alumnus, she will return to the campus Jan. 17 to present a seminar. Here aphids suck out plant juices in a rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Superorganisms, Mimicry and Aphids

Honey bees are considered a superorganism. Here worker bees form a retinue around the queen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Superorganisms, mimicry and aphids... Those are some of the topics to be covered at the UC Davis Department of Entomology's fall noonhour seminars, to begin Wednesday, Oct. 17 and continue through Wednesday, Nov. 28 in Room 1022 of the Life Sciences Building. Assistant professors Joanna...

Honey bees are considered a superorganism. Here worker bees form a retinue around the queen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bees are considered a superorganism. Here worker bees form a retinue around the queen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bees are considered a superorganism. Here worker bees form a retinue around the queen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 10:27 PM

Winter Wonderland of Seminars

Pollen packin' honey bee (red pollen from rock purslane) nectaring on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Assistant professors Louie Yang and Joanna Chiu have just announced the UC Davis Department of Entomology's list of seminar speakers for the winter quarter. And what a list it is! It's a winter wonderland of speakers. And the good news is, most will be webcast and then posted on UCTV, compliments...

Pollen packin' honey bee (red pollen from rock purslane) nectaring on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Pollen packin' honey bee (red pollen from rock purslane) nectaring on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pollen packin' honey bee (red pollen from rockpurslane) nectaring on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee covered with blue pollen from bird's eyes (Gilia tricolor). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee covered with blue pollen from bird's eyes (Gilia tricolor). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 8:04 PM

From UC Berkeley to UC Davis

Rosemary Gillespie

The arthropod community at UC Davis--and beyond--has circled the date, Wednesday, Feb. 24. It's not just the last Wednesday of the month. That's when insect biologist Rosemary Gillespie,  director of the Essig Museum of Entomology, University of California, Berkeley, and chair of the Berkeley...

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ROSEMARY GILLESPIE, director of the Essig Museum of Entomology, University of California, Berkeley, and chair of the Berkeley Natural History Museums, will be UC Davis on Feb. 24 to speak on "Community Assembly through Adaptive Radiation: Spiders on Islands.”

Posted on Friday, February 19, 2010 at 5:43 PM
 
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