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If a Queen Bee Were to Celebrate Mother's Day...

A queen bee (No. 58) and her retinue. This image is from Susan Cobey's colony.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If a queen bee were to celebrate Mother's Day (and she won't because she's too busy laying eggs), what a crowded festivity that would be.  Bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey of Washington State University, former manager of the Harry...

A queen bee (No. 58) and her retinue. This image is from Susan Cobey's colony.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A queen bee (No. 58) and her retinue. This image is from Susan Cobey's colony.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A queen bee (No. 58) and her retinue. This image is from Susan Cobey's colony.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The queen bee is much larger than the worker bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The queen bee is much larger than the worker bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The queen bee is much larger than the worker bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, May 7, 2021 at 3:38 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation

Great Recognition for Their Innovative Research

Research highlights in the impact statement include the work of UC Davis Entomology and Nematology faculty members Rick Karban and Rachel Vannette.

It's good to see the innovative research of two UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology faculty members, community ecologists Richard “Rick” Karban and Rachel Vannette and their laboratories, recognized for their...

Research highlights in the impact statement include the work of UC Davis Entomology and Nematology faculty members Rick Karban and Rachel Vannette.
Research highlights in the impact statement include the work of UC Davis Entomology and Nematology faculty members Rick Karban and Rachel Vannette.

Research highlights in the impact statement include the work of UC Davis Entomology and Nematology faculty members Rick Karban and Rachel Vannette.

Posted on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 12:28 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

For the Record: Congress Honors Bruce Hammock

UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock in his Briggs Hall office. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

You may have missed it during the throes of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the U.S. House of Representatives paid tribute last January to UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock, honoring his celebrated scientific research benefiting humankind--and...

UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock in his Briggs Hall office. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock in his Briggs Hall office. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock in his Briggs Hall office. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Gotcha! UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock gets doused at a water balloon battle. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Gotcha! UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock gets doused at a water balloon battle. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Gotcha! UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock gets doused at a water balloon battle. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 1:33 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Family, Innovation, Natural Resources

High Honor for Cornell Professor Anurag Agrawal, UC Davis Alumnus

Cornell University Professor Anurag Agrawal collecting data in Ithaca. He is a newly elected member of the National Academy of Sciences. (Courtesy Photo)

Congratulations to UC Davis doctoral alumnus Anurag Agrawal of Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.,  a newly elected member of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). It's one of the highest honors a scientist can receive. Members...

Cornell University Professor Anurag Agrawal collecting data in Ithaca. He is a newly elected member of the National Academy of Sciences. (Courtesy Photo)
Cornell University Professor Anurag Agrawal collecting data in Ithaca. He is a newly elected member of the National Academy of Sciences. (Courtesy Photo)

Cornell University Professor Anurag Agrawal collecting data in Ithaca. He is a newly elected member of the National Academy of Sciences. (Courtesy Photo)

A monarch, Danaus plexippus, foraging on a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifola, in Vacaville, Calif. The declining population of monarchs is troubling. Art Shapiro, UC Davis distinguished professor of evolution and ecology, says monarchs are on life support. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A monarch, Danaus plexippus, foraging on a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifola, in Vacaville, Calif. The declining population of monarchs is troubling. Art Shapiro, UC Davis distinguished professor of evolution and ecology, says monarchs are on life support. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A monarch, Danaus plexippus, foraging on a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifola, in Vacaville, Calif. The declining population of monarchs is troubling. Art Shapiro, UC Davis distinguished professor of evolution and ecology, says monarchs are on life support. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A monarch caterpillar chewing on a stem of narrowleaf milkweed, Asclepias fascicularis, in a Vacaville pollinator garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A monarch caterpillar chewing on a stem of narrowleaf milkweed, Asclepias fascicularis, in a Vacaville pollinator garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A monarch caterpillar chewing on a stem of narrowleaf milkweed, Asclepias fascicularis, in a Vacaville pollinator garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 4:27 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Happy 'World Robber Fly Day!'

UC Davis doctoral candidate  Charlotte Herbert Alberts reads to her son, Griffin, born in April of 2020.

Do you know that today is "World Robber Fly Day?" "World Robber Day?" you ask. No, "World Robber Fly Day." Among those celebrating this special day is doctoral candidate Charlotte Herbert Alberts of the Department of Entomology and Nematology,...

UC Davis doctoral candidate  Charlotte Herbert Alberts reads to her son, Griffin, born in April of 2020.
UC Davis doctoral candidate Charlotte Herbert Alberts reads to her son, Griffin, born in April of 2020.

UC Davis doctoral candidate Charlotte Herbert Alberts reads to her son, Griffin, born in April of 2020.

This family photo, taken in June 2020, shows George and Charlotte Alberts and their son, Griffin.
This family photo, taken in June 2020, shows George and Charlotte Alberts and their son, Griffin.

This family photo, taken in June 2020, shows George and Charlotte Alberts and their son, Griffin.

Posted on Friday, April 30, 2021 at 3:14 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Family, Innovation, Natural Resources

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