The economy is tanked. The cuts keep coming. The smiles fade.
Friday afternoon, July 17 is the seventh annual Bruce's Big Balloon Battle at Briggs.
Bruce? That would be Bruce Hammock, distinguished professor of entomology at the...
BRUCE HAMMOCK knows how to dodge water balloons and he'll do so again Friday at Bruce's Big Balloon Battle at Briggs at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
GOTCHA! Bruce Hammock is hit by a water ballon. When the water warriors deplete their supply of water balloons, they turn to tubs and buckets. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It's a sense of urgency.
When UC Davis researchers Bruce Hammock and Nipavan Chiamvimonvat and their team discovered that a prototype drug reduces heart enlargement--one of the most common causes of heart failure--and published their work in...
DEDICATION--Entomologist Bruce Hammock,a distinguished professor at UC Davis, confers with a researcher at a recent meeting of the Entomological Society of America. Hammock holds a joint appointment in Cancer Research with the UC Davis Medical Center. He directs the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Superfund Program on the UC Davis campus, as well as the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Training Program in Biotechnology, and the NIEHS Combined Analytical Laboratory.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Call it serendipity. Call it a major collaborative effort. Call it a keen eye for science.
Whatever you call it, research that sprang from studies on insect pest control in the...
Bruce Hammock and Nipavan Chiamvimonvat look at enzyme distribution in a heart muscle cell. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
That’s what it was.
But it was more than that, too.
Every year, Bruce Hammock, distinguished professor of entomology at UC Davis, wages a water balloon battle for faculty, researchers, graduate students, staff,...
Wei Xu, of chemical ecologist Walter Leal's lab, gets drenched. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Christophe Morisseau and Karen Wagner
Research scientist Christophe Morisseau of the Hammock lab scores a hit on graduate student Karen Wagner. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Jun Yang and Junaid ur Rehman
Jun Yang (left), a postdoctoral fellow in the Bruce Hammock lab and an analytical chemist, gets drenched by entomologist Junaid ur Rehman, who is visiting the Bruce Hammock lab from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
"Water Warrior" Bruce Hammock
Bruce Hammock wipes water from his face. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Moment of impact
Splat! Someone scores a direct hit on Bruce Hammock, distinguished professor of entomology at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)