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More Nematodes in Outer Space?

UC Davis doctoral student and nematologist Christopher Pagan shows nematode specimens to visitors at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

More nematodes in outer space? It's true. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and Pheronym, a company in Alachua, Fla., that develops and produces nematode pheromones, have announced plans to send...

UC Davis doctoral student and nematologist Christopher Pagan shows nematode specimens to visitors at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis doctoral student and nematologist Christopher Pagan shows nematode specimens to visitors at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis doctoral student and nematologist Christopher Pagan shows nematode specimens to visitors at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis doctoral student and nematologist Corwin Parker answers questions from the public at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis doctoral student and nematologist Corwin Parker answers questions from the public at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis doctoral student and nematologist Corwin Parker answers questions from the public at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Diego Rivera, an undergraduate student at UC Davis, chats with the crowd in the Sciences Laboratory Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Diego Rivera, an undergraduate student at UC Davis, chats with the crowd in the Sciences Laboratory Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Diego Rivera, an undergraduate student at UC Davis, chats with the crowd in the Sciences Laboratory Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The 'Best of the Best' Entomology Departments

Visitors handling a black velvet walking stick with red wings at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bugs rule! Congratulations to the world's top 10   entomology departments, as listed today (April 3) in the long-awaited Times Higher  Education's Center for World University Rankings.  The rankings show the University of...

Visitors handling a black velvet walking stick with red wings at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Visitors handling a black velvet walking stick with red wings at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors handling a black velvet walking stick with red wings at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Targeting the Varroa Mite

Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen (second from left) talks to a UC Davis class in the apiary of the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. Third from left is forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey, one of the two class instructors.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Beekeepers know the varroa mite as "Public Enemy No. 1." And it's an enemy to be reckoned with, Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen told students in the UC Davis "Biology of Parasitism" class, taught by forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey and...

Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen (second from left) talks to a UC Davis class in the apiary of the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. Third from left is forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey, one of the two class instructors.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen (second from left) talks to a UC Davis class in the apiary of the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. Third from left is forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey, one of the two class instructors.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen (second from left) talks to a UC Davis class in the apiary of the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. Third from left is forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey, one of the two class instructors.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen shows a frame to the students. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen shows a frame to the students. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen shows a frame to the students. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Varroa mites are reddish brown. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Varroa mites are reddish brown. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Varroa mites are reddish brown. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen reaches for a smoker as a bee (far left) buzzes off. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen reaches for a smoker as a bee (far left) buzzes off. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen reaches for a smoker as a bee (far left) buzzes off. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 5:18 PM

Targeting Insect-Host Plant Research

Alex Van Dam, photographed next to a giant cactus.

It's exciting to see a promising career unfold. We first met UC Davis graduate student Alex Van Dam in 2010 when he received a $12,000 award from the University of California Institute for Mexico and the United States (UC MEXUS), an academic...

Alex Van Dam, photographed next to a giant cactus.
Alex Van Dam, photographed next to a giant cactus.

Alex Van Dam, photographed next to a giant cactus.

Posted on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 10:23 PM
 
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