To bee or not to bee? That's a crucial question as the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day/Month, Honey Bee Haven and the California Master Beekeeper Program scramble for funds...
A honey bee foraging on manzanita in the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology's Honey Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Month showcases 12 museums or collections this year, including the Bohart Museum of Entomology. This image shows butterflies from Belize, part of the Bohart collection. They are (far right) Blue Morpho, Morpho helenor montezuma; (top left), a leaf mimic, Fountainea eurypyle confusa; and a blue hairstreak, Pseudolycaena damo, according to entomologist Jeff Smiths who curates the Lepidoptera section. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Wendy Mather, program manager of the California Master Beekeeper Program, opens a hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
When the Ironic Bonds Team and the Gibbs Team won the 12-team competition in the UC Davis Eric Conn Biochemistry Quizzes, it's not “game over.” It's the beginning of a three-game global...
It will be UC Davis vs. Cardiff University on Wednesday, March 10. The public is invited to the virtual event.
Answer me this: “What is the name of the proteins (water channels) that facilitates water transport into and out of cells? And who discovered this family of proteins?” The 60...
Natalie Six of the winning Gibbs Team answers a question. (Screen shot)
Catherine Rodriguez of the winning Ironic Bonds team answers a question about Peter Agre. (Screen shot)
UC Davis distinguished professor Walter Leal moderating the Eric Conn Biochemistry Quizzes. (Screen shot)
If you're meandering around the UC Riverside campus and see a cockroach, it might have a connection to UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock. This is a story of what might have been...
A Madagascar hissing cockroach from the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis. This is similar to what Bruce Hammock was rearing for a research project. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of a Madagascar hissing cockroach, aka "hisser," from the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock in his Briggs Hall office. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It's "Bio Day" on Saturday, Feb. 20 at the University of California, Davis. That's when UC Davis will celebrate the "bio" (life) in both biodiversity and biochemistry with special events open to the...
The line-up on Saturday, Feb. 20 for the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Month live talks. (Screen shot)
When UC Davis Professor Jonathan Eisen read on Twitter that the Eric Conn Biochemistry Quizzes would be both fun and educational, he commented: "And who ever said Biochemistry Quizzes weren't fun. Silly people. They are fun." (Screen shot)