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)
Lady beetles, aka ladybugs, gobble up aphids like kids gobble up popcorn and we all cheer loudly. Take that, you aphids! That'll teach you to suck the lifeblood out of my...
A winged aphid, photo courtesy of Jessica Kansman, Pennsylvania State University.
An aphid rides the back of a lady beetle. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The volunteers--faculty, staff and students--who are presenting science-based information during the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Month are doing an amazing job. As you may remember, over...
Entomologist Jeff Smith, a volunteer, curates the Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies) section at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart Museum specimens include the Xerces blue butterfly, Glaucopsyche xerces, now extinct. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)