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Meet Forensic Entomologist Danielle Wishon at the Bohart Museum Open House Jan. 12

Danielle Wishon, shown here in 2011 at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, will be back at the Bohart on Saturday, Jan. 12 to participate in an open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

When you attend the open house on Saturday, Jan. 12 at the Bohart Museum of Entomology (you know you want to!), be sure to meet forensic entomologist Danielle Wishon. She's one of the 10 fly researchers who will greet the public and answer questions...

Danielle Wishon, shown here in 2011 at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, will be back at the Bohart on Saturday, Jan. 12 to participate in an open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Danielle Wishon, shown here in 2011 at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, will be back at the Bohart on Saturday, Jan. 12 to participate in an open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Danielle Wishon, shown here in 2011 at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, will be back at the Bohart on Saturday, Jan. 12 to participate in an open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Times Flies When You're Studying Flies! Bohart Museum Open House Jan. 12

UC Davis graduate student Socrates Letana collecting flies in the Philippines. He studies botflies with major professor Lynn Kimsey.

Time flies when you're having fun? No, time's fun when you're studying flies! Take it from the fly researchers at the University of California, Davis, who will present their work at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house from 1 to 4 p.m.,...

UC Davis graduate student Socrates Letana collecting flies in the Philippines. He studies botflies with major professor Lynn Kimsey.
UC Davis graduate student Socrates Letana collecting flies in the Philippines. He studies botflies with major professor Lynn Kimsey.

UC Davis graduate student Socrates Letana collecting flies in the Philippines. He studies botflies with major professor Lynn Kimsey.

UC Davis fourth-year doctoral student Charlotte Herbert Alberts holds her acrylic painting of an  Assassin fly (Ommatius sp.) that she painted to celebrate World Robber Fly Day, April 30.
UC Davis fourth-year doctoral student Charlotte Herbert Alberts holds her acrylic painting of an Assassin fly (Ommatius sp.) that she painted to celebrate World Robber Fly Day, April 30.

UC Davis fourth-year doctoral student Charlotte Herbert Alberts holds her acrylic painting of an Assassin fly (Ommatius sp.) that she painted to celebrate World Robber Fly Day, April 30.

Bring on the Bumble Bees!

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, nectars on rosemary on Jan. 1, 2018 at the Benicia marina. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It was the morning of Jan. 1, 2018, a year and four days ago. While strolling the grounds of the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park, we captured images of yellow-faced bumble bees, Bombus vosnesenskii, nectaring on jade, Crassula ovata....

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, nectars on rosemary on Jan. 1, 2018 at the Benicia marina. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, nectars on rosemary on Jan. 1, 2018 at the Benicia marina. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, nectars on rosemary on Jan. 1, 2018 at the Benicia marina. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distinguished emeritus professor Robbin Thorp, a global expert on bumble bees, chats with
UC Davis distinguished emeritus professor Robbin Thorp, a global expert on bumble bees, chats with "Bumblebee" movie fan, Adne Buruss, at a Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distinguished emeritus professor Robbin Thorp, a global expert on bumble bees, chats with "Bumblebee" movie fan, Adne Buruss, at a Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Yes, Locusts Browse Computer Dating Sites

This is the illustration that Karissa Merritt, UC Davis entomology major and artist, created for the Bohart Museum of Entomology calendar for the month of January. The calendar is available to the public for $12.

Do locusts browse computer dating sites, trying to find a match made in heaven? They do. Just check out the Bohart Museum of Entomology's newly published calendar. "Mr. January" is a locust sitting quite comfortably in a chair--a swivel chair at...

This is the illustration that Karissa Merritt, UC Davis entomology major and artist, created for the Bohart Museum of Entomology calendar for the month of January. The calendar is available to the public for $12.
This is the illustration that Karissa Merritt, UC Davis entomology major and artist, created for the Bohart Museum of Entomology calendar for the month of January. The calendar is available to the public for $12.

This is the illustration that Karissa Merritt, UC Davis entomology major and artist, created for the Bohart Museum of Entomology calendar for the month of January. The calendar is available to the public for $12.

This banded-winged grasshopper--family Acrididae, subfamily Oedipodinae--apparently has little interest in checking out dating sites on the computer. Kathy Keatley Garvey captured this image on the UC Davis campus in September 2011; identification by Bohart senior museum scientist Steve Heydon.
This banded-winged grasshopper--family Acrididae, subfamily Oedipodinae--apparently has little interest in checking out dating sites on the computer. Kathy Keatley Garvey captured this image on the UC Davis campus in September 2011; identification by Bohart senior museum scientist Steve Heydon.

This banded-winged grasshopper--family Acrididae, subfamily Oedipodinae--apparently has little interest in checking out dating sites on the computer. Kathy Keatley Garvey captured this image on the UC Davis campus in September 2011; identification by Bohart senior museum scientist Steve Heydon.

'Dr. Jessicles' Heading for Cornell

Entomologist Jessica Gillung stands by her exit seminar slide. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Her new nickname is “Jessicles.” “Jess” with “icicles.” That's because Jessica Gillung, who received her doctorate in entomology last Friday at the University of California, Davis, is heading for snowy Ithaca, New...

Entomologist Jessica Gillung stands by her exit seminar slide. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jessica Gillung stands by her exit seminar slide. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jessica Gillung stands by her exit seminar slide. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

At the going-away party: From  left are Andrew Young of the Phil Ward lab; Phil Ward, professor of entomology at UC Davis; Amir Ghoddoucy, formerly with the California Department of Food and Agriculture; Jessica Gillung (opening her card), and Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
At the going-away party: From left are Andrew Young of the Phil Ward lab; Phil Ward, professor of entomology at UC Davis; Amir Ghoddoucy, formerly with the California Department of Food and Agriculture; Jessica Gillung (opening her card), and Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

At the going-away party: From left are Andrew Young of the Phil Ward lab; Phil Ward, professor of entomology at UC Davis; Amir Ghoddoucy, formerly with the California Department of Food and Agriculture; Jessica Gillung (opening her card), and Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A toast! From left are Phil Ward, UC Davis professor of entomology; Amir Ghoddoucy, formerly with the California Department of Food and Agriculture; and Jessica Gillung, new Ph.D. who is heading to Cornell for her postdoctorate fellowship. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A toast! From left are Phil Ward, UC Davis professor of entomology; Amir Ghoddoucy, formerly with the California Department of Food and Agriculture; and Jessica Gillung, new Ph.D. who is heading to Cornell for her postdoctorate fellowship. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A toast! From left are Phil Ward, UC Davis professor of entomology; Amir Ghoddoucy, formerly with the California Department of Food and Agriculture; and Jessica Gillung, new Ph.D. who is heading to Cornell for her postdoctorate fellowship. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lucy, a three-legged mascot at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, gets some love from Jessica Gillung. Lucy, a rescue dog, was adopted by Fran Keller, assistant professor at Folsom Lake College who received her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Lucy, a three-legged mascot at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, gets some love from Jessica Gillung. Lucy, a rescue dog, was adopted by Fran Keller, assistant professor at Folsom Lake College who received her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lucy, a three-legged mascot at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, gets some love from Jessica Gillung. Lucy, a rescue dog, was adopted by Fran Keller, assistant professor at Folsom Lake College who received her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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