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Bruce Hammock: From Researching Insects to Helping Humankind

An anise swallowtail caterpillar, Papilio zelicaon. UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock's research on metamorphosis has led to human-focused research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

And to think it all began with butterflies. From basic science to applied science. From studying insects to helping humankind. The ovarian cancer research published today in the Proceedings for the National Academy of Science (PNAS) can be traced...

An anise swallowtail caterpillar, Papilio zelicaon. UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock's research on metamorphosis has led to human-focused research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
An anise swallowtail caterpillar, Papilio zelicaon. UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock's research on metamorphosis has led to human-focused research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An anise swallowtail caterpillar, Papilio zelicaon. UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock's research on metamorphosis has led to human-focused research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An anise swallowtail,Papilio zelicaon. UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock's research on metamorphosis has led to human-focused research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
An anise swallowtail,Papilio zelicaon. UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock's research on metamorphosis has led to human-focused research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An anise swallowtail,Papilio zelicaon. UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock's research on metamorphosis has led to human-focused research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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)

Congratulations, Honey Bee Geneticist Rob Page!

Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page examines a swarm at Arizona State University, where he served as provost.

Internationally acclaimed honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr., is a pioneer researcher in the field of behavioral genetics, an internationally recognized scholar, a highly respected author, a talented and innovative administrator, and a skilled...

Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page examines a swarm at Arizona State University, where he served as provost.
Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page examines a swarm at Arizona State University, where he served as provost.

Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page examines a swarm at Arizona State University, where he served as provost.

Zeroing in on the Spotted-Wing Drosophila

UC Davis postdoctoral researcher Brian Gress will discuss

It's an invader that has long attracted attention--and alarm--in California agriculture. "The spotted-wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii, first invaded California in 2008," says UC Davis postdoctoral researcher Brian Gress, "and has since rapidly...

UC Davis postdoctoral researcher Brian Gress will discuss
UC Davis postdoctoral researcher Brian Gress will discuss "Host Selection and Resistance Evolution in Drosophila Suzukii" at a UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology seminar at 4:10 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9 in 122 Briggs Hall.

UC Davis postdoctoral researcher Brian Gress will discuss "Host Selection and Resistance Evolution in Drosophila Suzukii" at a UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology seminar at 4:10 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9 in 122 Briggs Hall.

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)

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