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Mosquito Expert Julián Hillyer's Topic: 'Not So Heartless!'

The malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. Julián Hillyer, associate professor of biological sciences, Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation, Nashville, Tenn., will speak on the malaria mosquito at 4:10 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 23, in 122 Briggs Hall, UC Davis. (Photo by Anthony Cornel, UC Davis)

What a catchy title: "Not So Heartless." Wait, there's more! "Not So Heartless: Functional Integration of the Immune and Circulatory Systems of Mosquitoes." This may not be the proverbial heart-stopping seminar, but it promises to be an eye opener...

The malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. Julián Hillyer, associate professor of biological sciences, Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation, Nashville, Tenn., will speak on the malaria mosquito at 4:10 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 23, in 122 Briggs Hall, UC Davis. (Photo by Anthony Cornel, UC Davis)
The malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. Julián Hillyer, associate professor of biological sciences, Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation, Nashville, Tenn., will speak on the malaria mosquito at 4:10 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 23, in 122 Briggs Hall, UC Davis. (Photo by Anthony Cornel, UC Davis)

The malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. Julián Hillyer, associate professor of biological sciences, Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation, Nashville, Tenn., will speak on the malaria mosquito at 4:10 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 23, in 122 Briggs Hall, UC Davis. (Photo by Anthony Cornel, UC Davis)

Who's Speaking at UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology Seminars

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, nectaring on Cleveland sage. One of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology seminars during the fall quarter will be on

From honey bees to bumble bees to nematodes to mosquitoes to walnut twig beetles... Nine speakers are booked for the fall quarter seminars sponsored by the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. The seminars begin Wednesday, Sept. 25 and...

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, nectaring on Cleveland sage. One of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology seminars during the fall quarter will be on
A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, nectaring on Cleveland sage. One of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology seminars during the fall quarter will be on "Bumble Bee Movement Ecology and Response to Wildfire" by doctoral candidate John Mola for his exit seminar. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, nectaring on Cleveland sage. One of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology seminars during the fall quarter will be on "Bumble Bee Movement Ecology and Response to Wildfire" by doctoral candidate John Mola for his exit seminar. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis Team: Mosquito Odorant Receptors Are Sensitive to Floral Compunds

Aedes aegypti, the yellow fever mosquito (CDC Photo)

It's well known that female mosquitoes possess a highly developed sense of smell. They manage to find us, don't they? Even when we're doing our best to try to avoid them! It's not so well-known that mosquitoes, both male and female, frequent plants to...

Aedes aegypti, the yellow fever mosquito (CDC Photo)
Aedes aegypti, the yellow fever mosquito (CDC Photo)

Aedes aegypti, the yellow fever mosquito (CDC Photo)

Culex quinquefasciatus, the southern house mosquito. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Culex quinquefasciatus, the southern house mosquito. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Culex quinquefasciatus, the southern house mosquito. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, August 19, 2019 at 5:00 PM

What This Scientist Discovered in an Insect and Why It Matters

A fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, feeding on a banana. (Photo by Sanjay Acharya, courtesy of Wikipedia)

What this scientist discovered in an insect and why it matters... Naoki Yamanaka, an assistant professor at UC Riverside (UCR), is known for his innovative and creative research. In fact, the National Institute of Health (NIH) just awarded him a $2.4...

A fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, feeding on a banana. (Photo by Sanjay Acharya, courtesy of Wikipedia)
A fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, feeding on a banana. (Photo by Sanjay Acharya, courtesy of Wikipedia)

A fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, feeding on a banana. (Photo by Sanjay Acharya, courtesy of Wikipedia)

Posted on Friday, October 19, 2018 at 4:36 PM

The World of Olivia Winokur

UC Davis doctoral student and mosquito researcher Olivia Winokur checks on mosquitoes in the walk-in chamber in the insectary. The chamber is set to 26 Celsius and 80 percent humidity to mimic tropical conditions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a UC Davis doctoral student researching mosquitoes? Meet Olivia Winokur, an enthusiastic, dedicated and multi-talented medical entomologist whose childhood curiosity about a yellow fever vaccination sparked...

UC Davis doctoral student and mosquito researcher Olivia Winokur checks on mosquitoes in the walk-in chamber in the insectary. The chamber is set to 26 Celsius and 80 percent humidity to mimic tropical conditions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis doctoral student and mosquito researcher Olivia Winokur checks on mosquitoes in the walk-in chamber in the insectary. The chamber is set to 26 Celsius and 80 percent humidity to mimic tropical conditions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis doctoral student and mosquito researcher Olivia Winokur checks on mosquitoes in the walk-in chamber in the insectary. The chamber is set to 26 Celsius and 80 percent humidity to mimic tropical conditions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis doctoral student Olivia Winokur holds a tray of Culex tarsalis larvae in the insectoary. The Chris Barker lab now has nine colonies of mosquitoes in the insectary. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis doctoral student Olivia Winokur holds a tray of Culex tarsalis larvae in the insectoary. The Chris Barker lab now has nine colonies of mosquitoes in the insectary. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis doctoral student Olivia Winokur holds a tray of Culex tarsalis larvae in the insectoary. The Chris Barker lab now has nine colonies of mosquitoes in the insectary. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Olivia Winokur answers questions about her poster at the UC Davis Research Symposium on the Designated Emphasis in the Biology of Vector-Borne Diseases (DEBVPD). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Olivia Winokur answers questions about her poster at the UC Davis Research Symposium on the Designated Emphasis in the Biology of Vector-Borne Diseases (DEBVPD). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Olivia Winokur answers questions about her poster at the UC Davis Research Symposium on the Designated Emphasis in the Biology of Vector-Borne Diseases (DEBVPD). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 4:33 PM

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