Department of Entomology

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Current Entomology News


Fiscal 2015-2016 News

  • Six graduate students in the Department of Entomology have received Robert van den Bosch Scholarships offered by the Center for Biological Control at UC Berkeley. See more
  • Flowers are hotspots for parasite spread between and within pollinator populations,” said Peter Graystock, a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Entomology at the University of California, Riverside and a member of the research team. See more
  • The Entomology Research Museum at the University of California, Riverside today announced the discovery of a new species of firefly from Southern California, collected by an undergraduate student as part of his semester’s insect collection. See more

  • Alfred M. Boyce Lecture scheduled for Monday, June 1, 2015: Titled “The Bitter-sweet Science of Sugar Aversion in Cockroaches: Rapid Sensory Adaptations to Anthropogenic Pressure,” the free public talk will begin at 4:10 p.m. in the auditorium in the Genomics Building.  Parking information can be found here.  A reception at 5 p.m. in the lobby of the Entomology Building will follow the talk. See more
  • Alec Gerry, professor of entomology and cooperative extension specialist, has been selected for the Distinguished Achievement Award in Extension by the Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America (ESA).  See more
  • UC Riverside research shows house-dwelling mosquitoes require minute changes in concentrations of exhaled carbon dioxide to trigger landing on human skin. Dr. Ring Carde, a distinguished professor's, lab conducted the research. See more
  •  UC Riverside research could lead to innovative strategies for controlling mosquito populations. At UC Riverside, Alexander Raikhel holds the Mir. S. Mulla Chair in Entomology, named after a distinguished mosquito scientist. See More

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