Posts Tagged: National Science Foundation
A UC Davis scientist has just received a federal grant to study trapdoor spiders in California,...
A trapdoor spider, Aptostichus sp., one of the species that Jason Bond studies. (Photo by Jason Bond)
Congratulations to community ecologist Rachel Vannette of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and...
A digger bee, Anthophoroa bomboides, at Bodega Hay, Sonoma County. This is a solitary ground nesting bee, one of the species that collaborators Rachel Vannette, Bryan Danforth, Shawn Steffan, and Quinn McFrederick will study in their grant, "The Brood Cell Microbiome of Solitary Bees: Origin, Diversity, Function, and Vulnerability.” (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The research of UC Davis community ecologist Rachel Vannette involves microscopic organisms in the nectar of California fuchsia, Epilobium canum. She uses nylon bags to prevent pollinator contact. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Microbial stains (fungi and bacteria) isolated from floral nectar. (Photo by Rachel Vannette)
Human blood--it drives mosquitoes wild. Today Marlene Cimmons of the National Science Foundation...