Posts Tagged: Walter Leal
He was a giant in the field of chemical ecology but he was much more than that. An...
Gathering in the hotel Onsen Ryokan (from left) the late Wittko Francke, the late Professor Kenji Moro of Tokyo University, Francke's widow, Heidi; and Mori's widow, Keiko. Kenji Mori was another giant in chemical ecology who passed away April 16, 2019. (Screenshot from April 3rd celebration of Life and Legacy of Wittko Francke)
Professor Monika Hilker of the Free University of Berlin shares her memories of Wittko Francke. (Screenshot)
Internationally known organic chemist Wittko Francke was known for his abundant and cherished wine cellar. (Screenshot)
A dinner party at the home of Wittko and Heidi Francke; Wittko is pouring wine. (Screenshot)
Michael Francke, the youngest of Wittko and Heidi Francke's sons, talks about his father. (Screenshot)
Chemical ecology icon Wendell Roelofs, emeritus professor, Cornell University, and his wife, Joanna, lead a toast to the late Wittko Francke as others join in. (Screenshot)
Christian Francke, the oldest of Wittko and Heidi's two sons, reveals that his father secretly donated much-needed sponsor funds to an International Society of Chemical Ecology convention using a phony business name, Daaks-Chemical Fund. (Screenshot)
(Editor's Note: Watch the April 3rd celebration of the Life and Legacy of...
Renowned organic chemist Wittko Francke met with UC Davis researchers following his Dec. 8, 2010 presentation. From left are chemical ecologist Zain Syed of the Walter Leal lab; chemical ecologist and forest entomologist Steve Seybold (1959-2019) of the USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, and the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology; and UC Davis chemical ecologist Walter Leal. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis distinguished professor Walter Leal is organizing the symposium to celebrate the life and legacy of a giant in the chemical ecology world.
They reached across the ocean, 5000 miles away, and delighted in the challenge, the congeniality...
UC Davis team leader Catherine Rodriguez answers a question. The answer: (C) Asn. (Screen shot)
Spokesperson Jessie Vaughan of the Cardiff University team is introduced. (Screen shot)
Dr. Dean Blumberg of UC Davis Health fields questions on COVID-19 vaccines. (Screen shot)
Shown on the screen, while the clock is ticking off the time allocated: an overview of the UC Davis campus. The answer to the question: Tyrosine. (Screen shot)
A photo of a Madagascar hissing cockroach from the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology fills the screen as Wynand van der Goes van Naters, a lecturer at Cardiff University, reads the question. The answer: (B) In the C-terminus of S1. (Screen shot)
If you want to learn about biochemistry, COVID-19, UC Davis and Cardiff University, all rolled into...
The March 10th event pits undergraduate students in biochemistry from two global universities: UC Davis and Cardiff University
When the Ironic Bonds Team and the Gibbs Team won the 12-team competition in the UC Davis Eric Conn...
It will be UC Davis vs. Cardiff University on Wednesday, March 10. The public is invited to the virtual event.