Posts Tagged: Christian Nansen
Bita Rostami: Practicum Project Published in Prestigious Journal
This is a success story about a former animal biology student, two professors, her practicum and...
Bita Rostami (center) with fellow researchers, Logan Ruggles and Marissa Lopez, at the Blue Oak Ranch Reserve in San Jose. This project was part of the California Ecology and Conservation, UC Natural Reserve System. They were measuring the abundance of yarrow, Achillea millefolium, in burned out areas and unburned areas of the reserve. (Photo by Logan Ruggles)
Christian Nansen: Researchers Must Embrace and Integrate Technology
Technology matters. It's not enough for entomologists to do research; they must also embrace and...
UC Davis agricultural entomologist Christian Nansen delivering his keynote presentation to the 47th Congress of the Colombian Entomology Society.
Food for Thought: And Now It's Time for Action! Teachers...Join In!
An excellent idea. Food ought to be incorporated as an integral part of our school...
Food ought to be incorporated in every school curriculum, says Christian Nansen. Here his former students at the University of Western Australia, Preth, learn about designing and installing a garden. (Photo by Christian Nansen)
As part of a parental assignment, 11-year-old Molly Nansen of Davis calculated "How much cabbage would be needed to meet the Vitamin K requirements for her entire class for a whole year?" (Photo by Christian Nansen)
Molly Nansen with the muffin recipe she created, using cabbage. (Photo by Christian Nansen)
Scientists Reveal New Method to Characterize Physiological Responses to Parasitism
Have you ever seen a wasp oviposit or lay its eggs inside a caterpillar? Or the egg of a moth? it's...
A parasitic wasp, Microplitis demolitor, laying an egg (ovipositing) in larva of soybean looper moth. (Photo by Jena Johnson of the Michael Strand lab, University of Georgia)
Of Skittles and Magnolia Leaves and Mosquito Eggs
Quick! Can you think of published research that involves Skittles, magnolia leaves and mosquito...
Christian Nansen of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, illustrated his research paper, published in PLOS ONE, with this graphic.