Posts Tagged: Walter Leal
"I'm very grateful to Walter (Leal) for inviting me to light the inaugural torch for this...
All systems are "go" for a first-of-its-kind international olfaction/taste symposium...
UC Davis distinguished professor Walter Leal (far right) preparing for the chat session of the international symposium on olfaction and taste. Assisting him are students Efrain Vasquez (foreground) and Kelly Brandt.
Olfaction and Taste Symposium: Learn About Honey Bees, Mosquitoes, Butterflies, Fruit Flies and More...
Honey bees, mosquitoes, cabbage butterflies, fruit flies and more... You'll hear about a variety...
The free international symposium, “Insect Olfaction and Taste in 24 Hours Around the Globe,” begins at 9 a.m, Pacific Daylight Time (PDT), Wednesday, Aug. 11.
The honey bee will be one of the insects featured at the international symposium, “Insect Olfaction and Taste in 24 Hours Around the Globe,” (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The symposium will zero in on olfaction/taste research on three species of mosquitoes, including Culex. This is Culex quinquefasciatus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The cabbage butterfly, Pieris rapae, will share the spotlight at the international symposium, “Insect Olfaction and Taste in 24 Hours Around the Globe." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Drosophila suzukii, the spotted-wing drosophila, is a pest of raspberries and other fruit. The insect will be discussed at the symposium on "Insect Olfaction and Taste in 24 Hours Around the Globe." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
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.