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A new genomic study by Dr. Hugh Robertson and colleagues at the University of California-Davis reveals that all insects have odorant receptors that allow them to detect airborne chemicals in the pursuit of food and mates, and to identify enemies. Read more at Illinois News Bureau.
Congratulations to Dr. Alexandra Harmon-Threatt for receiving a $1 million grant to research the impact of pesticides on bee populations. Read more at SIB News.
Esther Ngumbi, a postdoctoral researcher in May Berenbaum's lab, will be awarded the 2018 President's Medal from the Society for Experimental Biology at the society's annual meeting in Florence, Italy, in July. Her research focuses on applied chemical ecology and the use of natural products for sustainable pest management and crop production. This award was announced in The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education.
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