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The lead author of the study, Eran Levin, gets up close and personal with a moth (Manduca rustica) during nocturnal field work in the Catalina Mountains near Tucson, Arizona. (Photo by Eran Levin)

The Value of Nutrition and Exercise, According to a Moth

Friday, February 24, 2017

How can animals that feed mostly on sugar embark on migrations spanning continents? What looked like flawed scientific data led to an unexpected discovery, thanks to the tenacity of a group of biologists in the UA's Department of Entomology.

Q&A: Feeding Your Genome

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Floyd “Ski” Chilton, author of “The Gene Smart Diet” and professor of physiology and pharmacology in the Wake Forest University School of Medicine, offers his perspectives on key aspects of precision nutrition.

Aquaculture Pathology Laboratory members

Arun Dhar assumes leadership of the University of Arizona Aquaculture Pathology

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

In mid - January 2017, Arun Dhar moved to Tucson to begin his duties as an associate professor in the School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences, and director of the Aquaculture Pathology Laboratory—both in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Awards & Recognition

Don Slack, National Award of Professional Merit in Irrigation and Drainage

William B. Showers, ESA Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Steven Archer, Fellow of Ecological Society of America

Caroline Geisler Named 2016 University Fellow

Joel Cuello Elected to National Academy of Science and Technology of the Phillipines

Kristy Gilman of Nutritional Sciences Named University Fellow

Mohammad Pessarakli Wins AAFSAA Outstanding Faculty Award

Sophia K Leone, National Dairy Award recipient