Walter S. Leal, Ph.D.

Walter S. Leal, Ph.D.Professor and Chair, Department of Entomology

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, UC Davis

Office and Lab: 37 Briggs Hall
Phone: (530) 752-7755
Walter Leal's Departmental Profile
Walter Leal's Research

  • Molecular basis of olfaction

Research Focus:
  • Molecular basis of mosquito olfaction, with particular emphasis on odorant binding, release, and inactivation
  • Chemical ecology- and sensory physiology-based approaches aimed at the discovery of novel attractants