Celebrating the Role of Entomology in the Genomics Revolution

Wednesday, December 16, 2009: 7:15 AM-11:00 AM
Room 201, Second Floor (Convention Center)
Organizer:
Noah K. Whiteman


7:35 AM
Systems genetics of quantitative traits in Drosophila
Trudy F. C. Mackay, North Carolina State University
7:55 AM
Genomic insight into the amino acid relations of the pea aphid with its symbiotic bacterium Buchnera aphidicola
Alex CC. Wilson, University of Miami ; Peter Ashton, University of York ; Federica Calevro, Université de Lyon ; Hubert Charles, Université de Lyon ; Stefano Colella, Université de Lyon ; Gerard Febvay, Université de Lyon ; Georg Jander, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research ; Phillip F. Kushlan, University of Miami ; Sandy Macdonald, University of York ; Julia F. Schwartz, University of Miami ; Gavin Thomas, University of York ; Angela Douglas, Cornell University
8:15 AM
Ecological genomics of adaptation in cactophilic Drosophila
Luciano Matzkin, University of Arizona
8:35 AM
Condition-dependent transcription and neofunctionalization: Insights from genome-wide expression profiling in Daphnia and Nasonia
John K. Colbourne, Indiana University ; Jack Werren, University of Rochester ; Michael Pfrender, Utah State University ; Don Gilbert, Indiana University ; Andreas Rechtsteiner, University of California-Santa Cruz ; Jeong-Hyeon Choi, Indiana University ; Christopher Dejardins, University of Rochester ; Jacqueline Lopez, Indiana University ; Courtney Skalitzky, Roche NimbleGen, Inc ; John Manak, University of Iowa
9:15 AM
9:30 AM
The history and future of arthropod genome sequencing
Stephen Richards, Baylor College of Medicine
9:50 AM
Developing a genomic model chewing herbivore of Arabidopsis thaliana
Noah K. Whiteman, Harvard University ; Frederick M. Ausubel, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School ; Naomi E. Pierce, Harvard University
10:10 AM
Genomics of behavior and sociality in non-model social insects, Polistes paper wasps
Amy Toth, University of Illinois and Pennsylvania State University ; Gene Robinson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ; Christina Grozinger, Pennsylvania State University
10:30 AM
From molecules to metapopulations: Finding the variation affecting butterfly dispersal in a fragmented and dynamic landscape
Christopher W. Wheat, University of Helsinki and Pennsylvania State University ; Howard Fescemyer, Pennsylvania State University ; J. Kvist, University of Helsinki ; J. Cristobal Vera, Pennsylvania State University ; Mikko J. Frilander, University of Helsinki ; Ilkka Hanski, University of Helsinki ; James. H. Marden, Pennsylvania State University
10:50 AM
Human body louse genome: A little genome that causes big problems
John M. Clark, University of Massachusetts
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