Sunday, 17 November 2002: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Floridian Ballroom B-C (Convention Center, Third Floor)

Parasites, Pathogens and Insect Sociality

Moderator(s): Rebeca B. Rosengaus
Sean O'Donnell
8:00 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:04 AM0009An overview of parasites and host behavior
Janice Moore
8:34 AM0010Parasites, colony founding and the evolution of sociality
Mark J.F. Brown
8:52 AM0011Pathogenic selective pressures and mechanisms of disease resistance in termites
Rebeca B. Rosengaus
9:08 AM0012Fear and foraging: how parasitoids affect ant communities
Donald H. Feener
9:26 AM0013Change of honey bee social behavior caused by a microsporidian parasite: physiological mechanisms?
Zachary Huang, Lin Ron
9:44 AM0014Interactions between pathogens and ant behavior
Roberto M. Pereira, David H. Oi
10:02 AMBreak
10:12 AM0015The effect of Gregarine (Protista: Apicomplexa) infection in Polybia occidentalis (Hymenoptera: Vespidae)
Andrew M. Bouwma
10:30 AM0016Sex determination and the genetics of disease resistance in social insects
Sean O'Donnell, Samuel N. Beshers
10:48 AM0017Response thresholds of individual hygenic honey bees affect colony-level defense against diseases and parasites
Marla Spivak
11:06 AM0018Genetic diversity and disease within honey bee colonies
David R. Tarpy
11:24 AM0019Pathogenic incidence and genetic diversity in harvester ants
Diane C. Wiernasz, Blaine J. Cole
11:42 AM0020Gene expression and immunocompetence in larval honey bees
Jay Evans

The 2002 ESA Annual Meeting and Exhibition