Tuesday, 19 November 2002: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM

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

Insect-pathogen interactions-- Physiological mechanisms underlying host specificity

Moderator(s): Diana Cox-Foster
Ann M. Fallon
1:00 PMIntroductory Comments
1:10 PM0697Mechanisms of systemic developmental resistance in gypsy moth to its baculovirus
Kelli Hoover
1:40 PM0698Induction of a parasitism-specific protein in dipteran hosts by an entomopoxvirus from a parasitic wasp
Pauline O. Lawrence
2:10 PM0699Specificity determinants for a fungal entomopathogen
Ann E. Hajek
2:40 PMBreak
3:00 PM0700Melanotic encapsulation of Plasmodium in Anopheles gambiae
Susan Paskewitz
3:30 PM0701Plasmodium, NO, and TGF-b: An interface of mammalian and mosquito immunity
S. Luckhart
4:00 PM0702Biological functions of Cotesia congregata polydnavirus in host tobacco hornworm larvae
Nancy Beckage
4:30 PM0703Attack--Counter Attack: Host specificity determined by interaction of insect immunity with immune evasion by Heterorhabditis bacteriophora
Diana Cox-Foster

The 2002 ESA Annual Meeting and Exhibition