Wednesday, 29 October 2003: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM

204/210 (Convention Center (Second Floor))

Symposium: Insect Symbiosis

Moderator(s): George W. Peck
Robin E. Bromley
Organizer(s): Thomas A. Miller
1:00 PM0965Distribution of corn stunt spiroplasma (CSS; Spiroplasma kunkelii) in its leafhopper vector Dalbulus maidis
Saskia A. Hogenhout, T. Meulia, E-D. Ammar, E. Ozbek
1:20 PM0966Insect transmission of foregut-colonizing bacterial plant pathogens
Blake Bextine
1:40 PM0967Transgenic insect gut symbiotic bacteria as vehicles for paratransgenesis
David Lampe, Sarah Parker, Amy N. Loveland
2:00 PM0968Paratransgenesis: Enlisting insect symbionts for the control, management, or prevention of plant diseases
Carol R. Lauzon, Sarah E. Potter, Blake Bextine, David Lampe, Thomas A. Miller
2:20 PM0969Bacterial symbionts of pea aphids confer resistance to parasitic wasps
Kerry Oliver, M. S. Hunter, N. A. Moran, J. A. Russell
2:40 PM0970Evolutionary consequences of the interactions between parthenogenesis inducing Wolbachia and their hosts
Richard Stouthamer
3:00 PM0971Molecular evolutionary effects of Wolbachia infections on host mtDNA
D. DeWayne Shoemaker, Kelly Dyer, John Jaenike

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