Tuesday, 16 November 2004: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM

151 G (Salt Palace L-1)

Program Symposium: Hemiptera-Microbe Interactions, the Integration of Ecology, Pest Management, Epidemiology and Genomic Research: A Tribute to Sandy Purcell

Organizer(s): Rodrigo Almeida, ralmeida@hawaii.edu
Saskia A. Hogenhout, hogenhout.1@osu.edu
Wayne Hunter
Blake Bextine, blake.bextine@ucr.edu
1:00 PMWelcoming Remarks
1:05 PM0699Pierce's disease spread by Homalodisca coagulata: Applying fundamental knowledge to generate novel management tactics?
Matthew J. Blua, blua@citrus.ucr.edu
1:30 PM0700An entomologist's and plant pathologist's collaborative effort: 24 years of research on phytoplasma diseases  [ Recorded presentation ]
Bruce Kirkpatrick, bckirkpatrick@ucdavis.edu
1:55 PM0701The begomovirus-Bemisia tabaci transmission pathway: CP mutants to track ingestion, acquisition, and transmission
Judith Brown, jbrown@ag.arizona.edu
2:20 PM0702An unexpected relationship: Serratia marcescens transmission by the true bug, Anasa tristis  [ Recorded presentation ]
Astri Wayadande, astri@okstate.edu
2:45 PMBreak
3:05 PM0703Functional genomics identifies candidate virulence proteins of phytoplasmas, pathogens of insects and plants
Saskia A. Hogenhout, hogenhout.1@osu.edu, X. Bai, V. Correa, J Zhang, M. Goodin, S. Kamoun
3:30 PM0704Importance of cell-cell signaling in mediating interactions of Xylella fastidiosa with both plants and sharpshooter vectors
Karyn Newman, karyn@nature.berkeley.edu, Steven Lindow, icelab@socrates.berkeley.edu
3:55 PM0705Bacterial symbiont associated with the caeca of a Pentatomidae. Nezara viridula  [ Recorded presentation ]
Rodrigo Almeida, ralmeida@hawaii.edu
4:20 PM0706Conditional fitness effects of maternally transmitted bacteria in the pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum  [ Recorded presentation ]
Jacob Russell, jarussell@u.arizona.edu
4:50 PMConcluding Remarks

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