Tuesday, December 12, 2006: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Room 110 (Convention Center)

Section C Symposium: Genomic Approaches to Understanding Insect Sociality

Organizer(s): Colin S. Brent, colin.brent@asu.edu
Moderator(s): James H. Hunt, jimhunt@umsl.edu
8:00 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:05 AM0682Queen determination in honey bees: Exploring the role of the insulin signaling pathway  [ Recorded presentation ]
Diana Wheeler, dewsants@ag.arizona.edu
8:27 AM0683Genomic analysis of reproductive states in honey bees
Christina Grozinger, christina_grozinger@ncsu.edu
8:49 AM0684Uncovering a genetic ground plan of social life-history traits
Gro V. Amdam, gro.amdam@asu.edu
9:11 AMBreak
9:21 AM0685Learning from the exception: Genetic caste determination in the harvester ant
Sara Helms Cahan, sara.cahan@uvm.edu
9:43 AM0686Genomic analysis of ant colony behavior  [ Recorded presentation ]
John Wang, John.Wang@unil.ch
10:05 AM0687A role for status quo inhibitory factors in termite caste regulation  [ Recorded presentation ]
Michael E. Scharf, mescharf@ifas.ufl.edu
10:27 AMBreak
10:37 AM0688Brain gene expression patterns associated with division of labor in Apis and Polistes  [ Recorded presentation ]
Amy Toth, amytoth@uiuc.edu, Gene Robinson, generobi@life.uiuc.edu
10:59 AM0689Genomic approaches to unraveling caste in Polistes: Initial investigations and promising horizons  [ Recorded presentation ]
James H. Hunt, jimhunt@umsl.edu
11:21 AM0690Future research directions and opportunities for utilizing a genomics-based approach to understanding eusociality  [ Recorded presentation ]
Robert Page, robert.page@asu.edu

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