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

Rooms 101-103 (Convention Center)

Program Symposium: Contribution of Social Insect Studies to Science and Society

Organizer(s): Tugrul Giray, tgiray2@yahoo.com
Zachary Y. Huang, bees@msu.edu
8:00 AM0025Test
8:20 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:25 AM0026Genetics and conservation of honey bees in Turkey  [ Recorded presentation ]
Aykut Kence, aykut@metu.edu.tr, Meral Kence, mkence@metu.edu.tr, Cağr&iota Bodur, cagribodur@gmail.com
8:45 AM0027Termites as a model system for the study of disease transmission in animal societies  [ Recorded presentation ]
Rebeca B. Rosengaus, r.rosengaus@neu.edu
9:05 AM0028Social insects on islands  [ Recorded presentation ]
Bert Rivera-Marchand, bertriveram@yahoo.com
9:25 AM0029Regulation of division of labor in social insects  [ Recorded presentation ]
Zachary Y. Huang, bees@msu.edu
9:45 AM0030Integration of detection, decision, and action in behavioral development  [ Recorded presentation ]
Tugrul Giray, tgiray2@yahoo.com
10:05 AM0031Primer pheromones in honey bee  [ Recorded presentation ]
Yves Le Conte, leconte@avignon.inra.fr
10:25 AMBreak
10:40 AM0032The evolution of antibiotics in fungus-growing ants: Possible lessons for understanding antibiotic resistence in human and crop pathogens  [ Recorded presentation ]
Hermogenes Fernandez-Marin, fernandezh@si.edu
11:00 AM0033Impact of Africanized bees on science and society  [ Recorded presentation ]
Ernesto Guzman-Novoa, eguzman@uoguelph.ca
11:20 AM0034How termite studies contributed to science and society
Edward L. Vargo, ed_vargo@ncsu.edu
11:40 AM0035Macahel: Combining apiculture and local biodiversity for rural development  [ Recorded presentation ]
Irfan Kandemir, kandemir@karaelmas.edu.tr
12:00 PM0036Giving something back to social insects  [ Recorded presentation ]
Walter R. Tschinkel, tschinkel@bio.fsu.edu

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