Sunday, December 10, 2006: 8:30 AM-12:00 PM

Room 204 (Convention Center)

Symposium: Regulatory Uses of Molecular Diagnostics

Organizer(s): Lisa G. Neven,
Susan D. McCombs,
8:30 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:50 AM0041The changing role of molecular diagnostics in safeguarding US plant resources and the regulatory responsibilities of APHIS  [ Recorded presentation ]
Gordon Gordh,
9:10 AM0042Molecular diagnostic keys for insects: data management and analysis  [ Recorded presentation ]
Raul Ruiz-Arce,, Izabela Makaloska,, Bruce A. McPheron,
9:30 AM0043Protocol validation and laboratory accreditation for diagnostic testing of plant pathogens  [ Recorded presentation ]
Laurene E. Levy,
9:50 AMBreak
10:10 AM0044Can we find DNA diagnostic differences between the recently formed species, Rhagoletis pomonella and R. zephyria?  [ Recorded presentation ]
Nina M. Barcenas,, Thomas R. Unruh,, Wee Yee,
10:30 AM0045DNA diagnostics for Cydia and Grapholita on temperate fruits and nuts? An evolving/evolutionary story  [ Recorded presentation ]
Thomas R. Unruh,, Nina M. Barcenas,, Lisa G. Neven,
10:50 AM0046How important is it to confirm morphological identifications of fire ants with molecular techniques prior to implementing quarantine actions?  [ Recorded presentation ]
David C. Thompson,, Alana L. Jacobson,
11:10 AMConcluding Remarks

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