Monday, December 11, 2006: 8:30 AM-12:00 PM

Room 202 (Convention Center)

Student Competition for the President's Prize, Section D1. Medical and Veterinary Entomology

Moderator(s): Leonard E. Munstermann
Dana Nayduch
8:30 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:35 AM0408Genetic diversity of Aedes vexans from New Orleans: Pre and post Katrina  [ Recorded presentation ]
Cesar Solorzano, Carrie Owens, Allen Szalanski
8:47 AM0409Effects of landcover and climate on mosquito abundance in California
Christopher M. Barker, William K. Reisen, Bruce F. Eldridge, Jeff Gill
8:59 AM0410Occurrence and distribution of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) of public health importance on the island of Oahu  [ Recorded presentation ]
Mark K. H. Leong, J. Kenneth Grace
9:11 AM0411Competitive interactions between Ochlerotatus triseriatus (Say) and Aedes albopictus (Skuse) (Diptera: Culicidae) are influenced by habitat-associated microbial community dynamics
Kirsten S. Pelz-Stelinski, Edward Walker, Michael G. Kaufman
9:23 AM0412Interactions of invasive Aedes albopictus with native North American predators  [ Recorded presentation ]
Banugopan Kesavaraju, Kavitha Damal, Steven Juliano
9:35 AMBreak
9:47 AM0414Male mating competitiveness studies: Comparison of Aedes mosquitoes with differing Wolbachia infection types
Corey L. Brelsfoard, Johnny J. Stoeckle, Stephen L. Dobson
9:59 AM0415The effect of unconditioned stimulus strength on associative learning in the southern house mosquito, Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Michelle R. Sanford, Jeffery K. Tomberlin, Jimmy K. Olson
10:11 AM0416Suppression of water loss by the northern house mosquito, Culex pipiens, during diapause
Joshua B. Benoit, David L. Denlinger
10:23 AM0417Effects of pollutants perchlorate and hexavalent chromium on the efficacy of Bacillus thuringiensis var israelensis, Bacillus sphaericus, and methoprene for the control of larval mosquitoes  [ Recorded presentation ]
Mary A. Sorensen, William E. Walton, John T. Trumble
10:35 AM0418Testing vapor toxicity of volatile, low molecular weight esters on mosquitoes and flies
Alexandra Chaskopoulou, Phil Koehler

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