Monday, December 10, 2007: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM

California, Atlas Ballroom, First Floor (Town & Country)

Program Symposium: Sensory Ecology: Amazing Ways Insects Connect with Their Environment

Organizer(s): Andrea L. Joyce,
Miriam F. Cooperband,
1:30 PM Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM0564Insect sensory systems: Strategies, mechanisms, pressures, and conflicts
Miriam F. Cooperband,
1:55 PM0565Rare males and silent genes: The evolution of moth pheromone communication systems
Wendell Roeloffs,
2:15 PM0566Visualizing the olfactory circuit in Drosophila
Jing Wang,
2:35 PM 0567What makes humans irresistible for African malaria mosquitoes?
Willem Takken,
2:55 PM0568How cuticular hydrocarbon based chemical cues inform harvester ant task decisions
Michael Greene,
3:15 PM Break
3:25 PM0569War of the flowers: Olfactory espionage and aggression in stingless bee foraging
James Nieh,
3:45 PM0570Detection of forest fires by specialized infrared receptors in different pyrophilous beetles
Helmut Schmitz,
4:05 PM 0571Toward an understanding of the evolution of extreme structural and functional complexity in vibrational mating signals
Randy E. Hunt
4:25 PM 0572Courtship vibrations of parasitoid wasps: Environmental influences on signals
Andrea L. Joyce,
4:45 PM 0573Species-specific learning and memory in parasitic wasps
Louise E. M. Vet,
5:05 PM0574Magnetic nanoparticles in social insects: Are they the geomagnetic sensors?
Darci Motta Souza Esquivel,
5:25 PM Concluding Remarks

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