Sunday, December 9, 2007: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM

Royal Palm Salon Four, Royal Palm Ballroom, First Floor (Town & Country)

Symposium: Insect Genetic Resources: Conservation and Integration

Organizer(s): Carol L. Boggs,
Roger A. Leopold,
1:30 PMIntroductory Remarks
1:35 PM 0197Endangered species: Conservation and restoration
Carol L. Boggs,
2:00 PM0198The roles and responsibilities of natural history museums in stewarding genetic resources for biodiversity research and conservation
Paul Z. Goldstein,
2:25 PM0199Identifying, accessing, preserving and our future needs for insect tissue culture: Can our old lines still cut it or have they lost their backbone?
Guido Caputo,
2:50 PM0200Generation and utilization of the genetic resources within the research community
Peter Atkinson,
3:15 PM0201Insect mass-rearing and maintaining diversity
Gregory S. Simmons,
3:40 PM Break
3:50 PM0202Conserving insect genetic resources: Cryopreservation and dormancy
Joseph Rinehart,
4:15 PM0203MR4: A mosquito germplasm respository
Mark Benedict,
4:40 PM0204Maintaining a Drosophila multispecies stockcenter
Theresa Markow,
5:05 PM0205The NCGRP as a potential insect repository
Harvey Blackburn,

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