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

Golden West, Atlas Ballroom, First Floor (Town & Country)

Section Symposium: Making Connections Among Insects, Microbial Symbionts and the Environment: Behavioral and Ecological Consequences of Symbiont Infection in Insects

Organizer(s): Martha S. Hunter,
Kerry M. Oliver,
Richard Stouthamer,
1:30 PM Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM0586Inherited bacterial symbionts influence host selection behavior of a whitefly parasitoid
Martha S. Hunter,, Sarah G. Kenyon,
2:00 PM 0587Incidence, effects and consequences of microparasites in Drosophila -parasitoid communities
Frederic Fleury,
2:25 PM 058825 years after Hamilton-Zuk:The role of Drosophila-parasitic nematodes on host mate choice
Steve J. Perlman,, Christina Ball,
2:50 PM0589Infection with parthenogenesis-inducing bacteria leads to the irreversible loss of sexual reproduction
Richard Stouthamer,, James E Russell,, Fabrice Vavre,
3:15 PM0590Parasitoid integration of viral genes as a source of reproductive success and species diversity
Brian Federici,
3:40 PM Break
3:50 PM0591Insect-microbe mutualism without vertical transmission: The symbiosis between the bean bug Riptortus clavatus (Hemiptera: Alydidae) and their Burkholderia symbiont
Yoshitomo Kikuchi,, Takahiro Hosokawa, Takema Fukatsu
4:15 PM 0592Facultative symbionts and host plant specialization in the pea aphid
Julia Ferrari,, Charles Godfray,
4:40 PM 0593Symbionts of pea aphids mediate interactions with natural enemies
Kerry M. Oliver,, Nancy Moran,, Martha S. Hunter,
5:05 PM 0594Wolbachia infection in mosquitoes: Natural and artificially-induced impacts on host population dynamics
Stephen L. Dobson,
5:30 PM Concluding Remarks

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