Tuesday, December 11, 2007: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM

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

Symposium: The Impact of Infection on Infection

Organizer(s): David Shapiro-Ilan, dshapiro@saa.ars.usda.gov
James Campbell, james.campbell@ars.usda.gov
1:30 PM Introductory Remarks
1:40 PM1025Group dynamics of entomopathogenic nematodes: What we can learn from the slithering herd?
Edwin E. Lewis, eelewis@ucdavis.edu, Fushing Heish, fushing@wald.ucdavis.edu, David Shapiro-Ilan, dshapiro@saa.ars.usda.gov, Glen Stevens, gnstevens@ucdavis.edu, James Campbell, cambell@usgmrl.ksu.edu
2:05 PM 1026Influence of root and endophytic associations on success of entomopathogenic fungal infection
Denny Bruck, bruckd@onid.orst.edu
2:30 PM 1027Impact of protozoan diseases on hymenopteran parasitoids
Christopher Geden, cgeden@gainesville.usda.ufl.edu
2:55 PM Break
3:10 PM1028Impact of entomopathogens on pest resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis
Aaron Gassman, gassmann@ag.arizona.edu, Yves Carriere, ycarrier@ag.arizona.edu, S. Patricia Stock, spstock@ag.arizona.edu, Mark Sisterson, mark.sisterson@ars.usda.gov, Bruce E. Tabashnik, brucet@ag.arizona.edu
3:35 PM1029Influence of symbiotic bacteria on entomopathogenic nematode-host interactions
James Campbell, james.campbell@ars.usda.gov, Jayne M. Christen, jmc1639@ksu.edu, David Shapiro-Ilan, dshapiro@saa.ars.usda.gov, Edwin E. Lewis, eelewis@ucdavis.edu
4:00 PM 1030The immunosuppressive activities of polydnaviruses and their potential impacts on host-parasitoid relationships
M. R. Strand, mrstrand@bugs.ent.uga.edu
4:25 PM Discussion

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