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

Hampton, Regency Ballroom, First Floor (Town & Country)

Section Symposium: Regulatory Framework Connecting the Science and Application of Transgenic Insects

Organizer(s): Robyn Rose,
Susan D. McCombs,
1:30 PM Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM0599Introduction to insect transgenesis: Description of the technology
David O'Brochta,
2:05 PM 0600Status and application of transgenic technology in tephritid fruit flies
Alfred Handler,
2:35 PM 0601Status and application of transgenic technology in pink bollworm and other Lepidoptera
Gregory S. Simmons,
3:05 PM0602Transgenic mosquitoes for control and experimental uses
Ken Olson,
3:35 PM Break
3:45 PM0603Introduction to the application of paratransgenesis/symbiotic control
Carol Lauzon,
4:15 PM0604Status of regulatory activities related to transgenic insects: APHIS' role
Robyn Rose,
4:45 PM0605International regulatory activities with transgenic insects
Susan D. McCombs,
5:15 PM0606Regulatory communication as a tool in a dynamic process
Chris Wozniak, cwozniak@CSREES.USDA.GOV
5:45 PM Concluding Remarks

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