Monday, December 10, 2007: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Le Chanticleer, Regency Tower, Ninth Floor (Town & Country)

B, Session B2. Physiology, Biochemistry, Toxicology, and Molecular Biology

Organizer(s): Michael R. Kanost
Jeffrey P. Shapiro
8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM0316Dehydration of the midge, Belgica antarctica: How does an Antarctic insect counter periods of drought?
Joshua B. Benoit, Giancarlo Lopez-Martinez, M. Robert Michaud, Michael A. Elnitsky, Richard E. Lee, David L. Denlinger
8:17 AM0317Decrease in thoracic expression of β-tubulin and microtubule formation during diapause in Culex pipiens pipiens
Mijung Kim, David L. Denlinger
8:29 AM0318Role of eicosanoids in activation of prophenoloxidase of beet armyworm, Spodoptera exigua (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
Sony Shrestha, Younggyun Kim
8:41 AM0319Heat shock protein 70 is upregulated during the deep phase of diapause in the apple maggot, Rhagoletis pomonella
Giancarlo Lopez-Martinez, David L. Denlinger
8:53 AM0320The effect of sterol carrier protein inhibitors (SCPIs) on adult Aedes aegypti
Ryan Larson, Que Lan
9:05 AM0321Investigating eusociality of the termite Reticulitermes flavipes using combimatrix microarrays
Matthew Steller, Srini Kambhampati
9:17 AM0322Temporal and tissue specific expression of microRNA in Aedes aegypti
Irina Vyazunova, Que Lan
9:29 AM Break
9:41 AM 0323Diuretic hormone receptor transcripts in Malpighian tubules from females of the mosquito Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae)
Christopher L Jagge, Patricia V Pietrantonio
9:53 AM0324Characterization of seven new proteins from type-I lepidopteran peritrophic matrix
Umut Toprak, Martin Erlandson, Cedric Gillott, Dwayne Hegedus
10:05 AM0325The identification of genes involved in photoperiodic diapause in Aedes albopictus
Jennifer M. Urbanski, Peter Armbruster
10:17 AM0326Isolation and characterization of Manduca sexta sterol carrier protein-x (SCP-x) gene
Min-Sik Kim, Que Lan
10:29 AM0327Desiccation elicits synthesis of a distinct muscle protein pattern in the Antarctic midge, Belgica antarctica
Aiqing Li, Giancarlo Lopez-Martinez, Joshua B. Benoit, Michael A. Elnitsky, Richard E. Lee, David L. Denlinger
10:41 AM0328Regulation of cytochrome P450 genes in Drosophila melanogaster by methoprene and the Met transcription factor
Cynthia McDonnell, Mary A. Schuler, May R. Berenbaum
10:53 AM0329Comparison of cytochrome P450 monooxygenase genes in the genomes of Apis mellifera and Nasonia vitripennis: Effects of haplodiploidy and eusociality on the P450 repertoire
Reed M. Johnson, May R. Berenbaum

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