Metamorphosis of Entomological Chemical Ecology: A Tribute to Wendell Roelofs: I

Tuesday, November 18, 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room C2/C3, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Walter S. Leal
Coby Schal
Sonny Ramaswamy
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
Chemical ecology and insect migration
Jeremy N. McNeil, Western University
8:30 AM
Peptides, receptors and pheromone biosynthesis
Russell Jurenka, Iowa State University
8:55 AM
Desaturases: From sex attraction to self-eating
Gemma Fabrias, IIQAB Institut d'Investigacions Químiques i Ambientals de Barcelona, CSIC
9:20 AM
Pheromone biosynthesis genes involved in sexual isolation in Drosophila
Claude Wicker-Thomas, Laboratoire Evolution, Génomes et Spéciation-CNRS
9:45 AM
A new look at a decade old question
Peter Ma, Mississippi State University
10:10 AM
11:40 AM
12:05 PM
Concluding Remarks
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