Current Research and Developments of New Insect Repellents

Sunday, November 16, 2008: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room D8, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Organizer :
Mustapha Debboun
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
The price of success: The cost of repellent products
Daniel Strickman, USDA; Daniel A. Strickman, USDA - ARS
1:52 PM
Recent advances in DEET toxicity on insect and mammal nervous systems: Toward a better use of repellents in public health
Corbel Vincent, Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement; Cedrix Pennetier, Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement; Bruno Lapied, Laboratoire Recepteurs et Canaux Ioniques Membranaires; Didier Fournier, Universite de Toulouse
2:43 PM
Twelve-hour duration testing of new tick repellent formulations
Kendra Lawrence, Entomologist, Armed Forces Pest Management Board; John Carroll, USDA-ARS; John P. Benante, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
3:00 PM
Using flavor and fragrance compounds as insect repellents, attractants, and even insecticides
Rajinder S. Mann, University of Florida; Phil Kaufman, University of Florida; J F Butler, University of Florida
3:17 PM
3:49 PM
Isolongifolenone: A naturally occurring and easily synthesized sesquiterpene that repels ticks and deters feeding by mosquitoes
Aijun Zhang, USDA - ARS; Jerome A. Klun, USDA-ARS; Shifa Wang, Nanjing Forestry University; John Carroll, USDA-ARS; Mustapha Debboun, Harris County Public Health
4:06 PM
Repellency of BioUD against mosquitoes and ticks
Brooke E. Witting, North Carolina State University; Christof F. Stumpf, Louisiana State University, Alexandria; Kevin V. Donohue, North Carolina State University; Charles Apperson, North Carolina State University; D. Wes Watson, North Carolina State University; R. Michael Roe, North Carolina State University
4:23 PM
Mosquito repellent activity of botanical sesquiterpenes from amyris and siam-wood essential oils
Gretchen E. Paluch, Iowa State University; Joel Coats, Iowa State University
4:40 PM
Current scientific and ethical issues concerning evaluation of repellent products
Clara Fuentes, US Environmental Protection Agency; Kevin Sweeney, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
5:14 PM
Discussion and concluding remarks
Mustapha Debboun, Harris County Public Health
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