International Society of Hymenopterists Informal Conference and Business Meeting

Sunday, November 16, 2008: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room E1, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Andrew Deans
Mike Schauff
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
Barcoding the bees of the world
Laurence Packer, York University; Jason Gibbs, York University; Cory Sheffield, York University
1:55 PM
Large-scale phylogeny of the Vespidae
Kurt Pickett, University of Vermont; J. M. Carpenter, American Museum of Natural History
2:15 PM
Honey bee genomics
Jay Evans, USDA - ARS
2:35 PM
Behavioral genomics in honey bees and other Hymenoptera
Christina M. Grozinger, Pennsylvania State University
2:55 PM
Making sense of the diverse cleptoparasitic bee genus Nomada (Apidae: Nomadinae): Using DNA to complement morphology
Molly Rightmyer, Smithsonian Institution; Seán Brady, Smithsonian Institution; Sam Droege, U.S. Geological Survey
3:15 PM
Business Meeting
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