IPMIS1 Ten-Minute Papers, Integrative Physiological and Molecular Insect Systems

Sunday, November 16, 2008: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Room A6, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Moderators:
Walter S. Leal
Zainulabeuddin Syed
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
Attraction of male pear psylla to female cuticular extracts with evidence of male-male repellency
Christelle Gu├ędot, USDA - ARS; David R. Horton, USDA - ARS; Peter J. Landolt, USDA - ARS
1:47 PM
Variation in and responses to brood pheromone of the honey bee (Apis mellifera L.)
Tanya Pankiw, Texas A&M University; Bradley N. Metz, Texas A&M University
1:59 PM
Geometric designs and response surfaces for understanding pheromone blends
Stephen L. Lapointe, USDA - ARS; Terence J. Evens, USDA-ARS; Randall P. Niedz, USDA - ARS; Lukasz L. Stelinksi, University of Florida
2:11 PM
An integrative approach to understanding divergence in male moth pheromone preference
Neil J Vickers, University of Utah; Marie Estock, North Carolina State University; Rebekah Powell, North Carolina State University; Catharine Ward, North Carolina State University; Astrid Groot, North Carolina State University; Fred Gould, North Carolina State University; Kirk Hillier, Acadia University
2:23 PM
Flying the fly: A wind tunnel bioassay for odour-driven behaviour in Drosophila
Paul Becher, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences; Marie Bengtsson, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences; Peter Witzgall, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
2:35 PM
Odorant-binding proteins of the mosquito Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae): Genome analysis and expression patterns
Julien Pelletier, University of California, Davis; Walter S. Leal, University of California
2:47 PM
Identification of potent olfactory stimulants for Culex quinquefasciatus Say (Diptera : Culicidae) and their coding
Zainulabeuddin Syed, University of Notre Dame; Walter S. Leal, University of California
2:59 PM
Break
3:14 PM
How readily does pheromone migrate within the sensilla?
Thomas Dykstra, Dykstra Laboratories, Inc
3:26 PM
Cricket antennae are mechanically damped (Acheta domesticus L.)
Catherine Loudon, University of California; Stanley Sowy, University of California, Irvine; Derek Kellogg, University of Kansas
3:38 PM
Chemical signals in communities of longhorned beetles
Robert F. Mitchell, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Elizabeth E. Graham, Michigan State University; Peter F. Reagel, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Jocelyn G. Millar, University of California, Riverside; Lawrence M. Hanks, University of Illinois
3:50 PM
Acoustic characteristics of rhinoceros beetle stridulations
Richard W. Mankin, USDA - ARS; Aubrey Moore, University of Guam; Peter Samson, BSES Ltd; Keith Chandler, BSES Ltd
4:02 PM
Microsporidia (Thelohania solenopsae) infection and other issues regarding colony foundation success of newly mated imported fire ant queens (Solenopsis invicta)
S. Bradleigh Vinson, Texas A&M University; Karen Snowden, Texas A&M University; Asha Rao, Texas A&M University; S. Ellison, Texas A&M University; K. Logan, Texas A&M University; Freder Medina, Texas A&M University
4:14 PM
Losing the battle against fungal infection: Suppression of termite immune defenses during mycosis
Rebeca B. Rosengaus, Northeastern University; Svetlana Avulova, Northeastern University; Lindsey Reichheld, Northeastern University
4:26 PM
Detection and quantification of Nosema apis and N. ceranae in honey bees using real-time PCR
Lelania Bourgeois, USDA - ARS; Robert G. Danka, USDA - ARS; Thomas Rinderer, USDA-ARS
4:38 PM
Concluding Remarks