IPMIS3 Ten-Minute Papers, Integrative Physiological and Molecular Insect Systems

Wednesday, November 19, 2008: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Room D7, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Gary J. Blomquist
Robert Renthal
1:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:05 PM
Levels of insect crude protein and minerals in guano of insectivorous bats
Mark E. Headings, The Ohio State University; Shah Rahnema, The Ohio State University
1:17 PM
Fire ant odorant-binding proteins
Daniel Gonzalez, University of Texas at San Antonio; Qi Zhao, University of Texas at San Antonio; Celina Nino, University of Texas at San Antonio; Rakesh Gunda, University of Texas at San Antonio; Will Haskins, University of Texas at San Antonio; Sruthi Eedala, University of Texas at San Antonio; Aaron Cassill, University of Texas at San Antonio; Robert Renthal, University of Texas
1:29 PM
Colony-level macronutrient regulation in the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta
Steven C. Cook, Texas A and M University; Micky Eubanks, Texas A&M University; Roger Gold, Texas A&M University; Spencer T. Behmer, Texas A&M University
1:41 PM
Comparisons of the queen volatile compounds of instrumentally inseminated versus naturally mated honey bee (Apis mellifera) queens
Gloria DeGrandi-Hoffman, Carl Hayden Bee Research Center; Ming Huang, University of Arizona; Blaise LeBlanc, USDA-ARS
1:53 PM
Antifungal defense in termite nests by a pattern recognition protein with β-(1,3)-glucanase activity
Mark S Bulmer, Towson University; Ido Bachelet, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ram Sasisekharan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Rebeca B. Rosengaus, Northeastern University
2:05 PM
The mosquito CTCF insulator protein
Craig J. Coates, Texas A&M University; Christine Gray, University of Puget Sound; Michael Johanson, Texas A&M University; Maria Sharakhova, Virginia Tech; Igor Sharakhov, Virginia Tech
2:17 PM
Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama: Toxicological and biochemical studies
Dhana Raj Boina, Kansas State University; Ebenezer O. Onagbola, University of Florida; Michael E. Rogers, University of Florida; Lukasz L. Stelinski, University of Florida
2:29 PM
3:08 PM
Biochemical mechanisms involved in the regulation of sex pheromone biosynthesis in female yellow mealworm beetles
Desiree Vanderwel, University of Winnipeg; Jaswinder S. Mangat, University of Winnipeg
3:56 PM
Genetic linkage analysis of the midgut cadherin gene with resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis toxin Cry1Ac in the cabbage looper, Trichoplusia ni
Xin Zhang, Kansas State University; Wendy Kain, Cornell University; Lihua Huang, Cornell University, New York State Agricultural Experiment Station; Ping Wang, Cornell University NYSAES
4:20 PM
Concluding Remarks