Student Competition for the President's Prize, Section IPMIS3. Integrative Physiological and Molecular Insect Systems

Monday, November 17, 2008: 8:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room A18, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Stephen L. Lapointe
Catherine Loudon
8:30 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:47 AM
The importance of destructive host feeding in the development of the endoparasitoid Toxoneuron nigriceps (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
Ruth E. Henderson, Washington State University; Indira Kuriachan, Texas A&M University; S. Bradleigh Vinson, Texas A&M University
8:59 AM
A computational approach to polydnavirus gene identification
Tonja Fisher, University of Kentucky; Bruce Webb, University of Kentucky
9:11 AM
Cloning three host translation inhibitory factors (HTIFs) encoded in Cotesia glomerata bracovirus
Yonggyun Kim, Andong National University; Karen P. Barandoc, Andong National University
9:23 AM
Molecular and pheromone studies of pecan nut casebearer
Emilie Hartfield, Texas A&M University; Raul F. Medina, Texas A&M University; Marvin K. Harris, Texas A&M University
9:35 AM
9:47 AM
9:59 AM
Social transmission of immunity in the carpenter ant Camponotus pennsylvanicus
Casey Hamilton, Northeastern University; Rebeca B. Rosengaus, Northeastern University
10:11 AM
10:23 AM
Effect of different ratios of “good” and “bad” sterols on the performance of Helicoverpa zea
Xiangfeng Jing, Texas A&M University; Spencer T. Behmer, Texas A&M University
10:35 AM
Resistance risk assessment for novel reduced-risk insecticides in obliquebanded leafroller, Choristoneura rosaceana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
Ashfaq A. Sial, Washington State University, Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center; Jay F. Brunner, Washington State University; John E. Dunley, Washington State University
10:47 AM
Resistance to pyrethroid insecticides in Helicoverpa zea (Boddie) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
Bradley W. Hopkins, Texas A&M University; Patricia V. Pietrantonio, Texas A&M University