Student Competition for the President's Prize Display Presentations, Section SVPHS2. Structural, Veterinary, and Public Health Systems

Monday, November 17, 2008: 7:00 AM-6:00 PM
Exhibit Hall 3, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Utilizing Luminex technology for high-throughput identification of mosquito blood meals
Tara C. Thiemann, University of California, Davis; Aaron C. Brault, University of California Davis; William K. Reisen, University of California
Sequence, secondary structure, and phylogenetic analyses of the ribosomal internal transcribed spacer 2 (ITS2) in the Orthopodomyia signifera group (Diptera: Culicidae)
Brian Byrd, Western Carolina University; Dawn M. Wesson, Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine
Mosquito vision: Molecular evolution and functional characterization of the opsins in Anopheles gambiae and Aedes aegypti
Gloria I. Giraldo-Calderón, Purdue University; Janice Pagel Van Zee, Purdue University; Jason Meyer, Purdue University; Michael J. Zanis, Purdue University; Catherine HIll, Purdue University
Dilemma of the traveling mosquito (Aedes aegypti): To fly or not to fly?
Kavitha Damal, Illinois State University; Sabine Loew, Illinois State University; Steven Juliano, Illinois State University
Toxicity of highly selective carbamates towards the malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae
James M Mutunga, Virginia Tech; Troy D. Anderson, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Brian T. Jackson, Virginia Tech; Joshua A Hartsel, virginia Tech; Sally L. Paulson, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Paul R. Carlier, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Jeffrey R. Bloomquist, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Efficacy of arroyo chub (Gila orcutti) as a mosquito control agent in newly renovated constructed treatment wetlands
Adena M. Why, University of California, Riverside; Bonnie Nash, Orange County Water District; Richard Zembel, Orange County Water District; Kerwin Russell, Riverside Corona Resource Conservation District; William E. Walton, University of California