Student Competition for the President's Prize Display Presentations, Section IPMIS1. Integrative Physiological and Molecular Insect Systems

Monday, November 17, 2008: 7:00 AM-6:00 PM
Exhibit Hall 3, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Diversity of CYP genes in Dendroctonus rhizophagus and Dendroctonus vales in presence of α-pinene
Claudia Cano, Instituto Politécnico Nacional; Veronica Pineda, Instituto Politécnico Nacional; Karina Cesar, Instituto Politécnico Nacional; Zulema Gómez, Instituto Politécnico Nacional; Gerardo Zúñiga, Instituto Politécnico Nacional
Determination of electroantennographically active apple volatiles for the codling moth (Cydia pomonella) at biologically relevant concentrations
Bonnie Ohler, Washington State University; Peter J. Landolt, USDA - ARS; Richard Zack, Washington State University; Vincent R. Hebert, Washington State University
Lepidopteran immunity and parasite manipulation: The role of host gap junctions and their viral analogues
Daniel Hasegawa, Clemson University; Nerissa Marziano, University of Kent; Matthew Turnbull, Clemson University; Pauline Phelan, University of Kent
Characterization of Campoletis sonorensis ichnovirus genome integration into lepidopteran cells
Juliane Deacutis, University of Kentucky; Bruce Webb, University of Kentucky
Comparative morphology of sensilla on mole cricket antennae and palps
Olga Kostromytska, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Eileen A. Buss, University of Florida
Identification and characterization of novel cellulolytic activity from salivary and digestive fluids of Dissosteira carolina (Orthoptera: Acrididae)
Jonathan D. Willis, University of Tennessee; William Klingeman, University of Tennessee; Cris Oppert, University of Tennessee; Juan Luis Jurat-Fuentes, University of Tennessee
Isolation and characterization of novel venom peptides from Orancistrocerus drewseni solitary wasp (Hymenoptera: Eumenidae)
Ji Hyeong Baek, Seoul National University; Si Hyeock Lee, Seoul National University
Potato/tomato psyllid (Bactericera cockerelli) cDNA library construction
Y.-C. Denice Lin, University of Texas at Tyler; Laura Strube, University of Texas at Tyler; Chelsea Swatsell, University of Texas at Tyler; Blake Bextine, University of Texas at Tyler
Characterization of vitellin in the twospotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae Koch
Ana Cabrera, North Carolina State University; Kevin V. Donohue, North Carolina State University; Daniel E. Sonenshine, Old Dominion University; R. Michael Roe, North Carolina State University
Characterization and immunolocalization of acetylcholinesterase1 from the African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
Siwei Liu, Oklahoma State University; Picheng Zhao, Oklahoma State University; Haobo Jiang, Oklahoma State University