Celebrating a Versatile Technology for Entomological Science: Diagnostic DNA Barcoding Comes of Age

Tuesday, December 15, 2009: 1:30 PM-4:25 PM
Room 104, First Floor (Convention Center)
Matthew H. Greenstone
Nathan Havill
1:30 PM
Introduction - M.H. Greenstone
1:40 PM
Barcoding: rationale, development, and progress to date
Lee Humble, NRC Canadian Forest Service
2:05 PM
Integrating barcoding and taxonomy
Robert Desalle, American Museum of Natural History
2:30 PM
Applications to forensic entomology
Jeffrey D. Wells, West Virginia University
3:20 PM
Applications to biological control of invasive pests
Nathan Havill, USDA - Forest Service
3:45 PM
4:00 PM
Applications to plant pathogen-vector interactions
Ulrich Melcher, Oklahoma State University; Astri Wayadande, Oklahoma State University
4:25 PM
Applications to biodiversity conservation
M. Alex Smith, University of Guelph; Brian Fisher, California Academy of Sciences
4:50 PM
Haplotype variability and barcode specificity
Matthew H. Greenstone, USDA - ARS
5:15 PM
Concluding Remarks - N.P. Havill
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