Student Competition for the President's Prize, IPMIS: Genetics

Monday, December 14, 2009: 8:15 AM-11:00 AM
Texas, First Floor (Marriott Hotel)
Hongmei Li
Charlie Whitfield
8:15 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:27 AM
German cockroach midgut ESTs: a tool for identifying genes involved in insecticide biotransformation
Ameya Gondhalekar, University of Florida; Drion G. Boucias, University of Florida; Michael E. Scharf, Purdue University
8:39 AM
Clock gene sequence and expression in the overwintering diapause of the mosquito, Culex pipiens
Megan E. Meuti, The Ohio State University; Alena Kobelkova, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic; David L. Denlinger, Ohio State University
8:51 AM
Microarray analysis of time-trained honey bees: insights into forager time-keeping mechanisms
Nicholas Naeger, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Byron N. Van Nest, East Tennessee State University; Jennifer N. Johnson, East Tennessee State University; Sam D. Boyd, East Tennessee State University; Sandra Rodriguez-Zas, University of Illinois; Darrell Moore, East Tennessee State University; Gene Robinson, University of Illinois
9:03 AM
Oocyte membrane localization of vitellogenin receptor coincides with queen flying age, and receptor silencing by RNAi disrupts egg formation in fire ant virgin queens
Hsiao-Ling Lu, Texas A&M University; S. Bradleigh Vinson, Texas A&M University; Patricia V. Pietrantonio, Texas A&M University
9:15 AM
Metabolomic analysis of seasonal cold acclimation in the goldenrod gall fly, Eurosta solidaginis
Nicholas M. Teets, The Ohio State University; David Denlinger, The Ohio State University
9:27 AM
9:39 AM
The co-regulation of caterpillar and plant defense genes
Brittany DesRochers, Western Illinois University; Vickie Thomas, Western Illinois University; Heiko Vogel, Max Planck; Sue Hum-Musser, Western Illinois University; Richard Musser, Western Illinois University
9:51 AM
HR96 and BR-C modulate the phenobarbital induced transcription of cytochrome P450 CYP6D1 in Drosophila S2 cells
George Guan-Hua Lin, Cornell University; Jeffrey Scott, Cornell University
10:03 AM
Counterbalancing roles of two cytochrome P450 genes to aflatoxin B1, a naturally occurring xenobiotic in the diet of Drosophila melanogaster
Cynthia McDonnell, University of Illinois; Mary A. Schuler, University of Illinois; May R. Berenbaum, University of Illinois
10:15 AM
New approach for the study of mite physiology: a predatory mite transcriptome analysis
Ana Cabrera, North Carolina State University; Kevin V. Donohue, North Carolina State University; SM. Khalil, North Carolina State University; Charles Opperman, North Carolina State University; Elizabeth Scholl, North Carolina State University; Daniel Sonenshine, Old Dominion University; R. Michael Roe, North Carolina State University
10:27 AM
Molecular and pheromone studies of Acrobasis nuxvorella
Emilie Hartfield, Texas A&M University; Raul F. Medina, Texas A&M University; Marvin K. Harris, Texas A&M University
10:39 AM
The first tarnished plant bug transcriptome: searching for new insecticidal targets
Leonardo C. Magalhaes, North Carolina State University; Jaap B. van Kretschmar, North Carolina State University; Kevin V. Donohue, North Carolina State University; R. Michael Roe, North Carolina State University
10:51 AM
Concluding Remarks