Student Competition for the President's Prize, P-IE: Transgenics

Monday, December 14, 2009: 8:30 AM-11:00 AM
Room 101, First Floor (Convention Center)
Rachel R. Binning
8:30 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:35 AM
Bean leaf beetle and bean pod mottle virus: new research findings in Virginia
Meredith Cassell, Virginia Tech; Sue Tolin, Virginia Tech; Thomas P. Kuhar, Virginia Tech; Peter Schultz, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
8:47 AM
Microarray analysis of aphids (Myzus persicae) on transgenic tobacco
Melanie J. Russ, Canisius College; Helen M. Hull-Sanders, Canisius College
8:59 AM
cDNA library construction in the potato psyllid (Bactericera cockerelli)
Daymon Hail, University of Texas at Tyler; Wayne B. Hunter, USDA - ARS; Kyle Spencer, University of Texas-Tyler; Blake Bextine, University of Texas at Tyler
9:11 AM
Green peach aphid (Myzus persicae (Sülzer))–Arabidopsis thaliana interaction
Joe Louis, University of North Texas; Roy Parker, Max-Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research; Jyoti Shah, University of North Texas
9:35 AM
Transcriptome analysis of Fraxinus spp. through 454 pyrosequencing
Loren Rivera Vega, The Pennsylvania State University; Daniel A. Herms, The Ohio State University; Pierluigi Bonello, The Ohio State University; Omprakash Mittapalli, Ohio State University, OARDC
9:47 AM
10:11 AM
Does forest tent caterpillar feeding affect gypsy moth susceptibility to its nucleopolyhedrosis virus?
Laura L. Timms, University of Toronto; Sandy Smith, University of Toronto
10:23 AM
Proteomic differences between ash species resistant and susceptible to the emerald ash borer
Justin G. A. Whitehill, The University of British Columbia; Kari B. Green-Church, The Ohio State University; Sasha Popova-Butler, The Ohio State University; Cindy James, The Ohio State University; Nan Kleinholz, The Ohio State University; Daniel A. Herms, The Ohio State University; Pierluigi Bonello, The Ohio State University
10:35 AM
Effect of anthesis on prey availability at linyphiid spider webs and implications for transgenic crop risk-assessment
Julie A. Peterson, University of Minnesota; Susan A. Romero, University of Kentucky; Jonathan G. Lundgren, USDA - ARS; James D. Harwood, University of Kentucky
10:47 AM
Concluding Remarks