Graduate Student Poster Display Competition, SysEB: Methods, Behavior, Morphology, Interspecific Interactions

Monday, December 13, 2010: 8:00 AM-6:00 PM
Grand Exhibit Hall (Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center)
A practical emergence chamber for collecting Coleoptera from rotting wood
Michael L. Ferro, Louisiana State University; Christopher E. Carlton, Louisiana State University
Using next-generation sequencing to identify SSRs in de novo sequences
Sarah P. Lawson, Vanderbilt University; John G Gibbons, Vanderbilt University; Antonis Rokas, Vanderbilt University; Patrick Abbot, Vanderbilt University
Evaluation of molecular markers for genetic diversity studies of western tarnished plant bug (Lygus hesperus Knight)
Ram B. Shrestha, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center; Megha N. Parajulee, Texas A&M AgriLife Research; Stanley Carroll, Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center
Female house crickets, Acheta domesticus, use multiple modes of communication to assess size in males
Brent Stoffer, California State University, Fullerton; Sean Walker, California State University, Fullerton
Adaptive leg morphology of the small hive beetle, Aethina tumida Murray (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae)
Edward Blake Atkinson, University of Florida; Andrew R. Cline, California Department of Food and Agriculture; James Douglas Ellis, University of Florida
Molecular and morphometric analysis of feral honey bees
Katherine Darger, University of Delaware; Deborah A. Delaney, Washington State University
Phenological differences in species composition and abundance of male velvet ants (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) in Wisconsin
Craig M. Brabant, University of Wisconsin - Madison; Dan Young, University of Wisconsin
Compensatory parasitism in a multiple parasite-host system:  Water mites, gregarines and damselflies
Julia J Mlynarek, Carleton University; Mark R Forbes, Carleton University
The exotic Nylanderia flavipes (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Cleveland, Ohio, and its impact on local ant diversity
Kaloyan Ivanov, Virginia Museum of Natural History; Joe B. Keiper, Virginia Museum of Natural History
Biogeographic patterns of host specificity in Thai Varroa jacobsoni
Ryan D. Kuster, University of North Carolina, Greensboro; Deborah Smith, The University of Kansas; Olav Rueppell, University of North Carolina