Diversity and Function of Microbial Symbioses in Solitary and Social Insects

Tuesday, December 14, 2010: 8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Royal Palm, Salon 4 (Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center)
Organizers:
Kirk E. Anderson
Angela E. Douglas


8:05 AM
From genome annotation to symbiosis function in the aphid
Alex CC. Wilson, University of Miami
9:05 AM
Chromosome organization and gene expression regulation in Buchnera aphidicola, the obligate intracellular bacteria of the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum
Hubert Charles, Université de Lyon, INSA de Lyon ; Lilia Brinza, Université de Lyon, INSA de Lyon ; Federica Calevro, Université de Lyon, INSA de Lyon
9:25 AM
Bacteriophage dynamics in an aphid defensive symbiosis
Kerry M. Oliver, University of Georgia
10:05 AM
10:20 AM
The diverse bacterial symbionts of the Auchenorrhyncha
John McCutcheon, University of Arizona
11:40 AM
12:20 PM
1:40 PM
2:05 PM
2:30 PM
2:50 PM
3:15 PM
3:30 PM
Sequencing the fungus-growing ant symbiosis
Nicole Gerardo, Emory University
4:15 PM
Fungal symbionts as mediators of water balance in Macrotermes colonies
Scott Turner, State University of New York, Syracuse
4:40 PM
Host-symbiont collaboration in lignocellulose digestion by the termite R. flavipes
Mike Scharf, University of Florida ; Zachary Karl, Purdue University
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