Current Research Diversity of New Arthropod Repellents

Sunday, December 12, 2010: 1:15 PM-5:00 PM
Golden West (Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center)
Organizer :
Mustapha Debboun
1:15 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:40 PM
2:00 PM
Natural products and analogs as insect repellents
Kumudini M. Meepagala, USDA - ARS
2:40 PM
Repellent efficacy of new LANXESS 20% picaridin formulations against multiple arthropods
Scott P. Carroll, Carroll-Loye Biological Research; G. K. (Ghona) Sangha, Lanxess Corporation
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
How does deet work?  Nose knows
Syed Zainulabeuddin, University of California-Davis
3:55 PM
Neural mechanism for food search behavior in Drosophila melanogaster
Cory M. Root, University of California, San Diego; Julia L. Semmelhack, University of California, San Diego; Kang I. Ko, University of California, San Diego; Amir Jafari, University of California, San Diego; Jing Wang, University of California, San Diego
4:35 PM
Investigation of arthropod biting deterrent constituents from mosquito repelling folk remedies
Charles L. Cantrell, USDA - ARS; Jerome A. Klun, USDA-ARS; Abbas Ali, University of Mississippi
4:55 PM
Concluding Remarks
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