Molecular and Biochemical Aspects of Plant-Insect Interactions: Student- Sponsored Symposium

Tuesday, December 14, 2010: 8:00 AM-12:05 PM
Pacific, Salon 2 (Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center)
Joe Louis
Justine George
Rupesh Ram Kariyat
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:03 AM
Molecular basis of host defense against aphids
Jyoti Shah, University of North Texas
8:26 AM
8:49 AM
From genes to organisms:  Investigating induced plant responses to multiple herbivores
Cesar Rodriguez-Saona, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Richard Musser, Western Illinois University; Jennifer Thaler, Cornell University
9:12 AM
RNAi host plant resistance:  The next new thing
John C. Reese, Kansas State University
9:35 AM
Chemical ecology of insect-vectored plant pathogens
Mark Mescher, Pennsylvania State University
9:58 AM
10:08 AM
10:31 AM
10:54 AM
The co-regulation of caterpillar and plant defense expression
Richard Musser, Western Illinois University; Brittany DesRochers, Western Illinois University; Heiko Vogel, Max Planck; Sue Hum-Musser, Western Illinois University
11:17 AM
Plant innate immune responses to aphid feeding
Isgouhi Kaloshian, University of California
11:40 AM
Concluding Remarks
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