Graduate Student Ten-Minute Paper Competition, SysEB: Biodiversity

Monday, December 13, 2010: 9:00 AM-11:25 AM
Eaton (Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center)
Organizer :
John Oswald
Anthony Cognato
9:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
9:05 AM
Hot Hydroscapha:  Finding potential hydroscaphid habitat in hot springs in Idaho
Crystal A. Maier, University of Kansas; Michael A. Ivie, Montana State University; Ross C. Winton, Montana State University
9:17 AM
The impact of native- and exotic-planted forest plantations on ant biodiversity in the Amazon region
Iracenir A. Dos Santos, Federal University of Viçosa; David N. Allen, University of Michigan; Ivette Perfecto, University of Michigan; Evaldo F. Vilela, Federal University of Viçosa; Osvaldo R. Kato, Embrapa Amazônia Oriental; Silvio Brienza, Embrapa Amazônia Oriental
9:29 AM
Unearthing the overlooked inhabitants of ant nests: mites (Acari) associated with the ants (Formicidae) of Ohio
Kaitlin Uppstrom, The Ohio State University; Hans Klompen, The Ohio State University
9:41 AM
9:56 AM
Changes in diversity, distribution and abudance of arthropods associated with Salvinia minima Baker
Katherine A. Parys, USDA - ARS; Seth Johnson, Louisiana State University
10:08 AM
Do FSC guidelines work?:  Evaluating terrestrial insect communities in Pacific Northwest hybrid poplars and adjacent natural areas
Andrew Rodstrom, GreenWood Resources; John J. Brown, Washington State University; Bryan Carlson, Washington State University; Johnny Stark, Washington State University
10:20 AM
Comparison of collection methods for Araneae in a predominately short grass prairie ecosystem
Joy L. Newton, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension; G. J. Michels, Texas AgriLife Research Center; W. David Sissom, West Texas A&M University
10:44 AM
The effect of beta-richness on fine particulate organic matter export through interspecific interactions in artificial stream networks
Christopher J. Patrick, University of Notre Dame; Dylan Fernandez, University of Notre Dame
10:56 AM
Carabid beetles on an altitudinal gradient: spatial and temporal diversity
Sarah A. Maveety, Wake Forest University; Robert A. Browne, Wake Forest University
11:08 AM
A survey of blowfly (Diptera: Calliphoridae) populations across and between the ten ecoregions of Texas with implications in population genetic structure
Alan D. Archambeault, Sam Houston State University; Sibyl R. Bucheli, Sam Houston State University; Natalie K. Lindgren, Sam Houston State University; James R. Willett, Sam Houston State University
11:20 AM
Concluding Remarks