Graduate Student Ten-Minute Paper Competition, IPMIS: Physiology

Monday, December 13, 2010: 8:15 AM-12:00 PM
Royal Palm, Salon 1 (Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center)
Richard O. Musser
Que Lan
8:15 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:20 AM
Manipulation of insulin signaling in the fat body and ovaries of mosquitoes to regulate reproduction
Anam J. Arik, University of Arizona; Kendra M. Quicke, University of Arizona; Jacob D Wood, University of Arizona; Michael A. Riehle, University of Arizona
8:32 AM
Effects of methoprene on heat tolerance and progeny production in Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)
Leanage Wijayaratne, University of Manitoba; Paul Fields, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
8:56 AM
Cold tolerance of the overwintering larval instars of light brown apple moth Epiphyas postvittana
Linda P. Bürgi, University of California Berkeley; Nick J. Mills, University of California Berkeley
9:08 AM
Survival and energetic costs of repeated cold exposure in the Antarctic midge, Belgica antarctica
Nicholas M Teets, The Ohio State University; Yuta Kawarasaki, Miami University; Richard E. Lee, Miami University; David L. Denlinger, Ohio State University
9:20 AM
The role of circadian clock genes in the overwintering diapause of the northern house mosquito, Culex pipiens
Megan E. Meuti, The Ohio State University; Tomoko Ikeno, Osaka City University; David L. Denlinger, Ohio State University
9:32 AM
Fat loss tips from flesh flies: a biochemical analysis of resource use during diapause
Frank Wessels, University of Florida; Diana C. Jordan, University of Florida; Daniel A. Hahn, University of Florida
9:44 AM
Odorant binding proteins (OBPs) from the malaria mosquito Anopheles funestus
Wei Xu, University of California - Davis; Anthony J. Cornel, University of California, Davis; Walter S. Leal, University of California, Davis
10:08 AM
10:23 AM
10:35 AM
The role of whitefly bacterial endosymbiont GroEL proteins in the transmissibility of squash leaf curl virus
Brittany F. Peterson, Purdue University; Sue Hum-Musser, Western Illinois University; Shai Morin, The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture Food and Environment; Henryk Czosnek, Hebrew University; Judith K. Brown, University of Arizona
10:47 AM
Helicoverpa zea genomic response to defense compounds encountered in Nicotiana tabacum
Linus Gog, Western Illinois University; Brittany DesRochers, Western Illinois University; Sue Hum-Musser, Western Illinois University; Heiko Vogel, Max Planck; Richard Musser, Western Illinois University
10:59 AM
Host plant induced defenses affect larval growth parameters, adult flight metabolism, and gene expression of southern armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
Scott L. Portman, Pennsylvania State University; Gary Felton, Pennsylvania State University; James H. Marden, Pennsylvania State University
11:23 AM
Different digestive protease complements in Colorado potato beetles fed functional variants of the tomato cystatin SlCYS8
Asieh Rasoolizadeh, Université Laval; Marie-Claire Goulet, Université Laval; Conrad Cloutier, Université Laval; Dominique Michaud, Universite Laval
11:47 AM
Using stable isotopes and gut dissection to determine the diet of a polyphagous ground beetle
Laurel A. Moulton, Oregon State University; R. E. Peachey, Oregon State University