ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Social Insect Evolution Today: Clarifying Leading Hypotheses with Novel Approaches

Wednesday, November 16, 2011: 8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Room D1, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Theresa L. Pitts-Singer
Brielle J. Fischman
S. Hollis Woodard

8:05 AM
Social terminology redux
James Costa, Highlands Biological Station
8:21 AM
What evolves and what does not in a Darwinian paradigm
John Wenzel, Carnegie Museum of Natural History
8:37 AM
Evolution of phenotypic plasticity in social insects
Michael Goodisman, Georgia Institute of Technology
8:53 AM
9:09 AM
10:07 AM
The evolution of caste determination: insights from the solitary bee, Megachile rotundata
Brielle J. Fischman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
10:23 AM
The evolution of brood-feeding behavior in bumble bees
S. Hollis Woodard, University of Illinois
10:39 AM
10:49 AM
11:37 AM
Dynamics of symbioses between ants and their gut bacteria
Jacob A. Russell, Drexel University
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