ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Graduate Student Ten-Minute Paper Competition, SysEB-5

Monday, November 14, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Room D7, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Organizer :
Jason R. Cryan
Clifford Keil
John W. Dooley

8:03 AM
Bees in a box: collective decision-making by the ant Temnothorax rugatulus during foraging
Zachary Shaffer, Arizona State University ; Stephen Pratt, Arizona State University
8:15 AM
Influence of genetic variation on colony-level foraging behavior of the red imported fire ant (Solenopsis invicta)
Alison A. Bockoven, Texas A&M University ; Craig J. Coates, Texas A&M University ; MD. Eubanks, Texas A&M University
8:27 AM
The digging behavior of the red imported fire ant Solenopsis invicta in relation to body size 
Jason R. Carbaugh, Texas A&M University ; S. Bradleigh Vinson, Texas A&M University
8:39 AM
The benefit of being a social butterfly
Susan D. Finkbeiner, University of California, Irvine ; Adriana D. Briscoe, University of California, Irvine ; Robert D. Reed, University of California, Irvine
9:03 AM
Cues in context: differential behavioral responses of termites to the same stimuli
Paul Bardunias, University of Florida ; Nan-Yao Su, University of Florida
9:15 AM
Undertaking behavior and its molecular basis in termites
Qian Sun, University of Kentucky ; Xiangrui Li, University of Kentucky ; Li Tian, University of Kentucky ; Xuguo Zhou, University of Kentucky
9:27 AM
Genetic understanding of aggression behavior in the lower termite Reticulitermites flavipes
Li Tian, University of Kentucky ; Xiangrui Li, University of Kentucky ; Qian Sun, University of Kentucky ; Xuguo "Joe" Zhou, University of Kentucky
9:39 AM
10:03 AM
Behavioral resistance of the western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera) to Bt corn
Stephanie L. Gorski, North Carolina State University ; Jen Anderson, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc ; Yasmin Cardoza, North Carolina State University
10:15 AM
Lethal and non-lethal effects of the predator Erythemis simplicicollis on Culex quinquefasciatus
Amanda Jean Meadows, Washington State University ; Margaret Schoenfeld, Washington State University ; Jen Owen, Washington State University ; William E Snyder, Washington State University
10:27 AM
An inclusive approach to agricultural food webs
Chad Alden Andrews, University of Arkansas
10:39 AM
Impacts of land-use change on bee community distributions and ecology
Misha Leong, University of California, Berkeley