ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Symposium: The Insect Fat Body Symposium

Wednesday, November 14, 2012: 1:30 PM-6:30 PM
300 C, Floor Three (Knoxville Convention Center)
Immo A. Hansen
Geoffrey M. Attardo

1:30 PM
2:00 PM
Welcoming Remarks
2:30 PM
Mechanisms of fat body lipid metabolism during pregnancy in the tsetse fly (Glossina morsitans morsitans)
Joshua B. Benoit, Yale School of Public Health ; Veronika Michalkova, Yale School of Public Health ; Geoffrey M. Attardo, Yale School of Public Health ; Serap Aksoy, Yale University
2:50 PM
Regulation of energy homeostasis in Drosophila 
Tania Reis, University of Colorado
3:30 PM
Targeting sex-specific gene expression to the dipteran fat body
Helen Benes, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
3:50 PM
4:05 PM
Transcriptional regulation of the synthesis of JH  during the nymphal-adult transition in Blatella germanica
David Martin, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF)
4:25 PM
Role of fat body in social insects: Morphophysiology of adipocytes and oenocytes
Maria Izabel Camargo-Mathias, Instituto de Biociências, UNESP, Rio Claro
4:45 PM
Manduca sexta fat body: Lipid storage and mobilization
Estela L. Arrese, Oklahoma State University
5:05 PM
CATs in the fat
Immo A. Hansen, New Mexico State University
5:45 PM
Inflammation and insulin resistance in the Drosophila fat body
Michelle Bland, University of Pennsylvania
6:05 PM
Concluding Remarks
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