ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Ten-Minute Papers, PBT Section, Molecular Biology

Sunday, November 11, 2012: 1:30 PM-4:15 PM
300 B, Floor Three (Knoxville Convention Center)
Subba R. Palli
M. R. Strand
Jay D. Evans
Christina M. Grozinger

1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:33 PM
Resistance of Sitka spruce against white pine weevil: A genomic and histological approach to decipher stone cell development
Justin G. A. Whitehill, University of British Columbia ; Timothy R. Sexton, University of British Columbia ; Alvin D. Yanchuk, British Columbia Ministry of Forests ; Joerg Bohlmann, University of British Columbia
1:45 PM
Trans and cis factors regulating tissue and lactation specific gene expression in the tsetse fly (Glossina morsitans morsitans)
Geoffrey M. Attardo, Yale School of Public Health ; Joshua B. Benoit, Yale School of Public Health ; Veronika Michalkova, Yale School of Public Health ; Kevin R. Patrick, Yale School of Public Health ; Tyler Krause, Yale School of Public Health ; Serap Aksoy, Yale University
1:57 PM
Transcriptional markers of aging and dietary protein stress in developing Apis mellifera nurses
Vanessa Corby-Harris, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; Beryl M. Jones, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; Alexander R. Walton, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; Kirk E. Anderson, USDA, Agricultural Research Service
2:21 PM
Colorimetric DNA chip technology makes the simultaneous quantification of gene expression of hundreds of genes more accessible
Dirk C. de Graaf, Ghent University ; Jorgen Ravoet, Ghent University ; Lina De Smet, Ghent University
2:33 PM
Transcriptome of the tarnished plant bug, Lygus lineolaris with emphasis on digestion related genes
Omaththage P. Perera, USDA-ARS-SIMRU ; Gordon Snodgrass, USDA - ARS ; Ryan Jackson, USDA ; Clint Allen, USDA - ARS ; Patricia F. O'Leary, Cotton Incorporated
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
Lignin-associated metagene expression in a lignocellulose-digesting termite
Amit Sethi, Purdue University ; Jeffrey Slack, Chesapeake-PERL, Inc. ; Elena S. Kovaleva, Chesapeake-PERL, Inc. ; George W. Buchman, Chesapeake-PERL, Inc. ; Michael E. Scharf, Purdue University
3:12 PM
Aquaporin identification and analysis in the Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri) and the potato psyllid (Bactericera cockerelli)
Joseph Hancock, Texas A&M University ; Jared Fradette, Texas A&M University ; Cecilia Tamborindeguy, Texas A&M University
3:24 PM
A genome-to-lead approach for insecticide discovery: Chemical library screening reveals antagonists of vector arthropod dopamine receptors with in vivo toxicity
Jason M. Meyer, Purdue University ; Karin F. K. Ejendal, Purdue University ; Larisa V. Avramova, Purdue University ; Jason Conley, Purdue University ; Gloria I. Giraldo-Calderón, Purdue University ; Elisabeth E. Garland-Kuntz, Purdue University ; Tarsis Brust, Purdue University ; Diego Echeverri, Purdue University ; Emma Lang, Purdue University ; Shilpa Parakh, Purdue University ; Neha Rana, Purdue University ; Markus Lill, Purdue University ; Val J. Watts, Purdue University ; Catherine HIll, Purdue University
3:36 PM
Studies exploring honey bee (Apis melllifera) queen mating and reproduction
Elina L. Niño, Pennsylvania State University ; Christina M. Grozinger, Pennsylvania State University
3:48 PM
Evolution of the βGRPs/GNBP/β-1,3-glucanase family of insects
Austin L. Hughes, University of South Carolina
4:00 PM
Insights into the virulence of soybean aphid (Aphis glycines) biotypes using RNA-Seq
Raman Bansal, Ohio State University, OARDC ; MA. Rouf Mian, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; Omprakash Mittapalli, Ohio State University, OARDC ; Andrew P. Michel, Ohio State University, OARDC
4:12 PM
Concluding Remarks