ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Ten-Minute Papers, PBT Section, RNAi and Immunology

Wednesday, November 14, 2012: 8:00 AM-11:15 AM
300 C, Floor Three (Knoxville Convention Center)
Subba R. Palli
M. R. Strand
David L. Denlinger
Kun-Yan Zhu

8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:03 AM
RNA interference of DNA methyl-transferase 3 affects alternative splicing in the honeybee (Apis mellifera)
Hongmei Li, University of Illinois ; Yang Li, University of Illinois ; Thomas C. Newman, University of Illinois ; Megan Kaneda, Washington University, School of Medicine ; Kirk Kohwa Hou, Washington University, School of Medicine ; Samuel Wickline, Washington University, School of Medicine ; Kim C. Worley, Baylor College of Medicine ; Gene E. Robinson, University of Illinois
8:15 AM
The effects of Chlorpyrifos alone and with a fungicide on queen rearing in honey bees (Apis mellifera)
Gloria DeGrandi-Hoffman, Carl Hayden Bee Research Center ; Yanping (Judy) Chen, Bee Research Laboratory
8:27 AM
Antimetamorphic effect of teratocytes and their secretory products of Cotesia plutellae (Braconidae: Hymenoptera) on its parasitized host, Plutella xylostella
Md. Ramjan Ali, Andong National University ; Wook Hyun Cha, Kyungsung University ; Dae-weon Lee, Kyungsung University ; Yonggyun Kim, Andong National University
8:39 AM
Cells derived from the glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca vitripennis, support infection and replication of viral RNA from a clone of Homalodisca coagulata virus 1 (HoCV-1).
Jeremy A. Kroemer, Iowa State University ; Allyn Spear, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; Drake C. Stenger, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; W. Allen Miller, Iowa State University ; Bryce W. Falk, University of California, Davis ; Bryony C. Bonning, Iowa State University
8:51 AM
Multiple phenotypic impacts of PBAN RNA interference in an invasive ant, Solenopsis invicta
Robert K. Vander Meer, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; Man-Yeon Choi, USDA, Agricultural Research Service
9:03 AM
No adverse effect of an insecticidal dsRNA on nymphal survival and development of insidiosus flower bugs, Orius insidiosus (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae)
Jianguo Tan, Monsanto Company ; Mark S. Paradise, Monsanto Company ; Pamela M. Bachman, Monsanto Company ; Steven L. Levine, Monsanto Company
9:15 AM
Effects of plant defenses on symbionts of Anoplophora glabripennis
Kelli Hoover, Pennsylvania State University ; Erin D. Scully, Pennsylvania State University ; Scott Geib, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; Ming Tien, Pennsylvania State University ; John Carlson, Pennsylvania State University
9:27 AM
9:42 AM
Effect of colony antibiotic application on individual honey bee development and fat reserves
Carlos J. Vega Melendez, University of Puerto Rico ; Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello, University of Puerto Rico ; Tugrul Giray, University of Puerto Rico
9:54 AM
Artificial in vitro infection of honey bee pupae with IAPV reveals viral interference with fundamental cell functions
Humberto F. Boncristiani, University of North Carolina, Greensboro ; Jay D. Evans, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; Yanping (Judy) Chen, Bee Research Laboratory ; Jeff Pettis, Bee Research Laboratory ; Charles Murphy, Soybean Genomics and Improvement ; Dawn L. Lopez, Bee Research Laboratory ; Michael S. Finstroem, North Carolina State University ; Micheline Strand, Chemical and Biological Defense Laboratories (CBD) ; David R. Tarpy, North Carolina State University ; Olav Rueppell, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
10:06 AM
A carbohydrate-rich diet increases social immunity in the ant Ectatomma ruidum
Adam Davidson Kay, University of St. Thomas ; Abbie J. Bruning, University of St. Thomas ; Andy Van Alst, University of St. Thomas ; William O.H. Hughes, University of Leeds ; Michael Kaspari, University of Oklahoma
10:18 AM
RNAi pathway in an economically important corn pest, western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera)
Chitvan Khajuria, University of Nebraska ; Kenneth Narva, Dow AgroSciences, LLC ; Blair D. Siegfried, University of Nebraska
10:42 AM
The interplay of SelK and SelM overcome antioxidant deficiencies in ticks injected with selK- or selM-dsRNA
Steven W. Adamson, University of Southern Mississippi ; Sarah Nobles, University of Southern Mississippi ; Rebecca Browning, University of Southern Mississippi ; Shahid Karim, The University of Southern Mississippi
10:54 AM
The mode of action of dsRNA for control of western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera) larvae
Partha Ramaseshadri, Monsanto Company ; Renata Bolognesi, Monsanto Company ; Pamela M. Bachman, Monsanto Company ; Ronald D. Flannagan, Monsanto Company ; G. Segers, Monsanto Company ; Barbara Elizabeth Wiggins, Monsanto Company
11:06 AM
Concluding Remarks