ESA Pacific Branch Annual Meeting Online Program

The Future of Entomology: Using Genomics Tools to Answer Fundamental Questions in Entomology, from Basic Science to Application to Management

Tuesday, March 27, 2012: 8:00 AM-11:40 AM
Salon G (Marriott Downtown Waterfront )
Organizer :
Laura Corley Lavine

8:05 AM
Anti-tick Antibodies: using host immunoglobulins as biomarkers in the ecology of the Rocky Mountain Wood Tick (Dermacentor andersoni)
Cami R. Jones, Washington State University ; Jeb Owen, Washington State University ; Glen A. Scoles, USDA - ARS
8:30 AM
Using molecular tools to study plant virus-vector interactions
Laura L. Ingwell, University of Idaho ; Nilsa A. Bosque-Pérez, University of Idaho
8:55 AM
Mechanisms of Insecticide Resistance in the Bed Bug, Cimex lectularius
Jennifer Gordon, University of Kentucky ; Michael F. Potter, University of Kentucky ; Kenneth F. Haynes, University of Kentucky
9:20 AM
Application of Genomic Tools to Integrated Pest Management
Kelly A. Hamby, University of California, Davis ; J.C. Chiu, University of California, Davis ; Frank G. Zalom, University of California, Davis
10:10 AM
10:50 AM
Using genome scans to identify targets of natural selection in malaria mosquitoes
Bradley J. White, University of California, Riverside
11:15 AM
Mechanisms underlying the development of extreme traits in beetles
Laura Corley Lavine, Washington State University
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