Member Symposium: Native Bee Ecology, Evolution And Conservation In The 21st Century

Tuesday, November 12, 2013: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Meeting Room 6 B (Austin Convention Center)
S. Hollis Woodard
Quinn S. McFrederick
Shalene Jha

8:00 AM
Historical Bee Species Diversity and Current Plant-Bee Pollination Networks on Plummers Island, Maryland
Seán Brady, National Museum of Natural History ; Robert Oppenheimer, George Washington University ; David Erickson, National Museum of Natural History ; Carlos Garcia-Robledo, National Museum of Natural History ; Sam Droege, USGS ; John Kress, Smithsonian Institution ; John T. Lill, George Washington University
8:20 AM
8:40 AM
Assessing how local and landscape features structure pollinator diversity in fragmented communities
Alexandra N. Harmon-Threatt, Washington University in St. Louis
9:00 AM
Applying population genomic tools to bumble bee conservation
Jeffrey D. Lozier, University of Alabama
9:20 AM
Individual bee habits cause positive pollination interactions between plant species separated in time
Jane E. Ogilvie, University of Toronto ; James D. Thomson, University of Toronto
9:40 AM
Microbial Community Assembly in Social and Solitary Bees
Quinn S. McFrederick, California State University Fresno
10:40 AM
Using Citizen Science to Evaluate Pollinator Service on a Continental Scale
Gretchen LeBuhn, San Francisco State University ; Seth Hiatt, San Francisco State University
11:20 AM
Causal Factors in Bumble Bee Decline: Testing the Role of Nosema bombi
Haw Lim, University of Illinois ; Jeffrey D. Lozier, University of Alabama ; Robbin W. Thorp, University of California-Davis ; Sydney A. Cameron, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
11:40 AM
Genomic Signatures of Bee Diversity
Karen Kapheim, University of Illinois ; Cai Li, China National Genebank ; Hailin Pan, China National Genebank ; Guojie Zhang, BGI-Shenzhen ; Gene E. Robinson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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