P-IE Section Symposium: The Effect of Microbes on Insect-Plant Interactions

Tuesday, November 12, 2013: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Ballroom F (Austin Convention Center)
Allison Hansen
Clare Casteel

8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
Aphid-plant-symbiont-virus interactions
Bryony C. Bonning, Professor, Iowa State University
8:45 AM
Flipping a paradigm on its head: why bark beetles really have fungi
Diana Six, Professor, University of Montana
9:05 AM
The effects of an intracellular symbiont on plant-whitefly interactions
Martha S. Hunter, Professor, University of Arizona
9:25 AM
Bacteria play go-between in insect-plant interactions
Einat Zchori Fein, Faculty, Agricultural Research Organization, Israel
9:45 AM
Exploring the role of nutritional symbionts in insect host-plant specificity
Allison Hansen, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
10:05 AM
10:15 AM
How phytoplasma effectors modulate plant development and plant-insect interactions
Saskia A. Hogenhout, Group Leader (PI), The John Innes Centre
10:35 AM
Alteration of host plant phenotypes by vector-borne plant pathogens
Mark C. Mescher, Associate Professor, Pennsylvania State University
10:55 AM
Manipulation of plant metabolism by an insect-vectored virus
Clare Casteel, University of California, Davis
11:15 AM
Herbivores in disguise -- The wolf in sheep's clothing?
Gary Felton, Pennsylvania State University
11:35 AM
11:55 AM
Concluding Remarks
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