MUVE Section Symposium: Thermal Biology of Mosquito Vectors of Disease: Ecology and Epidemiological Consequence

Wednesday, November 13, 2013: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Meeting Room 14 (Austin Convention Center)
Michael Reiskind
Courtney Murdock

8:00 AM
Thermal biology of mosquito vectors: opening perspectives
Courtney Murdock, Pennsylvania State University
8:15 AM
8:35 AM
Hot enough for ya? A test of the effects of climate change on population dynamics and life history traits of the Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus)
Donald A. Yee, University of Southern Mississippi ; Francis N. Ezeakacha, University of Southern Mississippi ; Karen Abbott, Iowa State University
8:55 AM
Life history strategies of Aedes spp. in variable thermal and other biophysical conditions
Michael Reiskind, North Carolina State University ; Harish Padmanabha, National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC)
9:15 AM
9:35 AM
Integrating temperature effects on mosquito populations and arbovirus transmission
Cynthia C. Lord, University of Florida ; Joseph J. Pohedra, University of Florida ; Barry W. Alto, University of Florida
10:15 AM
Adaptation and acclimation to temperature in vectors and parasites
Eleanore Sternberg, Pennsylvania State University
10:55 AM
11:15 AM
Thermal biology of mosquito vectors: conclusions and future directions
Michael Reiskind, North Carolina State University
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