Member Symposium: Youthful Perspectives in Forensic Entomology: Who are These Young Punks?

Wednesday, November 13, 2013: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Meeting Room 18 B (Austin Convention Center)
Meaghan Pimsler
Charity Owings

1:30 PM
Welcoming Remarks
1:30 PM
A brief history of forensic entomology: where have we been and where are we headed?
Meaghan Pimsler, Texas A&M University ; Charity Owings, Texas A&M University
1:45 PM
"Fingerprint" cuticular hydrocarbons for identifying and ageing forensically important blowflies
Hannah Moore, Keele University ; Falko Drijfhout, Keele University
2:00 PM
Aging immature Diptera using hyperspectral remote sensing
Jodie Warren, Simon Fraser University ; Margaret Kalacska, McGill University ; Gail Anderson, Simon Fraser University
2:15 PM
Forensic entomology goes mobile with iFLY
Trevor I. Stamper, Purdue University ; Chad Strong, Purdue University
2:30 PM
Forensic investigation of stored products: infestation in the food industry
Mahsa Fardisi, Purdue University ; Linda J. Mason, Purdue University
2:45 PM
Delusional parasitosis and the law
Matan Shelomi, University of California, Davis
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
Investigations of resistance of military meals-ready-to-eat (MRE) to incursion by stored product insect pests
Robert T. Puckett, Texas A&M University ; Roger E. Gold, Texas A&M University
3:30 PM
Applications of acarology to decomposition ecology and legal investigations
Charity Owings, Texas A&M University ; Meaghan Pimsler, Texas A&M University
3:45 PM
The temporal and spatial population structure of Phormia regina (Diptera: Calliphoridae)
Christine Picard, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
4:00 PM
Puparial remains as historical and forensic indicators
Jonathan Parrott, University of Portsmouth ; Alan Thorne, University of Portsmouth ; Ian Dadour, The University of Western Australia ; Michelle Harvey, Deakin University Australia
4:15 PM
Forensic entomology in the medical examiner's office
Michelle Sanford, Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences
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