P-IE Section Symposium: Beyond the LC50: Advancements in Toxicological Research on Pollinators

Sunday, November 10, 2013: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Meeting Room 17 B (Austin Convention Center)
Kristen Hladun
Reed Johnson

8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:03 AM
Impact of combined pesticide exposure on individual- and colony-level traits in bumblebees
Nigel Raine, Royal Holloway University of London ; Richard Gill, Royal Holloway, University of London
8:19 AM
Sub-lethal effects of imidacloprid exposure on honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) queen activity and colony development
Judy Y. Wu, University of Minnesota ; Marla Spivak, University of Minnesota
8:35 AM
From in vitro to field: Examining the toxic effects of soil-borne pollutants on honey bees
Kristen Hladun, University of California, Riverside ; John T. Trumble, University of California
8:51 AM
The subtle effects of sub-lethal pesticide exposure on honey bee colony health
Gloria DeGrandi-Hoffman, Carl Hayden Bee Research Center ; Yanping (Judy) Chen, Bee Research Laboratory ; Roger Simonds, National Science Laboratory ; Mark J Carroll, USDA - ARS
9:07 AM
Agrochemical formulant and adjuvant toxicities for honey bees
Chris Mullin, The Pennsylvania State University ; Jing Chen, Pennsylvania State University ; Wanyi Zhu, Pennsylvania State University ; Maryann Frazier, Penn State University ; James Frazier, Pennsylvania State University
9:23 AM
Stress and susceptibility in honey bees
Jay D. Evans, USDA, Agricultural Research Service
9:39 AM
Unanticipated effects of "safe" pesticides on comercially managed solitary bees
Theresa L. Pitts-Singer, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; Derek R. Artz, USDA - ARS
9:55 AM
10:05 AM
Stress and the immune response in a solitary bee, implications for toxicology
Rosalind James, USDA - ARS ; Junhuan Xu, Utah State University
10:21 AM
Comparing pesticide sensitivities between the honey bee and other bee species from a toxicogenomic perspective
Reed Johnson, The Ohio State University -- OARDC ; Junhuan Xu, Utah State University ; Thomas Janini, The Ohio State University -- ATI
10:37 AM
Ecosystem services and pesticide disturbance: integrating life history data into predictive population models
John E. Banks, University of Washington-Tacoma ; Azmy Ackleh, University of Louisiana-Lafayette ; Roger I. Vargas, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; John D. Stark, Washington State University
10:53 AM
Large-scale field study examining potential impacts on honey bees of exposure to clothianidin seed-treated canola
G. Christopher Cutler, Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University ; Cynthia Scott-Dupree, University of Guelph ; M. Sultan, University of Guelph ; Andrew McFarlane, University of Guelph ; Larry Brewer, Smithers Viscient
11:25 AM
Moving beyond the LC50:  possible constraints and opportunities from a regulatory perspective
Thomas Steeger, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ; Meredith Laws, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ; Kristina Garber, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ; Christina Wendel, U. S. Environmental Protection Agency ; Reuben Baris, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
11:41 AM
Does the honey bee risk cup runneth over?
May R. Berenbaum, University of Illinois
11:57 AM
Concluding Remarks
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