Member Symposium: Emerging Technologies and New Challenges to Control Livestock Pests

Tuesday, November 12, 2013: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Meeting Room 18 A (Austin Convention Center)
Adalberto Perez de Leon
D. Wes Watson
Joel R. Coats
Andrew Li
Aaron D. Gross

8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
Economic impact of ectoparasitism on animal agriculture in Brazil
Laerte Grisi, Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro
8:25 AM
Food safety risks from livestock-associated flies
Astri Wayadande, Oklahoma State University
8:45 AM
9:05 AM
Mining the tick sialome for potential targets to prevent tick attachment
Shahid Karim, The University of Southern Mississippi
9:25 AM
G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs): A potential biopesticide target
Aaron Gross, Iowa State University ; Michael J. Kimber, Iowa State University ; Kevin B. Temeyer, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; Robert J. Miller, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; Adalberto A. Perez de Leon, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; Joel Coats, Iowa State University
9:45 AM
10:00 AM
Neurosensory transcriptomics and new tick control technology
R. Michael Roe, North Carolina State University
10:20 AM
Tick vaccine R&D: Challenges and opportunities
Robert J. Miller, USDA, Agricultural Research Service
11:00 AM
Ticks and tick-borne pathogens affecting cattle in China
Hong Yin, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
11:40 AM
Concluding Remarks
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