18- Graduate Poster SysEB

Monday, November 11, 2013: 8:00 AM-6:30 PM
Exhibit Hall 4 (Austin Convention Center)

The behavioral response of the red imported fire ant Solenopsis invicta to cuticular hydrocarbons and lipids on inanimate objects
Jason R. Carbaugh, Texas A&M University ; Robert Renthal, University of Texas ; S. Bradleigh Vinson, Texas A&M University
From “scared to death” to “peace of mind”: The functionality of soldiers
Li Tian, University of Kentucky ; Kenneth F. Haynes, University of Kentucky ; Xuguo Zhou, University of Kentucky
Egg laying and colony growth in incipient colonies of the red imported fire ant (Solenopsis invicta)
Hester Dingle, University of Central Florida ; Joshua King, University of Central Florida
Hunger-dependent and sex-specific antipredator behavior of Aedes triseriatus
Jillian Wormington, Illinois State University ; S.A. Juliano, Illinois State University
Investigating the role of pheromones in mediating social behavior in bumble bees (Bombus impatiens)
Mario Padilla, Pennsylvania State University ; Etya Amsalem, Pennsylvania State University ; Abraham Hefetz, Tel Aviv University ; Christina M. Grozinger, Pennsylvania State University
Entomophagy in the highlands and littoral parts of Madagascar
Maminirina Randrianandrasana, University of Illinois ; May R. Berenbaum, University of Illinois
Experimental evolution of parasitoid performance on two aphid hosts
Emily Mohl, University of Minnesota ; George Heimpel, University of Minnesota
Avoidance of sticky mud by ants - - predator-free space?
Casey Rowley, Michigan State University ; James R. Miller, Michigan State University