1- Undergraduate Poster PBT

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

Thermal tolerance of common North American ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
Victoria Young, Texas Tech ; Robin Verble-Pearson, Texas Tech
Effects of desiccation and starvation stress on thermal tolerance in the forest ant Aphaenogaster picea
Skyler Resendez, SUNY Plattsburgh ; Kerri Pinder, University of Vermont ; Andrew Nguyen, University of Vermont ; Joel Parker, SUNY Plattsburgh ; Sara Cahan, University of Vermont
Do modified atmospheres used in commodity packaging alter the efficacy of irradiation as a phytosanitary treatment?
Sabrina White, University of Florida ; Giancarlo Lopez-Martinez, University of Florida ; Woodward Bailey, USDA, Animal Plant Health Inspection Service ; Daniel A. Hahn, University of Florida
Reproductive quality of honey bee (Apis mellifera) drones in East Texas
Michael Wong, Texas A&M University ; Juliana Rangel-Posada, Texas A&M University
Determining the lethal concentration of toluene on Drosophila melanogaster and the resulting morphological effects of toluene exposure on fly offspring
Gina Duong, University of St. Thomas ; Zoe Knippa, University of St. Thomas ; Heather Skeen-Esterheld, University of St. Thomas ; Cecilia Dao, University of St. Thomas ; Luke Hebert, University of St. Thomas ; Katie Fisher, University of St. Thomas ; Maria Ton, University of St. Thomas ; Elmer Ledesma, University of St. Thomas ; Rosemarie Rosell, University of St. Thomas
Preliminary data on the efficiency of a trap for continuously collecting sarcosaprophagous flies
James R. Willett, Sam Houston State University ; Natalie K. Lindgren, Sam Houston State University ; Michelle L. Lewis, Sam Houston State University ; Sibyl, R. Bucheli, Sam Houston State University
Infection of Manduca sexta with both host-specific and non-host specific pathogens
Tanya Josek, University of Illinois ; Marianne Alleyne, University of Illinois ; Leellen Solter, llinois Natural History Survey/University of Illinois ; Gwyn L. Puckett, University of Illinois
The effects of fire on Acacia tree (Acacia drepanolobium) mutualisms in the laikipia ecosystem
Todd Palmer, University of Florida ; Todd M. Palmer, University of Florida