24- Graduate Student Ten-Minute Paper Competition: SysEB

Monday, November 11, 2013: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Meeting Room 6 A (Austin Convention Center)
Kelly Miller
Paul W. Borth

8:00 AM
Welcoming Remarks
8:03 AM
Data from whole genome sequences help resolve the subordinal phylogeny of beetles (order Coleoptera)
Robert Samuel de Moya, University of Memphis ; Duane D. McKenna, University of Memphis
8:15 AM
Heavy metals in beetle mandibles: the first comprehensive analysis of incorporation, with evolutionary origins and implications
Nathan P. Lord, University of New Mexico ; Joseph V. McHugh, University of Georgia ; John Shields, University of Georgia ; Kelly B. Miller, University of New Mexico
8:51 AM
Taxonomy and systematics of New Zealand faronitae (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Pselaphinae)
Jong-Seok Park, Louisiana State University ; Christopher E. Carlton, Louisiana State University
9:15 AM
Up high and down low: phylogeny and zoogeography of the exclusively Nearctic ground beetle genus Rhadine LeConte (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Platynini)
R. Antonio Gomez, University of Arizona ; Kipling Will, University of California ; Wendy Moore, University of Arizona
9:27 AM
9:49 AM
Vegetative communities as indicators of ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) diversity
Alan Yanahan, University of Illinois ; Steven Taylor, University of Illinois
10:01 AM
A molecular phylogenetic analysis of the basal Cucujoidea, with special consideration of the Cucujidae sensu latu (Coleoptera: Cucujiformia)
Thomas McElrath, University of Georgia ; James A. Robertson, University of Arizona ; Kelly Miller, University of New Mexico ; Michael F. Whiting, Brigham Young University ; Joseph V. McHugh, University of Georgia
10:13 AM
A phylogenetic revision of Minyomerus horn, 1876, and Piscatopus sleeper, 1960 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Entiminae: Tanymecini)
Michael Andrew Jansen, Arizona State University ; Nico M. Franz, Arizona State University
10:25 AM
Invasion history and adaptation genomics of the Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata) using RAD markers
Tara Madsen-Steigmeyer, University of California ; Victor Izzo, University of Vermont ; Neil Tsutsui, University of California ; Yolanda H. Chen, University of Vermont
10:37 AM
10:49 AM
Description of Heliconia phytotelmata communities in Central and South America
Stephanie Schelble, Univeristy of Southern Mississippi ; Michael Willig, University of Connecticut ; Donald A. Yee, University of Southern Mississippi
11:13 AM
Concluding Remarks