MUVE SS: Beyond Pesticides: The Conundrum of Bed Bugs

Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
B115-116 (Oregon Convention Center)
Jennifer Gordon
Mark H. Goodman
Sydney Crawley
Jeffrey E. Noland
Jennifer Gordon

8:00 AM
Welcoming Remarks
8:25 AM
Survivorship and transstadial transmission of orally-ingested Trypanosoma cruzi in bed bugs
Brittny Blakely, New Mexico State University ; Stephen J. Hanson, New Mexico State University ; Alvaro Romero, New Mexico State University
8:37 AM
Bed bugs and microbes
Mark H. Goodman, University of Kentucky
8:57 AM
Conversations we can't hear: The chemical ecology of bed bugs
Sydney Crawley, University of Kentucky
9:17 AM
Host searching and orientation behavior of the bed bug (Cimex lectularius)
Narinderpal Singh, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey ; Changlu Wang, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey ; Richard Cooper, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
9:49 AM
9:56 AM
Been down this road before (sort of): Lessons of the past
Michael F. Potter, University of Kentucky
10:16 AM
Role of semiochemicals in the control of common bed bug, Cimex lectularius L,  (Hemiptera: Cimicidae)
Yasmin Akhtar, University of British Columbia ; Michael Gilbert, Semiosbio ; Murray B. Isman, University of British Columbia
11:20 AM
The anatomy of a bed bug lawsuit
Jeff Lipman, Lipman Law Firm
11:40 AM
Panel Discussion
11:55 AM
Concluding Remarks
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