PBT SS: Buzz-kills: The Genomics and Ecology of Stress in Pollinators

Sunday, November 16, 2014: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Portland Ballroom 256 (Oregon Convention Center)
Christina M. Grozinger
Jay Evans
Holly Holt
Christina M. Grozinger

8:00 AM
Welcoming Remarks
8:20 AM
Sex differences in honey bees' response to parasite infection
Holly Holt, Pennsylvania State University
9:05 AM
Poster Session 1
9:05 AM
Temperature-dependent development of Chaetodactylus krombeini (Acari: Chaetodactylidae) associated with Osmia spp. (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae)
Youngsoo Son, California Department of Food & Agriculture ; JeongJoon Ahn, West Virginia University ; Yong-Lak Park, West Virginia University
9:05 AM
HB Dynamics: A new stage structured model of honey bee (Apis mellifera) colony dynamics
James Frazier, Pennsylvania State University ; Maryann Frazier, Pennsylvania State University
9:05 AM
Assessing honey bee (Apis mellifera) health in conventional and organically-kept apiaries for the development of sustainable beekeeping practices
Lambert Kanga, Florida A&M University ; Shalom Siebert, Florida A&M University ; Mehboob Sheikh, Florida A&M University
9:05 AM
9:05 AM
Genomic characteristics and comparative genomics analysis of microsporidian parasites Nosema ceranae and N. apis  reveal novel insights into host-parasite interactions in honey bees, Apis mellifera
Yanping (Judy) Chen, Bee Research Laboratory ; Scott Cornman, Leetown Science Center ; Jeffrey Pettis, Bee Research Laboratory ; Yan Zhao, Molecular Plant Pathology Laboratory ; Xinyue Liu, The Institute for Genome Sciences ; Luke Tallon, The Institute for Genome Sciences ; Lisa Sadzewicz, The Institute for Genome Sciences ; Renhua Li, Windber Research Institute ; Huoguing Zheng, Zhejiang University ; Shaokang Huang, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University ; Xuan Zhang, Yunnan Agricultural University ; Michele Hamilton, Bee Research Laboratory ; Stephen Pernal, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada ; Andony P. Melathopoulos, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada ; Xianghe Yan, Eastern Regional Research Center (ERRC) ; Jay Evans, Bee Research Laboratory
9:05 AM
Break 1
9:40 AM
10:10 AM
Toxic house; pesticide exposure and impacts on honey bee (Apis mellifera) colonies used for commercial pollination
Maryann Frazier, Pennsylvania State University ; James Frazier, Pennsylvania State University ; Chris Mullin, Pennsylvania State University
10:22 AM
Poster Session 2
10:22 AM
Break 2
10:57 AM
No impact of DvSnf7 RNA on Honey Bee (Apis mellifera L.)  Adults and Larvae in Dietary Feeding Test
Jianguo Tan, Monsanto Company ; Pamela Bachman, Monsanto Company ; Peter Jensen, Monsanto Company ; Geoffrey Mueller, Monsanto Company ; Joshua Uffman, Monsanto Company ; Steven Levine, Monsanto Company
11:24 AM
11:54 AM
Concluding Remarks
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