MUVE SS: Reproductive Strategies Across Hematophagous Arthropods

Sunday, November 16, 2014: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Portland Ballroom 252 (Oregon Convention Center)
Yvonne Matos
Alexis M. Barbarin

10:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
10:05 AM
10:25 AM
Oviposition dynamics in Culex complex
Zainulabeuddin Syed, University of Notre Dame
10:45 AM
Bloodmeal size defines ejaculate production and impacts on male mating behaviour in Cimex lectularius.
Oliver Otti, University of Bayreuth ; Bettina Kaldun, University of Bayreuth
11:05 AM
Odorant Receptor Mediated Activation of Mosquito Sperm
Laurence J. Zwiebel, Vanderbilt University
11:25 AM
Symbiont-generated vitamin B6 is required to maintain proline homeostasis and fecundity in the tsetse fly
Joshua B. Benoit, University of Cincinnati ; Veronika Michalkova, Slovak Academy of Sciences ; Brian Weiss, Yale University ; Geoffrey M. Attardo, Yale University ; Serap Aksoy, Yale University
11:37 AM
Concluding Remarks
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