05 - Graduate Student TMP Competition: MUVE

Monday, November 17, 2014: 8:20 AM-12:30 PM
B113-114 (Oregon Convention Center)
Michael Reiskind
Jennifer Henke

8:20 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:24 AM
Field assessment of honeydew odors for attraction of house flies (Musca domestica)
Kim Hung, University of California ; Alec Gerry, University of California
8:36 AM
Bimodal cue complex signifies suitable oviposition sites to gravid females of the common green bottle fly
Bekka Brodie, Simon Fraser University ; Regine Gries, Simon Fraser University ; Alysha Martins, Simon Fraser University ; Sherah L. VanLaerhoven, University of Windsor ; Gerhard Gries, Simon Fraser University
8:48 AM
A stable isotope mark-capture study of Culex quinquefasciatus and Aedes albopictus in College Station, Texas
Emily Boothe, Texas A&M University ; Gabriel Hamer, Texas A&M University
9:12 AM
Mechanisms involved in DEET’s effect on the responses of bed bugs to human odorants
Feng Liu, Auburn University ; Nannan Liu, Auburn University
9:24 AM
Citizen science meets biting pests: Determining the spatial pattern of nuisance black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) in western Maryland
Rebecca Wilson, University of Maryland ; Elanor Spadafora, University of Maryland ; Alan Leslie, University of Maryland ; William O. Lamp, University of Maryland
9:36 AM
Historical changes in the local distribution of yellow fever mosquito (Aedes aegypti L.) in south Florida, U.S.A.
Kristen Hopperstad, North Carolina State University ; Michael Reiskind, North Carolina State University
9:48 AM
Honey-baited FTA cards for arbovirus surveillance: Sensitivity, mosquito feeding rates and feeding time course
Emily Johnston, University of South Australia ; Claire Fisk, University of South Australia ; Craig Williams, University of South Australia
10:00 AM
Subacute exposure to prallethrin modifies behavior of medically important vectors
Kyndall Dye, University of Kentucky ; Grayson C. Brown, University of Kentucky
10:12 AM
10:24 AM
Management practices that improve honey bee colony survivorship in the U.S.: Results from a multiyear national survey
Nathalie Steinhauer, University of Maryland ; Claude Saegerman, University of Liège ; Karen Rennich, University of Maryland ; Michael Wilson, University of Tennessee ; Dennis vanEngelsdorp, University of Maryland
10:36 AM
Location, location, location: Optimizing surveillance efforts for Culicoides sonorensis and bluetongue virus through trap placement and attractant choices
Emily McDermott, University of California ; Christie Mayo, University of California ; Alec Gerry, University of California ; Bradley Mullens, University of California
10:48 AM
Monitoring of Culicoides spp. as disease vectors in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) production facilities
Cassie A. Schoenthal, Texas A&M University ; Roger E. Gold, Texas A&M University
11:00 AM
Phenotypic variation in developmental characteristics of the black blow fly Phormia regina (Diptera: Calliphoridae) across New Jersey
Lauren M. Weidner, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey ; Aaron Tarone, Texas A&M University ; George C. Hamilton, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
11:12 AM
Carrion community and temperature influence oviposition preferences of forensically relevant blow flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae)
Krystal R. Hans, University of Windsor ; Sherah L. VanLaerhoven, University of Windsor
11:24 AM
Does blow fly (Diptera: Calliphoridae) community structure on burnt remains effect offspring fitness levels?
Vincenzo A. Pacheco, University of Windsor ; Sherah L. VanLaerhoven, University of Windsor
11:36 AM
Patterns of the fly associated bacteria Ignatzschineria Tóth 2007 and Wohlfahrtiimonas Tóth 2008 (Gammaproteobacteria; Xanthomonadales; Xanthomonadaceae) on cadavers through time
Daniel Haarmann, Sam Houston State University ; Embriette Hyde, University of Colorado ; Joseph Petrosino, Baylor University ; Aaron Lynne, Sam Houston State University ; Sibyl R. Bucheli, Sam Houston State University
11:48 AM
Host-finding in necrophilous insects: Visual versus chemical cues
Angela Bucci, North Carolina State University ; D. Wes Watson, North Carolina State University ; Coby Schal, North Carolina State University