02 - Undergraduate Student TMP Competition: PBT, P-IE

Monday, November 17, 2014: 8:45 AM-12:30 PM
D131 (Oregon Convention Center)
Mark R. Brown

8:45 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:48 AM
Differential gene expression of heat shock proteins in crowded and isolated Schistocerca americana
Grace Avecilla, University of Central Florida ; Hojun Song, University of Central Florida
9:12 AM
Improving hydrilla biological control via the hydrilla midge tip miner.
Julie Baniszewski, University of Florida ; Emma N. I. Weeks, University of Florida ; Jim Cuda, University of Florida
9:36 AM
Impact of mutation in odor receptor (Or42a) on the circadian locomotor activity rhythm of Drosophila melanogaster
Breanna Lyle, Mississippi State University ; John Guyton, Mississippi State University ; Natraj Krishnan, Mississippi State University
9:48 AM
Oviposition periodocity for spotted wing Drosophila
Riki York, Oregon State University ; Vaughn Walton, Oregon State University ; Nik G. Wiman, Oregon State University
10:00 AM
10:12 AM
Reproduction and optimal foraging in the parasitoid wasp Trichogramma kaykai
Angela Burrow, Georgia Gwinnett College ; Mehul Desai, Georgia Gwinnett College ; James Russell, Georgia Gwinnett College
10:36 AM
Non-target effects of clothianidin on Danaus plexippus
Jacob Pecenka, South Dakota State University ; Jonathan Lundgren, USDA - ARS
10:48 AM
Nutrient levels in individual honey bees (Apis mellifera) following treatment with pesticides
Haley K. Feazel-Orr, Virginia Tech ; Brenna E Traver, Virginia Tech ; Katelyn M. Catalfamo, Virgina Tech ; Carlyle C. Brewster, Virginia Tech ; Troy D. Anderson, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ; Richard D. Fell, Virginia Tech
11:00 AM
Drinking dirty water: Why do honey bees (Apis mellifera) collect agricultural water and urban runoff?
Pierre Lau, University of California ; James C. Nieh, University of California
11:12 AM
Effects of altered cyanogenesis in salt-stressed white clover plants on Hypera punctata
Jacob Elias, Portland State University ; Daniel J. Ballhorn, Portland State University
11:24 AM
Individual personality in honeybees, Apis mellifera
Amelia Weller, University of Colorado