04 - Graduate Student Poster Competition: MUVE

Monday, November 17, 2014: 8:00 AM-6:30 PM
Exhibit Hall C (Oregon Convention Center)

Effects of larval competition on adult immune traits in Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus  (Diptera: Culicidae)
Allison Parker, University of Illinois ; Brian F. Allan, University of Illinois ; Ephantus J. Muturi, University of Illinois
Evaluating potential effects of climate change on off-host tick ecology in Panama
Erin Welsh, University of Illinois ; Brian F. Allan, University of Illinois
Species diversity, seasonal phenology of ticks (Acarina) in Southeast Kansas, and rates of infection by selected pathogenic Rickettsia
Ali Hroobi, Pittsburg State University ; David Gordon, Pittsburg State University ; Ram Raghavan, Kansas State University
Production of stable flies (Stomoxys calcitrans) from straw bedding packs and sawdust compost barns, two alternative cold winter housing systems for dairy cows
Anna Hansen, University of Minnesota ; Roger D. Moon, University of Minnesota ; Marcia Endres, University of Minnesota ; Bradley Heins, University of Minnesota ; Craig Sheaffer, University of Minnesota ; Ulrike Sorge, University of Minnesota ; Robert King, University of Minnesota ; Sharon Weyers, USDA - ARS
Phosphine resistance in populations of Cryptolestes ferrugineus (Stephens) (Coleoptera: Laemophloeidae) in Oklahoma
Nisha Bajracharya, Oklahoma State University ; George P. Opit, Oklahoma State University ; Charles Konemann, Oklahoma State University
A blood-free diet to sustain the Dengue vector, Aedes aegypti colonies
Kristina Gonzales, New Mexico State University ; Hitoshi Tsujimoto, New Mexico State University ; Immo A. Hansen, New Mexico State University
The effects of colony age and Wolbachia as they relate to quality and fitness of Spalangia cameroni (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae)
Erika Machtinger, University of Florida ; Eric LoVullo, USDA - ARS ; Christopher J. Geden, USDA - ARS ; Dana Johnson, USDA - ARS ; Paul Shirk, USDA - ARS
Using citizen scientists to evaluate light traps for catching brown marmorated stink bugs (Halyomorpha halys) in homes in Virginia
John D. Aigner, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ; Thomas P. Kuhar, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University