COS 124 - Parasitism and Host-Parasite Interactions

Friday, August 12, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
4, Austin Convention Center
8:00 AM
Host choice strategies in micro-sympatric Nasonia species
Saleta Pérez-Vila, University of Groningen; Bregje Wertheim, University of Groningen; Rampal S. Etienne, University of Groningen; Leo. W. Beukeboom, University of Groningen
8:20 AM
Host plant genotype, environment, and their interaction jointly determine pathogen community structure
Posy E. Busby, Stanford University; George Newcombe, University of Idaho; Rodolfo Dirzo, Stanford University; Thomas G. Whitham, Northern Arizona University
8:40 AM
Dragonfly diversity and density and parasite dodging dilute disease in amphibians
Patrick W. Crumrine, Rowan University; Andrew D. Miller, SUNY ESF; Val R. Beasley, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Anna Schotthoefer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases; Lucinda B. Johnson, University of Minnesota; Jason R. Rohr, University of South Florida
9:00 AM
Parasite prevalence and nanosilver affect benthic nutrient cycling and productivity
Randy Bernot, Ball State University; Melody Bernot, Ball State University
9:20 AM
Genetic and ecological evidence for sequential speciation in sympatric populations of a parasitic wasp
Glen R. Hood, The University of Notre Dame; Andrew A. Forbes, University of Iowa; Thomas H.Q. Powell, The University of Notre Dame; Scott P. Egan, University of Notre Dame; Jeffrey L. Feder, The University of Notre Dame
9:40 AM
10:10 AM
Interactions between ectoparasites and immune function in free-living rodents
Evelyn Rynkiewicz, Indiana University; Hadas Hawlena, Ben-Gurion University; Keith Clay, Indiana University
10:30 AM
The effect of parasitism on the functional response of a fish predator
Julie A. Ryan, Western Michigan University; Steven L. Kohler, Western Michigan University
10:50 AM
Spatiotemporal patterns in density and population structure of Manayunkia speciosa, the polychaete host of Ceratomyxa shasta in the Klamath River, CA
Julie D. Alexander, Oregon State University; Richard W. Stocking, Oregon State University; Sascha L. Hallett, Oregon State University; Lan Xue, Oregon State University; Jerri L. Bartholomew, Oregon State University
11:10 AM
Varying impacts with elevation from a parasitoid guild of a montane moth, the sagebrush defoliator
Virginia L.J. Bolshakova, Utah State University; Edward W. Evans, Utah State University
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