COS 95
Parasitism And Host-Parasite Interactions

Thursday, August 8, 2013: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
M100GD, Minneapolis Convention Center
8:00 AM
8:20 AM Cancelled
 Understanding species-poor communities: evaluating drivers of within-host parasite assemblages from freshwater snails
Katherine L. D. Richgels, University of Colorado; Brita Schneiders, University of Colorado; Pieter T.J. Johnson, University of Colorado
8:40 AM
 Parasitic infection by Cotylurus flabelliformis alters aquatic nitrogen cycling at the ecosystem scale
John A. Mischler, University of Colorado Boulder; Pieter T. J. Johnson, University of Colorado at Boulder; Valerie McKenzie, University of Colorado; Alan R. Townsend, University of Colorado, Boulder
9:20 AM
 Climate change and amphibian disease: combined influences of hydroperiod and parasitism on larval development
Janet Koprivnikar, Brandon University; Sara H. Paull, University of Colorado; Pieter T. J. Johnson, University of Colorado at Boulder
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Increasing reproductive productivity and population growth rates of the threatened Florida scrub-jay (Aphelocoma coerulescens) using a parasite removal experiment
Raoul K. Boughton, Archbold Biological Station; Reed Bowman, Archbold Biological Station; Jacy Bernath-Plaisted, Archbold Biological Station
10:10 AM
 Mediation of plant–insect interactions in the wild by natural phyllosphere bacteria
Parris T. Humphrey, University of Arizona; Noah K. Whiteman, University of Arizona
10:30 AM
10:50 AM
 Intraspecific variation in diet and behavior affects parasite loads in arctic fox
Olwyn C. Friesen, University of Manitoba; James D. Roth, University of Manitoba
11:10 AM
 Artificial light and sound disrupts feeding behavior of frog biting midges
Taegan McMahon, University of South Florida; Ximena E. Bernal, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and Texas Tech University; Roberto Ibanez, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Jason R. Rohr, University of South Florida