COS 31
Mutualism And Facilitation II

Tuesday, August 12, 2014: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Carmel AB, Hyatt Regency Hotel
8:00 AM
 Mathematical modeling of the dynamic role of nectar microbes in mediating plant-pollinator interactions
Zhiyuan Song, University of Michigan; Rachel L. Vannette, Stanford University; Tadashi Fukami, Stanford University
8:20 AM
 Multiple, divergent effects of a ubiquitous foundation species on organism-scale climate and thermal risk
Laura J. Jurgens, University of California, Davis; Lauren Wynkoop, University of California Davis; Brian Gaylord, University of California, Davis
8:40 AM
 The role of seed banks in the dynamics of vertically transmitted plant symbionts
Andrew J. Bibian, Rice University; Rande R. Patterson, Rice University; Alan Shadow, USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service; Jennifer A. Rudgers, University of New Mexico; Tom E. X. Miller, Rice University
9:00 AM
 Ant-aphid mutualisms increase ant floral visitation and reduce plant reproduction via decreased pollinator visitation
Katherine E. LeVan, University of California, San Diego; David A. Holway, University of California, San Diego
9:20 AM
 Keystone interaction: Mutualistic fungal endophytes in a non-dominant grass cause large changes in community diversity at range-wide scales
Michelle E. Afkhami, University of Toronto; Megan B. Mateo, University of California, Davis; Sharon Y. Strauss, University of California, Davis
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Host-associated microbial diversity facilitates the ecological rescue of host species experiencing rapid environmental change
Pradeep Pillai, Northeastern Unviversity; Tarik C. Gouhier, Northeastern University; Steve Vollmer, Northeastern Unviversity
10:10 AM
 Ecosystem engineering effects on species diversity across ecosystems: A meta-analysis
Gustavo Q. Romero, State University of Campinas (UNICAMP); Thiago Gonçalves-Souza, State University of Campinas; Camila Vieira, State University of Campinas (UNICAMP); Julia Koricheva, University of London
10:30 AM
 Higher temperatures mean lower rewards and poorer defense in a desert protection mutualism
Ginny M. Fitzpatrick, University of Arizona; Travis E. Huxman, University of California, Irvine; Chrisopher A. Johnson, The University of Arizona; Judith L. Bronstein, University of Arizona
10:50 AM
 Local variation in fungal endophyte communities among lowland tropical rainforest trees
John B. Vincent, University of Minnesota; Georgiana May, University of Minnesota; George D. Weiblen, University of Minnesota
11:10 AM
 Foundational marine macroalgae, Turbinaria ornata, faciliates foraging by herbivorous and invertivorous fishes in the South Pacific
Sarah Joy Bittick, UCLA; Rachel J. Clausing, UCLA; Caitlin Fong, University of California Santa Barbara; Peggy Fong, UCLA
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