COS 73
Parasitism And Host-Parasite Interactions

Wednesday, August 12, 2015: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
343, Baltimore Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Monarch butterflies as hosts of parasitoid wasps: Defense chemistry, host choice behaviors, and parasitism in the field
Carl Stenoien, University of Minnesota; Karen Oberhauser, University of Minnesota
8:20 AM
 Diet modulation of host gut microbiota and its impact on disease resistance in monarch butterflies
Erica Harris, Emory University; Nicole M. Gerardo, Emory University; Jacobus C. de Roode, Emory University
8:40 AM
 Nesting aggregation as a determinant of nest parasitism in mason bees
Adam F. Groulx, University of Ottawa; Jessica R.K. Forrest, University of Ottawa
9:00 AM
 Impacts of two virulent, sterilizing pathogens on Daphnia individuals, populations, and communities
Meghan A. Duffy, University of Michigan; Alan Longworth, University of Michigan; Katherine Hunsberger, University of Michigan; Isabella Oleksy, Colorado State University
9:20 AM
 How do invasive species alter native parasite transmission?
Sara B. Weinstein, University of California
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Swimming behavior of marine cercariae: Effects of gravity and hydrostatic pressure
Kimberly B. Fitzpatrick, Eckerd College; Nancy F. Smith, Eckerd College; Jonathan H. Cohen, University of Delaware
10:10 AM
 Camping in the flowers: Why do so many bumble bees stay out at night?
T'ai H. Roulston, University of Virginia; Rosemary L. Malfi, University of Virginia; Amber Slatosky, University of Virginia; Sarah McIntosh, University of Virginia; Clara Stuligross, Earlham College
10:30 AM
 Use of small pond habitats by birds and its consequences for trematode infection in freshwater snails
Katherine L. D. Richgels, University of Wisconsin; Pieter T. J. Johnson, University of Colorado at Boulder
10:50 AM
 Predator-enhanced parasite transmission: When one threat unleashes another
Clara L. Shaw, University of Michigan; Katherine Hunsberger, University of Michigan; Camden D. Gowler, University of Michigan; Solanus de la Serna, University of Michigan; Kailash Dhir, University of Michigan; Alejandra Villalba, California State University, Dominguez Hills; Magen Prado, California State University, Dominguez Hills; Catherine L. Searle, Purdue University; Meghan A. Duffy, University of Michigan
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