COS 90 - Mutualism And Facilitation II

Wednesday, August 9, 2017: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
D131, Oregon Convention Center
8:20 AM
 Analysis of 16S rRNA community and core gut microbial taxa present in Onthophagus taurus Schreber dung beetles taken from Maryland cattle pastures
Mallory A. Hagadorn, Utah State University; Anne M. Estes, University of Maryland; Julie C. Dunning Hotopp, University of Maryland; Philip D. Anderson, Salisbury University; Dana L. Price, Salisbury University
8:40 AM
 Microbial mutualism modifies plant-plant interactions and community composition
Lukas Bell-Dereske, University of New Mexico; Jennifer A. Rudgers, University of New Mexico
9:00 AM
 Distribution of a host range restriction peptidase (hrrP) in populations of symbiotic Ensifer medicae across the native and invaded regions of its host legume
Emily E. Helliwell, Washington State University Vancouver; Joel Griffitts, Brigham Young University; Maren L. Friesen, Michigan State University; Stephanie Porter, Washington State University, Vancouver
9:20 AM Cancelled
9:40 AM
10:10 AM
 A comprehensive review of the role of frugivore gut passage in plant germination
Haldre S. Rogers, Iowa State University; Evan C. Fricke, Iowa State University; Brittany R. Cavazos, Iowa State University; Ann Marie Gawel, University of Guam; Alexander Karnish, Iowa State University; Courtenay A. Ray, Iowa State University
10:30 AM
 Nitrogen fixation: An interaction between bacteria and plasmids
Flavia M. D. Marquitti, University of Campinas
10:50 AM
 Fine scale geographic variation of local adaptation of prairie plant-mycorrhizal interactions in a restoration context
Terra Lubin, University of Kansas; Helen Alexander, University of Kansas; James D. Bever, University of Kansas
11:10 AM
 Do host microbiota mediate the effect of pollutants on infection risk?
Sarah A. Knutie, University of South Florida; Jason R. Rohr, University of South Florida
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