COS 119 - Species Interactions II

Wednesday, August 9, 2017: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
D139, Oregon Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Testing the role of giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera, as a foundation species: insights from long-term studies
Thomas Lamy, University of California, Santa Barbara; Daniel C. Reed, University of California, Santa Barbara; Kevin D. Lafferty, USGS Western Ecological Research Center; Li Kui, University of California, Santa Barbara; Rhiannon L. Rognstad, University of California, Santa Barbara; Robert J. Miller, University of California
1:50 PM
 Ant tending in Fender's blue butterfly (Plebejus icarioides fenderi): Assessing an understudied mutualistic relationship in an endangered lycaenid
Cameron C. Thomas, Washington State University Vancouver; Cheryl B. Schultz, Washington State University
2:10 PM
 Dissecting the microbiome of Populus tree species from the soil to the canopy using amplicon sequencing and shotgun metagenomic analyses
Melissa A. Cregger, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Allison M. Veach, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Miranda Crouch, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Ian Hodges, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Zamin Yang, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Debbie Weighill, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Piet Jones, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Carissa Bleker, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Armin Geiger, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Mircea Podar, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Rytas Vilgalys, Duke University; Timothy Rials, University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture; Susannah G. Tringe, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Dale A. Pelletier, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Daniel Jacobson, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Christopher W. Schadt, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
2:50 PM
 Using multiple data sources to investigate mechanisms of co-existence in a pair of sympatric avian scavengers
Michael E. Byrne, Nova Southeastern University; James C. Beasley, University of Georgia; Kelsey Leigh Turner, University of Georgia; Amanda L. Holland, University of Georgia; A. Lawrence Bryan, University of Georgia
3:10 PM
3:40 PM
 Coming undone: Hemiparasite effects and presence in a prairie diminish over time
Victoria Borowicz, Illinois State University; Morgan Walder, Illinois State University; Joseph E. Armstrong, Illinois State University
4:00 PM
 Costs and benefits of conditional mutualistic interactions drive the evolution of plant trait
Paula Lemos-Costa, University of Campinas; Renato M. Coutinho, Universidade Estadual Paulista Sao Paulo
4:20 PM
 Social buffering in a eusocial invertebrate: Termite soldiers reduce the lethal impact of competitor cues on workers
Evan L. Preisser, University of Rhode Island; Xuguo Zhuo, University of Kentucky; Kenneth Haynes, University of Kentucky; Li Tian, University of Kentucky
4:40 PM
 Comparing traditional and Bayesian approaches to ecological meta-analyses
Paula Pappalardo, University of Georgia; Kiona Ogle, Northern Arizona University; Elizabeth A. Hamman, University of Georgia; James R. Bence, Michigan State University; Bruce A. Hungate, Northern Arizona University; Craig W. Osenberg, University of Georgia
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