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Entomology 2011 symposia selected
Date:4/5/2011

The Entomological Society of America (ESA) has selected 37 insect-science symposia for its 2011 meeting in Reno, NV, November 13-16, 2011 (http://entsoc.org/entomology2011).

The symposia will address important issues such as bed bugs, honey bee Colony Collapse Disorder, insect control, invasive species, medical and veterinary entomology, forestry, evolution, systematics, and insect physiology:

HONEY BEES AND COLONY COLLAPSE DISORDER

  • Bee Declines I - Identification, Clarification, and Communication of the Real Truths
  • Bee Declines. II. Causes, Solutions, and Activating the Public

BED BUGS

  • Basic Science to Application for Management of Bed Bug Populations

INSECT MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL

  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Implementation in Schools
  • New Approaches to Mass Production and Augmentation Biological Control
  • Evolution and Biological Control
  • The Future is Now: Blended Refuge, Resistance, and Rootworm Options for Tomorrow
  • Host Plant Volatiles: Identifying New Approaches for Insect Pest Management
  • Insecticide Mixtures: IRM, Science, Scope, Solutions and Rationale
  • The Molecular Physiology of Arthropod Vectors and Pests: Towards the Development of Novel Control Agents and Approaches
  • 20 Years of Research On New Insecticide Modes of Action, Its Implication on Insect Control, And Insecticide Resistance Management

INVASIVE SPECIES

  • Impact of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in U.S. Agroecosystems
  • Invasives, Climate Change, and Forest Management: The Forest Service Research Perspective
  • Regulatory Compliance for the Rearing, Releasing, Shipping, and Studying of Arthropods, Part 1: Demystifying the Permit Process-Understanding the Black Box
  • Regulatory Compliance for the Rearing, Releasing, Shipping, and Studying of Arthropods, Part 2: Regulatory Compliance for Rearing, Releasing, Shipping, and Studying Arthropods

OTHER ISSUES IN ENTOMOLOGY

  • Citizen Scientists in Entomology Research
  • Speaking Out on Biofuel Entomology: Identifying the Problem and Clarifying the Goals
  • Turning Young People onto Science Through Insects and Ensuring a Future for Entomology!
  • Identifying the Current Status of Women in Entomology, Clarifying Initiatives for Retention, and Speaking Out to Share Experience

MEDICAL AND VETERINARY ENTOMOLOGY

  • Predictors of Vector and Disease Dynamics
  • Applying Next Generation Molecular Technologies to Medical and Veterinary Entomology
  • Identify and Clarify Current Arthropod Repellent Research
  • Culicoides Biting Midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) Vectors Of Economical Important Arboviral Diseases Of Livestock: Vector Status, Biology And Control
  • Assessing the Impact of White-tailed Deer on the Spread of Cattle Fever Ticks (Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus and R. (B.) annulatus) in South Texas

FOREST AND HORTICULTURAL ENTOMOLOGY

  • Biology, Biochemistry and Genomics of Pine Bark Beetles
  • Biological Control of Invasive Wood Borers: Feasibility, Potential, Progress and Challenges

EVOLUTION, PHYSIOLOGY, AND SYSTEMATICS

  • Epigenetics, Phenotypic Plasticity, and Insect Evolution: First Insights from an Emerging Field
  • Insect Olfaction & Taste: Identifying, Clarifying and Speaking about the Key Issues
  • A signaling Workshop
  • Hardly Boring: Cerambycid Workers Symposium
  • Biodiversity, Global Change and Insect-Mediated Ecosystem Services
  • Illuminating the Phenome: The Future of Morphology in Entomology
  • Taxonomy and Systematics of the Tenebrionoidea (Coleoptera)
  • Social Insect Evolution Today: Clarifying Leading Hypotheses with Novel Approaches
  • Web-based Digital Insect Identification: Our Progress, Challenges, And Opportunities
  • Chemical Signaling, Defense and Counter-Defense Between Insect Herbivores and their Hosts
  • An Overlooked Insect Group. Dragonflies and Damselflies (Odonata), Model Organisms for Systematics, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Studies

Other symposia proposed by ESA members will be selected and announced soon.


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Contact: Richard Levine
rlevine@entsoc.org
301-731-4535
Entomological Society of America
Source:Eurekalert

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