Section Symposia for Entomology 2010

This year, the Annual Meeting Program Committee selected 36 Section Symposia. The titles and organizers are listed below by Section.

Integrative, Physiological, and Molecular Insect Systems

  • Insect Hormones as Targets for Insect Control: New Insights and Prospects
    Vincent Henrich, Subba R. Palli, Qisheng Song and D.L. Denlinger

  • Invertebrate Immunity: From molecules to communities
    Tamara R. Hartke, Thomas Chouvenc and Rebeca Rosengaus

  • Nutritional Ecology of Social Insects
    David Holway, Micky D. Eubanks and Andrew V. Suarez

  • Polydnaviruses: Genomic analyses, evolution, and prospective
    Mario A. Rodriguez-Perez and Ali M. A. Mahmoud

Medical, Urban, and Veterinary Entomology

  • Advancements in Arthropod Monitoring Technology, Techniques, and Analysis
    Lee Cohnstaedt, Kateryn Rochon and Adrian Duehl

  • Bed Bugs, People, and Politics
    Dini M. Miller and Susan C. Jones

  • Current Research Diversity of New Arthropod Repellents
    Mustapha Debboun

  • Engaging People from Diverse Fields in Urban IPM Programs
    Allison Taisey

  • Statistics: When Do You Use What?
    Cynthia Lord, Steven Juliano and Roger D. Moon

  • Sweet Tooth in Mosquitoes: How flowers and nectars can guide us towards unisex mosquito attractants
    Zainulabeuddin Syed and WA. Foster

  • Tapping into the Diversity of Universities and USDA to Collaboratively Tackle Formidable Pests of Livestock through a Regional Project
    J Talley and Jerome A. Hogsette

Plant–Insect Ecosystems

  • Effects of Arthropod and Resource Diversity on Biological Control in Protected Culture
    Michael P. Parrella and Steven D. Frank

  • Fifty Years of Forest Entomology at UC–Berkeley: A Symposium Honoring the Lifetime Achievements of David L. Wood
    Steven J. Seybold

  • Galling Insects: Recent developments in systematics, behavior, genetics, and host-plant interactions with an emphasis on gall midges
    Noel Hahn, Sunil Tewari, Craig R. Roubos and Jeremy Heath

  • Getting the Most Out of Your ESA experience
    Erin W. Hodgson and Brian P. McCornack

  • Insect Eradication: When is it possible and how do you evaluate success?
    James R. Carey and Andrew M. Liebhold

  • Invasive Agrilus (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) Species in the United States: Biology, impact, and current management
    Robert A. Haack

  • Invasive Insects and EntoDiversity
    Paul Borth

  • Larry L. Larson Symposium: Development of New Products for Management of Insect Pests
    Luis E. Gomez and Mike P. Tolley

  • Light Brown Apple Moth: Invasion biology, scientific credibility and public policy
    Deborah K. Letourneau

  • Jon Tollefson vs. Corn Rootworms: Celebrating the legacy of an exemplary land grant scientist
    Kevin Steffey, Michael E. Gray, Patricia Prasifka and Laura Higgins

  • One is the Loneliest Number: Revisiting thresholds for regulatory actions on invasive species
    Lisa Gail Neven and Peter A. Follett

  • Protecting U.S. Agriculture at Our Borders: The first line of defense against invasive species
    Cheryle A. O'Donnell

  • Reaching Out Across the Bag-tag: Overcoming diversity of industry, university, and government interests to embrace public-sector research on commercialized transgenic crops
    Thomas W. Sappington and Bruce E. Hibbard

  • Remembering Paul Heller: A memorial symposium dedicated to his influence on turf and ornamentals entomology
    Casey Sclar, Robert Chris Williamson and Danny Kline

  • Semiochemistry of the Cerambycidae: A diversity of signaling strategies, Part 2
    Ann M. Ray, James D. Barbour and Matthew D. Ginzel

  • Transcending Geography with Regional Cotton IPM Projects
    M.D. Toews, Scott Akin and Don Cook

  • Understanding and Capitalizing on Agricultural Biodiversity in IPM/IRM
    Caydee Savinelli, Graham P. Head and Daniel Vincent

Systematics, Evolution, and Biodiversity

  • Across Systems and Biomes: Ecology and evolution of insects in aquatic habitats
    Robert F. Smith, Lauren E. Culler, Christopher J. Patrick, Nathan Baker and Jennifer R. Milligan

  • An Inordinate Neglect of Dytiscids: International Endeavors to Understand the Behavior, Ecology, and Systematics of Predaceous Diving Beetles
    Donald A. Yee

  • Diversity and Function of Microbial Symbioses in Solitary and Social Insects
    Kirk E. Anderson and Angela E. Douglas

  • North American Neuropterists Meeting
    Catherine Tauber and John D. Oswald

  • Systematics, Evolutionary Ecology, and Plant Disease Vectors in Auchenorrhyncha
    Julie M. Urban and Charles R. Bartlett

  • Systematics of the Cerylonid Series of Cucujoidea (Coleoptera)
    Joseph V. McHugh and James Robertson

  • Valles Caldera National Preserve: plant, animal, and human diversity on an ancient volcano
    M. Alma Solis and Robert R. Parmenter

  • When Entomologists Date: Using fossils and molecular data to determine insect evolutionary divergence and biogeography
    Jessica L. Ware, Jessica Thomas, Akito Yuji Kawahara and

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