95th ESA Annual Meeting (August 1 -- 6, 2010)

COS 86 - Parasitism and Host-Parasite Interactions

Thursday, August 5, 2010: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
411, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Edward P. Levri
8:00 AM
Putting parasite escape into perspective: A biogeographic examination of parasites and hosts across their native and introduced range
April MH Blakeslee, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; Irit Altman, University of New Hampshire; A. Whitman Miller, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; James E. Byers, University of Georgia; Caitlin Hamer, Duke University; Gregory M. Ruiz, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
8:20 AM
A gall forming mite drives drastic declines in in canopy tree photosynthesis
Rajit Patankar, University of Alabama; Sean C. Thomas, University of Toronto; Sandy M. Smith, University of Toronto
8:40 AM
The effects of host plant species and polydnaviruses on the immune response of monophagous and polyphagous caterpillars
J.Gwen Shlichta, University of Maryland - BEES Program; Pedro Barbosa, University of Maryland
9:20 AM
Land use impacts on infection of stream snails by parasitic trematodes  
Lisa K. Belden, Virginia Tech; E. Fred Benfield, Virginia Tech; Korine N. Kolivras, Virginia Tech; Candice R. Luebbering, Virginia Tech
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
Unhealthy herds: Trait-mediated indirect effects of predators increase host susceptibility
Meghan A. Duffy, University of Michigan; Jessica M. Housley, Georgia Institute of Technology; Rachel M. Penczykowski, Georgia Institute of Technology; Carla E. Cáceres, University of Illinois; Spencer Hall, Indiana University
10:10 AM
Deceptive chemical signals induced by a plant virus attract insect vectors to inferior hosts
Kerry Mauck, The Pennsylvania State University; Consuelo De Moraes, The Pennsylvania State University; Mark Mescher, The Pennsylvania State University
10:30 AM
Interactive effects of enrichment and the manipulation of intermediate hosts on infection prevalence and food web structure
Zachary T. Long, University of North Carolina Wilmington; Shawn J. Leroux, Memorial University of Newfoundland; Michel Loreau, Station d'Ecologie Expérimentale du CNRS à Moulis
10:50 AM
Broad-sense heritability of a pathogen community in a hybrid cottonwood system
Posy E. Busby, University of Washington; George Newcombe, University of Idaho; Thomas Whitham, Northern Arizona University; Rodolfo Dirzo, Stanford University
11:10 AM
Heterogeneity in daily tick acquisition rates among mice
Kimberly Tsao, Colorado State University; R. Jory Brinkerhoff, University of Richmond; Durland Fish, Yale School of Public Health and Yale School of Medicine; Maria Diuk-Wasser, Columbia University