Arthropod Genomics

Arthropod Environmental Interactions: Genomes, Transcriptomes, and Metagenomes.
Date: Saturday, January 11, 2014
Time: 10:30 AM-12:40 PM
Room: Royal Palm Salon 1-2
Blake Bextine and Wayne Hunter
10:30 AM
Welcoming Remarks

10:35 AM
Comparative Analysis Between Spider Mites (Tetranychidae)
Stephane Rombauts, VIB Department of Plant Systems Biology, Ghent University; Vladimir Zhurov, Department of Biology, University of Western Ontario; Phuong Cao, VIB Ghent University; Miodrag Grbic, Department of Biology, University of Western Ontario; Yves Van de Peer, VIB - Ghent University

11:15 AM
Expression Patterns of Cysteine Peptidase Genes throughout the Tribolium castaneum Life Cycle
Lindsey Fallis, USDA Agricultural Research Service; Brenda Oppert, USDA Agricultural Research Service; Alexander Martynov, Faculty of Bioengineering and Bioinformatics; Elena Elpidina, A. N. Belozersky Institute of Physico-Chemical Biology

11:55 AM
Novel Insights into the Population Genomics of the Mediterranean Fruit Fly Ceratitis capitata using RAD-Sequencing
Samia Elfekih, Imperial College and the Natural History Museum; Martijn Timmermans, Imperial College,; Martin Thompson, University of Cambridge; Samantha O'Loughlin, Imperial College; Alfried Vogler, Imperial College

12:15 PM
Comparative Metagenome Sequencing of Candidatus Liberibacter solanacerum Haplotypes A and B Reveals Hypervariable Phage-like Regions
Christopher P. Johnson, North Dakota State University; Neil Gudmestad, North Dakota State University

12:35 PM

12:40 PM
Concluding Remarks

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