NCERA 200 Symposium (2010)

Virus vector interactions and mechanisms of virus transmission

On the campus of Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

 

November 9 (Tuesday) 2010

Memorial Union

8:30 a.m.            Welcome/Opening remarks     Rouf Mian/David Wright

 

8:45 a.m.            Beetle Transmission of Plant Viruses...Is Spit Involved?     Rose Gergeric, Univ. of Arkansas

 

 9:35 a.m.          Aphid-luteovirus interaction and blocking luteovirus transmission     Bryony Bonning, ISU

 

10:00 a.m.         Transmission of tospoviruses by thrips     Anna Whitfield, KSU           

 

10:50 a.m.         Break

 

11:00 a.m.         How will the insect ecology affect plant viruses: What we have learned from soybean aphids     Matt O’Neal, ISU

 

11:50 a.m.         Expression and function of the overlapping Potyviridae open reading frame: pipo.          Allen Miller, ISU

 

12:15 p.m.         Questions/open discussions

 

12:30 noon        Lunch

 

 

Business Meeting

 

2:00 p.m.           State Reports: Progress and Outcomes (5-10 minutes each)

 

4:30 p.m.           Election of new secretary, Open Discussions, etc

 

5:30 p.m.           Adjourn