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