Concurrent Symposium: Plants Versus Insects

Chair: Marcio Alves-Ferreira

Cotton molecular responses triggered by Cotton Boll Weevil (Anthonomus grandis) infestation
Marcio Alves-Ferreira

Diverse and disjoint roles for oxylipins in coordinating the plant developmental and defensive response to mechanical stress
Ariel M. Sorg, University of Wisconsin Madison

Gain of cysteine residues in a cowpea trypsin inhibitor correlates with strong bioactivity against herbivores
Natalia Guayazan Palacios,  University of Washington

Identification of novel gene(s) involved in calcium mediated jasmonate perception using forward genetic screen in Arabidopsis thaliana
Shruti Mishra, National Institute of Plant Genome Research

Horizontally transferred genes as RNA interference targets for aphid and whitefly control
Georg Jander, Cornell University