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Ento '16 - Annual National Science Meeting

6-8 September 2016

 

 

 

 

Royal Entomological Society Annual National Science Meeting - Ento '16

"Celebrating 180 years of the RES journals"

Agricultural entomology, behaviour, conservation, detritivores, diseases, diversity, ecology, evolution, forensic science, forestry, molecular biology, pathogens, pest management, physiology, plant-soil-insect interactions, pollinators, urban entomology, vectors, xylophages....

Venue: Harper Adams University, Edgmond, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 8NB

Convenor: Simon Leather sleather@harper-adams.ac.uk

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PRESENTATION GUIDELINES - Poster presentations should be printed in A0 portrait format, velcro fasteners will be provided with the posterboards.
Talk presentations should be 17 minutes long, allowing then 3 minutes for questions, within the 20 minute session slot. Please bring your talk on USB, or save on an accessible cloud storage system (e.g. Dropbox). It will not be possible to use your own laptop.

CONFIRMED PLENARY SPEAKERS:

PETER WITZGALL - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden. "Pathogens, insects and volatiles."

SASKIA HOGENHOUT - John Innes Centre, Norwich."How virulence proteins modulate plant processes to promote insect colonisation."

HELEN ROY - Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Wallingford. "Citizen science and invasive species."

CONFIRMED SESSION SPEAKERS:

Mary Cameron - London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. "What tools are available for tackling exophile and exophagic vectors of disease?"
Felicity Crotty - Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust. "Understanding the effects of agricultural management on soil invertebrates"
Raphael Didham - CSIRO Australia. "Emerging issues in insect conservation."
Paul Eggleston - University of Keele. "Transgenic insects: prospects and perspectives"
Jess French. "Spreading insect love - reaching out to the younger generation"
Alan Gunn - Liverpool John Moores. "Dead and buried but not forgotten: the role of forensic entomology in the analysis of buried remains"
Jane Hill - University of York. "Responses of species to climate change-range margins shifts and distribution changes."
William Hughes - University of Sussex. "Sex, size and societies: major evolutionary transitions".
James Logan - London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. "Control of Aedes vectors of Dengue in Bangkok"
Felix Wackers - Biobest
. "Making good bugs better: recent innovations in biological pest control"
Rob Weaver - FERA, York. "Physiological Entomology - celebrating 40 years of behaviour to biochemistry and beyond."
Christiane Weirauch - University of California, Riverside. "Systematic entomology in the past-genomic area"
Ken Wilson - University of Lancaster. "Host-pathogen interactions as a resource competition problem"

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