Alyssa and Angela attend the Annual meeting of ESA at Minneapolis, 15-18th November.
Alyssa presented our research, in collaboration with John Jaenike and Vince Martinson (Rochester) and Greg Loeb (Cornell Entomology at Geneva): “Using genomics to define the taxonomic and functional diversity of gut microbiota in drosophilid flies” in the Symposium on Synergy in Arthropod Genomics. We thank the NSF Dimensions of Diversity Program for financial support of this research.
Angela presented our research on “water relations in phloem feeding insects” to the Symposium on Water and Ion Homeostasis. We thank USDA, The Atkinson Center for Sustainable Future and the Gates Foundation for financial support of this research.