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European PhD Network in Insect Science Annual Meeting, 27th - 29th October 2016


Preliminary program 2016

Day 1

12:00-14h00 Welcome and registration/arrival buffet
14:00-14h10 Opening of the meeting

Invited conference

Maryline Uzest

The acrostyle, organ within aphid’s mouthparts: an Achille’s heel for virus transmission ?


ST1 Michela Monticone

Interaction of the variable membrane protein VmpA of Flavescence Dorée phytoplasma with cells of the insect vector Euscelidius variegatus


ST2  Ilaria Di Lelio 

Novel control strategies based on manipulation and exploitation of insect antagonistic associations

15h40-16h00 Break

ST3 Nicola Bodino

Rearing host influence on host preference of the parasitoid Lysiphlebus testaceipes between native and exotic aphids


ST4 Fanny Cavigliasso

Impact of temperature on the immune interaction between the parasitoid Leptopilina boulardi and two Drosophila host species


ST5 Christelle Sanchez Oms

Heat resistance of the thermophilic ant Aphaenogaster iberica along an altitudinal gradient in Southern Spain


ST6 Andrea Becchimanzi

Functional and molecular characterization of venom from the ectoparasitoid Bracon nigricans (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)


ST7 Bin Wan

The “communicasome” in inter-species communication: Venom extracellular vesicles-mediated transport of RhoGAPs parasitoid wasp toxins inside Drosophila host lamellocytes


Posters presentation

  • Maëlle Deshoux
  • Martina Sinno
  • Fabiola Tuccia
17h45- Posters
19h30 dinner

Day 2


Conference: F. Pennacchio


Immunity, stress and honeybee health


ST8 Diane Bigot

Discovery and prevalence of honeybee viruses in wild hymenoptera

10h20-10h40 Cofee break

ST9 Valeria Mereghetti

The impact of diets on microbiotas associated with the indian meal moth Plodia interpunctella


ST10 Gaia Bigiotti

Bacterial transfer in the olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae


ST11 Ilaria Varotto

Characterization of fungal community of black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) larvae reared for large-scale feed production 


Conference: Thibault Malaussa

Trends and perspectives on biological control of insects

12:30-14:00 Lunch


ST12 Elena Martin

The killer yeast Wickerhamomyces anomalus associated to the sand fly Phlebotomus perniciosus: possible implication against the pathogen Leishmania spp.


ST13 Aurélie Babin

Drosophila species as model organisms in ecotoxicology: study of the non-intentional effects of the bioinsecticide Bacillus thuringiensis on non-target insect species


ST14 Federica Astarita

Oral delivery of bioinsecticide


ST15 Lucille Chrétien

Flowers under multiple attack by two insect species and a pathogen: facilitation or competition?


ST16 Giacomo Santoiemma

How non-crop cover surrounding cherry orchards affects the pest Drosophila suzukii

15h40-16h00 Coffee break

ST17 Lucie Monticelli

Study of the preference-performance relationship in generalist parasitoids  


ST18 Michele Ricupero

Functional response of Bracon nigricans (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) parasitizing the South American tomato pinworm, Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae)


ST19 Antoine Guiguet

Molecular basis and evolution of the galligenous lifestyle in the genus Caloptilia


ST20 Guillaume Baudouin

Introduction and dispersal of an American termite in Paris


Posters presentation

Elisa Plazio

Rosalba Ferrara

Michela Ion Scotta

18h00- Posters
19h00 cocktails
20h00 Dinner

Day 3


Conference: D. Bosco

Why are leafhoppers, planthoppers and psyllids phytoplasma vectors? 



ST21 Irene Piccini

The functional efficiency of threatened dung beetle species: are functional traits and response traits interwoven?


ST22 Md Habibur Rahman Salman

Role of temperature on prolonged pupal diapause and mortality of the pine processionary moth (Thaumetopoea pityocampa) in its geographic range

10h50-11h20 Coffee break

ST23 Mourad Jaffar-Bandjee

Microphysics of the antennal olfaction of insects


ST24 Giorgia Giordani

A contribution to the knowledge about funerary practices and pathogen vectors in peruvian Pre-Columbian population.

11h50-12h30 Discussion and Conclusion on the European PhD in Insect Sciences/Future
12h30 End of the meeting/Lunch pack

Download the program below:

pHD program 2016.pdf
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