Insect models of Behaviour: ecology, genetics, evolution, pest management
Credits: photo Umberto Salvagnin
Center for Mind/Brain Sciences, Fondazione Museo Civico Rovereto and Fondazione Edmund Mach, in collaboration with Melinda and Sant'Orsola announce the programme of the Workshop “Insect models of Behaviour: ecology, genetics, evolution, pest management”, that will take place in Rovereto (Italy) on 4th September, by Fondazione Museo Civico, Borgo Santa Caterina 41, Rovereto (Trento), Italy (see the map)
The poster of the event is available here
Beside talks of the invited speakers we will host a poster session with a prize for the best poster presented by a young investigator (up to postdoc level).
The meeting is free to attend but a registration is required.
The form to fill in is available here
- Elisabetta Versace, Anna Eriksson (University of Trento)
- Gianfranco Anfora (Fondazione Edmund Mach, San Michele all'Adige)
- Gionata Stancher (Fondazione Museo Civico Rovereto)
9:15-10:15 Benjamin Prud'homme (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Marseille, France)
The evolution of egg laying behavior in Drosophila suzukii
10:15-11:00 Paul Becher (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Alnarp, Sweden)
Chemical stimuli, basic drives and behavioural responses: understanding some aspects of Drosophila chemical ecology
11:00-11:20 Coffee break
11:20-12:00 Donato Grasso (University of Parma, Italy)
Ants as mutualists: from basic to applied science
12:00-12:40 Anna Eriksson, Elisabetta Versace (University of Trento, Italy)
Olfactory responses in Drosophila melanogaster and Drosophila suzukii: studies on ecological specialization
12:45 Final remarks on the morning session
12:45-2:30 Lunch break
2:30-4:30 Poster session. The best poster presented by a young investigator (up to postdoc level), as judged by the Organizing committee and Invited speakers, will be announced at 4 pm.
And now discover with us the wonderful world of insects: the event Vicini a sei zampe will be in Italian and open to the public.
insectmodels [at] cimec.unitn.it
museo [at] fondazioneMCR.it