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17th Congress of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects (IUSSI), Cairns, Australia, 13 - 18 July 2014.

The 17th Congress of the International Union of Social Insects was held at the Cairns Convention Centre 13-18 July 2014. The conference was attended by over 570 delegates from 40 countries. There were 38 symposia covering topics from genomics to ecology.

Here you can download the conference program and complete proceedings as a single PDF, or search for particular abstracts by symposium or author.

Suggested form of citation: [Author(s)-of-paper] (2014) [Title-of-abstract] in 17th Congress of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects (IUSSI), Cairns, Australia, 13 - 18 July 2014. [URI/handle] . [Date accessed]

1. Honeybee learning and memory: molecules, networks and behaviourr 2. Nutrition and social behavior 3. Recruitment behavior and dance language communication: recent advances
4. Insect epigenomics: bridging the gap between genotype and phenotype 5. Empirical studies of the evolution of colony-level traits 6. Decoding the sophisticated chemical communication of social insects
7. Groups as cognitive systems 8. Empirical tests of kin selection 9. Social insect ecology from a functional-trait perspective 
10. Ecology and genomics of social polymorphism 11. Evolutionary, genetic and physiological basis of ageing in social insects 12. Biogeography, macroecology and macroevolutionary dynamics of social insects
13. The mating biology of social insects 14. Chemical ecology of social insect foraging 15. From genes to societies 
16. Advances in social insect system in the urban landscape  17. Socio-Evo-Devo: the new synthesis 18. Why is parasitism more adaptive than being social among bees? 
19. Ecology and evolution of digestive symbioses in termites 20. Reproductive division of labour and the evolution of queen pheromones 21. Integrative analyses of division of labor
22. Innovations inspired by social insects: from algorithms to architecture 23. Nature and nurture in insect societies  24. Social insect host-microbe interactions
25. Island Biology of Social Insects 26. Microbiota in social insects 27. Phenotypic phenomena and molecular basis of social insect immunity
28. Comparative genomics of social evolution I and II 29. Social insects as biological invaders 30. Breaking the sting barrier: evolution, conservation and sustainable use of stingless bees 
31. Open questions and promising approaches in understanding eusocial evolution 32. Alternative reproductive systems and their evolutionary consequences  33. Behavioural ecology and neurobiology of cognition in social insects 
34. The impacts of environmental stressors on bee declines 35. Evolution and mechanisms of commitment in eusocial insect castes  36. Defence mechanisms of social insects
37. Other 38. Diversity, conservation and ecological functioning of social insects 39. No theme allocated


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The University of Sydney Centre for Tropical Diversity & Climate Change
Wheen Bee Foundation  

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Jul-2014How do mangrove living ants survive inundationNielsen, Mogens Gissel; Christian, Keith; Birkmose, Dorthe
Jul-2014Excluding ants reduces herbivory on male Adriana quadripartita plantsBeaumont, Kieren; Whalen, Molly; Mackay, Duncan
Jul-2014Dance communication about a location in honeybees: Vector or location?Menzel, Randolf; Kirbach, Andreas; Greggers, Uwe
Jul-2014Nest architecture and colony composition of a Malaysian sphecid waspTurillazzi, Stefano; Baracchi, David; Pradella, Duccio; Meucci, Fabio
Jul-2014Urban ant assemblages found in three different microhabitatsMenke, Sean; Boeing, Jeremy; Cuper, Kaya
Jul-2014Primary survey for pathogen infection in bees in ThailandChanchao, Chanpen; Nonthapa, Pawornrat
Jul-2014Investment vs vulnerability tradeoff during brood transport in Diacamma indicumKaur, Rajbir; Annagiri, Sumana
Jul-2014The Final Frontier Of Honeybee Cognition: Can Bees Learn Art?Reinhard, Judith; Wu, Wen; Tangen, Jason
Jul-2014Intraspecific Aggressive Behavior of the Subterranean Termite Microcerotermes diversus Silvestri (Isoptera: Termitidae)Habibpour, Behzad; Ekhtelat, Marjan; Kocheili, Farhan
Jul-2014Nestmate recognition in a ponerine ant Cryptopone sauteriYamaguchi, Yuki; Kudo, Kazuyuki
Jul-2014Contribution of Insect Pollination to Macadamia and Coffee in HawaiiTavares, Jane; Wright, Mark; Villalobos, Ethel; Drake, Don
Jul-2014Is every female equal? Caste biasing in tropical paper waspsBell, Emily; Southon, Robin; Patalano, Solenn; Radford, Andy; Sumner, Seirian
Jul-2014Three Tramp Dacetine Ants in TaiwanLin, Chung-Chi; Huang, Tung-Yi
Jul-2014Inter-individual variation of dance activity in honeybee foraging groupsGeorge, Ebi; Divya, R; Brockmann, Axel
Jul-2014Competing for limited numbers of individuals in quota-driven decisions.Myerscough, Mary; Schaerf, Timothy; Makinson, James; Beekman, Madeleine
Jul-2014Comparative Genomic Linkage Mapping in ApisRueppell, Olav; Miller, Katelyn; Kuster, Ryan; Phiancharoen, Mananya; Tingek, Salim; Koeniger, Nikolaus
Jul-2014Queen signalling in social waspsvan Zweden, Jelle; Bonckaert, Wim; Wenseleers, Tom; d'Ettorre, Patrizia
Jul-2014Individual, group and colony dominance among invasive antsBertelsmeier, Cleo; Avril, Amaury; Blight, Olivier; Jourdan, Herve; Ollier, Sebastien; Courchamp, Franck
Jul-2014Molecular mechanisms of caste-specific cuticular tanning in termites.Masuoka, Yudai; Maekawa, Kiyoto
Jul-2014Aquaporin in the salivary glands of the worker termitesKambara, Kohei; Azuma, Masaaki; Ohmura, Wakako
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