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July 13, 2011

Entomology and biochemistry professors present at international symposium

Submitted by David Margolies

Kun Yan Zhu, professor of entomology; Yoonseong Park, associate professor of entomology; and Michael Kanost, university distinguished professor and head of the department of biochemistry, presented at the 3rd International Symposium on Insect Physiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, July 2-5, in Shanghai, China.

Zhu gave the plenary speech, "Nanoparticle-based RNAi to silence chitin synthase genes through larval feeding in Anopheles gambiae," in the session "Theory and Technique of Pest Control." Park presented a keynote speech, "Neural control of salivary secretion in the black-legged tick," at the session "Insect Physiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology." Kanost gave the keynote speech, "Functional genomics and biochemistry of cuticle in Tribolium castaneum," in the session "Insect Genomics."

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