2017-04-28

Presentations

Presentations made (bold = presenter, asterix = students):

2014

  1. Hillier, N.K. 2014. Neuroethology of Heliothinae. Invited Speaker, Department of Biology, West Virginia University, WV (I).
  2. Hillier, N.K. 2014. Insect Chemical Ecology and Neuroethology. Invited Speaker, Department of Biology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL (I).
  3. Sweeney, J., R. Johns, P. Silk, N.K. Hillier. 2014. European beech leaf-mining weevil, Orchestes fagi (L)., in Nova Scotia. Spray Efficacy Research Group (SERG)-International Workshop, Pittsburgh, PA.
  4. Hillier, N.K. 2014. Research and accomplishments under the Atlantic Innovation Fund – Pheromone development and commercialization. Spray Efficacy Research Group (SERG)-International Workshop, Pittsburgh, PA.
  5. Sweeney, J., R. Johns, P. Silk, N.K. Hillier, A. Morrison, C. MacKay, R. Neville. 2014. European beech leaf-mining weevil, Orchestes fagi (L)., in Nova Scotia: Overwintering habitat, risk of firewood, chemical ecology and development of survey tools. Atlantic Forest Heath Workshop, Charlottetown, PEI.
  6. MacKay, C., J. Meating, E. Czerwinski, R. Johns, P. Silk, N.K. Hillier, J. Sweeney. 2014. Effectiveness of TreeAzin® as a control measure for Orchestes fagi (L.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Atlantic Forest Heath Workshop, Charlottetown, PEI.
  7. Hillier, N.K. 2014. Modern chemical ecology in the context of Agriculture, Forestry and Evolution. Invited Speaker, University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Oahu, HI (I).
  8. Little, C.M.*, Chapman, T., Moreau, D., Dixon, P., and Hillier, N.K. 2014. Assaying volatile compounds for attraction and repulsion of Drosophila suzukii Matsumura. ICE-14 Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA.
  9. Saroli, J*., Cutler, C., and Hillier, N.K. 2014. Chemical Ecology of the Blueberry Flea Beetle (Altica Sylvia Malloch). ICE-14 Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA.
  10. Rizatto, A.R*., and Hillier, N.K. 2014. Comparative Analysis of Pheromone Blend Divergence in Heliothine Moths. ICE-14 Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA.

2013

  1. Jabre, L.*, Dixon, P.L., and Hillier, N.K. 2013. Using Brassica volatiles to develop lures and traps to control the cabbage root maggot.
  2. Hillier, N.K.. 2013. Octopamine and Insect Learning.
  3. Rix RR*, Faraone N, Cutler GC. Biological activity of essential oils from aromatic plants against Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae). 
  4. Faraone N, Cutler GC, Hillier NK, Silk P. Preliminary studies on host marking pheromone of Rhagoletis mendax.
  5. Hillier, N.K. and Deveau, A. 2013. Olfactory Modulation via Blend Detection: Intra-sensillar Interactions of Gypsy Moth Pheromone. 2013, International Chemical Ecology Congress of the International Society for Chemical Ecology and the Asia Pacific Association of Chemical Ecologists, Melbourne, Australia.
  6. Hillier, N.K. 2013. Picking the Insect Brain: Applied Chemical Ecology Based in Neural Approaches.  Guest Speaker, Hawaiian Entomological Society, University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Oahu, HI (Invited Speaker).
  7. Jabre, L.*, Dixon, P.L., and Hillier, N.K. 2013. Using Brassica volatiles to develop lures and traps to control the cabbage root maggot. Acadian Entomological Society Meeting, Charlottetown, PEI.
  8. Rix RR, Faraone N, Cutler GC. 2013. Biological activity of essential oils from aromatic plants against Plutell xylostella (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae). Acadian Entomological Society Meeting, Charlottetown, PEI.
  9. Faraone N, Cutler GC, Hillier NK, Silk P. 2013. Preliminary studies on host marking pheromone of Rhagoletis mendax. Acadian Entomological Society Meeting, Charlottetown, PEI.
  10. C. MacKay, N.K. Hillier, J. Sweeney, R. Johns, J. Meating, E. Czerwinski and P. Silk. 2013. Effectiveness of TreeAzin as a control measure for Orchestes fagi (L.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Entomological Society of Canada Annual Meeting, Guelph, ON
  11. Hillier, N.K., C. Little*, L. Thomas, and D. Moreau. 2013. Assaying volatile compounds for attraction and repulsion of Drosophila suzukii. Entomological Society of Canada Annual Meeting, Guelph, ON.
  12. Faraone N, Cutler GC, Hillier NK, Chahil G, Rix R. Insecticidal activity of essential oils extracted from aromatic plants against Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) and Myzus persicae (Homoptera: Aphididae). Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Austin TX, 12 Nov 2013.
  13. Cutler GC. 2013. Strategies to achieve sustainable insect management in commercial lowbush blueberry production.  Symposium on “Sustainable Agriculture”, Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of Canada, Guelph ON, 21 Oct 2013.
  14. Silk, P., Ryall, K., 2013. The Chemical Ecology of the Emerald Ash Borer: an update. Entomological Society of Canada Annual Meeting, Guelph, ON.
  15. Boucher, T*, Mayo, P., Silk, P. J., MaGee D. 2013. Putative Cuticular Contact Pheromone from the Parasitic Wasp Wroughtonia Occidentalis (Hymenoptera: Brachonidae), a Native Parasitoid of the Exotic Longhorn Beetle, Tetropium Fuscum (Coleoptera Cerambycidae); Structure and Synthesis”, Thalie Boucher, AIF Project Annual General Meeting, Fredericton, NB, April 30-31.
  16. Donahue, J.*, Silk, P. J., Mayo, P., MaGee, D. 2013. Synthesis of the Known Emerald Ash Borer pheromone (3Z)-dodecen-12-olide, AIF Project Annual General Meeting, Wolfville, NS, April 30-31.
  17. Donahue, J.*, Silk, P. J., Mayo, P., MaGee, D. 2013. Development of a more efficient/cost effective route to the known emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire) pheromone (3Z)-dodecen-12-olide, SERG International 2013 Workshop, Fredericton, NB, February 5-7.
  18. Boucher, T*, Mayo, P., Silk, P. J., MaGee D. 2013. Unusual Homologous Allenes from the parasitic wasp Wroughtonia occidentalis (Hymenoptera: Brachonidae), a Native Parasitoid of the Exotic Longhorned Beetle, Tetropium fuscum (Coleoptera Cerambycidae); Structure, Synthesis and Stereochemistry”, SERG International 2013 Workshop, Fredericton, NB, February 5-7.

2012:

  1. Hillier, N.K., Olsson, S.B., Grosse-Wilde, E., Reinecke, A., Hansson, B.S. 2012. Olfactory physiology of coeloconic sensilla in Manduca sexta. Entomological Society of Canada Annual Meeting, Edmonton, AB. (A-13)
  2. MacKay, C.*, Sweeney, J., Hillier, N.K. 2012. Olfactory physiology of the Brown Spruce Longhorn Beetle, Tetropium fuscum. Entomological Society of Canada Annual Meeting, Edmonton, AB. (A-3)
  3. De Silva, E.C.A.*, P. J. Silk, N.K. Hillier, and G.C. Cutler. 2012. Chemical ecology of female blueberry spanworm, Itame argillacearia, (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). Entomological Society of Canada Annual Meeting, Edmonton AB, 5 Nov 2012. (A-9)
  4. De Silva, E.C.A*., P. J. Silk, N.K. Hillier, and G.C. Cutler. 2012. Chemical ecology of female blueberry spanworm, Itame argillacearia, (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). Acadian Entomological Society Meeting, Fredericton, NB, 16 Aug 2012.
  5. Hillier, N.K., Olsson, S.B., Grosse-Wilde, E., Reinecke, A., Hansson, B.S. Do we smell funny? Ionotropic receptors as a new paradigm for olfaction. Acadia University, Woflville, NS (A-13).
  6. Hillier, N.K. New tools for management of forest pests - Atlantic Canada Forest Health Workshop, Fredericton, NB (January 2013) (A-7).
  7. Burgart, C.S.F.*, Blatt, S., Hillier, N.K. 2012. Apple Cultivar Preference in the European Apple Sawfly and Apple Maggot Fly. Acadian Entomological Society Meeting, Fredericton, NB. (A-13)
  8. Saroli, J.*, Hillier, N.K., Cutler, C. 2012. Chemical Ecology of the Blueberry Flea Beetle (Altica sylvia Malloch).Acadian Entomological Society Meeting, Fredericton, NB. (A-11)
  9. Cutler, G.C. Blueberry insect hodgepodge. Wild Blueberry Producers Association of Nova Scotia Annual Meeting, Truro, NS, 17 Nov 2012.