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Chemical Ecology: The Chemistry of Biotic Interaction

Organized by Thomas Eisner and Jerrold Meinwald

March 25-26, 1994
Washington, DC

Co-Chairman:
Jerrold Meinwald
Thomas Eisner

Friday, March 25
Bruce Alberts, President, NAS, Welcome

Opening Remarks: Jerrold Meinwald / Thomas Eisner, Cornell University

Session One
Moderated by Amos Smith, University of Pennsylvania

The Chemistry of Defense
May Berenbaum, University of Illinois

The Chemistry of Poisons
John W. Daly, National Institutes of Health

The Chemistry of Phyletic Dominance
Jerrold Meinwald, Cornell University

Session Two
Moderated by Ian Baldwin, State University of New York, Buffalo

The Chemistry of Social Regulation
Berthold Hölldobler, Theodor-Boveri-Institute für Biowissenschaften Wurzburg, Germany

The Chemistry of Eavesdropping, Alarm and Deceit
James Tumlinson, USDA-ARS

The Chemistry of a Virus-Parasite-Host Relationship
Max Summers, Texas A&M University

Saturday, March 26

Session Three
Moderated by Arnold Brossi, Georgetown University

The Chemistry of Gamete attraction
Wilhelm Boland, Institut für Organische Chemie Karlsruhe, Germany

The Chemistry of Sex Attraction
Wendell Roelofs, Cornell University

The Chemistry of Mate Assessment
Thomas Eisner, Cornell University

Session Four
Moderated by Gunner Bergström, Göteborg University

The Chemistry of Signal Transduction
Jon Clardy, Cornell University

The Chemistry of Underwater Signaling
Jelle Atema, Boston University Marine Program

Analysis of Chemical Signals by Nervous Systems
John Hildebrand, University of Arizona

Chemical Ecology: A View from the Pharmaceutical Industry
Lynn Caporale, Merck & Co.

Round Table Discussion and/or concluding remarks
Thomas Eisner / Jerrold Meinwald, Cornell University

Organizing Committee:
May Berenbaum
Thomas Eisner
John Hildebrand
Jerrold Meinwald
James Tumlinson

Industrial Sponsors:
American Cyanamid
Givaudan-Roure
Merck & Co.
Monsanto
Rohm and Haas
Schering-Plough Research Institute
Stering Winthrop Inc.
Syntex
Takasago International Corp.
Zeneca

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