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Georgia Journal of Science

Program and Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the Georgia Academy of Science

Program for the Annual Meeting

Biological Sciences Paper Presentations

 

A PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT OF THE MACROINVERTEBRATE BIODIVERSITY OF CORN CREEK
J.B. Rowe, B.H. Donaldson, J. Schrader, and K.P. Miller

 

ARE HERP ENCLOSURES HOT SPOTS OF SALMONELLA COLONIZATION?
Sarah E. Rosario, C. R. Phipps, and Amanda L.J. Duffus

 

ECOSYSTEM ASSESSMENT OF AN AQUATIC RESOURCE FOR K12 EDUCATION AND RECREATION
Joleishia N. Cooper, B.A. Bellflower, C.V. Calhoun, G.B. Stracher, A. Thompson, and K.E. Warren

 

EVALUATION OF AGE AND GROWTH OF REDHORSES IN BRASSTOWN CREEK, GEORGIA
Joshua Goeltz, Kaylyn Crossley, and Johnathan G. Davis

 

GENETIC CHARACTERIZATION OF MUTANTS OF SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE THAT GROW BROWN IN THE PRESENCE OF COPPER
Nathaniel J. Moore, Brian J. Schwartz, Michael E. Rohly, Christopher L. Resch, and Joshua D. May

 

IDENTIFICATION OF NEW MICRORNAS IN DUNALIELLA SALINA
Alicia Winfrey, Glen Borchert, and David Chevalier

Biological Sciences Posters

 

EXPLORING ALTERNATE GENES FOR RANAVIRUS PHYLOGENETICS
Abigail Heiney, Mason Patten, and A. L.J. Duffus

 

FIELD SURVEYS FOR DETECTION OF BATRACHOCHYTRIUM DENDROBATIDIS IN NORTH GEORGIA AMPHIBIAN POPULATIONS
Spencer L. Cruz, Jason Nations, J. M. Morgan, and N. L. Hyslop

 

IDENTIFICATION OF NEW MICRORNAS IN CHLAMYDOMONAS REINHARDTII
Lindsey Howell, Glen Borchert, and David Chevalier

 

IMPACTS OF COLD STRATIFICATION AND MOISTURE PRETREATMENT ON SEED GERMINATION OF THREE MILKWEED SPECIES NATIVE TO GEORGIA
Andrew M. Wright, Zachary W. Izen, Gretchen M. Inota, and Kalina M. Manoylov

 

POTENT LETHAL EFFECT OF SALICYLALDEHYDE AND CINNAMALDEHYDE ON THE ARGENTINE ANT (HYMENOPTERA: FORMICIDAE)
Benjamin Curry, Amy Droegmille, Emiliano Sanchez, ChulHee Kang, and Cathy Lee

 

SURVEY OF UNMANAGED PINE FOREST FOR THREATENED REPTILE SPECIES
Derick R. Thompson, R. Phillips, K. Warren, and B. L. Simmons

 

WHOLE GENOME RANAVIRUS PHYLOGENIES: AN IN-DEPTH LOOK
Cori M. Harding, Bridget Piatt, W. Culpepper, C. D. Dodgen, S. E. Rosario, and A. L. Duffus

Chemistry Paper Presentations

 

GREEN SYNTHESIS OF SOAPS: UNDERGRADUATE CHEMISTRY LAB PROJECT
Jillian Mary V. Amurao, Tyler S. Brack, Sara G. Peacock, and Renat R. Khatmullin

 

A PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS OF WASTE OIL AND GREASE FROM THE CAMPUS CHICK-FIL-A FOR USE AS BIOFUEL
Syed A. Hyder, Blake Lindner, Ahla Ko, Uchechi Egejuru, Neelam Khan, Sang H. Park, Kathryn Zimmermann, and David P. Pursell

 

INTERLOCKING TOY BUILDING BLOCKS AS HANDS-ON LEARNING MODULES FOR BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED CHEMISTRY STUDENTS
Samuel Melaku, James O. Scrhreck, Kameron Griffin, and Rajeev B. Dabke

Chemistry Posters

 

DETERMINATION OF TOXIC HEAVY METALS IN PEANUTS
Sydney Brown and Samuel M. Abegaz

 

ICING BEHAVIORS OF SUPERHYDROPHOBIC ZINC OXIDATE
Kelly English and Liqiu Zheng

 

IMPROVED MEASUREMENTS OF THE EFFECTS OF GLYCINE BETAINE AND PH ON GLUTAMIC ACID SOLUBILITY
Red Chu, Casey Wiltsek, Grace Terry, Fergus King, and Jonathan G. Cannon

 

INVESTIGATION OF TOXIC HEAVY METALS IN PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS
Brittney N. Menefee and Samuel M. Abegaz

 

SYNTHESIS OF CHIRAL IMINES and AMINES ON SILICA SURFACES
Alexander J. Burch and John T. Barbas

Physics, Mathematics, Computer Sciences,Engineering and Technology Paper Presentations

 

EMISSION MODES IN ELECTRO CO-FLOW
J. Guerrero, M. A. Lobato, I. G. Loscertales, and A. Fernandez-Nieves

 

A CONTINUUM MODEL OF PHONONS IN TWO-DIMENSIONAL MATERIALS
L. C. Lew Yan Voon and M. Willatzen

 

A STUDY OF OPTICAL BAND GAP ON TITATINUM DIOXIDE NANOPARTICLES LAYERS
J, Preston; W. Johnson; and L. Ajith DeSilva

 

AN INVESTIGATION ON TRANSPARENT CONDUCTIVE P-TYPE COPPER (I) IODIDE THIN FILMS
J. Harwell, L. Ajith DeSilva, T.M.W.J. Bandera, G.R.A. Kumara, A.G.U. Perera, and K. Tennekone

 

DEVELOPMENT OF AN INEXPENSIVE LOW-POWER SONDE USING THE TEENSYTM MICROCONTROLLER
C. Morrison, J. A. Hauger, J. Reichmuth, and M. Roeber

 

EFFECT OF GAMMA IRRADIATION ON CdTe/ZnTe BILAYER THIN FILMS
Madhavi Thakurdesai and L. Ajith DeSilva

 

ELEMENTAL ABUNDANCES IN 16 PLANETARY NEBULAE FROM DEEP, HIGH-RESOLUTION OPTICAL SPECTROSCOPY
Cameroun G. Sherrard, N. C. Sterling, Simone Madonna, Courtney L. Spencer, and A. L. Mashburn

 

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING IN ENGINEERING: BUILDING A ROBOT AND ELECTRONIC CONTROL SYSTEM, R.T.
S. M. Remington, R. T. Atnip, T. H. Zeigler, T. G. Lebsekal, G. Mellors, and B. Hojjatie

 

HOMEMADE DIODE FOR PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS LABS
T. King, L. Ajith DeSilva, and J. E. Hasbun

 

NUMERICAL MODELING OF BROMINE, RUBIDIUM, AND XENON IN ASTROPHYSICAL NEBULAE
Courteney L. Spencer, N. C. Sterling, R. L. Porter, and Cameroun G. Sherrard

 

R-MATRIX PHOTOIONIZATION CROSS-SECTION CALCULATIONS FOR BROMINE AND RUBIDIUM IONS
John E. Harrison, N. C. Sterling, Manuel A. Bautista, Austin B. Kerlin, and A. L. Mashburn

 

SOLAR ECLIPSE ON AUGUST 21, 2017
Bob Powell and Ben Jenkins

 

THE NUCLEAR SHELL MODEL USING A SQUARE WELL
Hannah Watson and Javier E. Hasbun

 

THERMODYNAMIC PROPERTIES OF PROTEIN FOLDING PROCESS
Vattika Sivised and Theja DeSilva

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Paper Presentations

Biomedical Sciences Posters

Philosophy and History of Science Paper Presentations

 

COUNTERFACTUAL HISTORIES OCCUR IN CLASSICAL PHYSICS
Ronald E. Mickens and Charmayne Patterson

Science Education Paper Presentation

Anthropology Paper Presentations

 

FIVE THOUSAND IN THE PINES: BLACKSHEAR’S CONFEDERATE PRISON CAMP
Jared Wood, Lance Greene, and Inger Wood

 

LINEAR ENAMEL HYPOPLASIA IN ROMAN IERAPETRA
Morgan E. McKenna and Susan K. Smith

 

THE MEWAR PLAIN ARCHAEOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT AND MICROREGIONAL ANALYSIS IN RAJASTHAN, INDIA
Teresa P. Raczek, Prabodh Shirvalkar, and Lalit Pandey

Anthropology Posters