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Georgia Journal of Science

No. 1 Program and Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the Georgia Academy of Science

Program for the Annual Meeting

Biological Sciences Paper Presentations

 

COMPARISON OF SPOTTED BASS POPULATIONS AMONG THREE NORTH GEORGIA RESERVOIRS**
Sarah Gossett*, Harrison Barton, and Johnathan G. Davis

 

BASELINE WATER MONITORING OF THE OHOOPEE RIVER
John M. Sanders*, Johnathan Davis*, Kaitlin Warren, Jen Hillburn, and David Chevalier

 

EFFECT OF MS-222 DOSAGES ON SEDATION AND RECOVERY TIME OF TWO NON-GAME FISHES
Elizabeth Lowe*, Bailey Grantham*, and Johnathan G. Davis

 

ASSESSING WATER-DEPENDENCE OF A STORED GRAIN PEST, TENEBRIO MOLITOR**
Kerstin G. Thulé*, Alexander E. Olvido, and Jim Konzelman

Biological Sciences Posters

 

ARE PARTIAL MAJOR CAPSID PROTEIN AND eIF2-α SEQUENCES ENOUGH TO DETECT RECOMBINATION IN UK RANAVIRUS ISOLATES?
Leigha M. Henson*, Kuttichantran Subramanian, Amanda L. J. Duffus, and Thomas B. Waltzek

 

SOLAR ECLIPSE HAS NO DISCERNIBLE EFFECT ON BAT ACTIVITY
Sara A. Robertson* and Michael J. Bender

 

ROLE OF PHOSPHATASES IN OLFACTORY SIGNALING IN MITRAL CELLS**
Melissa Cavallin Johnson, Carlos Cano*, Kim Loberbaum-Fears*, Adam Wharton*, and Thomas Parks*

 

BADGE COLOR AFFECTS RATE OF ATTACK UPON MALE FENCE LIZARDS, SCELOPORUS UNDULATUS
Amelia A. Daniel*, Michael J. Bender, and Gregory D. Hartman

 

THE IMPACTS OF NITRATES ON MILLIPEDE WEIGHT, MAINTANANCE, AND BEHAVIOUR**
Christina Cortes*, M. Cole Brogden*, Allison Rick VandeVoort, and Bruce A. Snyder

 

PARENTAL ANTI-PREDATORY BEHAVIOR OF CAROLINA CHICKADEES (POECILE CAROLINENSIS) BASED ON CLUTCH SIZE MANIPULATION**
Lucy Maleni Aviña*, James Lindley McKay, Lex Dunn*, and Olga Milenkaya

 

VARIATION IN STRUCTURAL NEST PROPERTIES AND THEIR EFFECTS ON REPRODUCTIVE SUCCESS IN CAROLINA CHICKADEES**
Eryn Elysabeth Cochran*, James Lindley McKay, Lucy Maleni Aviña*, Lex Dunn*, and Olga Milenkaya

 

SHORT TERM EFFECTS OF HURRICANE IRMA ON THE PHYTOPLANKTON OF LAKE LOUISE, GEORGIA**
Marque'l K. Gould*, Adam J. Nienow, and James A. Nienow

 

SOIL NITRIFICATION ANALYSIS AND MILLIPEDE CONTRIBUTION**
M. Cole Brogden*, Christina Cortes*, Allison Rick VandeVoort*, and Bruce A. Snyder

 

CORAL HOST PREFERENCES OF CHRISTMAS TREE WORMS, SPIROBRANCHUS GIGANTEUS, IN CALABASH CAYE, BELIZE
Madeleine S. Wagner*, Katelyn P. Yeakley*, and Nancy E. Dalman

Chemistry Paper Presentations

 

CHARGE DENSITY EFFECTS ON MEMBRANE POTENTIAL AND SIZING DSPC LIPOSOMES**
R. Kelly Brumbelow II* and Josefa Guerrero Millan

 

Synthesis and anti-proliferative activity of N,N’-bis-substituted -2,4-triazolium salts with various substituents
ZiJie Lin, Camila Cardenas, Jared Bies, Jacqueline Strickland, John D. Gorden, Monica Frazier, Jonathan M. Meyers, and Kerri L. Shelton

 

EXPLORATION OF BINDING SELECTIVITIES OF CUCURBIT[N]URILS WITH ALKALI METAL IONS VIA ESI-MS
Abigail Patanao*, Mailei Zhang-Smith*, Nicholas Scafidi*, and Andrew Sennett*

Chemistry Posters

 

Enzyme-catalyzed Henry reaction
Anne C. Gaquere-Parker

 

THE USE OF CYCLIC VOLTAMMETRY FOR THE EVALUATION OF ANTIOXIDANT CAPACITY
Catherine Fairchild*, Andre Jackson*, and Victoria Geisler

 

The pH Dependence of the Excitation and Emission Spectra of Umbelliferone**
Nia Keyes*, Abigail Schwartz*, and Donna L. Gosnell

 

SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF BIODIESEL FROM WASTE OIL AND GREASE AND CHARACTERIZATION OF ITS COMBUSTION EXHAUST WHEN USED AS FUEL**
Matthew Derosa*, Anirudh Veludhandi*, Neelam Khan, Seungjin Lee, Sang H. Park, David P. Pursell, and Kathryn Zimmermann

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

 

BOROSILICATE GLASS AS A CARRIER FOR NANOCERIA**
Adam L. Quinn*, Kisa S. Ranasinghe Dr., and Rajnish Singh Dr.

 

GAP CAPACITANCE VERSUS INTERDIGITAL CAPACITANCE
Christopher * J. Ferguson and Arun K. Saha

 

GENERATION OF IMMUNOLIPOSOMES USING MICROFLUIDIC DEVICES**
Meaghan Lawrence* and Josefa Guerrero Millan

 

MOLECULAR ORGANIZATION IN CELL MEMBRANES**
Austin S. Osby* and Theja N. De Silva

 

OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF ALQ3 AND TIO2 MULTI LAYERS PROCESSED BY SPIN COATING**
Sarahn Nazaret*, Amber Hope Ethridge, and L. Ajith DeSilva

 

PHOTOSENSITIVE PLANTS AND THE TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE ON August 21, 2017
Bob Powell, James Hembree, and Ben Jenkins

 

PROTECTING LOCAL STUDENTS: IDENTIFYING UNSAFE SOLAR ECLIPSE SHADES
Ben G. Jenkins, Stephen Ramsden, and Bob Powell

 

RAPID DETECTION OF CELL ACTIVATION
Hemendra Ghimire*, A. G. Unil Perera, Jitto Titus, Chadi Filfili, and Julia K. Hillard

 

RESONANCE REPULSION IN A COUPLED TORSIONAL OSCILLATOR
William Reeves* and Tom Colbert

 

STUDY OF EXTENDED WAVELENGTH INFRARED DETECTION ON P-GAAS/ALGAAS HETEROSTRUCTURES
Dilip Chauhan*, A. G. Unil Perera, Lianhe Li, Li Chen, and Edmund H. Linfield

 

THEORY OF MULTI-BAND INDIRECT K-EDGE BIMAGNON RIXS
Sean Mongan* and Trinanjan Datta

 

THINKING THROUGH THE MODEL
D G Sumith P. Doluweera

Physics, Mathematics, Computer Sciences, Engineering and Technology Posters

 

ABUNDANCES AND IONIZATION EQUILIBRIUM SOLUTIONS OF BROMINE, RUBIDIUM, AND XENON IN ASTROPHYSICAL NEBULAE**
Briana T. Lewis-Marshall*, Nicholas C. Sterling, Ryan L. Porter*, John E. Harrison*, and Courteney L. Spencer*

 

COSMIC RAY MUON RATE MEASUREMENTS AT KSU**
Anthony Niebank* and Ratnappuli L. Kulasiri Dr.

 

DETERMINING BLADE PARAMETERS FOR OPTIMIZED WIND TURBINE BLADES**
Josiah Donn* and Ratnappuli L. Kulasiri Dr.

 

FIXING STOICHIOMETRY OF CUI FOR CONTROLLED MEASUREMENTS OF SEMICONDUCTING PROPERTIES**
Nicole Morris*, Joshua Harwell*, L. Ajith DeSilva, and K. Tennakone

 

NOVEL APPLICATION OF ZINC OXIDE NANOWIRE IN SOLAR CELLS**
Thomas G. Salazar*, Janeses bibbs, and liqiu zheng

 

PHOTOLUMINESCENCE OF INP/ZNS NANOCRYSTALS UNDER PRESSURE**
Tyler S. Young*, G. Neal Chesnut, and L. Ajith DeSilva

 

BRAGG MIRROR BASED ON ALQ3/TIO2 MULTILAYERS**
Amber H. Ethridge*, Sarahn Nazaret*, L. Ajith DeSIlva, and Theja N. DeSilva

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Paper Presentations

 

DEVELOPING METHODS FOR QUANTIFYING IRIS TUBE DATA
Samuel Long*, Alexander Morley*, Cameron Skinner*, Christine Mutiti, Samuel Mutiti, and Allison VandeVoort

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Posters

 

COMPARING WETLAND SOIL PROPERTIES USING IRIS TUBES
Alexander J. Morley*, Samuel Long*, Cameron Skinner*, Samuel Mutiti, Christine Mutiti, and Allison VandeVoort

 

SPATIAL ANALYSIS AND TRANSPORT OF PHOSPHATE AT BABE AND SAGE FARM SOILS**
Zachary Stephen Bond and Allison Rick VandeVoort

Biomedical Sciences Paper Presentations

Biomedical Sciences Posters

 

INHIBITING CELL SURVIVAL OF OBESITY-RELATED CANCER WITH LEPTIN ANTAGONISTS
Crystal C. Lipsey*, Adriana Harbuzariu, and Ruben R. Gonzalez-Perez

 

DETERMINGING THE BINDING SITE OF ADENOVIRUS E4 11K TO CELLULAR DDX6**
Kathryn E. McGraw*, Courtney F. Moon*, and Kasey A. Karen

 

LOCALIZATION OF P-BODY PROTEINS DURING ADENOVIRUS 5 INFECTION**
Garrett H. Medley*, Emilee M. Friedman*, and Kasey A. Karen

 

EFFECTS OF MENSTRUAL CYCLE AND BIOFLAVONOID CONSUMPTION ON CIRCADIAN RHYTHM **
Trista R. Twiford*, Kelsy R. Hice*, and Jennifer C. Schroeder

Philosophy and History of Science Paper Presentations

 

The Reasons (Sometimes) for a Change of Mind
Imani Beverly and Ronald E. Mickens

Science Education Paper Presentation

 

AR Physics Education
K.C. Chan

Science Education Posters

 

DEVELOPMENT OF A COST EFFECTIVE FLOW CELL COLORIMETER KINETICS LABORATORY
Jack Orchard, Jeremy Cooper, and Jim Konzelman

Anthropology Paper Presentations

 

SLEEP LOSS AS A CULTURAL SYNDROME
Stephanie Duncan*

 

GENDER DIFFERENCES IN THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF A BICYCLE-PEDESTRIAN TRAIL
Lisa L. Gezon, Anne Kristen Hunter, and Emily McKendry-Smith

Anthropology Posters