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Georgia Journal of Science

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

Biological Sciences Paper Presentations

 

BIOTIC AND ABIOTIC FACTORS INFLUENCING ANTLION PIT PLACEMENT **
Taylor G. Bowen*, Giovana A. Cabello*, Tyquan N. Gidden*, Mark A. Schlueter, and Patrick W. Cain

 

DETERMINING ANTLION SPECIES DIVERSITY IN GWINNETT COUNTY USING GENETIC ANALYSIS OF THE CO1 GENE **
Kassiel N. Serrano Rocha*, Madelyn D. Yaceczko*, Mark A. Schlueter, and Patrick W. Cain

 

DETERMINING ANTLION SPECIES DIVERSITY IN GWINNETT COUNTY USING MORPHOLOGICAL FEATURES AND PRINCIPAL COORDINATE ANALYSIS**
Madelyn D. Yaceczko*, Kassiel N. Serrano Rocha*, Mark A. Schlueter, and Patrick W. Cain

 

FACTORS IMPACTING PREDATOR TRAP DESIGN IN THE ANTLION**
Ashley K. Forrester*, Brianna M. Jimenez*, Mark A. Schlueter, and Patrick W. Cain

 

HABITAT PREFERENCES OF THE ANTLION (FAMILY MYRMELEONTIDAE) AND ITS IMPACT ON PIT CONSTRUCTION**
Rebeca Estefania Aceves Mundo*, Ceraya Carmel Nichols*, Mark A. Schlueter, and Patrick W. Cain

 

INFLUENCE OF SEASON, INTERTIDAL ZONE, AND SEDIMENT DEPTH ON MEIOFAUNA OF NANNYGOAT BEACH, SAPELO ISLAND, GEORGIA
Kendall Maze*, Richard Settele*, Andrew Shirley*, David Turner*, Jill Schulze, and Nancy Eufemia Dalman

 

PATTERNS IN THE IMPERILMENT OF NATIVE FRESHWATER FISHES OF GEORGIA
Mark Howington*, Caroline Cox*, and Darrien Henson*

 

PREY PREFERENCES OF THE PREDATORY LARVA OF THE ANTLION (FAMILY MYRMELEONTIDAE) **
Tooba Anwar*, Alexis Adeojo*, Mark A. Schlueter, and Patrick W. Cain

 

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PREDATOR AND PREY BODY SIZE IN DETERMINING PREDATION SUCCESS IN THE ANTLION **
Dylan Philips*, Kaylee Phillips*, Gwyneth Rivera*, Mark A. Schlueter, and Patrick W. Cain

 

THE ROLE OF SPHINGOSINE RHEOSTAT IN UPTAKE OF DINOFLAGELLATE SYMBIONTS BY THE SEA ANEMONE EXAIPTASIA PALLIDA
Mary B. Rowland*, Alexa M. Bilsky*, Sheila A. Kitchen, Aki Ohdera, and Angela Z. Poole

 

VARIABILITY IN PREDATION SUCCESS IN ANTLIONS (FAMILY MYRMELEONTIDAE) IN DIFFERENT HABITAT TYPES **
Amer Dzebo*, Camille N. Beach*, Mark A. Schlueter, and Patrick W. Cain

Biological Sciences Posters

 

ANALYZING RANAVIRUS CORE GENES FOR PHYLOGENETIC RECONSTRUCTION**
Leigha M. Henson* and Amanda L. J. Duffus

 

CAN ANCIENT FELIDS AND CANIDS BE DISTINGUISHED BASED UPON THEIR TOOTH MARKS? A CASE STUDY ON MODERN BONES
Nicole M. Crain*, Madison E. Ussery*, Todd B. Bennett*, Elizabeth J. Noble*, Cory E. Duckworth*, Jessica R. Patterson, and David B. Patterson

 

CAN YOU TRUST THE RESULTS OF YOUR AUTOMATED BAT CALL CLASSIFIER?
Sara Alisha Robertson* and Michael Bender

 

DO CAROLINA CHICKADEES BEHAVE ADAPTIVELY AGIANST THE NEWLY ESTABLISHED HOUSE WRENS?**
Kaveh Eden*, J. Lindley McKay, Aubrey P. Crowell*, and Olga Milenkaya

 

IN VITRO PROPAGATION OF STEVIA REBAUDIANA
Andrew P. Bryan*, Hung X. H0*, and Pushpa Yadav

 

INVESTIGATING THE INFLUENCE OF SMALL-SCALE LIGHT POLLUTION ON BAT ACTIVITY**
Anton L. Mejias*, Mason C. Calrisle*, and Michael J. Bender

 

INVESTIGATION OF CRYPTIC DIVERSITY IN THE CRAYFISH OF COASTAL GEORGIA
Caroline Fowler*, Jordan Yacoub*, and David Weese

 

SCENT LURES: DO THEY WORK FOR SMALL MAMMAL SAMPLING?
Maggie M. Woodall*, Jancy O. Burge*, and Michael J. Bender

 

SEASONAL CHANGES IN REPTILE DIVERSITY AND DISTRIBUTION ACROSS VARYING ENVIRONMENTS IN SMITHGALL WOODS STATE PARK, WHTE COUNTY, GEORGIA**
Cory E. Duckworth*, Peyton Heath*, Morgan Kepner*, Madison Ussery*, Andrew Malphurs*, Elizabeth Noble*, Vanessa Reale*, Jake Roberts, Logan Ruchti*, Jasmine M. Williamson, David B. Patterson, and Jessica R. Patterson

 

TESTING ISLAND BIOGEOGRAPHY THEORY USING SMALL MAMMALS ON ISLANDS IN LAKE LANIER, GEORGIA
Alex Ceren*, Mary Redmon*, Dr. Michael Bender, Gherry Martin, and Kevin O'Donnell

 

THE EFFECT OF MICROPLASTICS ON LYTECHINUS VARIEGATUS**
Victoria Archbold*, Taylor Asman*, Kayla Grimes*, Octavio Aguado*, Vincent D. Bartolomei*, and Margaret S. Smith

 

TYROSINASE CHARACTERIZATION AND EXPRESSION IN EXAIPTASIA PALLIDA
Alexa M. Bilsky*, Grace F. Bailey*, Mary Beth Rowland*, and Angela Z. Poole

 

UNIVERISTY OF NORTH GEORGIA HERBARIUM PROJECT**
Samantha Shea*, Hannah Umstead*, and Amber Rittgers*

Chemistry Paper Presentations

 

CONVERSION OF BIOMASS TO FORMIC ACID AT MODEST TEMPERATURES AND PRESSURES**
Savannah L. Hardin*, Lena M. Powell*, and Charles D. Swor

 

DIGITAL TEXTBOOK FOR SURVEY OF CHEMISTRY I COURSE(IN PROGRESS)
Antara Dutta, Maher Atteya, and Jerry Poteat

 

SYNTHESIS AND APPLICATION OF HYDROGELS FOR NUTRIENT RECYCLING
Victor Sincevich, Madison Preston, Hannah Conner, and Seungjin Lee Ph.D.

Chemistry Posters

 

Synthesis and anti-proliferative activity of N,N’-bis-substituted-2,4-triazolium salts with lipophilic and hydrophilic substituents
Thong Ta, ZiJie Lin, Shanina S. Johnson, John E. Gordon, Monica Frazier, Jonathan Meyers, and Kerri L. Shelton

 

THE ISOLATION OF CALCIUM OXALATE FROM FRESH SPINACH**
Shannon A. Falk* and Jeremy T. Cooper Ph. D.

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

 

A NUMERICAL APPROACH TO A HANGING SPRING-MASS-PENDULUM SYSTEM**
Zachary C. Patterson-Goss and Javier Hasbun Dr.

 

AN INVESTIGATION OF TRANSPARENT WIDE BAND GAP SEMICONDUCTORS**
Nicole Morris, L. Ajith DeSilva, Dilip Chauhan, and A. G. U. Perera

 

ARTIFICIAL LOW PASS MATERIAL
Kayla Mack and Arun Kumar Saha

 

MODEL OF PIEZOELECTRIC COEFFICIENT OF HEXAGONAL TWO-DIMENSIONAL MATERIALS
Lok C. Lew Yan Voon, Morten Willatzen, and Zhong Lin Wang

 

OPTICAL TRAPPING AND ITS MODELING**
Javier E. Hasbun and Suvranta K. Tripathy Dr.

 

THE CONTINUED VARIABILITY OF ABSORPTION TROUGHS IN NGC 3783**
Braven Lyall, Astrid Dieguez, and Jay Dunn

 

THE ULTRAVIOLET BRIGHTNESS OF URANUS AND NEPTUNE
Richard W. Schmude Jr. and Brian Harden

 

UNDERSTANDING CLASSICAL MECHANICS THROUGH PEER LEADERSHIP**
James C. Howard and Javier Hasbun Dr.

Physics, Mathematics, Computer Sciences, Engineering and Technology Posters

 

A NOVEL GLASS FOR BIOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS**
Diane Patterson, Peyton Butler, Mohamed Odeh, Andrew Duenas, Ki Dae Kim, Kisa S. Ranasinghe, and Rajnish Singh

 

UP-CONVERSION BOOSTED ALL-INORGANIC CSPBBR3 PEROVSKITE SOLAR CELL**
Christine C Nnyamah, Tyler Hurst, and Liqiu Zheng

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Paper Presentations

 

ASSESSING SOIL REDOX CONDITIONS USING IRIS TUBES IN A CENTRAL GEORGIA WETLAND
Cameron S. Skinner*, Allison Rick VandeVoort, Christine Mutiti, and Samuel Mutiti

 

INVESTIGATING THE ABILITY OF WATER TREATMENT RESIDUALS TO FILTER CONTAMINANTS**
Lauren Barber Anne Barber*, Taylor Upole, and Mutiti Samuel

 

MICROPLASTICS IN COASTAL GEORGIA’S AQUATIC ENVIRONMENTS**
Amelia Gardner*, Stefan Becker*, Nadia Schenck, and Samuel Mutiti

 

PILOTING REMEDIATION STRATEGIES FOR LEAD POLLUTION IN KABWE ZAMBIA
Samuel Mutiti, Idah Ngoma, Victor Shitumbanuma Dr, and Rachel Serafin

 

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SALINITY AND ALGAL BIOMASS IN COASTAL WATERS OF GEORGIA
Morgan Rasmussen, Julia Steele, Samuel Mutiti, Kalina Manoylov, and Christine Mutiti

 

SELECTIVITY OF LYSIS BY OCTANOL-WATER; APPLICATION TO HARMFUL ALGAE
Cameron Chalker, Esmeralda Hernandez, and J.E. Schneider Jr.

 

SOIL SEEDBANK ANALYSIS OF VARIOUS WETLAND TYPES ON SAPELO ISLAND**
Emily J. Glasco, Marina Williams, Idah Ngomo, Samuel Mutiti, and Christine Mutiti

 

STABILITY OF CHLOROPHYLL AND PHYCOCYANINE EXTRACTED FROM CYANOBACTERIA WITH OCTANOL:WATER
Esmeralda Hernandez, Cameron Chalker, and J.E. Schneider Jr.

 

SUMMARY OF UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH ACTIVITIES ON PEGMATITES IN THE NORTHCENTRAL GEOGIA BLUE RIDGE**
Mark S. Groszos, Richard R. Arnett, Kristen L. Gholson, Hunter T. McDermitt, Danial W. Ragan, Richard W. Thomas, and Kavin Towne

 

THE DISTRIBUTION OF MACROINVERTEBRATES ON SAPELO ISLAND, GA
Marissa Louise Mayfield*, Julia Steele*, Samuel Mutiti, and Christine Mutiti

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Posters

 

INVESTIGATING THE ABILITY OF WATER TREATMENT RESIDUALS TO FILTER CONTAMINANTS**
Lauren A. Barber*, Taylor Upole, and Mutiti Samuel

 

MICROPLASTICS IN COASTAL GEORGIA’S AQUATIC ENVIRONMENTS**
Amelia Gardner*, Stefan Becker*, Nadia Schenck, and Samuel Mutiti

 

SELECTIVITY OF LYSIS BY OCTANOL-WATER; APPLICATION TO HARMFUL ALGAE
Cameron Chalker, Esmeralda Hernandez, and J.E. Schneider Jr.

 

SOIL SEEDBANK ANALYSIS OF VARIOUS WETLAND TYPES ON SAPELO ISLAND**
Emily J. Glasco, Marina Williams, Idah Ngomo, Samuel Mutiti, and Christine Mutiti

 

STABILITY OF CHLOROPHYLL AND PHYCOCYANINE EXTRACTED FROM CYANOBACTERIA WITH OCTANOL:WATER
Esmeralda Hernandez, Cameron Chalker, and J.E. Schneider Jr.

Biomedical Sciences Paper Presentations

 

BRACES/SPLINT DESIGN FOR A RADIAL NERVE INJURY
Patrick R. Hodgins* and Abiye Seifu

 

INVESTIGATION OF THE ANTIMICROBIAL PROPERTIES OF SANGUINARIA CANADENSIS EXTRACT **
Bailey Strickland, Andrea L. Kwiatkowski, and Paul T. Arnold

 

Localization of Pat1b Proteins During Adenovirus Infection**
Kaylyn ReNae Scanlon and Kasey A. Karen

Biomedical Sciences Posters

 

ABLATING LEPTIN-MEDIATED CELL SURVIVAL WITH SMALL LEPTIN ANTAGONIST IN VARIOUS CANCERS
Crystal C. Lipsey*, Lyn Huff, Rob Robey, Michael M. Gottesman, and Ruben R. Gonzalez-Perez

Philosophy and History of Science Paper Presentations

 

ORMSBY MITCHELL AND THE CINCINNATI OBSERVATORY
Bob Powell and David Powell

 

The Level Structure of Mathematics: Some Implications
Imani Beverly and Ronald E. Mickens

 

The Roles of Academic Genealogies
Ronald E. Mickens and Charmayne Patterson

Science Education Paper Presentation

Anthropology Paper Presentations

 

THAT DAM OVERLOOK: SUSSING OUT SETTLEMENT IN SCRIVEN**
M. Jared Wood, Joshua A. Herrin, and J. Valentino Sheridan IV

Anthropology Posters