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Georgia Journal of Science

No.1 Abstracts Accepted for the Annual Meeting of the Georgia Academy of Science

Program for the Annual Meeting

Biological Sciences Paper Presentations

Biological Sciences Posters

 

PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE ON OVERWINTERING PATTERNS IN EASTERN BOX TURTLES (TERRAPENE CAROLINA) **
Lauren A. Collins*, Abigail A. Neyer, Natalie L. Hyslop, and Jennifer L. Mook

 

TESTING THE FIDELITY OF ENAMEL ISOTOPIC, ENVIRONMENTAL AND CLIMATIC VARIATION IN A LOCALIZED POPULATION OF WHITE-TAILED DEER (ODOCOILEUS VIRGINIANUS)
Taylor Malasek, Erin Barding, Michael Bender, Alfred J. Mead, Zachary Pilgrim, Julia McManus, Charles Bish, Patrick Powers, Jessica Patterson, and David Patterson

 

UNDERSTANDING BIODIVERSITY THROUGH TAXONOMIC TRAINING
Sally Sir and Kristine N. White

 

AN EVALUATION OF THE INFLUENCE OF LIGHT BAITS ON AQUATIC TURTLE TRAP SUCCESS**
Maggie M. Woodall*, Jenna Myers*, Danah Hunt*, Michael J. Bender, and Jennifer Mook

 

GROUNDHOG (MARMOTA MONAX) BURROW SITE SELECTION BASED ON SOIL MOISTURE, PH, AND TEMPERATURE
Natalia Isabel Reyes, Jessica R. Patterson, and Erin E. Barding

Chemistry Paper Presentations

 

DIGITAL TEXTBOOK FOR SURVEY OF CHEMISTRY I & II**
Antara Dutta Dr., Maher Atteya Dr., Ahmed Abdullah Baosman Dr., and Jerry Louis Poteat Dr.

 

EXTRACTION AND ANALYSIS OF PHYTOCOMPUNDS FROM HUNTERIA UMBELLATA
Tolulope O. Salami and Olusola A. Ladokun

 

SYNTHESIS OF HYDROGELS VIA UV PHOTO-INITIATED POLYMERIZATION AND THEIR APPLICATIONS
Jason Gajda, Allegra Mbwetshangol, William Yoon, and Kiana Treaster

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

 

QUANTUM THEORY OF CONTACT ELECTRIFICATION
Timothy J. Perkins*, Javier E. Hasbun, L. C. Lew Yan Voon, Morten Willatzen, and Zhong Lin Wang

 

MINIMALLY INVASIVE EARLY SCREENING POSSIBILITIES FOR CANCER USING ATR-FTIR SPECTROSCOPY
Nathan G. Grodzinsky, Mathes Dayananda, and Unil Perera

 

Water-Glycerol Mixture Viscosity through Optical trapping
Javier E. Hasbun, Suvranta K. Tripathy, and James C. Howard

 

DEVELOPMENT OF AN AUTOGRADER FOR JAVA PROGRAMS
Noel A. Rojas Galviz* and David R. Gibson

 

ECONOMIC DESIGN OF A MICROWAVE ABSORBER
Arun K. Saha Dr. and Walker G. Pendleton

 

J AND H FILTER BRIGHTNESS OF VENUS: 2014-2020
Richard Willis Schmude Jr.

 

Modeling Blended Absorption Troughs in NGC3783
Kristin Baker, Jay P. Dunn, and Braven Lyall

 

Detecting UFOs in FUSE Spectra of Seyfert Galaxies
Annie Truong, Jay P. Dunn, and Alton Patrick

 

Valdosta Smart City Project for Improved Traffic Safety: Data Analysis
David Yoo*, Dilan Boggs, Heung Jin Oh, Barry Hojjatie, and Baanak Ashuri

 

Development of a Connected Vehicle Technology in the City of Valdosta**
Barry Hojjatie, Baabak Ashuri, Pat Collins, and Adrian Baker

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Paper Presentations

 

CARBON AND OXYGEN ISOTOPE ANALYSIS OF PLEISTOCENE AMERICAN ALLIGATOR TEETH "in progress"
George Armstrong Bennett Mr., Alfred Mead Dr., and David Patterson Dr.

 

Size Estimates of Extinct Aquatic Snakes from the Eocene of Central Georgia
Colin J. Calvert, Al Mead, and Dennis Parmley

 

Pleistocene Rodents from Southeast Georgia
Parker David Rhinehart and Alfred J. Mead

 

DEVELOPMENT OF A HIGH THROUGHPUT MONITORING SYSTEM FOR THE PRESENCE OF CYANOBACTERIA**
Jessica L. Jones*; Bret A. White*; Monique N. Johnson*; and Julius E. Schneider Jr., Ph.D.

 

PROTECTION BY FRUCTOSE FROM DENATURATION OF PHYCOCYANIN BY OCTANOL**
Monique N. Johnson; Carley K. Stapleton; Shanice McGuire; Joshua M. Horne; and Julius E. Schneider Jr., Ph.D.

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Posters

 

PROTECTION BY FRUCTOSE FROM DENATURATION OF PHYCOCYANIN BY OCTANOL**
Monique N. Johnson; Carley K. Stapleton; Shanice McGuire; Joshua M. Horne; and Julius E. Schneider Jr., Ph.D.

Biomedical Sciences Paper Presentations

Biomedical Sciences Posters

 

REACTION RATES TO VISUAL AND AUDITORY STIMULI IN NCAA BASEBALL PLAYERS**
Holden O. Baisden, Chase E. Webb*, and Linda G. Jones

Philosophy and History of Science Paper Presentations

 

Dr Charles Henry Turner: A Pioneer in Animal Cognition and Intelligence
Ronald E. Mickens and Charmayne E. Patterson

Science Education Paper Presentation

 

CRITICAL MENTORING IN STEM LAB**
Manisha Maurya* and Amy Salter

 

SELF CHECK QUIZZES FOR STUDENTS IMPROVE SCORES
Luise Ethelyn Strange de Sonia

Science Education Posters

Anthropology Paper Presentations