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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

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Georgia Academy of Science Annual Meeting Program
Theresa Grove, James A. Nienow, Shantanu Chakraborty, and Shaun V. Ault

Biological Sciences Paper Presentations

 

The geographic distribution and parasite infection rate of Anopheles crucians
Eric W. Chambers, Zoe A. Barrett, Richard H. West, and Mark S. Blackmore

 

A SURVEY OF LENTIC MACROINVERTEBRATES IN MILLEDGEVILLE, GEORGIA
Nadya S. Gutierrez and Kristine N. White Ph.D.

 

Caribbean Amphipod Diversity in Panama
Sally J. Sir and Kristine N. White Ph.D.

Biological Sciences Posters

 

OPHIDIOMYCES OPHIDIICOLA INFECTION PREVALENCE IN TIMBER RATTLESNAKES (CROTALUS HORRIDUS LINNEAUS, 1758) FROM THE LOWER PIEDMONT OF CENTRAL GA, USA **
Patricia L. Bartlett*, Anna F. Tipton*, Morgan Thompson*, M. Reagan Thronton*, Dominic L. DeSantis, and Amanda L.J. Duffus

 

Biomechanical adaptations to hive parasitism in the lesser waxmoth, Achroia grisella (Fabricius, 1794)
Hannah F. Brown, Michael B. Burton, Danielle M. Dunmon, Emma H. Greene, and Tyonna C. Smith

 

Morphological Effects on Gomphonema parvulum Grown Under Different Stressors**
Sydney Brown, Katie Johnson, and Kalina Manoylov

 

Characterization of a Cutaneous Microbiome of a Community of Lungless Salamanders in Cherokee County, Georgia**
Salvador Castillo, Jessica Wooten Eagle, C. Keith Ray, and Zach Felix

 

Effects of Captivity and Captive-Breeding on the Cutaneous Microbiome of Lungless Salamanders**
Princess Flanders, Jessica Wooten Eagle, Tim Hermann, C. Keith Ray, and Zach Felix

 

Spider Diversity Across an Urban Gradient
Domonique Hill, Winter Goble, and Rebecca Godwin

 

Relationship between Size and Foraging in Dusky Salamanders (Genus Desmognathus)
Noah Irwin*, Ethan Mann, Cooper Kework*, Taylor Hopkins*, and Carlos D. Camp

 

ON GOING INVESTIGATIONS OF DWARF SEAHORSE (HIPPOCAMPUS ZOSTERAE) REPRODUCTIVE ECOLOGY IN A LAB ENVIRONMENT
Atalya D. Manchester, Dalila A. Sanchez, Darshi N. Patel, Megan N. Sims, and Emily Rose

 

E411k P-body Protein Interactions**
Kevin Neubrecht*, La'Quita Randolph*, and Dr. Kasey Karen

 

IDENTIFYING THE EFFECTS OF ALGAL TURBIDITY ON THE REPRODUCTIVE SUCCESS AND MATING BEHAVIORS OF DWARF SEAHORSES (HIPPOCAMPUS ZOSTERAE)**
Darshi N. Patel, Dalila A. Sanchez, Megan N. Sims, Atalya D. Manchester, and Emily Rose

 

Validating high-frequency accelerometer field recordings of foraging behaviors in pit vipers**
Morgan L. Thompson, Dominic L. DeSantis, and Anna F. Tipton

 

BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF BENZOTHIAZOLE DERIVATIVES: ALS CELLS AND THE EFFECTS OF THE TDP-43 PROTEIN**
Alexandria White, Destini Thornton, Shyrisse Ramos, Kerri L. Shelton, and Monica Frazier

 

Ethogram Development of Trichoplusia ni**
Chloe Meewes*, Logan Pearson*, Erin Barding, Ryan Shanks, and Margaret Smith

Chemistry Paper Presentations

 

MICROBIAL FERMENTATION OF KUDZU (PUERARIA MONTANA): FROM INVASIVE PEST TO BIOFUEL FEEDSTOCK**
Jordan T. Pandolph*, Andrea L. Kwiatkowski, and Charles D. Swor

Chemistry Posters

 

RHODAMINE-BASED FABRIC SENSOR FOR ACID RECOGNITION
Daeshe' R. McCoy* and Tolulope O. Salami

 

ACTIVITY AND STABILITY OF ENGINEERED HEME BIOCATALYSTS IN DEEP EUTECTIC SOLVENTS
Chloe E. Ward*, Kevin J. Eppes Jr.*, Karla S. Rueda*, and Gopeekrishnan Sreenilayam

 

DEVELOPING PROTEIN-POLYMER NANOCONSTRUCTS AS REUSABLE BIOCATALYSTS**
Kevin J. Eppes Jr.* and Gopeekrishnan Sreenilayam

 

EXTRACTION OF CAROTENOIDS USING DEEP EUTECTIC SOLVENTS AS GREEN AND EFFICIENT SOLVENTS**
Jwalant B. Shah, Gopeekrishnan Sreenilayam, and Alexandrina Ligia

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

 

Simple Model of the Hydrogen Molecule Potential**
Dorien E. Carpenter, Javier E. Hasbun, and L. Ajith DeSilva

 

Do Exoplanets Exist Around High Velocity Star Systems?**
Braven Lyall*, Idan Ginsburg, and Sébastien Lépine

 

Milankovitch Cycles for Potential Earth-analogs in Alpha Cen AB
Billy Quarles, Gongjie Li, and Jack J. Lissauer

 

RECENT JUPITER IMPACT EVENTS
Richard W. Schmude

Physics, Mathematics, Computer Sciences, Engineering and Technology Posters

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Paper Presentations

 

BIOFILTERS FOR DRINKING WATER FILTRATION**
Allison Esmond, Amber Johnson, Schuylar Bankey, Jessica Everett, and Samuel Mutiti

 

IRIS METHODS FOR QUANTIFING IRON REDUCTION AND REDOX IN WETLAND SOILS**
Jessy A. Everett, Samuel Mutiti, Christine Mutiti, Allison VandeVoort, and Dave Bachoon

 

ASSESSING THE QUALITY OF GEORGIA COLLEGE'S FOOD WASTE COMPOST**
Cyaira S. Vest, Caleb N. Fields, Christine Mutiti, and Samuel Mutiti

Engineering and Technology Paper Presentations

 

Cost-Effective Microwave Absorber With Metal Patches
Arun K. Saha and Walker G. Pendleton

Engineering and Technology Posters

 

Solution process Spiro-MeOTAD nano-films by spin coating technique
Tobee Jefferson, Jacob Keener, and L. Ajith DeSilva

 

High-Speed Aerodynamics of Plane Crashes
Alicia R. Heger*, Benjamin C. West*, and Dereth J. Drake

Biomedical Sciences Paper Presentations

Biomedical Sciences Posters

 

ANNOTATION OF THE lin-28 GENE ACROSS THREE SPECIES OF DROSOPHILA**
Simran K. Chhina*, Jessica R. Odum*, Kathleen S. Hughes, and Brian W. Schwartz

Philosophy and History of Science Paper Presentations

 

W. Peter Hambright: From Chicago to Howard University Chemistry
Adegboye O. Adeyemo Ph.D.; Janet Butler Reid Ph.D.; and Albert N. Thompson, Jr. Ph.D.

Science Education Paper Presentation

 

DIGITAL TEXTBOOK OF PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY I
Antara Dutta Ph.D., Maher Atteya Ph.D., and Ahmed A. Baosman Ph.D.

Science Education Posters

 

AN AT-HOME TITRATION USING BAKING SODA, LEMON JUICE, AND MENTOS©.
Jennifer Nguyen*, Ali Akdeniz, Chantelle Anfuso, and Joshua Morris

Anthropology Paper Presentations

 

THE EFFECTIVENESS OF INDIGENOUS CONFLICT MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES IN LOCALIZED CONTEXTS
Brandon D. Lundy, Tyler L. Collette, and J. Taylor Downs

 

PATHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF HAND AND WRIST BONES IN CHRYSSI (CRETE)**
Ashley Goodman and Susan Kirkpatrick Smith