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

Biological Sciences Paper Presentations

 

SPATIAL AND ABIOTIC EFFECTS OF URBANIZATION ON SMALL MAMMAL COMMUNITIES
Brianna Casement, Leslie Lopez, and Nicholas S. Green

 

THE EFFECTS OF SIZE AND MIGRATORY STATUS ON AVIAN SPECIMEN PRESERVATION VIA LYOPHILIZATION
Catherine M. Cook*, Madison M. Miller*, Gabriel J. Rodriguez*, Hasten J. Veal*, and Dawn E. Drumtra

 

LEUCOTHOIDAE (CRUSTACEA: AMPHIPODA) OF BOCAS DEL TORO, PANAMA**
Abigail Dugger* and Kristine N. White

 

DROUGHT EFFECTS ON SOIL CARBON OF NORTH GEORGIA**
Katie Forrester* and Kevin Geyer

 

CORRELATION OF AVIAN MYCOPLASMA INFECTIONS BASED ON DIET AND FORAGING STYLE**
Gabriel J. Rodriguez*, Catherine M. Cook*, Jenny Sanchez*, Hasten J. Veal*, and Linda B. Purvis

 

ANALYSIS OF ANTIBACTERIAL PROPERTIES IN ESSENTIAL OILS
Maxwell L. Shaughnessy* and Julia M. Schmitz

 

EXPLORING THE FREQUENCY OF MYCOPLASMA GALLISEPTICUM IN RESIDENT VERSUS MIGRATING AVIAN INDIVIDUALS**
Hasten J. Veal*, Catherine M. Cook*, Gabriel J. Rodriguez*, Jenny Sanchez*, and Linda B. Purvis

 

UNRAVELING THE MYSTERIES OF PLANT DEFENSE HORMONES: METHYL JASMONATE SIGNALING
Morgan E. Wynn*, Daniel F. Diaz*, Ansul Lokdarshi, and Teressa K. Akuoko

Biological Sciences Posters

 

LARVAE UNDER PRESSURE: EXPLORING GROUP DYNAMICS AND REGURGITATIVE REPONSES OF TRICHOPLUSIA NI LARVAE**
Maria F. Sanchez Acosta*, Erin Barding, Ryan Shanks, and Margaret Smith

 

IDENTIFICATION OF NOVEL INTERACTOR OF SEC6 PROTEIN VIA YEAST GENETIC SCREEN**
Kun Yuan Chu*, Sophia McNeill*, Molly Bullington, Mary Munson, and Ellen France

 

COLONY DENSITY AND DISTRIBUTION OF ANTRODIAETUS BURROWS
Jadon C. Gonzales* and Rebecca L. Godwin

 

A COMPARISON OF SAMPLING METHODS OF INTERTIDAL CRUSTACEANS ON SAPELO ISLAND, GA
Kali M. Holierhoek*, Elise C. Miabella*, and Kristine N. White

 

CHARACTERIZATION OF SUBAERIAL ALGAE IN SOUTHERN GEORGIA**
Daniel Kwawuvi, John D. Griner, and James A. Nienom

 

DOES SALINITY AFFECT THE GROWTH OF TOXIC DINOFLAGELLATE BLOOMS?
Julia R. Ludwick* and Rebecca L. Godwin

 

MYOGLOBIN CONCENTRATION IN FLORIDA MANATEE MUSCLE TISSUE**
Andru Scray, Kiara Mitchell, Kara Hendrix*, and Cori N. Newton

 

EVALUATION OF THE EFFECT OF ELEVATED HYDROSTATIC PRESSURE FOR INACTIVATION OF LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES.
Md N. Kabir, Collin Phillips, Ajah Tolbert, Shohana Huq, and Olabisis O. Ojo

 

EXPANDING THE AVIAN NATURAL HISTORY COLLECTION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH GEORGIA
Ozzy Price*, Dawn Drumtra, David Patterson, and Erin E. Barding

 

FACTORS INFLUENCING MINNOW TRAP CAPTURES
Stormy Ramey*, Michael Bender, and Mike Saunders

 

THE EFFICACY OF CLOVE OIL AGAINST ASPERGILLUS FLAVUS AND AFLATOXINS B1(AFB1) PRODUCTION IN GEORGIA PEANUTS
Ari J. Schwartz, Alison Md, Mohammad A. Halim, and Premila N. Achar

Chemistry Paper Presentations

 

OSMOPHOBIC AND OSMOPHILIC EFFECTS**
Jonathan G. Cannon and Landon Derr*

 

SYNTHESIS AND PERFORMANCE TESTS OF MESH-INTEGRATED HYDROGELS**
Jasdine B. Shelmon*, Litzy Martinez-Macias*, Liam Rasler*, and Seungjin Lee

 

SYSTEMATIC ANALYSIS OF TEMPERATURE SWING SOLVENT EXTRACTION USING VARYING OPERATION AND ANALYSIS BASES**
Christopher Gamboa*, Joanlis C. Martinez*, James Lagunas*, and Seungjin Lee

Chemistry Posters

 

SURFACE CHEMISTRY FROM ELECTRON IRRADIATION OF SCHREIBERSITE (FE2NIP)**
Tyler Davis*, Mason Hipp*, Kayla Gossett Roper*, and Heather Abbott-Lyon

 

PURIFICATION OF A RECOMBINANT GFP-PREPTIN FUSION PROTEIN**
Apoorva Kollaram*, Chayce C. Schuler*, and Jonathan M. Meyers

 

CHARACTERIZATION OF RUST TO FORM RECYCLED IRON(III) OXIDE NANOPARTICULATE SOLUTIONS**
Linda de la Garza, Saul Torres*, and James A. Nienow

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

 

EXPLORING KEPLER 62F'S CLIMATE DYNAMICS THROUGH AN ENERGY BALANCE MODEL
Ian McLean, Jordan Hewins, Jasmine Freeman, and Billy Quarles

 

TECHNIQUES FOR ANALYZING ATR-FTIR SPECTRA APPLIED TO MOUSE MODEL SERA**
Michael R. Nelson, Mehmood Pirzada, Amous Toure, and Mathes Dayananda

 

MODELING APOLLO ORBITS FROM FIRST PRINCIPLES **
Jacob Still and Julie L. Talbot

 

MODELING THE ORBITAL DYNAMICS OF SUPER EARTH KEPLER-62F
Jordan M. Hewins*, Ian McLean*, and Jasmine Freeman*

 

BAND STOP BEHAVIOR OF METAMATERIAL
Ryan E. Kelley and Arun K. Saha

 

TRANSIENT NUCLEATION RATE IN OXIDE GLASSES
Emily Manqueros and Kisa S. Ranasinghe

 

OBJECT- DETECTION SYSTEM FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED
Kaeleib Patterson * and Abiye Seifu

 

STRUCTURAL AND MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF CHIRAL MAGNETIC OXIDE MNTEMOO6**
Ananta R. Acharya, Brady Wilson, and Chetan Dhital

 

EVALUATION OF SPLIT-RING RESONATOR FABRICATED USING LASER CUTTING AND CNC METHODS **
Rode O. Peters *, Xavier S. Wellons *, Xavier S. Lee *, and Shantanu Chakraborty

 

MODIFIED MICROSTRIP LINE BASED NONINVASIVE BIOSENSORS IN MICROWAVE SPECTRUM**
Shantanu Chakraborty, Romeo D. Montague, and W. Logan Spooner*

Physics, Mathematics, Computer Sciences, Engineering and Technology Posters

 

DAISYWORLD REVISITED: APPLICATIONS TO KEPLER-62F
Jasmine Freeman, Ian McLean, Jordan Hewins, and Billy Quarles

 

A TIME STUDY ANALYSIS OF FLUORIDE VARNISH APPLICATION DURING PEDIATRIC WELL VISITS IN GEORGIA
Emily Rodriguez-Jacobo, Robert S. Keyser, and Christina Scherrer

 

CRYSTALLIZATION OF NANOCERIA WITHIN A BORATE GLASSES
Emily Manqueros, Kamal Patel, and Kisa S. Ranasinghe

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Paper Presentations

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Posters

 

THE IMPACTS OF ANTHROPOGENIC PROCESSES ON THE NITROGEN BUDGET OF A POND**
Erick L. Wolstenholme and Allison R. VandeVoort

 

A COMMON INVASIVE SPECIES, CHINESE PRIVET, MAY BE EXACERBATING GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE **
Mary Evelyn C. Pritchett*, Tori L. Morgan*, and Christine M. Mutiti

 

EFFECT OF AMENDMENTS ON THE TRANSPORT AND LEACHING OF LEAD IN POLLUTED SOILS **
Wiley Bundy*, Macey Carson, Ashley Clark, and Nchimunya Namuzila*

 

DECOMPOSITION FOR ASSESSING SIMULTANEOUS USE OF PLANTS FOR PHYTOREMEDIATION AND CARBON SEQUESTRATION **
Shannon Northen*, Tori L. Morgan*, Samuel Mutiti, and Rennie Kaunda

 

USING ELECTRICAL RESISTIVITY TO MAP A SALTWATER INTRUSION AND INVESTIGATE THE RELATIONSHIP OF TREE MORTALITY IN SAPELO ISLAND **
Lauren G. Ballenger*, Marisa Lopata*, Jaiden Stidston*, and Samuel - Christine Mutiti

 

GENERATING CHANNEL MORPHOLOGY DATA USING ArcGIS
Ethan Manigbas and Ranbir S. Kang Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA 30144

Biomedical Sciences Paper Presentations

 

BMAL2 IN ENDOTHELIAL CIRCADIAN RHYTHM AND REMODELING
Jordan A. Moratin* and Daniel Rudic PhD

 

POTENTIAL ROLE OF ADENOVIRUS E4 11K PROTEIN TOWARD THE INHIBITION OF INTERFERON-BETA EXPRESSION
Elizabeth C. Seidita*, Camille Browning*, Madison Germain*, and Kasey A. Karen

 

EFFECTS OF EGCG ON CYP1A1 PROMOTER ACTIVITY IN MOUSE LIVER CELLS
Sophia C. Shook* and Jennifer C. Schroeder

 

THE ROLE OF ADENOVIRUS PROTEIN E4 11K IN P BODY PROTEIN RELOCALIZATION
Heather Vincent*, Sarah West*, Danny Robinson*, and Kasey A. Karen

Biomedical Sciences Posters

 

COMPARISON OF VISUAL ACUITY IN COLLEGE ATHLETES AND THE GREATER COLLEGE POPULATION**
Magdalene O. Adebanjo*, Kamryn D. Bates*, Aniba A. Reddick*, and Jennifer C. Schroeder

 

THE EFFECT OF CANNABINOIDS ON THE DEVELOPMENTAL MORPHOLOGY OF ZEBRAFISH**
Linda G. Jones, Haylee Lloyd*, Cathren Whitley*, and Isabella Zamora*

 

KOMBUCHA'S EFFECTS ON THE GUT MICROBIOTA IN HUMANS
Emily K. Birnbaum* and Andrea L. Kwiatkowski

 

THE IMPACT OF GENETICS UPON COVID-19 SEVERITY IN YOUNG ADULTS**
Emily L. Flynt* and Andrea L. Kwiatkowski

Psychological Sciences Presentation

 

EXPLORING VETERAN IDENTITY THROUGH LYRIC ANALYSIS**
Dawson Robinson*, Paige Russo*, Meredith Robertson*, Lauren Gibson*, Ella Swartz*, Shay Silvia*, Laurie Peebles, and Stephanie Jett

 

EXPLORING VETERAN IDENTITY USING THE PHOTOVOICE TECHNIQUE**
Emma Whitener*, Haley Blackwell*, Trenholm Fahy*, Hadley Quigg, Lilla Gillen*, Laurie Peebles, and Stephanie Jett

 

CURIOSITY, MEMORY, AND THE PLACE
Simin Nasiri* and Thackery I. Brown

 

SOCIAL NETWORK ANALYSIS: AN EVALUATION TOOL FOR ORGANIZATIONAL COLLABORATION
Yamini Patel*, DeAndre Cain, Megan Passineau, and Kevin Swartout

 

FLASHBULB MEMORIES AS NARRATIVE TALES
Nicole M. Harsch and Robyn Fivush

Psychological Sciences Posters

 

EVALUATING THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATION USE AND SYMPTOM TRAJECTORIES IN CLINICAL HIGH-RISK YOUTH FOR PSYCHOSIS**
Dolores Zhou*, Katrina Aberizk, Jean M. Addingto, Carrie E. Bearden, Kristen S. Cadenhead, and Elaine F. Walker

 

MENTAL HEALTH PROMOTION BY RELIGIOUS LEADERS AND THE EFFECT ON CONGREGATIONS
Ayanna R. Farmer*, Cheyenne Ponder*, Sahara Trask*, and Katherine Wiegand

 

EFFECTS OF RELIGIOUS LEADERS' EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT ON ENCOURAGEMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Cheyenne R. Ponder*, Ayanna R. Farmer*, Sahara Trask*, and Katherine Wiegand

 

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN WHITE ETHNICITY AND PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING
E. Dawn Redd*, Taylor Jaczko, and C. Peeper McDonald

 

THWARTED BELONGINGNESS IMPACTS CAREER DISTRESS AMIDST COVID-19: MALADAPTIVE COPING AS A MODERATOR**
Rebecca N. Egan*, Lauren R. Gately*, Emma C. Perron*, Amanda E. Halliburton, and Michele B. Hill

 

COMPUTER-MEDIATED VERSUS FACE-TO-FACE DYNAMICS OF SELF-DISCLOSURE**
David M. Hicks* and Susann M. Doyle-Portillo

 

COLLEGE SPECIFIC DEPRESSION: ANALYZING THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN CLASS YEAR AND RACIAL/ETHNIC BACKGROUNDS
Pamela A. Kplivi*, Jaden Deluke*, Shariece Butler*, Caroline O'Conell* 0, and Virginia Wickline*

 

PHYSIOLOGICAL AND FAMILIAL PREDICTORS OF SLEEP QUALITY IN AUTISTIC ADOLESCENTS
Kate E. Lindig*, Naomi Ekas, Sarah Madison, and Chrystyna Kouros

 

THE STRESS TOLERANCE MODERATES THE LINK BETWEEN CSA AND THE ABILITY TO RELATE TO OTHERS
Neissah C. Leandre, Shaniah L. Williams, Olivia R. Westemeier*, and Cynthia A. Stappenbeck*

 

USING COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY TO PROBE AI SOCIAL BIAS IN GPT-4**
Yian Xu, Nancy Manasreh*, and Yingzhao Zhou

Philosophy and History of Science Paper Presentations

 

INFLUENCE OF CHALKBOARD AESTHETICS ON TEACHING AND RESEARCH
Ronald E. Mickens and Charmayne E. Patterson

Science Education Paper Presentation

 

DIGITAL TEXTBOOK FOR PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY II**
Antara Dutta, Maher Atteya, Shalini Jain Kumar, Ahmed Abdullah Baosman Dr., and Michael R. Nelson

 

FROM SCIENCE THOUGHT TO SCIENCE PRACTICE: QUESTIONING AND SCIENCE PRACTICE IN THE K-12 CLASSROOM
Vanessa Browning*, Taylor Kate Guerrero*, and Alex T. St. Louis

Anthropology Paper Presentations

 

CONTESTED VALUES AND SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS OF ARTISANAL ALCOHOL IN CABO VERDE**
Brandon D. Lundy, Monica H. Swahn, Mark W. Patterson, and Nancy H. Pullen