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2016
Friday, March 25th
11:30 AM

1. Intertwining Aesthetic Design and Functionality

Thomas D. Franklin, University of North Georgia

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

10. Whisper – An Effective Use of Anonymous Persuasion?

Rachel A. Grunkemeyer, University of North Georgia

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

11. Searching For Neverland

Megan B. Ray, University of North Georgia

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

12. Abundance and Sex Ratios of Parrotfish among Various Reef Sites of Calabash Caye, Belize

Donna K. McCullough, UNG
Kimberly T. Wright, UNG
Ellen C. Tomlin, UNG

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

13. Home Range and Habitat Use of Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina) in the North Georgia Piedmont

Krista M. Valetutto, University of North Georgia
Bianca Gedeon, University of North Georgia

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

14. Effect Of Wound Depth On Decomposition Rate And Species Composition Of Carrion-feeding Diptera

Holly L. Munro

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

15. Reducing the cost of Salmonella and E. coli diagnostics in Georgia's Poultry

Heather Korey, university of north georgia

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

16. The Role of Hunger on Mate Selection

Cristina M. Escochea, University of North Georgia

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

17. THE EFFECT OF HEAT ON DIFFERENT LIFE HISTORY STAGES OF THE ENDOPARASITIC WASP COPIDOSOMA FLORIDANUM

Andrew A. Shirley, University of North Georgia

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

18. Feeding Selectivity of Tetrahymena pyriformis with the Use of Charged Latex Beads

Rachel A. Perez Miss, University of North Georgia

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

19. The Odds of Outliers are Ever In My Favor/ The Limitations of Foucault’s Panopticon as Seen in The Hunger Games

Caitlin L. Sanford, University of North Georgia
Audra D. Hall, University of North Georgia

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

2. Video Gaming as an Escape

Christian D. Kreitz, University of North Georgia

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

20. Native American Rhetoric and Misinterpretations

Haley L. Potter 7737047, Haley Potter

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

21. The effects of the carotenoid β-carotene on the immune response of Trichoplusia ni

Kameron Clark, Kaclar7988

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

22. Deep Learning and Neural Networks used for Chinese Handwritten Optical Character Recognition

Ryan McCaughey, University of North Georgia

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

23. The Effect of Nutrient Pollution on Aquatic Life

Jancy O. Burge, University of North Georgia
Fatimatou Z. Ndiaye, University of North Georgia
Leslie O. Fruche, University of North Georgia

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

24. NON-PREFERENCE OF THE CATALPA SPHINX, CERATOMIA CATALPAE (LEPIDOPTERA: SPHINGIDAE) TO INVERTEBRATE PREDATORS

Stephanie Brandys, UNG
Leah Orange, UNG
Diana Porras, UNG
Evan Lampert, UNG

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

25. Field Surveys for the Detection of Chytridiomycosis in North Georgia Amphibian Populations

Spencer L. Cruz
Tony Jason Nations, University of North Georgia
Stephanie Frizzell, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

26. GERANYLGERANYL TRANSFERASE AND PAX1-LIKE INTERACTING PROTEIN IN THE SOCIAL, PARASITIC INSECT COPIDOSOMA FLORIDANUM (HYMENOPTERA)

Sonia Alcantar, University of North Georgia
Joshua Shirley, University of North Georgia

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

27. DETECTION OF CHYTRIDIOMYCOSIS FROM FIELD SAMPLES IN NORTH GEORGIA AMPHIBIAN POPULATIONS

Kelly J. Becker, University of North Georgia
Julianne M. Pugh, University of North Georgia
Joshua B. Fuller, University of North Georgia

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

28. Effects of Dietary Carotenoids on Carotenoid Sequestration by Trichoplusia ni

Kieu Oanh T. Nguyen

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

29. Mind Controlled Drones: Training EEG Signals to Control Drone Flights

Jeanette M. Freeman, University of North Georgia
Steven Dodd, University of North Georgia

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

3. Beyond the Nursery Walls

Alexis Ingram, University of North Georgia

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

30. Determination of the Chemical Profile of Methanol Extracts of the Yellow – Striped Oakworm

Reema Patel, UNG
Justin Ellenburg, UNG

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

31. A Method Development Column Chromatographic Separation of Methanol Extracts from Yellow – Striped Oakworm

Rebekah Poosey, UNG
Jessica L. Howell, UNG
Mikaela Melnychuk, UNG

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

32. Effects of catalpa sphinx herbivory on defensive chemistry of catalpa trees

Ansley E. Curry, University of North Georgia
Wesley A. Turner, University of North Georgia

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

33. Measurement of Percent Utilization of Hops for Brewing Quality Control Methods

Ashley Marie Butler, ambutl0314@ung.edu
Nate Sperlunto, UNG-dahlonega
Royce Dansby-Sparks, UNG-dahlonega

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

34. Effects of Adolescent Exposure to Methylphenidate and Amphetamine on Conditioned Place Preference in Adulthood

Vy Tran, University of North Georgia

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

35. Education Back at the Crossroads: Intersectionality as a Framework for Strengthening Teacher Education

Kim B. Griffin, University of North Georgia

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

36. TESTING ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE IN THE BIOFILMS OF A HEAVILY IMPACTED STREAM IN NORTH GEORGIA

Mark A. Molinaro, Student
Tuyetnhu Pham, University of North Georgia

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

37. DEVELOMENT OF CALIBRATION STANDARDS FOR USE IN DETERMINATION OF LEAD IN SOILS BY X-RAY FLUORESCENCE

Corina Lupse, University of North Georgia
Jerry Allison, University of North Georgia
Paula Nolibos, University of North Georgia

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

38. NERT Temperature-Gain Calibration

Taylor Thompson, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

39. NERT Intro-Astronomy Lab and Solar Radio Flux Monitoring Project

Damien Parsons, University of North Georgia
Josh King, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

4. Zinc accumulation in the midbrain following methamphetamine exposure as a potential biomarker for neurodegeneration

Alyssa G. Thompson, University of North Georgia

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

40. Branding Cues and Millennial Consumer Behavior

Cori A. Hosch Ms., University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

41. Gesture Analysis For Yoga Alignment

Nataly Gonzalez, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

42. Male and Female Differences Regarding Buffers to STEM Fields

Rachael A. Bryant, University of North Georgia
Jennifer Hightower, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

43. Assessment and Improvement of Microbial Quality of Fresh Produce

Grace Juliet Cooper, University of North Georgia
Savanna Kaitlyn McKinney, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

44. Creative Symbolism in David Mazzuchelli’s Asterios Polyp

Alexander G. Young, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

45. Stress, Anxiety, and Resident Assistants

Hannah M. Dycus, University of North Georgia
Allison K. Mcmahan, University of North Georgia

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

46. Durango, Mexico

Nataly Morales Villa Ms., University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

47. Are Introverts Smarter Than Extroverts?

Natasha Trotsiouk, University of North Georgia
Jay Klein, University of North Georgia
Emma Aleksandruk, University of North Georgia
Derek Dodd, University of North Georgia
Kelly Kilman, University of North Georgia
Macy Davidson, University of North Georgia
Mark Stokes, University of North Georgia
Kelly Cate, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

48. Pollinator Dependency

Emma A. Rogers, University of North Georgia
Johna Morgan, University of North Georgia
Hope Mize, University of North Georgia
Mahnoor Kamran, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

49. Effects of food deprivation on parasitism in the wasp, Copidosoma floridanum (Hymenoptera)

Macey E. Cooper, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

5. Understanding the hurdles that college students face when reading primary literature

Kristen Howard, University of North Georgia

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

51. Quorum Sensing Inhibition by a Novel Pyrrolobenzodiazepine Analog

Erin N. Shay, University of North Georgia
Jairius S. Mayweather, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

6. Implementing Additional Negotiation Techniques for ELL Conferencing

Castiel Dixon, University of North Georgia

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

7. Measurement of Stream Health Based on Invertebrate Populations in Balus Creek

Holly M. Mize, University of North Georgia - Gainesville
Abby English, University of North Georgia
Mateja Landgraf, University of North Georgia
Savannah Lupes, University of North Georgia

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

8. The P300 Components in a Three-Stimuli Auditory Oddball Paradigm

Lynn Cameron, University of North Georgia
Philip Brust, University of North Georgia

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM