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University of North Georgia

2018
Friday, November 2nd
6:00 PM

Opening Reception

University of North Georgia

Student Center: Robinson Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Saturday, November 3rd
8:00 AM

100 Kilometers to Freedom: Women's Stories of Escape During the 1956 Hungarian Revolution

Cameron Mitchell, Agnes Scott College

Nesbitt 1211

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Becoming Human: The Darwinian Evolution of AI

Alexander Aviles, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 2211

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Classical Teleportation

Samuel Greenberg, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 2211

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Conservation Decision Support System Design for West Indian Manatee Habitat Suitability and Protection

Ashleigh Nicole Wilson, University of North Georgia
Jeffery Lee Robertson, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 1201

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Critical School Policy Review

Amber Leggett, Georgia Southern University

Nesbitt 3104

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

eSense 2.0: Modeling Biomimetic Predation with Multi-agent Multi-team Distributed Artificial Intelligence

D. Michael Franklin, Kennesaw State University
Derek Martin, Kennesaw State University

Nesbitt 2211

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Latinos and the Accessibility to Social Services

Rebecca Pool, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 2201

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Local Government’s Responsiveness: The Newton County Cemetery and Mosque Project

Lauren E. Kirk, Emory University

Nesbitt 2201

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Localized environmental variables affecting southern Appalachian salamander populations

Jasmine Williamson, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 1201

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

ON THE PHYLOGEOGRAPHY OF THE SOUTHEASTERN SPECIES OF THE GENUS DALEA L. (FABACEAE) USING A PHYLOGENETIC APPROACH

Joshua B. Fuller, University of North Georgia
Destiny E. Moore, University of North Georgia
James T. Diggs, University of North Georgia
Clarke Miller, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 1201

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

REASON VS. TRUTH: HOW THE ENLIGHTENMENT AND ROMANTICISM EFFECTED THE VICTORIAN OCCULT

Jessica Brazinski, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 1211

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

SPARK Mentoring Program

Chika Nwosu, Gordon State College
Hailey Suarez, Gordon State College

Nesbitt 3104

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Syrian Refugees: Boon or Bust?

John Blessing, University of North Georgia
Lana Goitia, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 2201

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

The Hybrid Newsroom: Using Online Platforms to Improve Student Learning

Jennifer Harris, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3104

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Drop-In Resume or CV Workshop

Dr. Edward Lai, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3101

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

9:10 AM

Assessing Soil Redox Conditions Using IRIS Tubes in a Central Georgia Wetland

Cameron Skinner, Georgia College and State University

Nesbitt 1211

9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

Behavior Specific Praise and a Student on the Autism Spectrum

Gabrielle Brueck, Georgia Southern University

Nesbitt 1217

9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

Do Teacher and Student Interactions Affect Class Climate

Angela Norris, Georgia Southern University

Nesbitt 1217

9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

Faulkner & McCullers Abstract

Murphy Ledbetter, University of West Georgia

Nesbitt 2201

9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

Girls Education Around the World: Exploring Intervention Methods of Nonprofits in Israel, Thailand, Cambodia, and Sri Lanka used to increase Girls Education

Jillian E. Jay, University of North Georgia
Kiera Y. Chan, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 1201

9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

Heat Transfer Comparison of Varied Pebble Sizes and Packing Arrangements in a Pebble-Bed Reactor

Julian Spangler, Kennesaw State University

Nesbitt 2211

9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

Imaging the Subsurface: The Effect of Logjams on Groundwater-Surface Water Exchange

Teodora Mitroi, Georgia State University
Megan Doughty, Colorado School of Mines
Jackie Randall, Colorado School of Mines
Kamini Singha, Colorado School of Mines

Nesbitt 1211

9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

Impact of American Sign Language on Early Development

Haley W. Gilreath, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 1217

9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

Institutional Deprivation and the Effects on Development

Elena Mayfield, University of West Georgia

Nesbitt 1201

9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

Learning to Read: Reality, Fiction, and Reading in The Female Quixote

Zachary McCollum, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 2201

9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

Naturalism Marred by Idealism: The Literary Failures of Hamlin Garland

William Hollis, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 2201

9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

Parental Gender Beliefs and Attitudes Involving Child’s Toy Play

Madeline Drives, Georgia College and State University
Amelia Dubose, Georgia College and State University
Melanie Gillespie, Georgia College and State University
Taylor Maddox, Georgia College and State University

Nesbitt 1201

9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

Phosphate Desorption Across Particle Size After Sustainable Agriculture Practices

Zachary Davis, Georgia College and State University

Nesbitt 1211

9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

Social Media Representation and Self-Esteem

Charlton Lyons, Fort Valley State University
Sevon Baxley, Fort Valley State University

Nesbitt 3104

9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

Technology and Human Well-Being

Charles E. Bartlett III, Fort Valley State University
Tiona Doctor, Fort Valley State
Aubrey L. Moore II, Fort Valley State University

Nesbitt 3104

9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

The Effects Of Dog Ownership On Self-Efficacy Levels

Juliana Oleksy

Nesbitt 3104

9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

Thermal Transport in Actinide Oxides with Interstitial Defects

Katherine Mitchell, Kennesaw State University
Alex Resnick, Kennesaw State University

Nesbitt 2211

9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

Thermal Transport Study on Actinide Oxides using Phonon Density of States Calculation

Alex Resnick, Kennesaw State University
Katherine Mitchell, Kennesaw State University

Nesbitt 2211

9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

10:20 AM

1 - A Comprehensive Study of Motor Imagery EEG-Based Classification Using Computational Analysis

Justin McCorkle, Georgia Southern University
Andrew Kalaani, Georgia Southern University

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

10 - Dimensioning and Modeling of a Molten Salt Reactor

Theron Crockett, Kennesaw State University

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

11 - Jungle Slang

Andres Osorio, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

12 - Empathy and Sympathy in Response to Social and Physical Pain

Alexandra Withrow, University of North Georgia
Stephen Smith, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

13 - Politicking Homelessness in Atlanta: How does Atlanta Responds to its Homeless Population?

Aliyah Winfrey, Georgia State University

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

14 - Development and Evaluation of “ChemAid”: a Mobile Computing Application for Enhancing Laboratory Experience

Hannah Turner, Columbus State University
Mary Harrell, Columbus State University

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

15 - The Effectiveness of “Instructional Conversation” Pedagogy in Education for Multilingual Students

Lauryn Waters, University of Georgia
Paula J. Mellom Ph.D, University of Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

16 - Sanborn Maps: The Evolution of Mandeville Mills

Tinaye Gibbons, University of West Georgia

Nesbitt 3310

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

17 - Divergent Gene Expression of Hoxb3b in Teleost Fishes is Due to Divergence of Upstream Cis-Regulatory Elements

Erin Povolny, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

18 - Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase Producing Enterobacteriaceae in North Georgia Waters

Nou Moua, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

19 - Hierarchy of Medicine in Elder Cambodian Refugees

Johanna Mercurio, University of Georgia
Denise C. Lewis, University of Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

2 - Bioinformatic analysis of Insect Iridescent Virus (IIV6) proposes novel open reading frames and supports previously described putative protein products

Amanda D. Mileham, Gordon State College

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

20 - Falling Down, Falling Apart, and Finding Home in Reservation Blues

Castiel Dixon, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

21 - CIGARETTE SMOKE EXPOSURE UPREGULATION OF PGE₂ EXPRESSION IN THE BLADDER

Jessica Nix, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

22 - “Make Me a Sandwich” - “Poof, You’re a Sandwich!”: Ditransitive Syntax in the Brain

Haley Shea J. Barfield, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

24 - Influences of native culture on Southeast Asian adolescent refugees and its accuracy in diagnosing trauma

Vidisha Gangidi, University of Georgia
Denise C. Lewis, University of Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

24 - Using 3D Printing to Optimize Research in X-ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy

Mark Leggiero, University of North Georgia

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

25 - Identification of Scn1a, Scn2a, and Scn8a in Mammalian Sexual Structures

Garis A. Grant, Agnes Scott College
Rhea A. Thoma, Agnes Scott College
Stacey BB Dutton, Agnes Scott College

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

26 - Using Cryptocurrencies to Hide Assets: Special Considerations in Divorce, Tax Evasion, and Money Laundering

Shaelyn Comiskey, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

27 - Monte Carlo Simulation of a Geiger Counter, Gamma-Ray Sources and Shielding

Luke Appling, Kennesaw State University
Mayur Menon, Kennesaw State University
David Wall, Kennesaw State University

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

28 - Unravelling the evolutionary history and future prospects in a biodiversity hotspot: An integrated approach to species delimitation in the ringneck snake Diadophis punctatus.

Emily Miles, University of West Georgia
Polly Strott, University of West Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

29 - ARE THE eIF2-α HOMOLOGUE AND PUTATIVE TYROSINE KINASE PROTEINS OF RANAVIRUSES SUITABLE TARGETS FOR PHYLOGENETIC RECONSTRUCTION?

Ami J. Davis, Gordon State College

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

3 - The Zeeman Effect and Its Potential in Molecular Spectroscopy

Megan L. Climer, Valdosta State University

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

30 - Identifying the presence of ​Scn4a, Scn5a, ​ and​ Scn9a ​ in the Mammalian Clitoris

Rhea Thomas, Agnes Scott College
Garis Grant, Agnes Scott College
Stacey BB Dutton, Agnes Scott

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

31 - IMPROVING SHELF-LIFE OF FRUITS USING THERMOGRAPHY

Fahad Fahad, Kennesaw State University
Adam kumar Hudlow, Kennesaw State Univeristy

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

32 - Bugs in Bugs: Analysis of microbiota of Trichnoplusia ni Larvae

Susan Ha, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

33 - On The Existence Of An Arbitrarily Large Number Of Generators For The Presentation Ideal Of a Semigroup Ring.

Arun Suresh, Georgia State University

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

34 - Fraud and Frill: Women and Spiritualism in Victorian America

Lesley Jones, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

35 - Changes in Female Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) Surface Feeding Behavior Through Stages of Maternal Care and Reproduction

Eman Khwaja, Agnes Scott College

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

36 - Media and The Sexualization of Young Girls

Corey Marshall, Fort Valley State University

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

37 - Does the Quality or Quantity of Friendships Improve Emotions?

Cassidy Hannah, University of North Georgia
Hui Zhang, University of North Georgia
Charles Matthew Stapleton, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

38 - Stereochemical synthesis of Lugdunin – An antimicrobial cyclic peptide

Shivam Patel, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

39 - Mars Environmental Module- The Aura of The Red Planet

Nisha Kurian, Georgia Gwinnett College
Tae Lee, Georgia Gwinnett College
Sairam Tangirala, Georgia Gwinnett College

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

4 - Soccer Ball Trajectory Optimization

Andrew Rezendes, Valdosta State University
Shafat Mubin, Valdosta State University

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

40 - Programming a TeachMover Robot Arm

Joel Garcia, Georgia Gwinnett College

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

41 - Finding The Binding Site of Adenovirus E4 11K and P-body Component DDX6

Katherine Elizabeth Moen, Georgia College and State University
Kasey Karen, Georgia College and State University

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

42 - Evaluating ERK inhibitor sensitivity in HRAS-mutant head and neck squamous cell carcinoma

Da'Jhnae Gambrell-Sanders, Clark Atlanta University

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

5 - Sustainability of an Established CURE Curriculum at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions

Nicole Scheuermann, Georgia Southern University
Sue Ellen DeChenne-Peters, Georgia Southern University

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

6 - Influence of human disturbance and marsh vegetation on fiddler crab retreat behavior

Forrest Collins, Georgia Southern University

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

7 - Cross-seasonal survey of reptile diversity and distribution between varying environments in Smithgall Woods State Park, White County, Georgia

Cory E. Duckworth, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

7 - Transient Conductive Heat Transfer Analysis of Materials Subjected to Rapid Heating or Cooling

Lucas Jackson, Valdosta State University

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

8 - The Mechanism of Protein Kinase C in relation to ATPase family AAA-domain Containing Protein 3A in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Ron Chemmalakuzhy, Augusta University

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

9 - Behavior Responses in the Inclusion Setting

Alexandria Kesselring, Georgia Southern University
Casey Carroll, Georgia Southern University

Nesbitt 3110

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

1:00 PM

Alternative genes for exploring Ranavirus phylogenetics: Four core genes compared to the major capsid protein and the whole genome.

Abigale Garner, Gordon College - Barnesville

Nesbitt 2211

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

An Experimental Examination on Techniques to Mitigate the Spread of Misinformation on Social Media Networks

Thomas Hayes, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 1201

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

An Overview of Molten Salt Reactors – History, Design, and Future Prospects

Duncan Bohannon, Kennesaw State University
Chase Casher, Kennesaw State University

Nesbitt 1201

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

ANALYZING PHYLOGENETIC RELATIONSHIPS AMONG RANAVIRUSES: MYRISTILATED MEMBRANE PROTEIN AND OTHER POTENTIAL ALTERNATIVES TO MAJOR CAPSID PROTEIN

Riley B. Fuller, Gordon State College

Nesbitt 2211

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Art Inspired by Eastern Box Research for UNG Gainesville’s Sciences, Engineering, and Technology Building

Aida Alarcon, University of North Georgia
Kati Hornick, University of North Georgia
Heather M. Foster, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3104

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Artificial Intelligence, Personal Identity, and Self-awareness.

Caryn Vandergriff, Valdosta State University

Nesbitt 1211

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Engaging the Public through Science Festivals

Anthony Sacchitello, University of North Georgia
Macey Jarrard, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 1201

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Indigenous Languages of Mexico, Now and to the Future

Emily Werner, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 2201

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Mixing Studies with Tracer of a Water Treatment Storage Tank Using Computational Fluid Dynamics

Pete Daniel Williams, Kennesaw State University

Nesbitt 1217

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Novel, Portable and Low-cost Cosmic Ray Muon Telescope

Jessica Eskew, Georgia State University
Sawaiz Syed, Georgia State University
Xiaochun He, Georgia State University

Nesbitt 1217

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Racial Injustice in Writing Instruction

Amanda Smith, University of South Carolina

Nesbitt 2201

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Strategies for Small U.S. Manufacturers to Defend Home Markets from International Competition

Gabrielle Chan, Columbus State University

Nesbitt 1211

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Study of Differential Diffusion Using Backward Trajectories in Turbulence

Adyasha Mohanty, Georgia Institute of Technology

Nesbitt 1217

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The New Lens of Normality: An Exploration of Queer Representation in Fairytales

Dylan C. Carter, Kennesaw State University

Nesbitt 3104

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Racialization of Muslims in America and Its Impact on Young American Muslims

Mariam Hassoun, Emory University

Nesbitt 2201

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The State of the Video Game Industry and Potential Implications of Current Business Practices

Stephen Friend, South Georgia State College

Nesbitt 1211

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Thymic Epithelial Cell Reprogramming and Co-Culture with T-Cell Progenitors

Isabelle Riddle, University of Georgia

Nesbitt 2211

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

UNG Tuba-Euphonium Quartet

Kevin Flanagan, University of North Georgia
Jarad Graham, University of North Georgia
Brittany Thomas, University of North Georgia
Lauren Brack, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3104

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

2:10 PM

A Cross Cultural Examination of Attitudes about Ancestry and Culture between Georgia USA and Scotland

Samantha Leelyn Richey, University of North Georgia
Natalie Anne Macy, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 1201

2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

An Overview of Pebble-Bed Reactors

Paul Schwan, Kennesaw State University
Julian Spangler, Kennesaw State University
Isaac Naupa, Kennesaw State University

Nesbitt 1211

2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

Approaches to Justice

Katie Pleiss, Emory University

Nesbitt 1217

2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

Determining Illegal Activity Hotspots to Better Manage Conservation Strategies

Taylor Kirby, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 2211

2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

Effectiveness of Socratic Seminar as a Teaching Method for Undergraduate Students

David Brown, Gordon College - Barnesville
Ian Matthew, Gordon College - Barnesville
Jessica Traylor, Gordon College - Barnesville

Nesbitt 1201

2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

Follow the Leader: Edward R. Murrow’s See It Now and Contemporary Influencer Marketing

Sean Eagan, Emory University

Nesbitt 1201

2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

Identification of New Genes in Congenital Heart Defects

Naomi Siddiquee, University of Georgia

Nesbitt 2201

2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

Lexical harm reduction: Language perpetuates stigma related to substance use disorder

Erica Darragh, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 1217

2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

MCNP Modeling of a Molten Salt Reactor

David Wall, Kennesaw State University

Nesbitt 1211

2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

Mechanisms mediating the pro-fibrotic effects of estradiol

Haley Fulton, Clemson University

Nesbitt 2211

2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

Nox1-evoked ROS causes Fibrosis in Caerulein-Induced Chronic Pancreatitis through the p38/AKT pathway

Ananya Chakraborty, Augusta University

Nesbitt 2201

2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

Numerical Modeling of Fluid Flow in a Molten Salt Reactor

Alisa Machiwalla, Kennesaw State University
Carnell Tate, Kennesaw State University

Nesbitt 1211

2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

Rapid Visuomotor Integration as a Window into Multisensory Processing

Margaret Schrayer, University of Georgia

Nesbitt 2201

2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

The effect of natural products like ginger, garlic, blueberries, turmeric, grapefruit and ashwagandha (herb) on the growth of triple negative breast cancer cells

Sidhika Sharma, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 2211

2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

The Use of Electronic Monitoring as an Alternative to Incarceration

Gillian Shea Baker, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 1217

2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

What's Next? Preparing for Publication

Leigh Dillard, University of North Georgia
Allison Galloup, University of North Georgia
Anastasia Lin, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3104

2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

3:20 PM

1 - The Effects of Position and Length on Cue Saliency in Article-Noun Agreement of an Artificial Language

Niah Thomas, Emory University
Brittany Scanameo, Emory University

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

10 - Embodied Composition Pedagogy

Amanda Ayers, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

11 - The impact of obesity on ingestion-induced hippocampal Arc expression in male rats

Karan Sharma, Georgia State University

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

12 - Data Analytics Using Accelerometer Data Obtained From ADXL345 Mounted on a Wi-Fi-Based Remotely Controlled Model Car

Adriana Amyette, Georgia Gwinnett College
Sairam Tangirala, Georgia Gwinnett College
Tae Song Lee, Georgia Gwinnett College

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

13 - Who should lead: How cognitive ability and personality predict leadership.

Faith M. Rankin, University of North Georgia
Brendyn L. Melugin, University of North Georgia
Tyler Harrison

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

14 - Characteristics of Bonding between Genders in Same-Sex Friendships

Nombeko Marshall, Clark Atlanta University

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

15 - Identifying Ancient River Channels and Faces using Ground Penetrating Radar: Brunswick, Georgia, USA

Ken Taylor, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

16 - Assessment of Efficacy and Effectiveness of Antiseptic Mouthwash Products against Oral Microbiota

Angel Shue, University of North Georgia
Elizabeth G. Miranda-ayala, University of North Georgia
Davison T. Sangweme, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

17 - Stability Analysis of Stochastically Switching Kuramoto Networks

Ratislav Krylov, Georgia State University
Igor Belykh Prof., Georgia State University

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

18 - How College Student's View Three Strike Laws

Danielle Gregoire, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

19 - The Role of Chunk Strength and Grammaticality in Affecting Learning of an Artificial Grammar

Tamika Crane, Georgia State University

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

2 - Honey Bee Pollen Packing Mechanics

Oliver Howington, University of North Georgia
Marguerite Matherne, Georgia Institute of Technology
David Hu, Georgia Institute of Technology

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

20 - Putative Targets of the PP2A Serine/Threonine Phosphatase Complex In Regulating Dendritic Morphology

Andre Golshir, Georgia State University
Shatabdi Bhattacharjee, Georgia State University
Daniel N. Cox, Georgia State University

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

21 - Antibiotic-Producing Bacteria Associated with Sharks of St. Helena and Port Royal Sound

Daniel Conrad, University of South Carolina - Beaufort

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

22 - Bugs in Bugs

Josemaria Garcia

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

23 - An Introduction to Systematic Reviews: Effects of Green Tea Polyphenols on Diet-Induced Obesity and Intestinal Microbiota

Allison Georgescu, Georgia State University
Roberta Attanasio, Georgia State University

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

25 - Older Adults’ Perceptions of Science and Engineering in Appalachia

Hannah Harris, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:16 PM

26 - Diversity and Abundance of Invasive Aedes albopictus, Other Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae), and Arthropods in North Georgia.

Mason Carlisle, University of North Georgia
Madison Embrick, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

27 - Effects of temperature during non-breeding months on size of three species of sparrow

Harley N. Hunt, Georgia College and State University
Katie J. Stumpf, Georgia College and State University

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

28 - Terminal die-back, the result of a new Neofusicoccum species

Courtney Cameron, University of Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

29 - Perceptions and Performance of Students

Jake Lovvorn, Young Harris College
Bianey Serrano, Young Harris College
Tyler Washington, Young Harris College

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

3 - Child Maltreatment and Substance Use: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Jessica Thompson, University of Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

30 - Let Me Down Easy

Heather Dotson, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

31 - The critical role of ATAD3A in the estrogen signaling pathway in breast cancer cells

Parth Thakkar, Augusta University

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

32 - Introducing Renewable Energy Through Community-based Engaged Learning

Nick Palmer, Georgia College and State University

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

33 - Identification of Proteins that Regulate CRISPR DNA Uptake of Pyrococcus furiosus

Landon Clark, University of Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

34 - Using Atomic Force Microscopy to Image Metal Sulfide Nanoparticles

Martin Driggers, Clemson University
Tatiana Mendoza, Clemson University
George Chumanov, Clemson University

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

35 - Synthesis of Tumor-Associated Carbohydrates (TACs) using Lewis Acid Catalysts

Rania Saleb, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

36 - Urban and Rural Chinese Children's Anticipated Moral Emotions

Dalia Cuevas, University of North Georgia
Matthew Stapleton, University of North Georgia
Hui Zhang, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

37 - Degradation of Cellulose through Hydrogen Metabolism and Electron Bifurcation

Madison Prchal, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

38 - A SURVEY OF AQUATIC MACRO- AND MICRO-INVERTEBRATES OF VERNAL GRANITE OUTCROP POOLS IN NORTH GEORGIA

Joshua B. Fuller, University of North Georgia
Ana G. Ferreira, University of North Georgia
Cruz Mejia-Rodriguez, University of North Georgia
Margi Flood, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

39 - Effects of Vitamin D Receptor Knockout, Vitamin D Deficiency, and Diabetes on Corneal Epithelial Nerve Density

Sarah Vick, Augusta University

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

4 - A Flexible Model for Investigating the Properties of Starspots: Comparison of Model Predictions to Observed Data

Amanda Ash, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

40 - Home Range and Habitat Use of the Eastern Box Turtle

Amber Rittgers, University of North Georgia
Samantha Shea, University of North Georgia
Kayla Bonadie, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

41 - Data Exploration and Analysis for the Hemingway Measure of Adult Connectedness

Gildardo Bautista-Maya, University of North Georgia
Ping Ye, University of North Georgia
Diane Cook, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:20 PM

42 - A comparison of two automated bat-call classifying software programs.

Sara Robertson, University of North Georiga
Michael Bender, University of North Georgia - Gainesville

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

43 - Library Synthesis of antimicrobial peptide targeting Staphylococcus aureus

Jonathan Bridges, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

44 - COMPUTATIONAL TECHNIQUES TO ANALYZE THE NITROGEN SECOND POSITIVE SYSTEM

Bakari Bethea, Valdosta State University

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

45 - The Sublethal Effects and Bioaccumulation of 17a-Ethinyl Estradiol in Lumbriculus variegatus

Kikelomo Ogunsemore, Augusta University

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

46 - Radio Astronomy and Its Use in Molecular Spectroscopy

Savanna Burks, Valdosta State University

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

5 - IRREGULARITIES IN YOUNG STELLAR MODELS: ARE STARSPOTS TO BLAME?

Jessica Hamilton, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

6 - Evaluating the Effects of Microenvironment Pro-inflammatory Cytokines on Breast Cancer Metastasis

Megan Williams, University of Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

7 - Modeling Multi-junction Solar Cells using SCAPS

Aidan Burleson, Georgia College and State University
Spencer Shortt, Georgia College and State University

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

8 - Precision Top Quark Mass Extraction at the Large Hadron Collider

Henry Sanders, University of North Georgia
Seth Iwan, University of North Georgia

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

9 - Gas Kinetic Model for Argon in a Commercial Plasma System

Zachary Barton, Valdosta State University

Nesbitt 3110

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM