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General symposiums.

Thursday, February 21

7:00 AM Registration Open

4:00 PM Registration Closed

Thursday Evening

LOCATION: Ballroom Third Floor

5:00 PM AWARDS

5:15 PM THE DODGEN LECTURE

6:00 PM Dodgen Reception and Divisional Poster Sessions Please set up posters as directed by Dr. Hossain, Poster Coordinator Hallway Third Floor GENERAL SYMPOSIUMS Friday, February 22

7:00 AM Registration opens

8:00 AM President's Breakfast Room TBA

2:00 PM Business Meeting Ballroom

OVERVIEW OF DIVISIONAL PROGRAMS

AGRICULTURE AND PLANT SCIENCE Thursday, February 21

THURSDAY MORNING

Cochran 210

9:00 OPENING PRESENTATION

9:15 ENHANCING TOMATO (LUCOPERSICON ESCULENTUM), PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION IN SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI

9:30 SUSTAINABLE MEDICINAL PLANT (TANACETUM PARTHENUM PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION IN MISSISSIPPI

9:45 COMPARISONS OF ELECTRONIC AND VISUAL RATINGS OF DETACHED STRAWBERRY LEAVES INOCULATED WITH TWO COLLETOTRICHUM SPECIES

10:00 USE OF CASEIN HYDROLYZATE AND TEA EXTRACTS IN THERMIZED WHEY-BASED EDIBLE COATING SOLUTIONS TO REDUCE OXIDATIVE DEGRADATIONS OF CUBED BEEF STEAK

10:15 COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF THE GROWTH RESPONSE AND HEAVY METAL PHYTOEXTRACTION OF TWO PLANT SPECIES GROWN IN LEAD- AND CADMIUMCONTAMINATED SOIL

10:30 BREAKING VALLISNERIA SEED DORMANCY WITH GIBBERELLIC ACID

10:45 BREAK

11:00 EFFECTS OF PRELAY MYCOPLASMA GALLISEPTICUM VACCINES IN CONJUNCTION WITH AN F-STRAIN M. GALLISEPTICUMCHALLENGE OVERLAY ON THE REPRODUCTIVE AND DIGESTIVE ORGAN CHARACTERISTICS OF COMMERCIAL LAYERS

11:15 DEVELOPING REMOTE SENSING METHODS TO ESTIMATE SHORT VEGETATION BIOPHYSICAL VARIABLES

11:45 LUNCH

DIVISION POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Authors should be available with their posters to answer questions 1:30-2:30 PM

1. THE EFFECTS OF ACIDIFICATION AND CHELATING AGENTS ON THE BIOAVAILABILITY, UPTAKE AND TRANSLOCATION OF LEAD BY SESBANIA EXALTATA

2. CHELATE-MEDIATED CHANGES IN METAL SOLUBILITY AFFECT THE PHYTOEXTRACTION OF CADMIUM BY TRITICUM AESTIVUM

3. ASSESSMENT OF IN-SEASON AGRICULTURAL CROP GROWTH USING FIELD AND AIRBORNE REMOTE SENSING MEASUREMENTS

4. PHENOLIC AND ANTHOCYANIN COMPOUND CONCENTRATIONS IN BLUEBERRY (VACCINIUM CORYMBOSUM) CULTIVARS

3:00-3:45 DIVISIONAL BUSINESS MEETING CELLULAR, MOLECULAR AND DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY

Thursday, February 21 THURSDAY MORNING

Cochran 218B

8:15 WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS

8:30 ClONING AND EXPRESSION OF THE cbbO GENE FROM Halothiobacillus neapolitanus

8:45 ANALYSIS OF TWO MUTATIONS THAT AFFECT THE EXPRESSION OF ICSA AND THE SURFACE DISTRIBUTION OF ICSA Inshigella flexneri.

9:00 GENETIC REGULATION OF VANCOMYCIN RESISTANCE IN STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS

9:15 THE MSA GENE REGULATES IMMUNE EVASION AND PERSISTENCE IN STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS.

9:30 INVESTIGATING TRNA CHANNELING BY AMINOACYL-TRNA SYNTHETASES AND ELONGATION FACTOR TU

9:45 BREAK

10:15 IMPACT OF CALCIUM SIGNALING ON OCCIDIOFUNGIN ACTIVITY

10:30 MSA NEGATIVELY REGULATES AUTOLYSIS IN STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS

10:45 AN INSIGHT INTO THE MICROBIOME OF TICKS INFESTING MIGRATING SONGBIRDS

11:00 TICK CYSTATINS: FRIEND OR FOE OF RICKETTSIA PARKERI

11:15 THE ROLE OF MSA IN THE REGULATORY NETWORK OF STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS VIRULENCE

11:30 ELECTION OF OFFICERS (Chair and Co-Chair) for serving the Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology Division of the MAS in 2014

LUNCH

THURSDAY AFTERNOON Room 218B

1:15 TICK CORAZONIN: STORY OF A MULTI-FUNCTIONAL NEUROPEPTIDE

1:30 AMSNARES ROLE IN AMBLYOMMA MACULA I UM FEEDING AND PATHOGEN TRANSMISSION THE PATHOGENIC FUNGUS HISTOPLASMA CAPSULATUM

1:45 LARGE FATTY ACID-DERIVED OLIGOMERS (LFAOS): THE NEW SYNTHETIC AB PRIONS

2:00 CHARACTERIZATION OF DELETION MUTANT OF MSA IN STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUSi BREAK

Visit Vendors and USM Campus

4:45 DODGEN LECTURE AND AWARDS

POSTER SESSION IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING DODGEN LECTURE

6:00-8:00 PM

1. MAPPING AND IDENTIFICATION OF A GENETIC MUTATION THAT CAUSES CATARACTS

2. EVALUATING THE INTERACTIONS BETWEEN AMINOACYL-tRNA SYNTHETASES AND ELONGATION FACTOR TU IN PROTEIN SYNTHESIS

3. MUTATIONS IN THE NHAB GENE SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE THE EXPRESSION OF ICSA ON A TRANSCRIPTIONAL LEVEL INSHIGELLA FLEXNERI IN A PH DEPENDANT MANNER, CONSTITUTIVE MUTATIONS IN THE CPXA/R GENES ARE EPISTATIC TO THE NHAB MUTATION.

4. EVOLUTION OF THE MAMMALIAN CSH/GH CLUSTER

5. EXPRESSION OF THE GLOBAL REGULATOR MSA PROTEIN FROM STAPHYLOCOCCUS A UREUS

6. STUDY OF THE FUNCTION OF THE MOLD SPECIFIC GENE, MS95, IN THE PATHOGENIC

DIMORPHIC FUNGUS HISTOPLASMA CAPSULATUM

7. MSA REGULATES PROCESSING OF MUREIN HYDROLASES IN STAPHYLOCOCCUS A UREUS

8. ALTERED NODE OF RANVIER ORGANIZATION IN INTERHEMISPHERIC AXONS AFTER BRIEF POSTNATAL CITALOPRAM EXPOSURE IN ADULT RATS

9. ASSESSING POTENTIAL ANTIMICROBIAL PROPERTIES OF HISTONES AND DNA-BINDING PROTEINS

10. MODIFIED INFLUENZA VIRUS FOR USE IN TRANSGENIC THERAPIES

11. METHANOL INFLUENCES IMMUNOBLOTTING OF HIGH AND LOW MOLECULAR WEIGHT

PROTEINS

12. EVALUATION OF THE SUSPECTED ROLE OF HIGH MOBILITY GROUP PROTEIN B (HMGB1) IN APOPTOSIS.

13. THE USE FOUR-WAY JUNCTION DNA TO ATTENUATE INFLAMMATION. Friday, February 18

FRIDAY MORNING Cochran 218B

8:30 WELCOME

8:45 DETERMINING THE SIDEDNESS OF PROTEIN INTERACTIONS OF CSOS1A

9:00 DETERMINING THE ROLE OF THE NITROGEN REGULATORY PROTEIN AREA IN THE DIMORPHIC FUNGUS HISTOPLASMA CAPSULATUM

9:15 LOW CONCENTRATIONS OF BETULINIC ACID DO NOT AFFECT SPONTANEOUS PRION FORMATION IN BAKER'S YEAST

9:30 COORDINATION IN ATPASE DOMAINS OF ENERGY-DEPENDENT PROTEIN DEGRADATION COMPLEXES

9:45 BREAK

10:15 DECODING THE CEMENT CONE: A SNAPSHOT OF GLYCINE RICH PROTEINS IN SALIVARY GLANDS

10:30 A DETERGENT COMPATIBLE PROTEIN NANO ASSAY FOR DILUTE BIOLOGICAL SAMPLES

10:45 THE USE OF RADIOMETRIC ASSAYS TO INVESTIGATE THE STRINGENCY OF tRNA CHARGING.

11:00 CLONING AND EXPRESSION OF THE cbbQ GENE OF HALOTHIOBACILLUS NEAPOLITANUS

11:15 DR-HELP--A FOCUS ON RURAL HEALTH TRAINING THROUGH THE PROFESSIONAL PORTAL PROGRAM AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MEDICAL CENTER (UMMC)

11:30 CLOSING REMARKS

CHEMISTRY AND CHE MICAL ENGINEERING

Thursday, February 21 THURSDAY MORNING Cochran 216

PLENARY SESSION I--ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY AND APPLIED SPECTROSCOPY SESSION CHAIR: Dr. Wolfgang Kramer

8:15 INTRODUCTION AND WELCOME

8:30 DEVELOPMENT OF COUNTY-LEVEL TERRESTRIAL CARBON POOL IN MISSISSIPPI

8:45 CADMIUM VAPOR GENERATION WITH CYANIDE COMPLEXES OF CR(III), TI(III), AND V(III)

9:00 ANALYSES OF BIOMARKERS AND ORGANIC RESIDUES IN POTTERY SHERDS TO IDENTIFY CEREMONIAL USAGE

9:15 IMPORTANCE OF METAL SPECIATION FOR COMPLETE GEOCHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF NATURAL SYSTEMS

9:30 ATMOSPHERIC MERCURY SPECIES (GEM, GOM, PBM) IN NORTHERN MISSISSIPPI DURING 2011-2012

10:00 BREAK

PLENARY SESSION II--ORGANIC AND BIOCHEMISTRY SESSION CHAIR: Dr. Paige Buchanan

10:15 POLYMERIC MIMICS OF NATURALLY OCCURRING ANTIMICROBIAL PEPTIDES

10:30 YFDWFUNCTION IN ESCHERICHIA COLI

10:45 PROGRESS TOWARDS THE CHEMOENZYMATIC SYNTHESIS OF ETHAMBUTOL ANALOGUES CONTAINING 3-AMINOALCOHOLS

11:00 B-DNA AND BEYOND: ALTERNATIVE DNA STRUCTURES IN GENETICS AND NANOMATERIALS

11:15 SYTHETICS STUDIES TOWARD THE SYNTHESIS OF 11-DEOXYFISTULARIN-3

11:30 NEW INSIGHTS INTO FLAVONOL CHEMISTRY: SYNTHESIS, STRUCTURE, SPECTROSCOPY, AND METAL CHELATION

11:45 LUNCH BREAK

THURSDAY AFTERNOON

PLENARY SESSION III---PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY AND MATERIAL SCIENCE

SESSION CHAIR: Dr. Ashton Hamme

1:00 CURE-ON-DEMAND POLYMERIZATION VIA FRONTAL POLYMERIZATION

1:15 AN NMR-DERIVED MODEL FOR PROTEIN-NANOPARTICLE ADSORPTION

1:30 INTERFACIAL CURVATURE EFFECTS IN THE SELF-ASSEMBLY AND RESPONSIVENESS OF POLYPEPTIDE-BASED BLOCK AND START COPOLYMERS

1:45 SYNTHESIS, CHARACTERIZATION AND CRYSTAL STRUCTURE OF TETRA-M-LEVULINATOK8 O:O'-BIS[(1,3-BENZOTHIAZOLE-KN)COPPER(II)] AND TETRA-M-LEVULINATO- K8 O:O'BIS[(2-AMINO-1,3-BENZOTHIAZOLE-KN)COPPER(II)]

2:00 KEEPING TOXICOLOGY ABREAST OF TECHNOLOGY OF ENGINEERED METALLIC NANOPARTICLES

2:15 MANUFACTURED NANOPARTICLES IN ENVIRONMENT: EXAMPLES OF NEW PROPERTIES AND UNUSUAL BEHAVIOR

2:30 BREAK PLENARY SESSION IV--COMPUTATIONAL CHEMISTRY AND NANOTECHNOLOGY SESSION CHAIR: Dr. Daniel Savin

3:00 COMPUTATIONAL NANOTOXICOLOGY: QUANTUM CHEMISTRY, NANO-QSARS AND PROTEIN-LIGAND DOCKING METHODS FOR ASSESSING THE TOXICITY OF NANOPARTICLES

3:15 ORIGIN OF THE LIFE: FEW IDEAS FROM THE COMPUTATIONAL CHEMISTRY STUDIES

3:30 REACTIVITY PREDICTION FOR CHLORINE RADICAL ADDITION ON CHLORINATED (5,5) ARMCHAIR SWCNT

3:45 POINTWISE BASIS SETS IN VIBRATIONAL CALCULATIONS FOR MULTIDIMENSIONAL PROBLEMS

4:00 WHEN IS THE AROMATIC ISOMER NOT THE MOST STABLE?

4:15 IN SILICO PROTEIN TARGET IDENTIFICATION: CHEMOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF ANTITRYPANOSOMAL NATURAL PRODUCTS

4:30 ELECTIONS: Nomination and selection of new divisional head(s)

THURSDAY EVENING

POSTER SESSION (6:30-8:00)

1. DNA TEMPLATED SILVER NANO CLUSTER

2. DIFFERENTIAL BINDING OF FISETIN AND DAIDZEIN IN Y-CYCLODEXTRIN NANOCAVITYY

3. RAPID SYNTHESIS OF POLYMER BRUSH SURFACES VIA MICROWAVE-ASSISTED SURFACEINITIATED RADICAL POLYMERIZATION

4. SPRAY-DEPOSITED SUPERHYDROPHOBIC COATINGS VIA PHOTOPOLYMERIZATION OF HYBRID THIOL-ENE POLYMER NETWORKS

5. BINDING OF FISETIN AND ITS CHROMOPHORES 3-HYDROXYFLAVONE AND 7-HYDROXY FLAVONE IN DUPLEX AND TETRAPLEX DNA

6. FORMATION OF FOUR-WAY DNA JUNCTION FACILITATED BY A SMALL MOLECULE

7. EVALUATION OF SMALL MOLECULES AS A METHOD TO STABILIZE THE FORMATION OF A STABLE FOUR WAY JUNCTION (4WJ)

8. EFFECTS OF MORPHOLOGICAL DIFFERENCES ON TOXICITY OF NANOPARTICLES: A STUDY OF NANO TiO2WITH ARTEMIA SALINA

9. MULTIELEMENT VAPOR/HYDRIDE GENERATION WITH TRANSITION METAL CYANIDES

10. Au30(SC4H9)18 & Au23(SC4H9)16 'MAGIC SIZE' NANOPARTICLES

11. OXALIC ACID AND ESCHERICHIA COLI

12. YFDW AND YFDU ARE REQUIRED FOR OXALATE-INDUCED ACID TOLERANCE IN

ESCHERICHIA COLI

13. OXALATE-DEPENDENT ACID TOELRANCE RESPONSE IN ESCHERICHIA COLI

14. THE INTERACTIONS OF MWCNTs WITH HYDROGEN PEROXIDE IN AQUEOUS MEDIA

15. A NOVEL C3-SYMMETRIC THIOUREA-BASED RECEPTOR FOR FLUORIDE AND SULFATE

ANIONS

16. BIFUNCTIONAL 1,8-NAPHTHALIMIDES AS FLUORESCENCE SENSORS

17. OPTIMIZING THE SYNTHESIS OF BIFUNCTIONAL NITROGEN ONIUM SALTS USED FOR DNA CLEAVAGE

18. ANALYSIS OF THE DNA-CLEAVING EFFICIENCIES OF BIFUNCTIONAL DNA-CLEAVING REAGENTS

19. PHOTOCHEMISTRY OF N-ALKOXY HETEROAROMATIC TETRAFLUOROBORATES: ANALYSIS OF THE REACTION PATHWAYS BY pH MONITORING

20. APPLICATION OF THE DECARBOXYLATIVE PHOTOCYCLIZATION: MEMORY OF CHIRALITY EFFECTS IN TRIPLET BIRADICAL REACTIONS

21. THIOPHENE BASED MONOCYCLIC RECEPTORS FOR SELECTIVE BINDING OF FLUORIDE IN WATER

22. A NEW THIOPHENE BASED TRIPODAL AMINE RECEPTOR FOR ANION BINDING

23. BIOLOGICAL EVALUATION AND SYNTHESIS OF SPIRO-ISOXAZOLINES VIA INTRAMOLECULAR CYCLIZATION

24. APPLICATION OF 1,3-DIPOLAR CYCLOADDITION TOWARD SWCNT FUNCTIONALIZATION AND SUBSEQUENT ATTACHMENT OF GOLD NANOPARTICLES

25. SELECTIVE DETECTION AND PHOTOTHERMAL THERAPY OF CANCER CELLS USING IRON CORE GOLE SHELL NANOPARTICLES: SWCNT HYBRID NANOSCTUCTURES

26. EVALUATION OF THE SUSPECTED ROLE OF HIGH MOBILITY GROUP PROTEIN B (HMGB1) IN APOPTOSIS.

27. POTENTIAL OXIDATIVE REACTIVITY OF P-NITROPHENYL POLYSULFIDES

28. CALCULATING ENTHALPIES OF FORMATION FOR THE OXADIAZOLES AND THEIR CYANO DERIVATIVES VIA ISODESMIC AND HOMODESMOTIC REACTIONS

29. RAFT POLYMERIZATION AND PH-RESPONSIVE STUDIES OF A LIBRARY OF SULFONAMIDE BASED POLYMERS

30. A PRELIMINARY STUDY: BIOGEOCHEMISTRY OF THE GRAND BAY RESERVE AND ITS EFFECT ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

31. DFT STUDY OF CATION-n INTERACTIONS FOR 1,3,5-TRIS(NAPHTHYL)BENZENE WITH Li+, Na+, K+ : THE EFFECT OF NAPHTHYL RING SUBSTITUTION

FRIDAY MORNING

Cochran 216

PLENARY SESSION V---CONCURRENT SESSIONS SESSION CHAIR: Dr. Wolfgang Kramer

8:15 WELCOME-OPENING REMARKS

8:30 ENANTIODIVERGENT SYNTHESIS OF DIVERSE ORTHOGONALLY PROTECTED A-METHYL LYSINE AND PROLINE ANALOGUES

8:45 INVESTIGATION OF CO-SOLVENT EFFECTS ON THE SELECTIVITIES OF PLE ISOENZYMES

9:00 SYNTHESIS OF PYRIDINYL PHENYLALANINE ANALOGS

9:15 A STEREODIVERGENT STRATEGY FOR THE PREPARATION OF A-LACTAMS AND THEIR USE IN THE SYNTHESIS OF A NIPECOTIC ACID ANALOGUE 9:30

9:30 SELF-ASSEMBLED GOLD NANOPLEXES FOR CANCER-TARGETED SIRNA DELIVERY

9:45 A NEW SYNTHETIC METHOD FOR PREPARING A,A-DISUBSTITUTED r-UNNATURAL AMINO ACIDS THROUGH A LACTAM INTERMEDIATE

10:00 Break

PLENARY SESSION VI---CONCURRENT SESSION Cochran 214

SESSION CHAIR: Dr. Zikri Arslan

8:15 WELCOME-OPENING REMARKS

8:30 PLUTONIUM CONCENTRATION AND 240PU/239PU ATOM RATIO IN BIOTA COLLECTED FROM AMCHITKA ISLAND, ALASKA: RECENT MEASUREMENTS BY ICP-SFMS

8:45 SYNTHESIS AND EXAMINATION OF METABOLIC DISTRIBUTION OF SILICA COATED LEAD SELENIDE QUANTUM DOTS

9:00 SYNTHESIS, ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF GOLD NANOCLUSTERS (<2NM) CAPPED BY AROMATIC LIGANDS

9:15 SYNTHETIC RECEPTORS FOR INORGANIC ANIONS

9:30 LIGAND EXCHANGE REACTIONS ON ULTRASMALL GOLD NANOCLUSTERS

9:45 THERANOSTIC STAR SHAPE CORE-SHELL NANOPARTICLE FOR THE ISOLATION, FLUORESCENCE IMAGING AND PHOTOTHERMAL DESTRUCTION OF TARGETED RARE TUMOR CELLS FROM WHOLE BLOOD

10:00 Break

Cochran 216

PLENARY SESSION VII--CONCURRENT SESSION

SESSION CHAIR: Dr. James Cizdziel

10:10 TAILORABILITY OF BISPHENOL-BASED POLYBENZOXAZINES

10:25 REVERSIBLE POST-POLYMERIZTION MODIFICATION OF BRUSH SURFACES VIA DYNAMIC COVALENT HYDRAZONE LINKAGES

10:40 ASSESSMENT OF TOXICITY OF SUSPENSIONS OF ZINC AND ZINC OXIDE NANOPOWDERS ON ARTEMIA - FREE ZINC IONS OR PARTICLES?

10:55 NOVEL MOLECULES SYNTHESIZED FROM NATURAL PRODUCTS USED WITH LANTHANIDE METALS IN AN INDICATOR DISPLACEMENT ASSAY FOR DETECTION OF OCEANIC IRON

11:10 SYNTHESIS OF COMPLEX HETEROCYCLES VIA NOVEL TRANSITION METAL-CATALYZED REACTIONS

11:25 BIOGEOCHEMISTRY OF CARBON, HEAVY METALS AND TRACE ELEMENTS IN THE GRAND BAY NATIONAL ESTUARINE RESEARCH RESERVE

11:40 SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF POLY-FUNCTIONALIZED FULLERENE MONOMERS FOR INCLUSION IN POLYMER NETWORK ACIDS THROUGH A LACTAM INTERMEDIATE

11:55 POTASSIUM MANGANIC CYANIDE - A NEW REAGENT FOR GENERATION LEAD HYDRIDE (PBH4) FOR SENSITIVE DETERMINATION OF LEAD

12:15 PM ANNOUNCEMENT OF STUDENTS' AWARDS

Cochran 214

PLENARY SESSION VIII--CONCURRENT SESSION SESSION CHAIR: Dr. Alamgir Hossain

10:10 A RHODAMINE-SUGAR BASED FLUORESCENT CHEMOSENSOR FOR DETECTION OF FE3+

10:25 ANIONS BINDING AND SELECTIVITY WITH TRIPODAL UREAS

10:40 SYNTHESIS AND ANION BINDING STUDIES OF POLYAMINE-BASED MACROMONOCYCLES

10:55 SYNTHESIS AND BINDING STUDIES OF BIS-UREA RECEPTORS FOR HALIDES

11:10 META-BISCLICK: ELECTROCHEMISTRY, ELECTROGENERATED CHEMILUMINESENCE, AND ITS INTERACTIONS WITH ZN2+ IONS

11:25 A SELF-ASSEMBLY BASED FLUORESCENT RATIOMETRIC SENSOR FOR FE3+ ION

11:40 ELECTROGENERATED CHEMILUMINESCENCE OF WATER SOLUBLE SILICON QUANTUM DOTS

11:55 POLYMER MICROSPHERE PRODUCTION AND CHARACTERIZATION: INVESTIGATING THE EFFECTS OF ACOUSTIC WAVE EXCITATION AND MONOMER VISCOSITY ON SIZE DISTRIBUTION

12:15 PM ANNOUNCEMENT OF STUDENTS' AWARDS ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY

Thursday, February 21

THURSDAY MORNING Room 227 (Gold Leaf Room)

8:45 OPENING REMARKS

9:00 A PLEA FOR INTEGRATIVE TAXONOMY: SPECIES DELIMITATION IN THE NORTH AMERICAN TARANTULA GENUS APHONOPELMA

9:15 DNA EVIDENCE FOR THE RECOGNITION OF SEVERAL SPECIES OF CUDWEEDS (GAMOCHAETA, ASTERACEAE) IN THE EASTERN UNITED STATES

9:30 MONITORING THE FERAL HOG (SUS SCROFA) POPULATION AT DAHOMEY NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE IN NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI

9:45 TESTOSTERONE AND FEEDING BEHAVIOR IN THE EASTERN BLUEBIRD

10:00 BREAK

10:15 PARTIAL ELUCIDATION OF THE LIFE HISTORY OF TWO PARASITIC FLUKES (DIGENEA: BUCEPHALIDAE), ONE FROM THE PASCAGOULA RIVER, AND ONE FROM INSHORE WATERS OF COASTAL MISSISSIPPI

10:30 THE UTILITY OF NUCLEAR GBSSI AND EMB2765 DNA SEQUENCES FOR INFERRING PHYLOGENY IN THE TROPICAL ANGIOSPERM FAMILY SAMYDACEAE

10:45 TESTOSTERONE PRODUCTION IN THREE SPECIES OF SONGBIRD THROUGHOUT SPRING MIGRATION

11:00 FLORA OF THE "GOPHER FARM" SANDHILL, WAYNE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI

11:15 COMPARATIVE OSTEOLOGY OF NEW WORLD SNAKES

11:30 LUNCH BREAK

THURSDAY AFTERNOON

Authors should be available with their posters to answer questions 1:30-2:30 PM

1. USE OF POPULATION GENETICS TO ASSESS STABILITY OF CONSERVATION EFFORT OF ANDROS ROCK ENDEMIC IGUANIDSfSTONER GEOLOGY AND GEOGRAPHY

Friday, February 22 FRIDAY MORNING Cochran 229

9:00 MISSISSIPPI EARTHQUAKE INVESTIGATIONS

9:15 SITE EFFECTS EVALUATION OF NORTHERN MISSISSIPPI

9:30 ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE'S HISTORY AS A SOCIAL MOVEMENT

9:45 CARBON MANAGEMENT IN MISSISSIPPI: THE NEED FOR AN INTEGRATED APPROACH

10:00 TERRAIN ANALYSIS OF A FLAT TERRAIN: THE HIDDEN TOPOGRAPHY IN THE MISSISSIPPI YAZOO ALLUVIAL PLAIN

10:15 BREAK

10:30 DEPOSITIONAL PATTERNS OF FLOODPLAIN SEDIMENTS DURING THE 2011 LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER FLOOD IN WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, AND WEST FELICIANA PARISH, LOUISIANA

10:45 KAOLIN AND BAUXITE DEPOSITS IN MISSISSIPPI - A POTENTIAL SOURCE FOR CERAMIC PROPPANT

11:00 LUNCH

FRIDAY AFTERNOON Room 229

1:00 BUILDING ON THE YAZOO CLAY

1:15 THE RACE FOR SPACE: FOULING FOSSIL-FEEDERS FROM THE LATE CRETACEOUS AND PALEOGENE OF MISSISSIPPI

1:30 STROMATOPOROIDS FROM GRAVELS OF THE PRE-LOESS TERRACE DEPOSITS IN MISSISSIPPI

1:45 OSTRACODA FROM BAYOU DESIARD, OUACHITA PARISH, NORTHEAST LOUISIANA

2:00 E. COLI CONTAMINATION AND NUTRIENT LOADING IN URBAN STORMWATER, JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI

2:15 BUSINESS MEETING HEALTH SCIENCES

Thursday, February 21 THURSDAY MORNING Cochran 226

8:45 WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS

9:00 THE EFFECTS OF PRR ON MSC CELLS IN CULTURE

9:15 EFFECT OF EXTRACELLULAR ADENOSINE TRIPHOSPHATE ON ACTIVITY OF OSTEOBLAST-LIKE CELLS

9:30 BUILDING A TRUSTED HEALTHCARE INFORMATICS PLATFORM: IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ENTERPRISE DATA WAREHOUSE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MEDICAL CENTER

9:45 USE OF CASEIN HYDROLYZATE IN THERMIZED WHEY-BASED EDIBLE COATING SOLUTIONS TO REDUCE COLIFORM GROWTH IN SHOULDER CUT BEEF STEAK

10:00 THE EFFECT OF ELECTRONIC EMERGENCY PROVIDER WRITTEN PLAN OF DISCHARGE HANDOFF COMMUNICATION ON OUTPATIENT STRESS-TEST/MYOVIEW AND PRIMARY CARE FOLLOW-UP DAYS AFTER DISCHARGE FROM AN EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT IN MISSISSIPPI

10:15 BREAK

10:30 ASSESSING INSTRUMENTAL VERSUS INTUITIVE GRIEF PATTERNS BY KEY CHARACTERISTICS IN RESIDENT PHYSICIANS

10:45 HEARING AID USE BY UNILATERALLY IMPAIRED INDIVIDUALS: OUTCOME OF THE TINNITUS HANDICAP INVENTORY

11:00 POLYMERIZATION SHRINKAGE AND FILLER LOADING OF FLOWABLE DENTAL COMPOSITES

11:15 BUSINESS MEETING

THURSDAY AFTERNOON POSTER SESSION 1

Authors should be available with their posters to answer questions 1:30-4:15 PM

1. THE EFFECTS OF NEUROPEPTIDE Y ON OSTEOBLAST AND OSTEOCLAST CELLS LINES

2. THE EFFECTS OF ALENDRONATE ON OSTEOBLAST CELLS IN CULTURE

3. SUSTAINED RELEASE OF MANNITOL FROM TRICALCIUM PHOSPHATE DRUG DELIVERY DEVICE

4. THE EFFECTS OF MANNOSE 6-PHOSPHATE AND MANNITOL ON MCCOY FIBROBLAST CELLS

5. THE EFFECTS OF PLATELET RICH PLASMA ON DEGENERATING INTERVERTEBRAL DISCS

6. PLATELET-RICH PLASMA EFFECTS ON HEALING TISSUE INTERFACES: HISTOLOGICAL ANALYSIS IN A SPINAL DECOMPRESSION MODEL

7. THE EFFECT OF SUSTAINED DELIVERY OF DEMINERALIZED BONE MATRIX PROTEIN IN THE FEMALE RAT

8. THE EFFECT OF NEUROPEPTIDE Y ON MOUSE MSCS CELLS IN CULTURE.

9. THE EFFECTS OF NEUROPEPTIDE Y ANTAGONIST ON TWO EWING SARCOMA CELL LINES

10. REVERSING THE EFFECTS OF NPY ON BONE CELLS USING NPY ANTAGONIST

11. EARLY EFFECTS OF POSS ON TISSUE HEALING USING A PIG MODEL

12. DEVELOPMENT OF A LC/MS METHOD TO QUANTIFY PODOCIN, A POTENTIAL BIOMARKER FOR CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

13. SURFACE CHARACTERIZATION OF POLYPEPTIDE-POLYELECTROLYTE CONJUGATE COATINGS FOR CELL CULTURE

14. THE GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION OF MAMMOGRAPHY RESOURCES IN MISSISSIPPI

15. DEVELOPMENT OF AN EXERCISE AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY RESOURCE GUIDE FOR CANCER PATIENTS

16. SCREENING DISTRESS AMONG CANCER PATIENTS BY STUDY THE NUTRITIONAL PROBLEMS USING DISTRESS THERMOMETER SCALE AND PROBLEM CHECKLIST

17. PROBLEMS RELATED DISTRESS AMONG CANCER PATIENTS PARTICIPATING IN SCREENING PROGRAM

18. THE CHARACTERIZATION OF RENAL INJURY IN FEMALE T2DN RATS FED A HIGH FRUCTOSE DIET

19. DIGITAL IMAGING TO MEASURE WOUND HEALING

20. MODIFIED INFLUENZA VIRUS FOR USE IN TRANSGENIC THERAPIES

21. DETERMINING THE INHIBITION AND RESISTANCE OF STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS USING EGCG EXTRACT

22. BLAME IT ON THE ALCOHOL

23. A STICKY CASE OF MAPLE SYRUPS DISEASE

24. THE ANTIMICROBIAL EFFECTS OF GREEN TEA (EGCG) ON ESCHERICHIA COLI

25. THE CASE OF THE DIRECT AND INDIRECT DISAGREEMENT POSTER SESSION II

6:00-8:00 PM (Following Dodgen Lecture)

26. PATIENT SATISFACTION THE BEHAVIORAL RISK FACTOR SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM AND GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS TO IDENTIFY ORAL HEALTH DISPARITIES IN APPALACHIA

27. THE EFFECTS OF BLACKSEED OIL, THYMOQUINONE, AND EGCG ON TRYPANOSOMA LEWISI INFECTED RATS

28. GENETIC POPULATION STRUCTURE AND DISEASE MANIFESTATION OF TRICHOMONAS VAGINALIS

29. ADVANCED CT IMAGE ANALYSIS OF DIFFUSE LIVER DISEASE

30. DYNAMIC MODELING FOR PREDICTIONS ON THE MISSISSIPPI PHYSICIAN WORKFORCE

31. CHRONIC ETA RECEPTOR BLOCKADE PREVENTS THE PROGRESSION OF RENAL INJURY IN DIABETIC DAHL SALT-SENSITIVE RATS

32. CARDIOVASCULAR RESPONSES FOLLOWING DIFFERENT TYPES OF BREATHING EXERCISES

33. AN EXPERIMENTAL COMBINED WITH THEORETICAL STUDY OF FORMATION MECHANISM AND CONFORMATION OF TRICLOCARBAN-HUMAN SERUM ALBUMIN COMPLEX

34. HEALTH EFFECT FOLLWOING A RADIOLOGICAL EMERGENCY IN FIRST RESPONDERS

35. EFFECT OF LONG-TERM PHYSICAL EXERCISE ON BLOOD PRESSURE IN AN AFRICAN AMERICAN SAMPLE

36. RADIAL/LOW ENERGY EXTRACORPORAL SHOCK WAVE THERAPY EFFECTS IN THE TREATMENT OF ADULT PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC PLANTER FASCIITIS: A SYSTEMATIC

REVIEW

HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE Thursday, February 21 THURSDAY MORNING Room 228

8:30 THE EUSOCIAL TRANSITION: A REPLY TO BIRCH

8:55 MACHINATIONS OVER MACHINES: LEIBNIZ AND SPINOZA ON HUMAN TECHNOLOGY

9:20 PERSONAL IDENTITY AND THE BRAIN

9:45 IMMANUEL KANT AND THE SPECIES PROBLEM

10:10 BREAK

10:25 SPECIES AS NATURAL KINDS

10:50 DARWINIAN EVOLUTION: GENESIS OF THE CONCEPT BETWEEN THE 1830S AND 1870S

11:15 THE FUTURE OF CLASSIFICATION IN SYSTEMATICS

11:40 ONTIC STRUCTURAL REALISM AND INFORMATION

12:00 LUNCH BREAK

THURSDAY AFTERNOON Room 228

1:15 STRONG ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: AN ONTOLOGICAL APPROACH TO SEMANTICS FROM SYNTAX

1:40 HAPPINESS AND THE GOOD LIFE: THE INTERSECTION OF SCIENCE AND PHILOSOPHY

2:05 THE ENTOMOLOGICAL ETHICS OF BUG SQUASHING

2:45 SUPERSTRING THEORY: AN EXERCISE IN GENERATING PROGRESS

2:30 BUSINESS MEETING

2:50 ON THE NEUROBIOLOGY OF TRUTH

3:15 IS A SCIENTIFIC IDEA OF HOPE POSSIBLE? HOW DOES IT RELATE TO OUR IDEAS ABOUT THE PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION?

3:40 NO PHILOSOPHER LEFT BEHIND: CRITICAL THINKING MAKES A COMEBACK IN THE SCIENCE CLASSROOM

4:05 SELF-PLAGIARISM AND TEXTUAL RECYCLING

4:30 BIOLOGICAL INDIVIDUALS, TIME, AND PERSISTENCE: THE PERDURANTIST FOUNDATIONS OF THE SPECIES-AS-INDIVIDUALS THESIS MARINE AND ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES

Thursday, February 21

THURSDAY EVENING

Poster Session

Following Dodgen Lecture (6:00-8:00 pm)

1. ENVIRONMENTAL MODELING AND PREDICTION FOR CLIMATE FLUCTUATIONS OVER GRAND BAY OF GULF OF MEXICO

2. APPLICATION OF MICROSATELLITE MARKERS TOPEDIGREES RECONSTRUCTION AND GENETIC STUDIES OF LIFE HISTORY TRAITS IN THE ATLANTIC CROAKER

FRIDAY MORNING Cochran 231

9:00 DEVELOPMENT OF A DYNAMIC DIGITAL ELEVATION MODEL FOR THE COASTAL SHELF REGIONS

9:15 PRELIMINARY FINDINGS ON THE DEVELOPMENT AND DESTRUCTION OF PHYSICAL STRATIFICATION IN THE MISSISSIPPI SOUND AND BIGHT: A DRIVER OF HYPOXIA

9:30 DETERMINING A CORRELATION BETWEEN SEA LEVEL ANOMALY AND CHLOROPHYLL-A IN THE GULF OF MEXICO

9:45 USING AUTONOMOUS UNDERSEA VEHICLES IN SUPPORT OF OIL SPILL RESEARCH IN THE GULF OF MEXICO

10:00 PARTICLE FLUX AND REDISTRIBUTION NEAR THE MACONDO WELL IN THE GULF OF MEXICO

10:15 BREAK

10:45 SYNERGISTIC INTERACTIONS AMONG SALT MARSH BACTERIA IN THE DEGRADATION OF LIGNOCELLULOSE SYNERGISTIC INTERACTIONS AMONG SALT MARSH BACTERIA IN THE DEGRADATION OF LIGNOCELLULOSE

11:00 PERSISTENCE OF ENTEROCOCCI IN COASTAL WATERS

11:15 ANALYSIS OF NITROGEN SPECIES IN RAIN AND STORMWATER ALONG THE MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST USING A LANDSCAPE APPROACH

11:30 LUNCH FRIDAY AFTERNOON Cochran 231

1:00 RAPID DETERMINATION OF METHANE AND CARBON DIOXIDE CONCENTRATIONS IN SEAWATER

1:15 EFFECTS OF SELECTIVE GRAZING BY MICROZOOPLANKTON ON PHYTOPLANKTON COMPOSITION IN THE BAY OF ST. LOUIS

1:30 A SURVEY OF FISH PARASITES COLLECTED FROM LOCATIONS IN THE MISSISSIPPI SOUND

1:45 DIVISIONAL MEETING MATHEMATICS, COMPUTER SCIENCE AND STATISTICS

Thursday, February 21 THURSDAY EVENING

POSTER SESSION (Following Dodgen Lecture 6:00-8:00 pm)

1. APPLYING COMMON CORE STANDARDS IN GRADES 4TH-10TH USING LEGO ROBOTICS

2. ANALYSIS OF BREAST CANCER CELLS USING PARALLEL PROGRAMMING MODEL

3. UTILIZING ARCGIS IN EDUCATION TO MAP A GLACIER AND ITS CHANGES OVER TIME

4. ACQUISTION OF RIGHT OF WAY IN MISSISSIPPI: IN-HOUSE VS. CONSULTANTS

FRIDAY MORNING Cochran 226

8:30 WELCOME

8:35 BIFURCATION ANALYSIS OF A FINANCIAL SYSTEM WITH DELAYED CONTROL

8:50 IS A SCIENTIFIC IDEA OF HOPE POSSIBLE? HOW DOES IT RELATE TO THE MATHEMATICS OF PROBABILITY?

9:05 OPTIMIZING SATELLITE-BASED MARINE DEBRIS DETECTION

9:20 GRAPHICAL 2D WEBPAGE

9:35 ATTACK TREES FOR THREAT/RISK ANALYSIS OF SOFTWARE SECURITY

10:00 BREAK

10:15 REMOTE LABS: A DISTANCE EDUCATION CHALLENGE

10:30 WORKSHOP: INCORPORATING ASPECTS OF SYSTEMS AND SOFTWARE SECURITY IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING PROJECTS

11:40 DIVISION BUSINESS MEETING

12:00 LUNCH BREAK

FRIDAY AFTERNOON Room 226

1:20 ELIMINATING HIDDEN TERMINAL PROBLEM IN COGNITIVE NETWORKS USING CLOUD - A SIMULATION BASED APPROACH

1:35 ROLE OF NANOCOMPUTING IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS

1:50 CALCULUS ANIMATIONS

2:10 USING EXCEL IN HIGHER EDUCATION EFFICIENTLY AND EFFECTIVELY PHYSICS AND ENGINEERING

Thursday, February 21 THURSDAY MORNING Cochran 231

9:00 IMPORTANCE OF HIGGS BOSON-GOD PARTICLE DISCOVERY

9:15 FINDING THE PARTIAL WAVE COMPONENTS OF TENSOR INTERACTION IN MOMENTUM SPACE

9:30 GRAVITY WITHIN THE STANDARD MODEL

9:45 FINDING THE LIMITATIONS OF AN EXPANDED EQUIVALENT FLUID APPROXIMATION FOR SIMULATING ACOUSTIC INTERACTIONS WITH THE OCEAN BOTTOM

10:00 MODELING THE HORIZONTAL PROPAGATION OF SOUND FROM AN AIRGUN ARRAY IN THE OCEAN

10:15 BREAK

10:30 LEADING E1 AND M1 CONTRIBUTIONS TO RADIATIVE NEUTRON CAPTURE ON LITHIUM-7

10:45 DIGITAL HOLOGRAPHY OF AEROSOL PARTICLES DUE TO BACKSCATTERED LIGHT

11:00 BUSINESS MEETING

THURSDAY AFTERNOON Cochran 231

1:00 INVITED TALK: FLIGHT MECHANICS AND PUTATIVE AUDIO RECORDINGS OF THE IVORYBILLED WOODPECKER (CAMPEPHILUS PRINCIPALIS)

2:00 GLUCOSE SENSING BY EVANESCENT FIELD-FIBER LOOP RINGDOWN TECHNIQUE

2:15 WATER MONITORING IN CONCRETE AND GROUT STRUCTURE BY USING FIBER LOOP RINGDOWN TECHNIQUE

2:30 MEASUREMENT OF ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR CONCENTRATION USING NEAR INFRARED CEAS (CAVITY ENHANCED ABSORPTION SPECTROSCOPY)

2:45 ELECTROCHEMICAL DETERMINATION OF AERODYNAMIC PERFORMANCE OF ASTHMA DRUG PARTICLES GENERATED BY METERED DOSE INHALERS

3:00 BREAK

3:15 RELATION BETWEEN VIBRATIONAL MODES AND BONDING ENVIRONMENT OF HYDROGEN ATOMS IN ANPRPHOUS SILICON:A FIRST-PRINCIPLES STUDY

3:30 BUILDING AND DESIGNING AN ROV; BRIGDING THE ACADEMIC AND CAREER TECHNICAL DIVIDE

3:45 BUILDING AN UNDERWATER ROV FOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

4:00 SIMPLE APPROACH TO THE DYNAMICS OF BUBBLE MOTION

THURSDAY EVENING Ballroom III (Third Floor)

6:00 Dodgen Reception and Poster Session

1. PARTICLE ASSISTED SOLAR CONCENTRATION

2. QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS OF RADIOISOTOPES IN WATER AND SLUDGE SAMPLES COLLECTED FROM WATER TREATMENT FACILITY

3. RADIOACTIVITY STUDIES ON LOCALLY RAISED CHICKEN AND CHICKEN FEED

4. RADIOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF MILK SAMPLES COLLECTED FROM DAIRY FARMS LOCATED IN THE VICINITY OF A NUCLEAR POWER PLANT

5. RADIOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF WATER, SEDIMENT, AND FISH SAMPLES COLLECTED FROM ALCORN STATE UNIVERSITY RESEARCH POND

6. EVALUATION OF NATURAL RADIOACTIVITY LEVELS IN BRICKS COLLECTED FROM A LOCAL BRICK MANUFACTURING FACILITY PSYCHOLOGY AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Thursday, February 21 THURSDAY MORNING 218A

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

9:45 WELCOME

10:00 WHAT IT MEANS TO KNOW: A HISTORICAL LOOK AT EXPECTATIONS FOR LEARNING IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION

10:15 FROM PREACHING TO PRACTICE: CAN STUDENTS USE INFORMATION FROM CLASSES?

10:30 EFFECTS OF FORAGING ENRICHMENT STRATEGIES ON FOOD INTAKE IN BUSHBABIES

10:45 BREAK

11:00 THE ROLE OF FEEDING STRATEGIES IN DOMINANCE HIERARCHIES

11:15 CONSISTENCY BETWEEN CARETAKER RATINGS AND BEHAVIORAL MEASURES OF PERSONALITY IN BUSHBABIES

11:30 EFFECTS OF SOCIAL REJECTION ON SUBSEQUENT GROUP MEMBERSHIP

11:45 LUNCH

FREE TIME TO VISIST CAMPUS THURSDAY AFTERNOON

2:45 DIVISIONAL BUSINESS MEETING

THURSDAY EVENING

DIVISION POSTER PRESENTATIONS Following Dodgen Lecture (6:00-8:00 PM)

1. UNDERSTANDING THE LINK BETWEEN REWARD AND OBESITY

2. THE EFFECTS OF MUSIC ON WORKING MEMORY

3. MULTITASKING AND MEMORY: DOES DIVIDED ATTENTION DECREASE A STUDENT'S ABILITY TO REMEMBER MATERIAL?

4. THE EFFECTS THAT COLOR AND FREQUENCY IN THE CONTEXT OF A TV ADVERTISEMENT HAVE ON MEASURES OF LIKABILITY AND MEMORY

5. CATEGORIZATION AND THE FALSE MEMORY EFFECT: A TEST OF WORD RECOGNITION

6. THE RELATIONSHIP OF COLLEGE READINESS AND WORK READINESS IN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

7. IMPACT OF MUSIC ON ANXIETY, DEPRESSION, AND BLOOD PRESSURE IN AFRICAN AMERICANS

8. MEDITATION DOES AFFECT BLOOD PRESSURE, HEART RATE, AND COGNITION IN A MINORITY SAMPLE

9. THE ROLE OF PERSONALITY ON ALCOHOL USE AND RISKY SEXUAL BEHAVIOR AMONG AFRICAN AMERICAN COLLEGE STUDNETS

10. THE EFFECTS OF PARENTAL ATTACHMENT ON ADOLESCEBT"S AGGRESSION

Friday, February 22 FRIDAY MORNING Room 218A ORAL PRESENTATIONS

9:00 WELCOME

9:15 RISING CONSCIOUSNESS: TRACING MAN'S JOURNEY THROUGH CAVE ART

9:30 RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ANXIETY, WORKING MEMORY, AND MATH PERFORMANCE

9:45 EFFECTS OF LOCUS OF CONTROL AND PERCEIVED PARENTAL ACCEPTANCE ON PSYCHOLOGICAL MALADJUSTMENT OF BANGLADESHI STUDENTS

10:00 BREAK

10:15 PERCEIVED PARENTAL ACCEPTANCE, SELF-MONITORING TRAIT, AND PSYCHOLOGICAL MALADJUSTMENT OF BANGLADESHI STUDENTS

10:30 ANALYSIS OF FEMORAL 10:30 HIV SEXUAL RISK BEHAVIORS AND BARRIERS TO HIV TESTING AMONG GAY-IDENTIFIED AND NONGAY-IDENTIFIED AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN LIVING IN JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI

10:45 BREAK

11:00 NATURAL DISASTER: EMOTIONAL REACTIONS, STRESS, AND AFTER THOUGHTS AMONG VICTIMS

11:15 GENDER SELF-ESTEEM AND GENDER DIFFERENCES IN ATTITUDES TOWARDS GAY MEN AND LESBIANS AMONG AFRICAN AMERICANS

11:30 LUNCH

FRIDAY AFTERNOON Room 214 ORAL PRESENTATIONS

1:30 PSYCHOLOGICAL BARRIERS TO INTENTIONS TO USE AND USE OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES AMONG AFRICAN AMERICAN COLLEGE STUDENTS AT AN HISTORICALLY BLACK

COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY

1:45 THE EFFECTS OF PARENTAL ATTACHMENT ON ADOLESCENT AGGRESSION

2:00 ASSESSMENT OF HEALTH PATTERNS AT SHADY GROVE (22QU525), AN EARLY MISSISSIPPIAN SITE, USING LONG BONE DIMENSIONS

2:15 BREAK

2:30 AGGRESSION: A COMPARISON OF MALE ATHLETES AND MALE NON-ATHLETES

2:45 THE EFFECTS OF RECENT LIFE EXPERIENCES ON PRECIEVED STRESS AND HEALTH AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS SCIENCE EDUCATION

Thursday, February 21 THURSDAY MORNING Cochran 214

8:15 WELCOME

8:30 ABC'S OF A HEALTHIER YOU BULLETIN BOARD

8:45 PRE/POST--HEALTHIER YOU SURVEY

9:00 THE ABC's OF HEALTHY LIVING ACTIVITY WORKBOOKS

9:15 A COMPARISON OF THE BIOMASS OF LONG LEAF PINE AND MIXED HARDWOOD FORESTS

9:30 A CONTENT ANALYSIS OF SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH'S BOTANY TEACHING STRATEGY

9:45 KRAKATOA ERUPTS! USING CURIOUSITY STARTER READINGS AND SENSORY PRIMING ACTIVITIES TO INITIATE STUDENT-LED INQUIRY

10:00 BREAK

10:15 TEACHER ACADEMY IN THE NATURAL SCIENCES (TANS): SUCCESSFUL TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN CHEMISTRY, GEOSCIENCES, AND PHYSICS

10:30 BACTERIAL Vibrio POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBON DEGRADATION

10:45 GUIDE OF PLANTS FOUND ON SHIP ISLAND

11:00 BEACH COMBING GUIDES

11:15 LOCAL IDENTIFICATION GUIDE OF SHIP ISLAND EXPLORATION

11:30 BOOST PROGRAM-WITHDRAWN

11:30-1:00 LUNCH BREAK AND BUSINESS MEETING

THURSDAY AFTERNOON Cochran 214

1:00 THE USE OF HISTORICAL EVENTS IN THE BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES TO ENHANCE STUDENT INTERESTS

1:15 COMPARISON OF THE TREATMENT OF DISEASES IN THE 1960s AND NOW

1:30 ROBOTICS EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES ON PEDAGOGICAL PRINCIPLES AND SYSTEMS

1:45 REVISION OF IMMS EDUCATIONAL PACKET

2:00 BREAK

2:15 THE MARY C. O'KEEFE CENTER PROJECT

2:30 HOW ANIMATION CAN STIMULATE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS

2:45 DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, EXHIBITS AND TOOL BOX LOANS ON MARINE LIFE

3:00 TEACHING SECOND GRADERS ABOUT THE ANIMALS OF THE PASCAGOULA RIVER WATERSHED

3:15 A BOX FULL OF TOOLS!

3:30 BREAK

3:45 INCREASING COMMUNITY INPUT AND PARTICIPATION AND LEARNING AT THE WALTER ANDERSON MUSEUM OF ART

4:00 CHEMISTRY PERFORMED BY ELEMENTARY STUDENTS

4:15 UPDATING A TUTORIAL VIDEO CONCERNING THE PARTS AND FUNCTIONS OF A MICROSCOPE

4:30 TEACHING THIRD GRADERS ABOUT THE HUMAN BODY SYSTEMS

4:45 TEACHING THE IMPORTANCE OF HAND WASHING TO CHILDREN AND FOOD

PRESERVATION TO HOUSEWIVES THURSDAY EVENING

Divisional Poster Session Following Dodgen Lecture

1. JAMES "JIM" FRANKS AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO GULF OF MEXICO SCIENCE

2. PROJECT RESTORATION: REORGANIZING THE NOAA SCIENTIFIC LIBRARY

3. ACTIVITY TEACHINGS AND OBSERVATIONS OF UPPER ELEMENTARY CONNECTIONS STUDENTS LEARNING MEDICINE OF THE CIVIL WAR

4. RESEARCH OF FIFTH GRADERS' STUDIES ON CIVIL WAR INFECTIONS AND DISEASES

5. ESCAPE POLYMER ISLAND: DESIGNING A LEARNING BASED GAME

6. AN ASSESSMENT OF 6TH -12TH GRADE CLIMATE AND ENERGY STANDARDS IN THE SOUTHEAST UNITED STATES

7. CONSERVATION OF MOMENTUM AT BASSFIELD HIGH SCHOOL ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY

Thursday, February 21 THURSDAY MORNING Cochran 229

8:45 WELCOME

9:00 POLYCHEATE WORM TUBES FROM THE UPPER CRETACEOUS AND BASAL PALEOCENE OF THE MISSISSIPPI EMBAYMENT

9:15 PRELIMINARY STUDIES ON HELMINTH PARASIRES OF GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT OF CAT FISH (ICTALURUSPUNCTATUS) AND BUFFALO FISH (ICTIOBUS CYPRINELLUS) FROM LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER

9:30 ROLE OF SEX HORMONES IN THE PROGRESSION OF DIABETES & RENAL INJURY IN FEMALE T2DN RATS

9:45 ANTIOXIDANT, ANTIINFLAMMATORY AND IMMUNE-MODULATING PROPERTIES OF JOBELYN COMPOSED OF A SOUTHWESTERN NIGERIAN SORGHUM BICOLOR LEAF SHEATHS

10:00 QUANTIFICATION OF CYANOBACTERIAL BLOOMS AND CYANO-TOXINS IN FOUR LARGE MISSISSIPPI LAKES

10:15 BREAK

10:30 POLLUTION STUDIES OF THE LOWER PASCAGOULA RIVER

10:45 ANALYZING HETEROTROPHIC MICROBES IN DIRECT ECOLOGICAL COMPETITION WITH HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS (HABS) IN MISSISSIPPI WATER WAYS

11:00 BUSINESS MEETING

THURSDAY AFTERNOON Divisional Poster Session

1:00-3:00

1 THE TOXICITY OF FLUOMETURON ON THE DEVELPOMENT OF THE JAPANESE MEDAKA (ORYZIAS LA TIPES)

2. DETECTION AND QUANTIFICATION OF HARMFUL CYANOBACTERIAL BLOOMS IN LAKE GRENADA, MISSISSIPPI, USING FIELD AND SATELLITE DATA

3. THE EFFECTS OF A SUBLETHAL DOSE OF BOTULINUM SEROTYPE E ON THE SWIMMING PERFORMANCE OF CHANNEL (ICTALURUS PUNCTATUS) FINGERLINGS

4. QUANTIFYING THE CONCENTRATION OF HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS (HABs) IN LAKE ENID, MISSISSIPPI, USA

5. DETECTION AND QUANTIFICATION OF HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS IN LAKE SARDIS, MISSISSIPPI, USA

6. DETECTION AND QUANTIFICATION OF HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS (HABs) IN THE ROSS BARNETT RESERVOIR, JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI, USA.

7. ASSESSMENT OF DNA QUANTIFICATION METHODS: COST, ACCURACY, AND SPEED
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