Dr. Kenneth Martin and Professor of Organic Chemistry Gary Breton published “Computational, 1H NMR, and X-ray structural studies on 1-arylurazole tetrazane dimers” in Acta Cryst.
FACULTY & STAFF NEWS
Dr. Breton and Dr. Davin wrote an article about the Large Museum in McAllister Hall that was featured in the November 2017 issue of College Planning & Management.
Dr. Renee Carleton was elected President of the Northwest Georgia Veterinary Medical Association for a third consecutive term at the November meeting.
Dr. Bruce Conn was awarded the Diploma Honorificum, Socii Nomen Honoris Causa by the Polish Parasitological Society, at a ceremony in Krakow, Poland. This is the highest honor bestowed by the Society. The award recognizes and honors Dr. Conn’s 20 years of research on parasitic diseases in Poland and with Polish collaborators throughout the world.
Dr. Conn co-published “Ultrastructure of digenean trematode eggs (Platyhelminthes: Neoophora): A review emphasizing new comparative
data on four European Microphalloidea” in Acta Parasitologica and “Identification of immunogenic proteins of the cysticercoid of Hymenolepis diminuta” in Parasites & Vectors.
Dr. Jill Cochran and students Frankie Reda and Maggie Sills presented “Understanding Dimensions: A Foundation for STEAM” at the Georgia Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference, Rock Eagle 4-H Center, Eatonton, Ga. on Oct. 19-20, 2017.
Dr. George Gallagher and ECO Center Director Ben Winkelman presented, “Oh Deer! Deer Management and Misconceptions for Sportsmen and Land Owners,” at the Rome/Floyd County ECO Center, Sept. 28, 2017.
Dr. Nadeem Hamid presented, “Teaching CS Courses with Real Live Data,” served as Nifty Assignment Co-chair and presided over the corresponding session at the 31st Annual CCSC: Southeastern Conference, Furman University, Greenville, S.C., in Nov. 2-4, 2017.
Dr. Michael Morgan presented, “Sterol transport, Hedgehog signaling, and endocrine disruption: Are there linkages?” with student co-authors James Ross, Joseph Ellwanger, Rebecca A. Martin, and Associate Professor of Biochemistry Dominic Qualley) at the European Coral Reef Symposium, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, Dec. 12-16, 2017.
Dr. Tamie Jovanelly presented, “Water quality and endangered impalas: Case study Kisumu, Kenya,” at the GSA Annual Meeting in Seattle on Oct. 21-25, 2017.
Dr. Christopher Mowry presented, “Howling at the Moon: Urban Coyote Project,” at the Rome/Floyd ECO River Education Center, Oct. 26, 2017. Dr. Mowry also attended the Georgia Waters Coalition Partners Meeting, in Covington, Ga. on Nov. 15, 2017. The Atlanta Coyote Project is a partner of the GWC.
Dr. Sunday Peters served as judge of the students’ oral and poster presentations at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, Phoenix, Ariz., November 1-5, 2017
Dr. Peters also co-published “Molecular cloning, sequence analysis and tissue expression of putative bovine imprinted ASCL2 gene” in South African Journal of Animal Science.
Dr. Martha Tapia presented a paper at the MidSouth Educational Research Association Annual Meeting in Starkville, Miss. on November 8-9, 2017.
Dr. Mark Turlington presented, “Synthesis and structure activity relationship of in situ click chemistry tool compounds for the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator” (co-authored with students Nathan Thacker, Savannah Post, Jake Doiron, Harrison Hill and Daniel Alligood) at the Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Charlotte, NC, November 7-11, 2017.
Dr. Tabitha Cook co-published “Trends in NMR chemical shifts of d0 transition metal compounds” in the Journal of Organometallic Chemistry.
Dr. Jay A. Daniel co-published “Kisspeptin Stimulates Growth Hormone Release by Utilizing Neuropeptide Y Pathways and Is Dependent on the Presence of Ghrelin in the Ewe” in Endocrinology.
Dr. Charles Earnest co-published “An assessment of barium and strontium carbonates as temperature and enthalpy standards” in the Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry.
Dr. Shawn Hilbert and students William Newman and Alexandria Skinner co-published “An acoustic demonstration of an avoided crossing” in the American Journal of Physics.
Dr. Catherine Borer presented her paper on the Georgia Plant Conservation Alliance at the 6th Annual Fall Symposium in Sandy Springs, Ga. on October 19, 2017.
Dr. Melissa Clark was recently sworn in as a CASA for Floyd county with Judge Greg Price of Juvenile Court. A CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) is much like a guardian ad litem. Judges appoint CASA volunteers to represent the best interests of children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect.