13th International Symposium
on Recent Advances in Environmental Health Research
 
Marriott Hotel, Jackson, MS, USA
September 11-14, 2016

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PA - 01

Low Dose Cisplatin Induced Apoptosis in HL60 Cells

 

Shaloam R Dasari, Velma. V, Clement G. Yedjou, and Paul B. Tchounwou

 

Cellomics and Toxicogenomics Research Laboratory, NIH/NIMHD RCMI-Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University,  1400 Lynch Street, Box 18750, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 02

Anticancer Activity of Medicinal Plant against Neuroglioma

 

Michael Shivers, Clement Yedjou and Paul B. Tchounwou

 

Natural Chemotherapeutics Research Laboratory, NIH-RCMI Center for Environmental Health College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, MS, USA

 

PA - 03

Lead Nitrate Induced Toxicity on Human Promyelocytic Leukemia (HL-60) Cell Line

 

Brandon Barner1, Michael Shivers2 and Clement Yedjou2,3

 

1College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University. 2Environmental Science Ph.D. Program; 3NIH-Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, Box 18540, Jackson, MS,USA

 

PA - 04

Oxidation of Human Promylelocytic Leukemia HL-60 Cells with Garlic Extract

 

Melody R. Holmes, Clement G. Yedjou and Michael Shivers

 

Cancer Research and Chemotherapeutic Sciences Laboratory, NIH Center for Environmental Health and Science, Biochemical Studies, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 05

Lead Nitrate Exerts Cyto/genotoxic Effects in Human Leukemia (HL-60) Cells

 

Hervey M. Tchounwou and Clement G. Yedjou

 

Natural Chemotherapeutics Research Laboratory, NIH-Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 06

Sulforaphane Protects Cardiac Cells from Doxorubicin-Toxicity without Inhibiting Anti-Cancer Activity

 

Jaz’mon Moore1,2, Mecit Kaplan1, Vetriselvan Manavalan1, Sharda P. Singh1 and Clement G. Yedjou2

 

1Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology at UAMS; 2Natural Chemotherapeutics Research Laboratory, NIH-RCMI Center for Environmental Health College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, MS, USA

 

PA - 07

MCF-7 Cell Viability Study on Vernonia amygdalina Ethanol Aqueous Extract and its Enzymatic Hydrolysates with α-and β -Amylases

 

Precious D. Cooper, Clement Yedjou, Md Mhahabubur Rhaman and Ken S. Lee

 

Jackson State University, 1400 JR Lynch Street, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 08

 

Genotoxic and Apoptotic Effects in Estrogen Receptor Negative Breast Cancerous Cells Exposed to Aqueous Vernonia amygdalina Extracts Versus Paclitaxel

 

Roderick McDowell and Carolyn B. Howard

 

Breast Cancer Research Laboratory, NIH/RCMI-Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson MS, USA

 

PA - 09

Inhibition of Leptin Secretion by Vernonia amygdalina Extract

 

Evangeline Deer1,2, Carolyn B. Howard1,2 and Paul Tchounwou2

 

1Breast Cancer Research Laboratory, Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

2College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 10

Importance of Macrophage-Fibroblast Interactions in Chronic Inflammation Using a Mouse Tumor Model

 

Mikala D. Jones1,2, Steven R. Post1, Thomas Kelly1, Jessica Webber1, Samantha He1 and Clement G. Yedjou2

 

1Dept. of Pathology at UAMS; 2Natural Chemotherapeutics Research Laboratory, NIH-RCMI Center for Environmental Health College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, MS, USA

 

PA - 11

Molecular Mechanisms of Aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) Induced Toxicity on Human Liver Carcinoma (HepG2) Cells

 

Philemon K. Kirui1, Clement G. Yedjou1, 2, Paul B. Tchounwou1, 2, Barbara Graham1, 2, Kenneth Ndebele1, 2 and Raphael Isopehi3

 

1Environmental Science Ph.D. Program; 2NIH-Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi; 3Department of Biology, Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona Beach,  Florida, USA

 

PA - 12

Gene Networks Encoding Universal Stress Proteins in Brucella Genomes

 

Dominique R. Smith-McInnis, Shaneka S. Simmons, Paul B. Tchounwou and Raphael D. Isokpehi

 

Environmental Science Doctoral Program, Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson MS 39217, USA

PA - 13

Performance of Complex Cognitive Activities on Interactive Visualizations of Placental Gene Expression Levels

 

Antoinesha L. Hollman1, Hung-Chung Huang1, Paul T. Tchounwou1 and Raphael Isokpehi2

 

1Department of Biology/Environmental Science, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 J.R. Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

2Department of Biology, College of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics, Bethune-Cookman University, 640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114, USA 

 

PA - 14

Bioinformatics Data Analysis of Cancer Datasets for Glutathione S-Transferase Studies

 

Antoinesha L. Hollman1, Paul B. Tchounwou1, 2 and Hung-Chung Huang1, 2

 

1NIH/NIMHD RCMI Center for Environmental Heath, College of Science, Engineering, and Technology (CSET), Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

2Department of Biology, CSET, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 15

Bioinformatics Data Analysis to Identify Environmental  Factor Related Genetic Causes for Cervical Cancer

 

Elizabeth Jordan1 and Hung-Chung Huang12

 

1Department of Biology, College of Science, Engineering, and Technology (CSET), Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

2NIH/NIMHD RCMI Center for Environmental Heath, CSET, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 16

Comparative Study of Cytotoxic and Genotoxic Effects of Peg-Coated and Non-Coated Gold Nano-Particles on Human Kidney Cells

 

Christian Rogers, Anita Patlolla and Paul Tchounwou

 

Molecular Toxicology Research Laboratory, NIH RCMI-Center for Environmental Health,

College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, MS, USA

 

PA - 17

The Preclinical Assessment of Natural Product as Potential Chemotherapy for Ovarian Cancer

 

Ariane T. Mbemi1, Clement Yedjou1, Victor I. Ogungbe1, Lucio Miele3, Marinelle Payton2 and Paul B. Tchounwou1

 

1Natural Chemotherapeutics Research Laboratory, NIH/NIMHD RCMI-Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, Box 18750, Jackson, MS 39217, U/SA

2Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Service, Jackson State University, Jackson Medical Mall - Thad Cochran Center, 350 West Woodrow Wilson Avenue, Suite 2280, Jackson, MS 39213, USA

3LSU Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Department of Genetics, 533 Bolivar Street, Room 657, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70112, USA

 

 

 

PA - 18

Climate Change and Vibrio-Cholerae Incidence in the Lake Chad Basin

 

Ariane Mbemi, Luma Akil, and H. Anwar Ahmad

 

Department of Biology/Environmental Science, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 19

The Impact of Temperature and PH Change on Vibrio Infection in the State of Florida

 

Rachael M. Curtis, Luma Akil and H. Anwar Ahmad

 

Jackson State University, Department of Biology/Environmental Science, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, P. O. Box 18540, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 20

The Impact ff Meteorological and Oceanographic Factors on Sea Level Rise in the US-Gulf of Mexico

 

Eric Gulledge, Luma Akil and H. Anwar Ahmad

 

Department of Biology/Environmental Science, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, P.O. Box 18540, 1400 Lynch Street,  Jackson, Mississippi 39217, USA

 

PA - 21

Phosphate Spill Effects on Water Quality Parameters in the Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR)

 

Taimei T. Harris, Luma Akil and H. Anwar Ahmad

 

Department of Biology/Environmental Science, College of Science, Engineering, and Technology, Jackson State University, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi 39217, USA

 

PA - 22

Spatial Patterns in Vegetation Characteristics and Carbon Storage Ability of the Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR), Mississippi, USA

 

Taimei T. Harris1, Ranjani W. Kulawardhana1, Eric M. Gulledge1, Fengxiang X. Han2 and Paul B. Tchounwou1

 

1Dept. of Biology, Jackson state University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

2Dept. of Chemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 23

The Impact of Benzene Emission on Human Health in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas

 

Tomeka S. Nailer, Luma Akil and H. Anwar Ahmad

 

Department of Biology/ Environment of Science, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 24

Recent HIV/AIDS Trends in Sub-Saharan Africa

 

Samson Emeakpor and Hafiz Anwar Ahmad

 

Department of Biology/Environmental Science. College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi 39217, USA

PA - 25

Trends in Food Consumption in the United States Between 1970 and 2010

 

Ying Zhang1 and H Anwar Ahmad2

 

1Computational and Data-enabled Science and Engineering PhD Program, CSET Jackson State University 1400 Lynch Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39217, USA

2Dept. of Biology/Environmental Science, CSET, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 26

Bioinformatics Data Analysis for Lung Cancer Driver Genes Related to Environmental Hazards

 

Ying Zhang1 and Hung-Chung Huang2

 

1Computational and Data-enabled Science and Engineering PhD Program, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

2Center of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Dept. of Biology, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 27

Mississippi Water Quality and Enteric Diseases

 

Vijaya Shankar1, Huey-Min Hwang2, Remata S Reddy3

 

1Environmental Science M.S Program, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

2Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

3Department of Physics, Atmospheric Sciences and Geo Science, JSU, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 28

Bioinformatics Data Analysis on Three Renin-Angiotensin System Genes for Hypertension Association Studies among African Americans on Health Disparity

 

Fang Chen1, Hung-Chung Huang23

 

1Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering PhD Program, CSET, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

2NIH/NIMHD RCMI CEH, CSET, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

3Department of Biology, CSET, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 29

Designing SWCNT­GNP Hybrids for Detection and Targeted Photothermal Therapy for Multidrug Resistant Bacteria

 

Kaelin A. Gates, Omkaran K. Menon and Ashton T. Hamme II

 

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University Jackson MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 30

Synthesis of Hybrid Fe(III)-Polydopamine for Imaging Guided Photothermal Therapy on Cancer Cells

 

Devin Guillory

 

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39212, USA

 

PA - 31

Sulfate Binding With a Novel Hexafunctional Urea-Based Receptor

 

Bobby Portis, Maryam Emami Khansari and Md. Alamgir Hossain

 

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39212, USA

PA - 32

Synthesis and Binding Studies of a Novel Tripodal (N-4-Nitrobenzamido) Thiourea-Based Receptor for Anions  

 

Corey R. Johnson1, Kiana E. Kawamura1,2, and Md. Alamgir Hossain1

 

1Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

2Department of Chemistry, Colby College, Waterville, Maine 04901 USA

 

PA - 33

Synthesis of Hydrochar and Biochar Materials for Photophysical Properties Studies by Hydrothermal Carbonization Method

 

Azmain Alamgir1, Salma Begum2, Avijit Pramanik2 and Paresh C. Ray2

 

1Department of Chemical Engineering, Northwestern University, 633 Clark St, Evanston, IL 60208,

2Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 34

Classification of Bacteria by Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy and Principal Component Analysis

 

Stacy J. Jones, Sudarson Sekhar Sinha and Paresh Ray

 

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 35

Cell Imaging and Fluorometric Detection of Nitric Oxide by Phenanthroline Based Ruthenium Bipyridine Complex 

 

Salma Begum, Avijit Pramanik, Stacy Jones and Paresh C. Ray

 

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 36

Development of Multifunctional Fluorescent–Magnetic Nanoprobes for Selective Capturing and Multicolor Imaging of Heterogeneous Circulating Tumor Cells

 

Avijit PramanikAruna VangaraBhanu Priya Viraka NelloreSudarson Sekhar SinhaSuhash Reddy Chavva, Stacy Jones, and Paresh Chandra Ray

 

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi 39217, USA

 

PA - 37

Thinking Small to Conquer Big Problems: Optimizing Synthesis of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles and Small Organic Molecules for Biomedical Applications

 

Anthony C. Keyes1, Paresh C. Ray1, Michelle F. Richter2 Paul J. Hergenrother2, Gauvin Hemery3 and Oliver Sandre3

 

1Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University Jackson MS 39217, USA

2Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 600 South Mathews Avenue Urbana, IL 61801, USA

3Laboratoire de Chemie des Polymeres Organiques, University of Bordeaux, 33000. France

 

 

PA - 38

Molecular Similairty-Based Identification of a Non-Covalent and Anti-trypanosomal Inhibitor of Cysteine Protease Rhodesain

 

Jasmine T. Collins, Anthony Amaechi and Ifedayo Victor Ogungbe

 

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 39

Design, Synthesis, and Evaluation of Vinyl Sulfone Derivatives of Monoterpenoids as Anti-trypanosomal Agents

 

Huaisheng Zhang, Jasmine Collins and Ifedayo Victor Ogungbe

 

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry,  Jackson State University, 1400 J.R. Lynch Street, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 40

Nature of π-Stacking Interactions of Aromatic Nitro Compound Derivatives on Boron Nitride Nanosheets

 

Christopher Copeland, Devashis Majumdar and Jerzy Leszczynski

 

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Jackson State University, 1400 John R. Lynch St, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 41

Flu Vaccine Usage in Elderly Asthmatics in the USA

 

Josephine P Obamwonyi, Jung H Lee, Emeka Nwagwu, Russell L Bennett, Sarah G Buxbaum, Azad R Bhuiyan and Jae E Lee

 

Jackson State University

 

PA - 42

What Are the Medical Costs of Gunshot Injuries in the State of Mississippi?

 

Shamim Khandekar and C. Johnson

 

Jackson State University School of Public Health, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 43

Leptin Resistance and Metabolic Syndrome in the Jackson Heart Study

 

S Khandekar1, SG Buxbaum1, C Addison1, R Koletsky2, C Eaton3, WH Wu4 and P Ernsberger5 

 

1School of Health Sciences, Jackson State University,

2Department of Nutrition, Case Western Reserve University,

3Department of Family Medicine, Alpert Medical School and Department of Epidemiology Program in Public Health, Brown University

4Providence VA Medical Center and Alpert Medical School of Brown University

5School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University

 

PA - 44

Fruit and Vegetable Smoothie Preferences in Rural Communities of Southwest Mississippi

 

Edith Ezekwe1, Azad Bhuiyan1, Frank Mrema2 and Michael Ezekwe2

 

1School of Public Health Initiative, Jackson State University , Jackson, MS 39213, USA

2Alcorn State Universities, 1000 ASU Drive, Alcorn State, MS 39096, USA

PA - 45

The Relationship Between Obesity, Risk-Taking Behaviors, and Psychosocial Dysfunction among Mississippi Public High School Students

 

LaTonya A. Lott1, Jung Hye Sung Lee1, Sophia S. Leggett1, Anthony R. Mawson1, Jae Eun Lee1 and Lei Zhang2       

 

1School of Public Health (Initiative), Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

2Office of Health Data and Research, Mississippi State Department of Health, Jackson, MS, USA

 

PA - 46

Single Particle ICP-MS (sp-ICPMS) for Measurement of Size of Silver Nanoparticles (AgNPs)

 

Jeremy White and Zikri Arslan

 

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, USA

 

PA - 47

Bioaccumulation of Heavy Metal and Metalloid in Crassostrea virginica in the Gulf of Mexico

 

Turquoise C. Perlote1, Fengxiang Han1,2, Zikri Arslan2 and Paul B. Tchounwou1

 

1Jackson State University, 1400 J.R. Lynch Street Jackson, Mississippi 39217, USA

2Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 48

The Impact of Lead on Bacillus thuringiensis Physiology

 

RaChaud Brown1, Bianca Garner1 and Yolander Youngblood2

 

1Biology Department, Tougaloo College, 500 West County Line Road, Tougaloo, MS USA

2Biology Department, Prairie View A&M University, & University Dr, Prairie View, TX USA

 

PA - 49

Stroboscopic Reconstruction of the Motion of the Vibrating Vocal Cords in Three Dimensions from Ultrasound Volumetric Images

 

Joseph Owusu1 and Steven Lulich2

 

1College of Science, engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 J R Lynch Street, P O Box 18637, Jackson, Mississippi, 39217, USA

2Speech Production Lab, Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, 107 S Indiana Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA

 

PA - 50

Association of Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game with Social Development and School Performance among Adolescents

 

Hogan Hojin Lee1, Michael Kang2 and Ji-Young Lee3

 

1Madison High School, Madison, MS, USA; 2Leonia High School, Leonia, NJ, USA

3University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA

                                                                                                                                                                         

PA - 51

Diversity Oriented Synthesis of Reduced Flavones

 

Aaliyah M. Dent1, Erica Gerlach2 and Alara Korkmaz2

 

1Department of Chemistry, Jackson State University Jackson MS 39217, USA

2Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA

 

PA - 52

Controlling Chemical Vapor Transport Synthesis of Bismuth Telluride Nanosheets on Mica Substrates

 

Quentarius Moore1, Lingling Guo2,3 and Hung-Ta Wang2,3

 

1Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

2Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering-Alabama University, Tuscaloosa, Al, USA

3MINT Center-Alabama University, Tuscaloosa, Al, USA

 

PA - 53

Exploiting β-Carboline Amides as New Directing Groups for C-H Functionalization Reactions

 

William Kayitare1, Hélène Viart2, Andreas Bachmann2 and Richmond Sarpong2

 

1Department of Chemistry, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

2Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA

 

PA - 54

Understanding a Mechanism of Guanine Interacting with Hydroxyl Radical Ions to 8-OxoG and FapyG: A Theoretical Study

 

Sharnek Walker1, Glake Hill1 and Wojciech Kolodziejczyk1,2

 

1Interdisciplinary Center for Nanotoxicity, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

2Wroclaw Medical University, Department of Physical Chemistry, Wroclaw, Poland

 

PA - 55

Contextual Information Influence on Steady-State Visually Evoked Potentials During Visual Search

 

Desiree Conton1, Amir Meghdadi2 and Miguel Eckstein2

 

1LSMAMP Bridge-Ph.D, Molecular and Cellular Biology Core Laboratory, Department of Biology, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

2The Vision and Image Understanding Laboratory, Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, College of Letters and Science, University of California Santa Barbara, 552 University Road, Santa Barbara, California, USA

 

PA - 56

The Development and Characterization of Polyelectrolyte Polymer-Peptide Nanoplexes for Antimicrobial Applications

 

Jamal Keyes1,3, Ritu Goyal2, David Devore2 and Charles Roth3

 

1Department of Physics, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, 2New Jersey Center for Biomaterials, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA

3Department of Biomedical Engineering and Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA

 

PA - 57

Has Fire Suppression Affect Plant Regeneration Patterns?

 

Jennifer R. Blanks1, Spenser A. Biehler1 and Suzanne Owen1,2

 

1Northern Arizona University, Arizona, USA

2USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station

PA - 58

Environmental Impacts of New Generation of Insecticides Clothianidin and Thimethoxam

 

Yang Li1, Peidong Su and Yadong Li

 

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217-0168, USA

 

PA - 59

A GIS Approach to Study the Impact of Lifestyle Factors on Alzheimer Disease

 

Yohn Jairo, Parra Bautista and Sudha Yerramilli

 

Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, New Orleans, LA, USA

 

PA - 60

Determining the Lifespan of the Nematode, Caenorhabditis elegans, Dod-19 Mutant

 

Emilia Oben1 and Heather A. Hundley2

 

1Biology Program, Jackson State University, Jackson MS, USA

2Medical Sciences Program, Indiana University School of Medicine, Bloomington, IN, USA

 

PA - 61

Reconstitution of RNA Polymerase IV from Aridopsis thaliana from the Recombinant Subunits Expressed in Bacteria

 

Kingsley Bimpeh1 and Yuichiro Takagi2

 

1Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, 39217, USA

2Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Indiana University of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA

 

PA - 62

Tumor Regression via Over Expression of Transcriptional Factor FOXO3A In Glioblastoma U 87 Cell Line

 

Charmonix Breann Williams and Kenneth Ndebele Duma

 

Department of Biology, Jackson State University Jackson MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 63

Impact of Community and School Gardens in Eliminating Food Desserts in Urban Communities

 

Kendrick Walker and Russell L. Bennett

 

School of Public Health (Initiative), Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39213, USA

 

PA - 64

Arsenic Trioxide Induces Changes in Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

 

Phatia Wells¹, Barbara Graham1,2, Kenneth Ndebele1 and Paul Tchounwou2

 

1Laboratory of Cancer Immunology Target Identification and Validation, 2RCMI Center of Environmental Health, Department of Biology College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

PA - 65

Jameka Grisby

 

PA - 66

Use of Sholl Analysis to Determine Effects of Chronic Sleep Restriction on Dendritic Morphology

 

Iris Denmark1, Carolyn Beebe-Smith 2 and Zikri Arslan1

 

1Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, CSET, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 67

Water Quality of the Laguna de Bustillos in Chihuahua, Mexico

 

Jesus Manuel Ochoa-Rivero1, Beatriz Adriana Rocha-Gutierrez2, Ana Victoria Reyes Fierro2, Hector O. Rubio-Arias2, Maria de Lourdes Ballinas-Casarrubias2, Eutiquio Barrientos Juarez1 and Celia de la Mora-Orozco4

 

1Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agricolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Campo Experimental Delicias - Sitio Experimental La Campana, km. 33.3 Carretera Chihuahua - Ojinaga. Aldama, Chihuahua, Mexico, C.P. 32910

2Universidad Autonoma de Chihuahua - Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas, Circuito Universitario S/N, Campus Universitario II, Chihuahua, Chihuahua, México, C.P. 31125

3Facultad de Zootecnia y Ecologia, Periferico Francisco R. Almada. Km 1. Colonia Zootecnia, Chihuahua, Chihuahua, México, C.P. 31031

4Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agricolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Campo Experimental Centro Altos de Jalisco, km. 8 Tepatitlan-Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco, Tepatitlan de Morelos, Jalisco, México. C.P. 47600

 

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