9th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Environmental Health Research  
Marriott Hotel, Jackson, MS, USA
September 16-19, 2012

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PA - 01

Vitamin D3 Enhances the Activity of Arsenic trioxide in Human Leukemia (HL-60) Cells

 

Christan S. Rogers, Clement G. Yedjou and Paul B. Tchounwou

 

RCMI-Center of Environmental Health, Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, USA

 

PA - 02

Arsenic trioxide - Based Chemotherapy of Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

 

Tammy Cox1, Clement G. Yedjou2 and Paul B. Tchounwou2

 

1Provide High School, 2400 Robinson Street, Jackson, MS, 39209, USA

2Cellomics and Toxicogenomics Research Laboratory, NIH-Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 03

Induction of Necrotic Cell Death by Arsenic trioxide - Treated Human Leukemia Cells

 

Shaquana Jones1, Clement G. Yedjou2 and Paul B. Tchounwou2

 

1University of Southern Mississippi, 118 College Drive, 0001 Hattiesburg, MS 39406, USA

2Cellomics and Toxicogenomics Research Laboratory, NIH-Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA.

 

PA - 04

Modulation of Phosphatidylserine Externalization in Human Leukemia (Hl-60) Induced by Garlic Extract

 

Destinee Thompson, Sylvianne Njiki and Clement Yedjou

 

Cellomics and Toxicogenomics Research Laboratory, NIH-Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 05

Lead Nitrate-Mediated Cell Death via Caspase-3 in Human Leukemia (HL-60) Cells

 

Alicia Meadows, Ariane Mbemi and Clement Yedjou

 

Cellomics and Toxicogenomics Research Laboratory, NIH-Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch  Street, Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 06

Lead Nitrate-Induced Genotoxic Effects to Human Leukemia (HL-60) Cells

 

Wundu Kwembe, Clement G. Yedjou and Paul B. Tchounwou

 

Cellomics and Toxicogenomics Research Laboratory, NIH-Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 07

Leukemia Research: Ascorbic Acid Treatment Increase Arsenic trioxide Toxicity in Human Lymphoma Cells

 

Raven Byrd, Clement Yedjou and Paul B. Tchounwou

 

Cellomics and Toxicogenomics Research Laboratory, NIH-Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 08

 

Leukemia Therapy: Vernonia amygdalina - Induced Genotoxic Damage and Apoptosis in Human Leukemia (HL-60) Cells

 

Jessica Jerkens, Clement G. Yedjou, and Paul B. Tchounwou

 

Cellomics and Toxicogenomics Research Laboratory, NIH-Center for Environmental Health; College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 09

Erhyl Acetate Vernonia amydalina Extracts Inhibits the Growth of Human Prostate (PC-3) Cells Through Microtubule Destabilization

 

Will Johnson, Clement Yedjou and Ernest Izevbigie

 

Cellular Signaling, Phytoceuticals, and Cancer Prevention and Therapies; NIH-Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA.

 

PA - 10

Vernonia amygdalina - Induced Cytotoxic Damage and Activation Of Caspase-3 in Human Leukemia (HL-60) Cells

 

Chuks Agusiegbe, Clement G. Yedjou and Paul B. Tchounwou

 

Cellomics and Toxicogenomics Research Laboratory, NIH-Center for Environmental Health; College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 11

Vernonia amygdalina - Induced Activation of Cyclin A and P53 Tumor Suppressor Gene in Human Breast Cells

 

Viviaune Brown, Clement G. Yedjou  and Paul B. Tchounwou

 

Molecular Toxicology Research Laboratory, NIH-Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 12

Human Breast Carcinoma Cells are Vernonia amygdalina Sensitive In-Vitro

 

Lecia Gresham1,2 and Ernest B. Izevbigie1,2,3

 

1The Laboratory of Cellular Signaling, Phytoceuticals, Cancer Prevention and Therapies; 2NIH-Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology; 3Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 13

Cytotoxic Effects of Vernonia amygdalina extracts in Cancerous Cells of the Breast

 

Roderick McDowell and Carolyn Bingham Howard

 

Breast Cancer Research Laboratory, NIH-Center for Environmental Health, College of Science Engineering and Technology, Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 14

Modeling Differential Xenobiotic Toxicities within a Phylogenetic Context – A Toxicity Assessment Among Select Fundulus Topminnows with Divergent Physiologies

 

Mark A. Dugo and Paul B. Tchounwou

 

Molecular Toxicology Research Laboratory, NIH-Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 15

Arsenic toxicity: Modulation of Human-Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

 

Phatia Wells1, Barbara Graham1, 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 - 16

Characterization of Nickel - Induced Immunological Dysfunction in Sw1573 Alveolar Carcinoma Cells

 

Kellie G. Brown, Kenneth Ndebele, Barbara Graham and Paul B. Tchounwou

 

Laboratory of Cancer Immunology Target Identification and Validation, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 17

In vitro Cytotoxicity Assessment of Silver Nanoparticles using Human Liver Carcinoma Cells

 

Karen L. Saddler1, Kenneth Ndebele1, Paul Tchounwou2 and Barbara Graham1

 

1Laboratory of Cancer Immunology, Target Identification and Validation, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, CSET Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

2Molecular Toxicology Research Laboratory, NIH- Center for Environmental Health, CSET, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 18

Environmental Health Effects of Heavy Metals and Metallic Compounds in Luanda Soil from Angola

 

Maria E. Gomes1,2,3, Clement Yedjou3 and Paul Tchounwou2,3

 

1University of Science, Agostinho Neto, Angola

2Environmental Toxicology Research Laboratory;3Cellomics and Toxicogenomics 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, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 19

DNA Damage and Repair of Human Skin Keratinocytes Concurrently Exposed to Pyrene Derivatives and UVA Light

 

Tracie Perkins Fullove, Ying Zhang and Hongtao Yu

 

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

 

PA - 20

Mechanistic Alteration of Organic Molecule Induced Toxicity of C60: The Roles of Light Energy and Dispersion Medium

 

Winfred G. Aker1, Erbo Ying1, Rumei Gao2, Xiaojun Wang1, Yazhou Zhang2, Jasmine I. Watson3, Roshetta Williams2 and Huey-Min Hwang1

 

1Department of Biology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch St., Jackson, MS 39217, USA

2Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch St., Jackson, MS 39217, USA

3Department of Chemistry, Xavier University of Louisiana, 1 Drexel Dr., New Orleans, LA 70125, USA

 

PA - 21

Determination of the Mechanism of Photo Induced Toxicity of Selected Metal Oxide Nanoparticles (ZnO, CuO, CO3O4 and TiO2) to E. coli Bacteria

 

Thabitha P. Dasari1, Kavitha Pathakoti2 and Huey-Min Hwang1,2

 

1Environmental Science Ph.D. Program, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

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

 

PA - 22

Investigating the Photo-Induced Toxic Effects of Doped-TiO2 With Various Biological Models

 

Shavonda M. Morrow, Kavitha Pathakoti and Huey-Min Hwang

 

Department of Biology, Jackson State University, 1400 J.R. Lynch Street, Jackson, MS, USA

 

PA - 23

Socioeconomic Factors Affecting Type II Diabetes in Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, and Colorado

 

Shavonda M. Morrow, Luma Akil and Hafiz A. Ahmad

 

Biostatical Support Unit, Department of Biology, Jackson State University, 1400 J.R. Lynch Street, Jackson, MS, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 24

Effects of Temperature on Salmonella Infections in Mississippi

 

Luma Akil1, Remata S. Reddy2 and H. Anwar Ahmad1

 

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

2Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, USA

 

PA - 25

Effects of Increased Tobacco Price on Number of Smokers in Mississippi from 2006-2010

 

Antia Cain, Luma Akil and H. Anwar Ahmad

 

Department of Biology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

PA - 26

Childhood Obesity - Persistent Concern Among Young Mississippians

 

Samuel Nittala and H. Anwar Ahmad

 

Biostatistics Support Unit, NIH-Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 27

Validation of New Theurapeutic Target for Early Detection of Glioblastoma

 

Jennifer Sims, Kenneth Ndebele, Barbara Graham and Paul Tchounwou

 

Laboratory of Cancer Immunology Target Identification and Validation, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 28

Di (n-pentyl) Phthalate (DnPP,DPeP) Induces Epithelial Mesenchymal Transition (EMT) and Anti-Androgenic Activity Through the Down Regulation of TMPRSS4 Mediated Pathways in Pancreatic Cancer Cell Lines

 

Carvey Patterson, Kenneth Ndebele, Barbara Graham and Paul Tchounwou

 

Laboratory of Cancer Immunology Target Identification and Validation, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA.

 

PA - 29

Quantification and Analysis of Harmful Cyanobacterial Blooms Using Field and Satellite Data in Lake Grenada, Mississippi, USA

 

Daniel Kibet1, Padmanava Dash2, Wellington Ayensu2, Julius Ikenga3 and James L. Pinckney4

 

1Mississippi Valley State University, 14000 Highways 82 W., Itta Bena, Mississippi, 38941, USA 2Department of Biology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

3Department of Natural Sciences and Environmental Health, Mississippi Valley State University, 14000 Highway 82 W., Itta Bena, Mississippi, 38941, USA

4Marine Science Program and Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA

 

PA - 30

Quantifying the Concentration of Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Enid, Mississippi, USA

 

Joyce Chumo1, Padmanava Dash2, Wellington Ayensu2, Julius Ikenga3 and James L. Pinckney4

 

1Mississippi Valley State University, 14000 Highways 82 W., Itta Bena, Mississippi, 38941, USA 2Department of Biology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

3Department of Natural Sciences and Environmental Health, Mississippi Valley State University, 14000 Highway 82 W., Itta Bena, Mississippi, 38941, USA

4Marine Science Program and Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA

 

PA - 31

Detection of Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Sardis, Mississippi, USA

                       

Marlon Flowers1, Padmanava Dash2, Wellington Ayensu2, Julius Ikenga3 and James L. Pinckney4

 

1Mississippi Valley State University, 14000 Highways 82 W., Itta Bena, Mississippi, 38941, USA 2Department of Biology, Jackson State University, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

3Department of Natural Sciences and Environmental Health, Mississippi Valley State University, 14000 Highway 82 W., Itta Bena, Mississippi, 38941, USA

4Marine Science Program and Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA

 

PA - 32

Detection and Quantification of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) in the Ross Barnett Reservoir, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

Winny Tanui1, Padmanava Dash2, Wellington Ayensu2, Julius Ikenga3 and James L. Pinckney4

 

1Mississippi Valley State University, 14000 Highways 82 W., Itta Bena, Mississippi, 38941, USA 2Department of Biology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

3Department of Natural Sciences and Environmental Health, Mississippi Valley State University, 14000 Highway 82 W., Itta Bena, Mississippi, 38941, USA

4Marine Science Program and Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA

 

PA - 33

Plant Biotechnology: Standardization of Nutrient Media for Tissue Culture

 

Briana Lee and Murty S. Kambhampati

 

Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences, Southern University at New Orleans, 6400 Press Drive, New Orleans, LA 70126, USA

 

PA - 34

Ecophysiological Effects of Nitrogen on Soybeans [Glycine max (L.) MERR.]

 

Ifeanyi Chukwu O. Onor and Murty S. Kambhampati                                                                 

               

Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences, Southern University at New Orleans, 6400 Press Drive, New Orleans, LA 70126, USA

 

PA - 35

Acute Toxicology: Effects of Cu on Grass Shrimp (Palaemonetes pugio L.)

 

Van Tu Vu and Murty S. Kambhampati

 

Department of Natural Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, Southern University at New Orleans, 6400 Press Dr., P.O Box 70126, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

 

PA - 36

Staphylococcus aureus - Use of Body Sampling to Establish Community Pathogens

 

Teresha McGriff, Ann M. Stewart-Akers and Robert Wolff

 

South University-Columbia, 9 Science Court, Columbia, SC 29203, USA

 

PA - 37

Use of Fomites to Track Enteric Bacteria Resistance Within a Community

 

Victoria A. Davis, Ann M. Stewart-Akers and Robert Wolff

 

South University, 9 Science Court Columbia, SC 29306, USA

 

PA - 38

Hepatotoxicity Study of Two Different Size Silver Nanoparticles in Sprague-Dawley Rats

 

Anita K. Patlolla, Tina Moore and Paul B. Tchounwou

 

Molecular Toxicology Research Laboratory, NIH-RCMI Center for Environmental Health, College of Science Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, USA.

 

PA - 39

Effect of Silver Nanoparticles in Three Different Biological Systems

 

Tammy Epting1,2, Beth Thrasher1,2, Paul Tchounwou2 and Anita Patlolla2

 

1Wingfield High School Teachers (CESTEME Summer Program), Jackson, MS, USA

2Molecular Toxicology Research Laboratory, NIH- Center for Environmental Health, CSET, JSU, Jackson, MS, USA

 

PA - 40

TGF-β Effects on Prostate Cancer Cell Migration are Mediated by PGE2 Activation of PI3K/AKT Pathway

 

BaoHan T. Vo, Derrick Morton, Jr., Shravan Komaragiri, Ana Cecille Millena and Shafiq A. Khan

 

Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development and Department of Biological Sciences, Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA 30314, USA

 

PA - 41

Extraction of Organic Compounds from Moringa oleifera Leaves and its Antioxidant Activity using DPPH Assay

 

Racquel J. Wright1, Andrew O. Wheatley1,2, Hyacinth I. Hyacinth3, Jacqueline M. Hibbert3, Ken S. Lee4, Marvin E. Reid5 and Helen N. Asemota1,2

 

1Biotechnology Centre, 2Department of Basic Medical Sciences (Biochemistry Section), University of the West Indies Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica

3Microbiology, Biochemistry & Immunology Department, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA,

4Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, USA, 5Sickle Cell Unit, University Hospital of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica

 

PA - 42

Investigating the Molecular Mechanism of Inhibition of Proliferation of Human Prostate Cancer (PC-3) Cells by Fractionated Ocimum gratissimum (Og) Leaf Extracts

 

Turquoise C. Alexander and Stephen I. N. Ekunwe

 

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

  

PA - 43

A Preliminary Study: Biogeochemistry of the Grand Bay Reserve and its Effect on Environmental Quality 

 

Jacqueline McComb1,   F. X. Han2 and Paul B. Tchounwou3

 

1Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, 6005 Bayou Heron Road Moss Point, MS 39562, USA

2Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University, 1400 J. R. Lynch Street  P.O. Box 17910, Jackson, MS 39217-0510, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

3College of Science, Engineering & Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 J. R. Lynch Street  P.O. Box 17910, Jackson, MS 39217-0510, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 44

An Investigation of the Effects of Hurricane Alex on Transporting Waters from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill to the Mississippi Gulf Coast Using the WRF Model

 

Jerry Beasley, R. Suseela Reddy, Duanjun Lu, Ramzi Kafoury, Francis Tuluri and Paul B. Tchounwou

 

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

 

PA - 45

Modeling and Forecasting Snow Events in Mississippi

Brittany S. Hailey,  Kantave M. Greene and Remata S. Reddy

College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Department of Physics, Atmospheric Sciences, and Geosciences,  Meteorology Lab, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 17660, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

  

PA - 46

Does Gamma-Hexachlorocyclohexane Affect Cell Cycle Progression in MCF-7 Cells?

 

Shanelle Joseph and Oswald d’Auvergne

 

Department of Environmental Toxicology, Health research Center, Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, LA, USA

 

PA - 47

A Comparative Analysis of Open Hysterectomy Versus Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy

 

Vineet Aggarwal and Mildred Ridgway

 

University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 48

Ligand Binding Features and Gene Context of Tandem-Type Universal Stress Protein ABC3200 from Alkaliphilic Bacillus clausii

 

Baraka S. Williams1,2, Raphael D. Isokpehi1, Andreas N. Mbah1, Shaneka S. Simmons1 and Bianca L. Garner2

 

1Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Department of Biology, Jackson State University, PO Box 18540, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

2Department of Biology, Division of Natural Science, Tougaloo College, 500 West County Line Road, Tougaloo, MS 39174, USA

PA - 49

Elucidation of Stress Responsive Gene Indicators for Biotechnologically Relevant Bacillus megaterium

 

Baraka S. Williams1,2, Raphael D. Isokpehi1, Shaneka S. Simmons1, Andreas N. Mbah1 and Bianca L. Garner2

 

1Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Department of Biology, Jackson State University, PO Box 18540, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

2Department of Biology, Division of Natural Science, Tougaloo College, 500 West County Line Road, Tougaloo, MS 39174, USA

 

PA - 50

Visual Analytics Resource for Predicting Stress Responsive Transcriptional Units in Microbial Genomes

 

Antoinesha Hollman, Kyle Swanier, Jamanda Taylor, Natasha Amos, Melissa Crump, Baraka S. Williams, Shaneka S. Simmons, Andreas N. Mbah, Wellington Ayensu and Raphael D. Isokpehi

 

Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson Mississippi 39217, USA

 

PA - 51

Sequence Analysis of Bacteria Sirtuins - Homologs of Mammalian Longevity Genes

 

Victoria Gilmore1, Hugh Nicholas2 and Raphael D. Isokpehi1

 

1Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson MS 39217, USA

2Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, Pittsburgh PA, USA

 

PA - 52

Differences in Distribution and Protein Sequence Length of Universal Stress Proteins Encoded in Brucella Genomes

 

Dominique R. Smith-McInnis1, Desma Kelly1, 2, Shaneka S. Simmons1, Andreas N. Mbah1, Wellington K. Ayensu1 and Raphael D. Isokpehi1

 

1Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson MS 39217, USA

2Jackson Public Schools, Lanier High School, Jackson MS 39203, USA

 

PA - 53

Protein Sequence Length Frequency of Universal Stress Proteins Encoded in Edwardsiella Genomes

 

Jessica L. Hobbs, Wellington K. Ayensu, Clement Yedjou and Raphael D. Isokpehi

 

Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi 39217, USA

 

PA - 54

Functional and Sequence Annotations of Universal Stress Proteins Encoded in Haloterrigena turkmenica Genome

 

Tamara Medley, Donee L. McAllister, Sylvia Leggette, Shaneka S. Simmons, Andreas N. Mbah and Raphael D. Isokpehi

 

Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson MS 39217, USA

  

PA - 55

Comparison of Ligand Binding Residues for Length-Identical Chromosomal and Plasmid-Encoded Universal Stress Proteins in Staphylococcus Genomes

 

Shelton D. Griffith, Shaneka S. Simmons, Andreas N. Mbah, Wellington K. Ayensu and Raphael D. Isokpehi

 

Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 56

Structural and Functional Attributes of Necrotizing Fasciitis Toxin (Exotoxin J) from Streptococcus pyogenes

 

Victoria Casher1, Adesuwa Ekunwe1,2, Kaelin Gates1,3, Andreas N. Mbah1 and Raphael D. Isokpehi1

 

1Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson Mississippi 39217, USA

2Clinton High School 401 Arrow Drive, Clinton MS, USA

3Terry High School, 235 West Beasley Road Terry, MS 39170, USA

 

PA - 57

Structural and Functional Attributes of Necrotizing Fasciitis Toxin (Exotoxin I) from Streptococcus pyogenes

 

Adesuwa Ekunwe1,3, Kaelin Gates2,3, Victoria Casher3, Andreas N. Mbah3 and Raphael D. Isokpehi3

 

1Clinton High School 401 Arrow Drive, Clinton MS, USA

2Terry High School, 235 West Beasley Road Terry, MS 39170, USA

3Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson Mississippi 39217, USA

 

PA - 58

Structural and Functional Attributes of Necrotizing Fasciitis Toxin from Aeromonas hydrophilia

 

Kaelin Gates1,3, Adesuwa Ekunwe2,3, Victoria Casher3, Andreas N. Mbah3 and Raphael D. Isokpehi3

 

1Terry High School, 235 West Beasley Road Terry, MS 39170, USA

2Clinton High School 401 Arrow Drive, Clinton MS, USA

3Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson Mississippi 39217, USA

 

PA - 59

Structural Features of Francisella Universal Stress Proteins

 

Joseph Grant1,2, Kelli Gills1, Michael R. Thompson1, Quentin Greathree1, Andreas N. Mbah1and Raphael D. Isokpehi1

 

1Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson Mississippi 39217, USA; 2University of Arkansas at Monticello, USA

 

PA - 60

Structural Features of Brucella Universal Stress Proteins

 

Kelli Gills, Joseph Grant, Quentin Greathree, Michael R. Thompson, Andreas N. Mbah and Raphael D. Isokpehi

 

Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson Mississippi 39217, USA

 

PA - 61

Structural Features of Clostridium Universal Stress Proteins

 

Michael R. Thompson, Kelli Gills, Quentin Greathree, Joseph Grant, Andreas N. Mbah and Raphael D. Isokpehi

 

Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson Mississippi 39217, USA

 

PA - 62

Structural Features of Edwardsiella Universal Stress Proteins

 

Quentin Greathree, Michael R. Thompson, Kelli Gills, Joseph Grant, Andreas N. Mbah and Raphael D. Isokpehi

 

Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson Mississippi 39217, USA

 

PA - 63

Infant Mortality and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: International Rates, 1990 and 2005

 

Kyle Swanier, Shauna-Kay Spencer, John Riggins, Melissa Crump, Yachi Spencer, Natasha Amos, Natalie Offiah, Joseph Grant, Wellington K. Ayensu and Raphael D. Isokpehi

 

Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson Mississippi 39217, USA

 

PA - 64

Interactive Comparison of Rates of Infant, Fetal and Perinatal Mortality Rates: United States, 1950-2008

 

Shauna-Kay Spencer, John Riggins, Yachi Spencer, Kyle Swanier, Natasha Amos, Natalie Offiah, Melissa Crump, Joseph Grant, Wellington K. Ayensu and Raphael D. Isokpehi

 

Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson Mississippi 39217, USA

 

PA - 65

Low Dose Mercury Exposures in Human Renal Proximal Tubular (HK-2) Cells

 

Devin Stewart, Portia Newell, Jhenna Victorian, Ebonie Butler and Dwayne Sutton

 

Molecular Toxicology Research Laboratory, NIH-Centers for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 66

Assessing the Role of Supra-Physiologic Levels of Retinoic Acid (ATRA) in Ovalbumin and Mold-Sensitized F344 Rat Lung Tissues and Improvement of Related Pathology by Citral

 

Carlene Holt-Gray and Ibrahim O. Farah

 

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

 

PA - 67

Exposure to Lead and Oxidative Stress: A Systematic Review

 

Ana Carolina B. A. Lopes1, Monica M. B. Paoliello1, 2, Tiago S. Peixe2 and Arthur E. Mesas3

 

1Graduate Program in Public Health, State University of Londrina, Parana, Brazil

2Department of Clinical and Toxicological Analysis, Health Science Center, State University of Londrina, Parana, Brazil

3Department of Public Health, Health Science Center, State University of Londrina, Parana, Brazil

 

PA - 68

Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome Among Adults in Southern Brazil

 

Maira S. S. Bortoletto1, Ana Carolina B. A. Lopes1, Regina K. T. Souza2, Marcos A. S. Cabrera3, Alberto D. González2

 

1Graduate Program in Public Health, State University of Londrina, Parana, Brazil

2Department of Public Health Science Center, State University of Londrina, Parana, Brazil

3Department of medicine Health Science Center, State University of Londrina, Parana, Brazil

 

PA - 69

The Surface Hydrology of the Ground Waters of the Sauz-Encinillas for Hydrodynamic Modeling Purposes

 

Gilberto Herrera Ponce  and Adán Pinales Munguía

 

College of Engineering, Autonomous University of Chihuahua. Circuito Universitario Campus II. C.P. 31000. Chihuahua, Chihuahua, México

 

PA - 70

Water Quality in Groundwater Which is Utilized as Potable Water in the Muncipality of Ascencion, Chihuahua, Mexico

 

Lourdes Raquel Balderrama, Héctor O. Rubio, Eduviges Burrola Barraza and Rey Manuel Quintana

 

College of Zoo technology and Ecology, Autonomous University of Chihuahua, Periferico Francisco R. Almada, Km. 1, Colonia Zootecnia. C.P. 31000. Chihuahua, Chihuahua, México

 

PA - 71

Influence of Climate Change on Lizards and Cacti in the Desert of Chihuahua Using MAXENT and GARP

 

Irma Domínguez1, Leonor Cortés1, Octavio Hinojosa2, Oscar Viramontes1 and Héctor Gadsden2


1Facultad de Zootecnia y Ecología, Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico
2Centro de Investigación Sobre Sequía (CEISS)

 

PA - 72

Making a Healthy Sports Drink to Help Fight Health Disparities

 

James Kelley1 and Christopher Kelley2

 

1Health Sciences, College of Public Service, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA 

2Clinton  Public Schools, Clinton, MS, USA

 

PA - 73

Breastfeeding May Reduce the Risk of Postpartum Depression by Lowering Maternal Vitamin A Concentration: Hypothesis

 

Anthony Mawson and Xueyuan Wang

 

School of Health Sciences, College of Public Service, Jackson State University, 350 West Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, MS 39213, USA

PA - 74

Power to Prevent:  An Effective Community-Based Tool for Diabetes Prevention

 

Marinelle Payton and Xueyuan Wang

 

School of Health Sciences, College of Public Service, Jackson State University,350 W. Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 75

The Dietary Intake and Levels of Physical Activity among College Students

 

Jameskia Thompson, Blessing Dennis, Jung Hye Sung and Jae Eun Lee

 

School of Health Sciences, College of Public Service, Jackson State University,350 W. Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 76

Prevalence of Hypertension among College Students in Jackson State University

 

Anakor Christian, Grace O.  Ochai, Jung Hye Sung and Jae Eun Lee    

 

School of Health Sciences, College of Public Service, Jackson State University,350 W. Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 77

Does Workplace Smoking Bans Induce Increased Smoking Behaviors After Work?

 

Avius Carroll, Zimmerman, Edna Caston, Jung Hye Sung and Jae Eun Lee    

 

School of Health Sciences, College of Public Service, Jackson State University,350 W. Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 78

Self-Assessment Stress Level among Jackson State University Students and the Difference Between Male and Female Students

 

Md Elham Momtahan, Anoosh Mokhtarian, Jung Hye Sung and Jae Eun Lee    

 

School of Health Sciences, College of Public Service, Jackson State University,350 W. Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 79

Attitudes and Perceived Barriers to Adoption of a More Plant-Based Pattern of Food Intake

 

Kathy L. Johnson, Jung Hye Sung and Jae Eun Lee    

 

School of Health Sciences, College of Public Service, Jackson State University,350 W. Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 80

Effects of Excessive Alcohol Consumption on Adult Males and Females

 

Kelia E. Neal, Jung Hye Sung and Jae Eun Lee

 

School of Health Sciences, College of Public Service, Jackson State University,350 W. Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 81

Survey on Level of Physical Activity in Health Care Workers in University Mississippi

 

Maryam Yoosefi1, Ali Dehghani Firoozabadi1, Jung Hye Sung1, Ji-Young Lee2 and Jae Eun Lee1

 

1School of Health Sciences, College of Public Service, Jackson State University,350 W. Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

2Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, PA, USA

 

PA - 82

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and the Impact on Jackson, Mississippi Adolescents

 

Paulette M. Ware, Elbony Smith, Jung Hye Sung and Jae Eun Lee    

 

School of Health Sciences, College of Public Service, Jackson State University,350 W. Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 83

Sexual Activity, Marijuana Use, & Alcohol Use in Relation to Gender for Non Adolescent Students

 

Quotasze P. Williams, Jung Hye Sung and Jae Eun Lee

 

School of Health Sciences, College of Public Service, Jackson State University,350 W. Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 84

The Frequency of Aspirin Use in a Stress Related Environment

 

Shernica Ferguson, Roderick Hughes, Jung Hye Sung and Jae Eun Lee    

 

School of Health Sciences, College of Public Service, Jackson State University,350 W. Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 85

HPLC-MS Analysis of Environmental Pollutants in Water Samples

 

Cassandra McCullum, Yiming Liu and Paul Tchounwou

 

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson, State University, 1400 Lynch Street, Jackson, MS, USA, 39217, USA

 

PA - 86

Fe2+, Fe3+, Mg2+, and Pb2+- Induced Cytoxicity and Genotoxicity in PC-12 Cells

 

Talia Sanders, Yi-Ming Liu and Paul B. Tchounwou

 

 1Department of Biology and 2Department of Chemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 87

Exploration of Binding Modes Between p300 and Chetomin by Zn Ejection Using DFT and Protein-Ligand Docking

 

Mike Cato1, Megan Peach2, Marc Nicklaus1 and Jerzy Leszczynski1

 

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

2Chemical Biology Laboratory, National Cancer Institute at Frederick, National Institutes of Health, Frederick, MD 21702, USA

 

PA - 88

QSAR Modeling and Molecular Docking of Fullerene Analogues as Potential HIV-1 PR Inhibitors: A Computational Study

 

Lucky Ahmed, Bakhtiyor Rasulev, Malakhat Turabekova and Jerzy Leszczynski

 

Interdisciplinary Center for Nanotoxicity, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry,

Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 89

An Electrochemical Hydrogen Peroxide Sensor Based on MnO2/Single Walled Carbon Nanotube-Nafion Nanocomposite Modified Glassy Carbon Electrode

 

 A. B. M. Zakaria1, Danuta Leszczynska2 and Corneliu Bogatu2

 

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

2Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 90

Impact of Nanoparticles and Human Health: Influence of Disinfection on the Behavior of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes (SWCNTS)

 

Trey Parker, Danuta Leszczynska and Corneliu Bogatu

 

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 91

Behavior of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes During Standard Disinfection of Water Treated for Drinking Purposes

 

Trey Parker, Corneliu Bogatu and Danuta Leszczynska

 

Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 92

Selective Detection and Photothermal Therapy of Cancer Cells Using Iron Core Gold Shell Nanoparticles: SWCNT Hybrid Nanostructures

 

Bhanu Priya Viraka Nellore and Ashton T. Hamme II

 

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University, 1400 JR Lynch St., Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA – 93

Application of 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition Toward SWCNT Functionalization and Subsequent Attachment of Gold Nanoparticles

 

Yunfeng Lin and Ashton T. Hamme II

 

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

 

PA – 94

 

 

 

 

 

CNT/Gold Nanoparticle Hybrid Surface Enhanced Raman Probe for Selective and Ultrasensitive Melamine Detection

 

Willie Wesley and Paresh C. Ray

 

Nanotechnology and Nanoparticle Synthesis Laboratory, Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University,  1400 JR Lynch St, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA – 95

A Gold Nanocage–CNT Hybrid for Targeted Imaging and Photothermal Destruction of Cancer Cells

 

Rajashekhar Kanchanapally, Sadia Afrin Khan, Zhen Fan, Lule Beqa, Anant Kumar Singh, Dulal Senapati and Paresh Chandra Ray

 

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

 

PA – 96

Popcorn Shape Gold Nano Particle Mediated SERS Probe for Low Level Selective Detection and Photothermal Nanotherapy of Multidrug Resistance Bacteria from Vegetables

 

Sadia Afrin Khan, Anant Kumar Singh, Dulal Senapati, Zhen Fan, Paresh Chandra Ray

 

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

 

PA - 97

Characterization of Sputter Deposited Gold Coatings Using AFM And SEM

 

Sirak M. Mekonen

 

Department of Physics, Atmospheric Science, and Geoscience, Jackson State University, 1400 J.R. Lynch Street, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 98

Visualization of Numerical Simulation for a Wind Dust Event

 

William Parks, Christopher Luke and Duanjun Lu

 

Department of Physics, Atmos. Sci. & Geoscience, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 99

Effects of Particle Solubility and Size on Toxicity of Zn and ZnO Nanoparticles on Artemia salina Larvae

 

James Daniels1, Mehmet Ates1, Zikri Arslan1, Ibrahim O. Farah2 and Hilsamar Félix Rivera3

 

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

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

3Department of Chemistry, University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez, Mayaguez, PR, 00681, USA

 

PA - 100

Evaluation of Particle Morphology on Toxicity of Titanum Dioxide Nanoparticles (TiO2 NPs) on Artemia salina

 

Martha Johnson, Terriona Cowan, Mehmet Ates and Zikri Arslan

 

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

 

PA - 101

Chemical Vapor Generation using Transition Metal Cyanides: Application to Detection of Cadmium by ICP-MS

 

LaKeysha Rose, Vedat Yilmaz, Zikri Arslan and Maria Little

 

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

 

PA - 102

Theoretical Calculations of the Ionization Potentials and Electron Affinities of Guanine, Cytosine, Adenine And Thymine

 

Noel Matthews-Gardner, David Magers and Glake Hill, Jr.

 

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

 

PA - 103

 

Comparative Halide Binding by a P-Cyano Based Dipodal Bis-Urea Receptor: A Highly Selective Receptor for Fluoride

 

Abdallah Gana1, Avijit Pramanik1, Frank R. Fronczek2 and Md. Alamgir Hossain1

 

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

2Department Department of Chemistry, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, USA

 

PA- 104

Synthesis of a Thiophene-Based Monocyclic Receptor and its Anion Binding Studies in Solution and Solid States

 

Musabbir A. Saeed1, Frank R. Fronczek2, Douglas R. Powell3 and Md. Alamgir Hossain1

 

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

2Department of Chemistry, Louisiana State University, USA,

3Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Oklahoma, USA

 

PA- 105

Phosphate Binding with Thiophene-Based Polyaza Macrocylces in Water

 

Rainier S. Berkley, Musabbir A. Saeed and Md. Alamgir Hossain

 

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University, USA

 

PA- 106

Self-Assembly of Water and Fluoride in a Novel Thiophene Based Extended Monocyclic Receptor: A Highly Selective Receptor for Fluoride

 

Syed Ataul Haque1, Musabbir A. Saeed1, Avijit Pramanik1, Douglas R. Powell2 and Md. Alamgir Hossain1

 

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

2Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA

 

PA- 107

A New Dinuclear Nickel (II) Complex for Anion Binding in an Aqueous Medium

 

Jala M. Morrow, Md. Mhahabubur Rhaman and Md. Alamgir Hossain

 

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

 

PA- 108

Nucleotide Binding and DNA Cleavage Studies with Transition Metal Complexes of a Macrocycle

 

Md. Mhahabubur Rhaman, Mercy Pilate and Md. Alamgir Hossain

 

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

 

PA- 109

Colorimetric and Spectroscopic Studies of Tren-Based Thiourea Receptors for Anions

 

Maryam Emami Khansari, Avijit Pramanik and Md. Alamgir Hossain

 

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

 

PA- 110

Spectroscopic and Colorimetric Investigation of an Acyclic Thiourea-Based Receptor for Anions

 

Nya A. Williams, Maryam Emami Khansari and Md. Alamgir Hossain

 

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

 

PA- 111

Synthesis and Anion Binding Studies an Azamacrocycle

 

Toyketa Horne1, Frank R. Fronczek2 and Md. Alamgir Hossain1

 

1Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39212, USA

2Department of Chemistry, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, USA

 

PA- 112

Reefs and their Evolution Over Geologic Time

 

Ruth de Oliveira1,2 and Ezat Heydari1

 

1Department of Physics, Atmospheric Sciences, and Geosciences, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P. O. Box 17660, Jackson MS 39217, USA

2Department of Geology – Faculty of Sciences, Agostinho Neto University, Av. 4 de Fevereiro, 7 – Luanda, Angola

 

PA- 113

Geospatial Dynamic Mapping Technique for Evaluating Toxic Release Emissions in Mississippi’s Regional Planning and Development Districts

 

Chuck Patrick   and Mukesh Kumar

 

Department of Urban and Regional Planning, College of Public Service, School of Policy and       Planning, Jackson State University, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS 39211, USA

 

PA- 114

Application of WRF-Chem Model for the Simulation of Surface Ozone over Urban Jackson

 

Swatantra R. Kethireddy1, Paul B. Tchounwou1, Anjaneyulu Yerramilli2, Venkata B. Dodla2, Srinivas Desamsetti2 and John H. Young2

 

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

2Trent Lott Geospatial Visualization and Research Centre, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, Mississippi e-Center,  1230 Raymond Road, Jackson, Mississippi, 39204, USA

 

PA- 115

Correlation of Ground Level Ozone and Current Prevalence of Asthma in Six States of USA

 

Swatantra R. Kethireddy1, Paul B. Tchounwou1, Hafiz A. Ahmad2, Anjaneyulu Yerramilli3,   John H. Young3 and Srinivas Desamsetti3

 

1Department of Biology, Jackson State University, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi 39217, USA

2Biostatistical Support Unit and Consulting Center, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

3Trent Lott Geospatial Visualization and Research Centre, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, 39204, USA

 

PA- 116

Asthma Prevalence in Mississippi and the Development of a Comprehensive Asthma Surveillance Instrument

 

Rob Channell, Daniel Sarpong and Ramzi M. Kafoury

 

Department of Biology and Environmental Science Ph.D. Program, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, MS, USA

 

PA- 117

Modeling the Probability of Detecting Cadmium Telluride (CDTE) Coated Nano-Particles by the Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM)

 

Shontrice Garrett, David Muhammad, Deunte Sheard and Tor A. Kwembe

 

Department of Mathematics, Jackson State University, JSU Box 17610, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA- 118

A Gimbaled Platform for Micro Aerial Vehicle Autopilot Simulation and Calibration

 

Kamal S. Ali, Justin L. Shumaker, Lamarious Carter and Jordan Barber

 

Department of Computer Engineering, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA- 119

Quantifying Storm Surge Hazards with Advanced High Resolution Numerical Models

 

Justin Griffin1, Hoonshin Jung2 and Himangshu Das1

 

1Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

2Center for Natural Disasters, Coastal Infrastructure and Emergency Management, Mississippi eCenter, Jackson State University, 1230 Raymond Road, Jackson, MS 39204, USA

 

PA- 120

Investigating Techniques to Detect Fake Reviews in Social Media

 

Amber Johnson and Xifeng Yan

 

Computer Science Department, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA- 121

Relationship between Mineralocorticoid Receptor Antagonist, Caveolin-1, and Insulin Resistance

 

C. Cezar1, G. K. Adler2 and L. Pojoga3

 

1Tougaloo College Jackson Heart Study Program, Jackson, MS, USA

2Harvard University STARS Program, Brigham Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

 

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