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Dayton TN


Author's Biography

Priscilla Doran is a junior Mathematics and English Literature major at Bryan College. Her interests include education, writing, and research.

Neal Doran is Professor of Biology and Director of the Center of Creation Research at Bryan College in Dayton, Tennessee. He has a BS in Geology (University of Florida) and a PhD in Geology (Florida State University).

Presentation Type

Poster Presentation


This research seeks to investigate a correlation between the first appearance order date (FAD) and predicted evolutionary phylogeny of gastropods. Using a Spearman Correlation, 17 data sets of gastropods were analyzed, with a no significant correlation found between the first appearance date and predicted evolutionary date for the fossils.




statistics, gastropod, evolution




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