CSSF Category Awards: 2014
Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology

Junior Division


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J0501 — First Place
Mythri Ambatipudi, Grade 8
Break the AGE Barrier! Inhibit Advanced Glycation End-products to Combat Atherosclerosis, Cancer and Diabetic Disorders
Advisor: Mrs. Neha Makhijani
School: Stratford Middle School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J0522 — Second Place
Michael D. Wu, Grade 8
A Physical and Chemical Analysis of the Nutritional and Caloric Content of GM vs. non-GM Papayas
Advisor: Mrs. Nancy Driscoll
School: Rancho San Joaquin Middle School, Irvine, Orange County
J0512 — Third Place
Rajiv Movva, Grade 8
Preventing Excessive Blood Sugar Levels in Diabetes Patients: An Inhibition Mechanism of Alpha-Amylase with Flavonoids
Advisor: Mrs. Kristen Morgensen
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J0507 — Fourth Place
Justin E. Lehman, Grade 8
Stimulating Axons to Heal Nerve Damage
Advisor: Dr. Stu Feinstein
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
J0508 — Honorable Mention
Benjamin C. Liu, Grade 7
A Home-Made Micro-fabricated Lab-on-a-Chip Device for Urinalysis
Advisor: Dr. Robin Liu
School: Dana (Richard Henry) Middle School, Arcadia, Los Angeles County
J0520 — Honorable Mention
Amelia R. Talkington, Grade 8
The Impact of Simulated Stomach Acid on Microorganism Growth in Organic and GMO Soybean/Yogurt Cultures
Advisor: Ms. Silvia Zamora
School: Renascence School International, Costa Mesa, Orange County

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