CSSF Category Awards: 2015
Microbiology (General)

Junior Division


Awards Ceremony photo to come

J1518 — First Place
Aadil M. Rehan, Grade 8
Avocado "Root Rot": A Novel Approach to Combatting Phytophthora cinnamomi
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
J1511 — Second Place
Shakson K. Isaac, Grade 8
A Novel Approach to the Analysis of Soil-Based Microbial Fuel Cells
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: San Jacinto Leadership Academy, San Jacinto, Riverside County
J1508 — Third Place
Jacob R. Gibbs, Grade 7
Thinking About the Future: Most Superior Way to Grow Algae
Advisor: Mr. John Briner
School: Fairmont Private Junior High School, Anaheim, Orange County
J1507 — Fourth Place
Alex M. Fera, Grade 6
How Does Altering the Circadian Rhythm of Pyrocystis fusiformis Affect Its Bioluminescent Behavior?
Advisor: Mr. Don Scott
School: Cain (E.V.) Middle School, Auburn, Placer County
J1501 — Honorable Mention
Sasha E.R. A'Hearn, Grade 6
Finding Nematode and Friends: Biodiversity and Oxygen in Ponds
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Cree (Raymond) Middle School, Palm Springs, Riverside County
J1505 — Honorable Mention
Aditi Bharti, Grade 6
Hurray! Plastic Just Passed Away! The Effect of Selected Catalysts on the Rate of Plastic Degradation
Advisor: Mrs. Heather Mackewicz
School: Challenger School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J1519 — Honorable Mention
Kami E. Richardson, Grade 7
Liquid Gold: The Effects of Sunlight on Algae Based Biofuel Production
Advisor: Mrs. Rachel McKenna
School: Sacred Heart School, Saratoga, Santa Clara County
J1520 — Honorable Mention
Justine E. Sato, Grade 7
Preventing Major Viral Outbreaks: The Effect of Ultraviolet Radiation on Coliphage T4r
Advisor: Mrs. Nelly Tsai
School: Lakeside Middle School, Irvine, Orange County

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