CSSF Category Awards: 2015
Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology

Senior Division


Awards Ceremony photo to come

S0508 — First Place
Min Jean Cho, Grade 11
Identification of Pathogen and Anti-Ebola Drug Targets Using Bayes' Theorem and Information Entropy
Advisor: Mrs. Julia Newman
School: Torrey Pines High School, Encinitas, San Diego County
S0502 — Second Place
Rohan Arora, Grade 9
Using Virtual Screening Methods to Identify a Novel and Noninvasive Method of Heart Disease Treatment and Prevention
Advisor: Mr. Neeraj Arora
School: American High School, Fremont, Alameda County
S0522 — Third Place
Swetha Revanur, Grade 11
Enabling Precision Medicine with Big Data: A Cross-Platform Framework to Characterize Gene Presence and Function
Advisor: Mr. David Walz
School: Evergreen Valley High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S0525 — Fourth Place
Japmeet Sandhu, Grade 12
Ashima Thusu, Grade 11
Role of Taste Receptor Gene TAS2R38 and Fat Sensor Protein CD36 in Supertasting Ability and Childhood Obesity
Advisor: Mr. Jonathan Bowns
School: Clovis North High School, Fresno, Fresno County
S0504 — Honorable Mention
Jessika Baral, Grade 10
Novel Usage of Natural Phytochemical 3,3-diindolylmethane as Anti-Cancer Therapeutic and Preventative Drug for Melanoma
Advisor: Dr. Gary Firestone, PhD.
School: Mission San Jose High School, Fremont, Alameda County
S0510 — Honorable Mention
Durga Ganesh, Grade 11
Identification of NUSAP1 as a Novel Therapeutic Target for Aggressive Prostate Cancer
Advisor: Mr. Jason Lee
School: Lynbrook High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County

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