CSSF Category Awards: 2015
Microbiology (General)

Senior Division


Awards Ceremony photo to come

S1511 — First Place
Elan E. Filler, Grade 11
Transcriptional Regulators as Drug Targets for Treatment of C. glabrata Infection
Advisor: Ms. Julie Munoz
School: Palos Verdes High School, Palos Verdes Estates, Los Angeles County
S1520 — Second Place
Anthony K. Kang, Grade 10
TraY-cing the Origins of Antibiotic Resistance Spread through F Conjugation
Advisor: Mr. Ariel Haas
School: Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
S1501 — Third Place
Rohan Bhushan, Grade 9
Gravitactic Effects of Copper Pollution on Glucose Metabolism in Euglena gracilis
Advisor: Dr. James Barry
School: Monterey High School, Monterey, Monterey County
S1504 — Fourth Place
Rebecca P. Chen, Grade 12
Determining Genetic Causes of Streptococcus pyogenes' Susceptibility to Retinoic Acid
Advisor: Dr. Ericka Anderson
School: Torrey Pines High School, Encinitas, San Diego County
S1506 — Honorable Mention
David A. Colton, Grade 11
The Survival of the Probiotic Lactobacillus acidophilus in a Model Stomach System
Advisor: Dr. Jane Wiloughby
School: San Diego Jewish Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
S1516 — Honorable Mention
Ray C. Huang, Grade 11
Toward a Strategy for Extending Antibiotic Effectiveness Indefinitely: Introducing Antibacterial Bio-Restriction
Advisor: Mr. Wayne Garabedian
School: Clovis West High School, Fresno, Fresno County
S1522 — Honorable Mention
Janie Kim, Grade 10
Developing a Novel Antimicrobial Using Contact Lens Solution Preservatives
Advisor: Mrs. Elaine Gillum
School: Scripps Ranch High School, San Diego, San Diego County
S1524 — Honorable Mention
Varun R. Mandi, Grade 11
Novel HIV & Tuberculosis Combination Therapy: Proliposomal Formulation of Efavirenz & Glutathione for the Dual-Infected
Advisor: Mr. James Kirkpatrick
School: Troy High School, Fullerton, Orange County
S1528 — Honorable Mention
Akshay K. Srivastava, Grade 12
The Effects of Temperature on Exoelectrogenic Bacteria with Applications to Microbial Fuel Cell Performance
Advisor: Mrs. Janet Schneider
School: Apple Valley High School, Apple Valley, San Bernardino County

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