CSSF Category Awards: 2014
Pharmacology/ Toxicology

Senior Division


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S1709 — First Place
Andrew C. Jin, Grade 11
Steven M. Wang, Grade 11
Development of a Novel Computer-Aided Framework for the Discovery of Synergistic Chemotherapy Combinations
Advisor: Mr. Chris Spenner
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S1707 — Second Place
Christina Huang, Grade 11
Biological Properties of a Novel 3D Scaffold for Use in Transplantation to Treat Stroke
Advisor: Mr. Peter Starodub
School: Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estates, Los Angeles County
S1702 — Third Place
Vibhav S. Altekar, Grade 12
Engineered Chitosan Based Multi-reservoir Devices for Effective Localization to Treat a Multifaceted Set of Diseases
Advisor: Mr. David Taylor
School: Lynbrook High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S1703 — Fourth Place
Sidharth Bommakanti, Grade 10
The Effectiveness of Eucalyptus globulus Extract as an Insect Repellent
Advisor: Mrs. Heather Pereira
School: Amador Valley High School, Pleasanton, Alameda County
S1708 — Honorable Mention
Shomik Jain, Grade 10
The Effect of Bisphenol A on Lactuca sativa var. longifolia
Advisor: Mrs. Cathy Messenger
School: Los Gatos High School, Los Gatos, Santa Clara County
S1719 — Honorable Mention
Mimi Lu, Grade 12
Inhibition of Jak2 and PKC Induces Synergistic Apoptosis in Glioblastoma
Advisor: Ms. Robyn Wong
School: Lowell High School, San Francisco, San Francisco County
S1725 — Honorable Mention
Yana D. Petri, Grade 11
Synergetic CCD Effects of Ingestion of Bacillus thuringiensis d-Endotoxins on the Health of Honey Bees Apis mellifera L.
Advisor: Mrs. Renee Fallon
School: Monta Vista High School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County
S1726 — Honorable Mention
Lauren Polyakov, Grade 10
A Worm's Life: A Study of the Effects of Magnetism, UV Light, and Temperature on Regeneration of Lumbriculus variegatus
Advisor: Ms. Gwen Corbett
School: Villa Park High School, Villa Park, Orange County
S1728 — Honorable Mention
Aiswarya S. Sankar, Grade 11
Reducing Neuronal Hyper-excitation in Autism: Various Herbs' Ability to Increase Inhibition in the Roots of A. thaliana
Advisor: Mrs. Renee Fallon
School: Monta Vista High School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County
S1732 — Honorable Mention
Daniel S. Yang, Grade 11
Novel Prediction of Anticancer Drug Chemosensitivity in Cancer Cell Lines: Evidence of Moderation by microRNA Expression
Advisor: Mr. Michael Antrim
School: Woodbridge High School, Irvine, Orange County
S1799 — Honorable Mention
Alec Mesropian, Grade 9
Cavity Charisma: The Future of Dental Fillings
Advisor: Mr. Mark Michail
School: A.G.B.U. Manoogian Demirdjian School, Canoga Park, Los Angeles County

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