1997 Category Winners in
Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology


First Place: S0321
Tso, Luke S. Grade 12, Los Angeles County
Powering and Cleaning the Future: The Chemistry of the Particulate Methane Monooxygenase (pMMO)
Advisor: Mr. Duane Nichols
School: Alhambra High School, Alhambra

Second Place: S0309
Daniell, Paul Grade 11, Orange County
The Genetic Engineering of Biopesticidal Algae
Advisor: Mr. Robert Ferazzi
School: University High School, Irvine

Third Place: S0310
Erwin, Jennifer A. Grade 11, San Mateo County
Antisense RNA Gene Therapy: Inhibiting the Expression of Genes lin-7 and let-23 in the worm Caenorhabditis elegans
Advisor: Mrs. Tanya Buxton
School: Menlo High School, Atherton

Honorable Mention: S0305
Brown, Tamara N. Grade 12, Los Angeles County
The c-fos Proto-Oncogene Promotes Tumor Cell Proliferation by Decreasing Expression of Cyclin-Dependent Kinase Inhibitor
Advisor: Dr. David Crowe
School: Bravo (Francisco) Medical Magnet High School, Los Angeles

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