1999 Category Winners in
Biochemistry / Molecular Biology


First Place: S0313
Minocha, Jeet Grade 12, San Diego County
Construction of a Dysentery Vaccine by Specific Mutagenesis of Shet1 Gene
Advisor: Mrs. Glenda Polines
School: La Jolla Country Day School, La Jolla

Second Place: S0316
Yen, Terry A. Grade 10, Los Angeles County
A Theoretical Study on the Inhibition of HIV-1 Protease by a Curcumin Boron Complex
Advisor: Dr. Elisheva Goldstein
School: West Torrance High School, Torrance

Third Place: S0309
Marino, Enrique Grade 11, Orange County
Monogenic vs. Polygenic Inheritance in Blattella germanica's Glucose Aversion
Advisor: Dr. Nancy Custer
School: Valley High School, Santa Ana

Honorable Mention: S0303
Gandham, Sindhura Grade 12, Los Angeles County
Characterization of Differentially Expressed Genes Involved in Tooth Organogenesis
Advisor: Ms. Sharon Stewart
School: Bravo (Francisco) Medical Magnet High School, Los Angeles

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