2000 Category Winners in
Biochemistry / Molecular Biology


First Place: S0323
Suri, Manik V. Grade 11, Fresno County
Possible Link: Endosulfan Mutagenicity and Worldwide Amphibian Decline
Advisor: Mr. Wayne Garabedian
School: Clovis West High School, Fresno

Second Place: S0308
Huynh, Nancy Grade 12, Los Angeles County
Characterization of the Immunoregulatory Effects of TGF-beta: Novel Therapeutic Implications for SLE
Advisor: Mr. Duane Nichols
School: Alhambra High School, Alhambra

Third Place: S0314
Majumdar, Devdoot Grade 12, Los Angeles County
Alzheimer's Predisposition: Discovery that PN1 Inhibits Factor XIa Faster than SERPINS in the Presence of Heparins
Advisor: Dr. Mary F. Knauer
School: Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estate

Honorable Mention: S0316
Ohannessian, Arthur N. Grade 12, Los Angeles County
Extracellular Matrix Regulates Cancer Cell Metastasis
Advisor: Ms. Sharon Stewart
School: Bravo (Francisco) Medical Magnet High School, Los Angeles

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