CSSF Project Listings: 2007

Senior Division

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Rachel L. Abramson, Grade 12 portrait
Beach Closings: Is It the Kelp?
Advisor: Mrs. Jane Orbuch
School: San Lorenzo Valley High School, Felton, Santa Cruz County
S1402 — Honorable Mention
Dhruv T. Amin, Grade 9 portrait
The Prevalence and Prevention of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in High School Environments
Advisor: Ms. Julia Waggener
School: Piedmont High School, Piedmont, Alameda County
Joseph P. Antonios, Grade 12 portrait
A Study of the Effects of Variable Gravitational Environments on Genetic Transformation in E. coli
Advisor: Ms. Sheila Glenore
School: Centennial High School, Corona, Riverside County
Oscar Y. Baterina, Jr., Grade 12 portrait
Culturing Strains of Chlorella pyrenoidosa Increasingly Resistant to Copper Algaecide
Advisor: Mr. Todd Linke
School: Mount Miguel High School, Spring Valley, San Diego County
Sudarshan Bhat, Grade 9 portrait
An Analysis of the Movement of E. coli through Spinach
Advisor: Mrs. Amanda Alonzo
School: Lynbrook High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Chingiz Bigalimov, Grade 9 portrait
What Helps Fungi Grow?
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Costa Mesa High School, Costa Mesa, Orange County
Mallory L. Blair, Grade 11 portrait
E. coli in Ground Beef
Advisor: Mr. Kim Robinson
School: Notre Dame High School, Salinas, Monterey County
Michelle S. Chang, Grade 12 portrait
Apiradee Sanglimsuwan, Grade 12 portrait
Inhibition of Bacterial Growth by Light Wavelengths and Antibiotic Exposure
Advisor: <none acknowledged>, Ms. Aulikki Flagan
School: Ramona Convent Secondary School, Alhambra, Los Angeles County
Jane Y. Chen, Grade 12 portrait
Elora G. Lyda, Grade 12 portrait
The Effect of Tc-99 on the Genetic Transformation of E. coli and L. lactis
Advisor: Ms. Terry Osborn
School: Centennial High School, Corona, Riverside County
Junxing (Cici) Chen, Grade 10 portrait
Battle with the Bacteria: How Well Does E. coli Survive on the Cutting Boards?
Advisor: Ms. Denise Tucker
School: Clayton Valley High School, Concord, Contra Costa County
S1411 — First Place
Sean A. Curtice, Grade 11 portrait
Reducing Bacterial Growth in Commercial Mushroom Production Using Antiseptic Herbal Extracts
Advisor: Dr. Jay Vavra
School: High Tech High, San Diego, San Diego County
Kelsey L. De Avila, Grade 11 portrait
The Correlation between Manure Composting Time and the Presence of Escherichia coli on Spinach
Advisor: Mrs. Michele Hampton
School: Arlington High School, Riverside, Riverside County
S1413 — Honorable Mention
Fritz Foo, Grade 11 portrait
Capsaicin and Microbial Relations
Advisor: Mrs. Robin Pearce
School: Carter (Wilmer Amina) High School, Rialto, San Bernardino County
S1414 — Third Place
Yamila D. Hernandez, Grade 12 portrait
Differentially Altering the Ability of Haemophilus to Form Biofilms using Subtherapeutic Doses of Multiple Antibiotics
Advisor: Mr. Peter Starodub
School: Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estate, Los Angeles County
Brianna L. Lawrence, Grade 11 portrait
Death to Biofilm: Determining the Best Biocide Solution for Biofilm Elimination
Advisor: Mr. Mark Grubb
School: Desert High School, Edwards, Kern County
Jeffrey C. Peterson, Grade 11 portrait
Yeast Lipoprotein Resistivity to Sulfide Inhibition
Advisor: Ms. Judy Fusco
School: Villa Park High School, Villa Park, Orange County
Christina M. Pimentel, Grade 11 portrait
Microscopic Analysis of Mushroom Spores under a Variety of Conditions
Advisor: Mrs. Aulikki Flagan
School: Ramona Convent Secondary School, Alhambra, Los Angeles County
Argenis O. Ruvalcaba, Grade 10 portrait
Preventing E. coli Contamination
Advisor: Mrs. Daphne Traeger
School: Gabrielino High School, San Gabriel, Los Angeles County
Robyn A. Saldino, Grade 9 portrait
Is Green Really Clean? A Comparison of Chemical and Chemical-free Cleaning Methods
Advisor: Mr. Steven Lopez
School: Santa Paula Union High School, Santa Paula, Ventura County
S1420 — Second Place
Sushant Sundaresh, Grade 11 portrait
Host-Bacterial Specificity during Legume-Rhizobium Symbioses
Advisor: Dr. Matthew Harley
School: The Harker School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S1421 — Fourth Place
Devesh M. Vashishtha, Grade 10 portrait
Hot & Cramped: The Impact of Global Warming and Habitat Fragmentation on Microbial and Floral Diversity: Year II
Advisor: Mr. David Knight
School: University High School, Irvine, Orange County
Zachary E. Wolinsky, Grade 12 portrait
A Study on the Effects of Green Tea Extract in Regulating the Formation of Dental Biofilm
Advisor: Mr. Steve Gunning
School: Santa Ynez Valley Union High School, Santa Ynez, Santa Barbara County
Emily J. Zolfaghari, Grade 9 portrait
Pre-Washed or Not? A Process to Eliminate E. coli 0157:H7
Advisor: Mrs. Marilyn Usher
School: La Reina High School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County

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