CSSF Category Awards: 2009
Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology

Senior Division


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S0408 — First Place
Nicholas K. Davis, Grade 12 portrait
Inhibiting Chemosensory Function via Introduction of Anticonvulsant Ethosuximide for Net Extension of Schmidtea mediterr
Advisor: Mr. Wayne Garabedian
School: Clovis West High School, Fresno, Fresno County
S0419 — Second Place
Shamik Mascharak, Grade 10 portrait
Synthesis of Fluorescent Silica Nanoparticles Conjugated with RGD Peptide for Detection of Invasive Human Breast Cancer
Advisor: Mrs. Nancy Serigstad
School: Santa Cruz High School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
S0428 — Third Place
Paul Tran, Grade 11 portrait
Further Investigation of the Inhibitory Effect of HKa on Metastasis of Prostate Cancer Cell Line DU145
Advisor: Mr. Walter Solomon
School: Preuss School, La Jolla, San Diego County
S0406 — Fourth Place
Jennifer S. Chen, Grade 10 portrait
Exploring a Sequencing-based Human Identification Method as a Replacement for Current Fragment Sizing Technology
Advisor: Dr. Chun-Nan Chen
School: Lynbrook High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S0405 — Honorable Mention
Varun Chaturvedi, Grade 11 portrait
CD1d Antigen Expression for the Therapeutics of Prostate Cancer
Advisor: Dr. Vipin Kumar
School: Torrey Pines High School, Encinitas, San Diego County
S0414 — Honorable Mention
Nitish Lakhanpal, Grade 12 portrait
Computational Prediction of Beta Structure from Amino Acid Sequence in a Class of Pathologically Relevant Proteins
Advisor: Mr. David Knight
School: University High School, Irvine, Orange County
S0423 — Honorable Mention
Marie Nielsen, Grade 11 portrait
TSEs: Analyzing Copper 2+ Binding in the Octarepeat Region of the Infectious Prion Protein
Advisor: Mr. Darrell Steely
School: Pacific Collegiate School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
S0427 — Honorable Mention
Tyler H. Taylor, Grade 11 portrait
DNA Barcoding as a Tool to Identify Commercially Marketed Fish
Advisor: Dr. Jay Vavra
School: High Tech High, San Diego, San Diego County

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