CSSF Project Listings: 2009

Senior Division

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S1701 — Third Place
Ronit B. Abramson, Grade 12 portrait
Cell Wall Formation from Marine Diatom Protoplasts: Implications for Novel Transformation and Nanotechnology Techniques
Advisor: Ms. Wendy Slijk
School: Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
Shilpa P. Argade, Grade 12 portrait
Correlating Genetic Signatures with Surface Sugar Expression in Vibrio vulnificus
Advisor: Mr. Robert Dean
School: Scripps Ranch High School, San Diego, San Diego County
Tisa E. Barrios Wilson, Grade 12 portrait
Kyle C. Jones, Grade 12 portrait
Ali A. Lanewala, Grade 12 portrait
Algae Oxygen Production in the Salton Sea
Advisor: Ms. Suzanne Thornbury
School: La Quinta High School, La Quinta, Riverside County
Chingiz R. Bigalimov, Grade 11 portrait
Can Fresh Garlic Prevent Fungi Growth?
Advisor: Mr. Rolan Bigalimov
School: Costa Mesa High School, Costa Mesa, Orange County
Michelle V. Chan, Grade 9 portrait
Viviane Nguyen, Grade 9 portrait
Smack That Thing! Investigating the Transmission of E. coli to Apples through Houseflies
Advisor: Ms. Angie Nguyen
School: Piedmont Hills High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Kelly A. Chesus, Grade 11 portrait
Joanna K.C. Coker, Grade 11 portrait
Phytoplankton Populations: Prospering or Perishing?
Advisor: Mr. Gregg Langlois
School: San Lorenzo Valley High School, Felton, Santa Cruz County
Alexander Co, Grade 10 portrait
Grant A. King, Grade 10 portrait
How to Keep the Dentist Away
Advisor: Dr. Nikki Malhotra
School: Thousand Oaks High School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
Kira A. Cozzolino, Grade 10 portrait
The Effect of Colloidal Silver Concentration on the Diameter of the Zone of Inhibition Produced on Escherichia coli
Advisor: Mrs. Karin Cozzolino
School: California Academy of Mathematics & Science, Carson, Los Angeles County
S1709 — Honorable Mention
Emily A. Dellinger, Grade 9 portrait
Got Clean Water? Studying the E.coli and Coliform Count in Mission Bay and How It Affects Rowers
Advisor: Mr. James Edwards
School: Mt. Everest Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
Joshua S. Hoskinson, Grade 9 portrait
Kirtan V. Shelat, Grade 9 portrait
The Effectiveness of Allicin on Escherichia coli
Advisor: Mrs. Michelle Hampton
School: King (Martin Luther, Jr.) High School, Riverside, Riverside County
S1711 — Fourth Place
Kevin R. Kaufmann, Grade 10 portrait
Virus-Based Lithium Ion Batteries
Advisor: Mrs. Constance Boyd-Zeeb
School: Clovis High School, Clovis, Fresno County
Emelia E. Maglieri, Grade 9 portrait
Effectiveness of Different Materials In Preventing the Transmission of Airborne Material
Advisor: Mrs. Diane Loflin
School: Quail Lake Charter School, Clovis, Fresno County
S1713 — First Place
Raman V. Nelakanti, Grade 11 portrait
Inducing Anaerobic Conditions for Hydrogen Production in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
Advisor: Ms. Amanda Alonzo
School: Lynbrook High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Phoebe G. Ng, Grade 10 portrait
Hand Washing? I'd Rather Touch a Toilet
Advisor: Mrs. Noreen Lin
School: Westlake High School, Westlake Village, Ventura County
Connor J. Rutten, Grade 9 portrait
Escherichia coli Bacterial Pollution in the Santa Rosa Watershed
Advisor: Mrs. Teri O'Donnell
School: Carrillo (Maria) High School, Santa Rosa, Sonoma County
Alexandria P. Sharpe, Grade 10 portrait
Chumash Medicine: Antibacterial Properties of Native California Plants
Advisor: Mr. Kevin Callaway
School: Hueneme High School, Oxnard, Ventura County
S1717 — Honorable Mention
Madeline B. Sides, Grade 11 portrait
The Effect of Ocean Acidification on the Coccolithophore Species Emiliania huxleyi
Advisor: Dr. Douglas Nelson
School: Davis Senior High School, Davis, Yolo County
Curtis M. Siegfried, Grade 10 portrait
The Penetration Ability of Tinea corporis (Ringworm) in Two and One-Half Hours
Advisor: Mrs. Victoria Acquistapace
School: De La Salle High School, Concord, Contra Costa County
S1719 — Honorable Mention
Dorothy L. Silverman, Grade 11 portrait
Effects of Calcium and Calcitriol on Plasmodial Shuttle Streaming in P. polycephalum
Advisor: Mrs. Laura Kaufman
School: Flintridge Preparatory School, La Canada Flintridge, Los Angeles County
Haley F. Washburn, Grade 9 portrait
Do Different Juices Affect the Effectiveness of Antibiotics?
Advisor: Mr. Nathan Whittington
School: Sanger High School, Sanger, Fresno County
Olivia E. Wong, Grade 9 portrait
The Effects of Monotherapy vs. Combination Therapy on Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus to Suppress Resistance
Advisor: Mrs. Donna Maciosek
School: La Quinta High School, La Quinta, Riverside County
Jenny Zhang, Grade 11 portrait
The Effect of Complete Chemical, Soluble Synthetic, and Controlled Release Fertilizers on Primary Productivity Growth
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: California Academy of Mathematics & Science, Carson, Los Angeles County
S1799 — Second Place
David K. Tang-Quan, Grade 10 portrait
Isolation of Kinase Mutant Genes Governing Stress Response of Candida albicans
Advisor: Mr. Peter Starodub
School: Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estate, Los Angeles County

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