CSSF Category Awards: 2011
Microbiology (General)

Junior Division


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J1512 — First Place
Sarina R. Katznelson, Grade 7 portrait
Tackling the Bottleneck of Algae Biofuel Production: The Dewatering Process
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
J1521 — Second Place
Charulata Sinha, Grade 8 portrait
Repeated Use of Antimicrobial Mouth Rinses: Risk of Resistance Development
Advisor: Dr. Kelly Doran
School: Carmel Valley Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
J1508 — Third Place
Andrew C. Jin, Grade 8 portrait
Stanley Xie, Grade 8 portrait
Effects of Triclosan on Resistance in Household Bacteria
Advisor: Mr. Scott Contini, Mr. Scott Kley-Contini
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J1525 — Fourth Place
Natalie J. Wu-Woods, Grade 8 portrait
Separating Plant Essential Oils Components Using Thin Layer Chromatography and Testing Their Effect on Bacterial Growth
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Lakeside Middle School, Irvine, Orange County
J1505 — Honorable Mention
Manreet K. Dosanjh, Grade 7 portrait
Banking Your Bacteria: Examining the Correlation between Passcode Security and Bacteria Growth on Numerical Keypads
Advisor: Mrs. Jewely Lopez-Lickey
School: Sanger Academy Charter School, Sanger, Fresno County
J1517 — Honorable Mention
Emily Nevens, Grade 8 portrait
To Which Antibiotic Does E. coli Show the Most Resistance? Amoxicillin or Tetracycline?
Advisor: Mrs. Darshana Shah
School: Portola (Gaspar de) Middle School, Tarzana, Los Angeles County
J1519 — Honorable Mention
Alec N. Rupp, Grade 6 portrait
Ariana N. Rupp, Grade 8 portrait
Do Sunglasses Sold at Retail Stores Harbor Microorganisms That Are Resistant to Commonly Prescribed Ocular Antibiotics?
Advisor: Mrs. Donna Harbison
School: Holy Trinity School, San Pedro, Los Angeles County

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