CSSF Project Listings: 2011
Microbiology (General)

Senior Division

 Photo Gallery 

S1501 — Third Place
Jessica L. Cao, Grade 9 portrait
Beat Blemishes for a Bargain
Advisor: Mrs. Lilavatiben Patel
School: Centennial High School, Corona, Riverside County
Jesse K. Daniels, Grade 11 portrait
Skylar R. Johnson, Grade 11 portrait
Eggshells: Let's Go Defense, Let's Go
Advisor: Ms. Karen Reynosa
School: Ventura High School, Ventura, Ventura County
David K. Eng, Grade 11 portrait
Role of Septins in the Uptake of the Fungus Candida albicans by Host Cells
Advisor: Dr. Scott Filler
School: Saratoga High School, Saratoga, Santa Clara County
Eli W. Erlick, Grade 10 portrait
The Antibacterial Properties of Neural Tissue from Gromphadorhina portentosa
Advisor: Mrs. Erin Vaccaro
School: Willits Charter School, Willits, Mendocino County
Harlan J. Falejczyk, Grade 10 portrait
An Analysis of False Positives in the Enterolert Test Under Turbid Conditions
Advisor: Dr. Joe Immel
School: Technology High School, Rohnert Park, Sonoma County
Austin K. Ha, Grade 9 portrait
Antibiotics: The E. coli Kryptonite
Advisor: Mrs. Lilavatiben Patel
School: Centennial High School, Corona, Riverside County
Jordan P. Hamwey, Grade 11 portrait
Kevin R. Zavala-Zimmerer, Grade 11 portrait
A Salty Snack for E. coli: The Efficacy of the 72-hour Rule
Advisor: Dr. Jay Vavra
School: High Tech High, San Diego, San Diego County
Gwendolyn G. Lee, Grade 11 portrait
Using Cryo-electron Tomography to Elucidate Structure and Budding Mechanisms of the Influenza A Virus
Advisor: Ms. Stacy Sjoberg
School: Marlborough School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Jessica W. Luo, Grade 9 portrait
The Effect of Ocean Acidification on Ocean Productivity
Advisor: Ms. Elizabeth Schlum
School: Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Emmie E. Maglieri, Grade 11 portrait
Investigating the Inhibition Rate of Cultural Spices on Bacteria
Advisor: Mr. Nathan Whittington
School: Sanger High School, Sanger, Fresno County
S1511 — Second Place
Kathleen R. Maguire, Grade 11 portrait
Do Beta Lactam Antibiotics Stimulate Non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae Biofilm Formation?
Advisor: Dr. Paul Webster
School: Marlborough School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Hannah M. Meyers, Grade 11 portrait
Algae: The Oil Factory
Advisor: Ms. Judy Fusco
School: Villa Park High School, Villa Park, Orange County
Grace I. Ng, Grade 10 portrait
Computer Keyboard Hygiene: What Lurks Between the Keys?
Advisor: Mrs. Noreen Lin
School: Westlake High School, Westlake Village, Ventura County
Andrew J. Strachan, Grade 9 portrait
The Effect of Metallic Conductivity on Microbial Life
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Carrillo (Maria) High School, Santa Rosa, Sonoma County
Kiran Suryadevara, Grade 10 portrait
Avoid Foodborne Illness Naturally Using Neem, Guava, Turmeric, and Honey
Advisor: Mr. Earl Peters
School: Arcata High School, Arcata, Humboldt County
S1516 — First Place
David K. Tang-Quan, Grade 12 portrait
Evaluating the Role of the HOG1 and ESCRT Pathways in Host/Cell Interaction and Stress Response of Candida albicans
Advisor: Mr. Peter Starodub
School: Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estate, Los Angeles County
S1517 — Honorable Mention
Easter C. Thames, Grade 11 portrait
The Effects of Oral Antiseptics on Salivary Bacteria
Advisor: Mr. Armando Gonzales
School: California Academy of Mathematics & Science, Carson, Los Angeles County
Hyungjin Kim, Grade 11 portrait
Xiaolin (William) Zhu, Grade 11 portrait
Antimicrobial Brass in Aqueous Medium
Advisor: Dr. Phillip Wenzel
School: Stevenson (Robert Louis) High School, Pebble Beach, Monterey County
S1599 — Fourth Place
Neera M. Shah, Grade 11 portrait
Nehaly M. Shah, Grade 11 portrait
Saving Citrus Trees: Detecting Bacteria Associated with Citrus Greening Disease in Asian Citrus Psyllids
Advisor: Dr. Richard Lee
School: King (Martin Luther, Jr.) High School, Riverside, Riverside County

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