CSSF Category Awards: 2012
Microbiology (General)

Junior Division


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J1511 — First Place
Tre' Risk, Grade 8 portrait
Waste Not Want Not: Reducing Aquifer Depletion through Increased Recycled Water Consumption
Advisor: Mr. Randy Lethlean
School: Desert Ridge Academy, Indio, Riverside County
J1515 — Second Place
Kapil Sinha, Grade 8 portrait
Organic Remedy for Tomato Plants: Effects of Vicia sativa and Rye Secale cereale for Protection from Verticillium dahlia
Advisor: Dr. Steven Klosterman
School: Buena Vista Middle School, Salinas, Monterey County
J1506 — Third Place
Vineet S. Kosaraju, Grade 8 portrait
Optimization of Biofuel Production from the Algae Nannochloropsis oculata
Advisor: Dr. Aru Hill
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J1512 — Fourth Place
Rajiv Sancheti, Grade 8 portrait
Portable Milk Purification System
Advisor: Dr. Youssef Ismail
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J1501 — Honorable Mention
Sarah A. Baxter, Grade 8 portrait
Effect of Nearby Trash Cans on Apis mellifera Bacteria Counts
Advisor: Mrs. Andrea Acres
School: Ridgecrest Intermediate School, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County
J1503 — Honorable Mention
Elan E. Filler, Grade 8 portrait
What Is the Environmental Source of Cryptococcus gattii?
Advisor: Dr. Deborah Springer
School: Rolling Hills Country Day School, Rolling Hills Estates, Los Angeles County
J1507 — Honorable Mention
Primavera Leal-Martinez, Grade 8 portrait
Investigating if Different Soil Types and Ash Additives Are Effective in Removing Bacteria from Polluted Water
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Washington Academic Middle School, Sanger, Fresno County

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