CSSF Category Awards: 2012
Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology

Senior Division


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S0529 — First Place
Aryo Sorayya, Grade 11 portrait
Overcoming the Cold Chain: Designing a Novel Freeze-Stable Vaccine
Advisor: Dr. Rajiv Nayar
School: Monte Vista High School, Danville, Contra Costa County
S0505 — Second Place
Nikhil Buduma, Grade 11 portrait
PTX-Mediated Inhibition of Lymphocyte Trafficking into the Lungs: Considerations for an Improved Whooping Cough Vaccine
Advisor: Mr. Patrick Adams
School: Bellarmine College Preparatory, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S0513 — Third Place
Kenneth Y. Lee, Grade 12 portrait
The Role of Testosterone in Hepatocyte Apoptosis in High Fat Diet-Induced Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Year 2
Advisor: Mr. Peter Starodub
School: Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estates, Los Angeles County
S0504 — Fourth Place
Eric R. Bryan, Grade 10 portrait
Effect of Temperature + Electrode Size on Electric Production + Growth of Electric Production of Microbial Fuel Cells
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Redwood High School, Larkspur, Marin County
S0506 — Honorable Mention
Eric S. Chen, Grade 10 portrait
MicroRNA: A New Way to Fight Pancreatic Cancer
Advisor: Ms. Wendy Slijk
School: Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
S0510 — Honorable Mention
Brian L. Hie, Grade 12 portrait
PI3-Kinase and STAT3 in Cancer
Advisor: Mrs. Cheryl Stock
School: Scripps Ranch High School, San Diego, San Diego County
S0512 — Honorable Mention
Gwendolyn G. Lee, Grade 12 portrait
Impact of vRNA and M1 Protein on the Structure and Budding Mechanism on the Influenza A Virus
Advisor: Ms. Stacy Sjoberg
School: Marlborough School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
S0514 — Honorable Mention
Meredith P. Lehmann, Grade 12 portrait
Virgil A. Woods, Grade 12 portrait
In vivo Drug Assembly
Advisor: Mr. Aaron Quesnell
School: La Jolla Senior High School, La Jolla, San Diego County
S0519 — Honorable Mention
Natalie Ng, Grade 10 portrait
Development of a Novel Biomarker Discovery Tool to Identify Clinical Signatures from Deconvoluted Expressions
Advisor: Mr. Joe Kim
School: Monta Vista High School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County

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