CSSF Category Awards: 2013
Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology

Senior Division


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S0512 — First Place
Charles J. Li, Grade 11
Solving the Mysteries of Reversible Messenger RNA Methylation
Advisor: Dr. Chuan He
School: California High School, San Ramon, Contra Costa County
S0527 — Second Place
Emily S. Wang, Grade 11
A New Light In Biosensing: Engineering Photostable GFP Mutants for FRET
Advisor: Mrs. Elana Zizmor
School: Gunn (Henry M.) High School, Palo Alto, Santa Clara County
S0518 — Third Place
Natalie Ng, Grade 11
Advancing Precision Medicine: MicroRNA Prognostic Signatures and Prediction Models for Breast Cancer
Advisor: Mr. Joe Kim
School: Monta Vista High School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County
S0519 — Fourth Place
Jiho Park, Grade 11
MD Simulations of Membrane-Bound Aromatase with Titrated Asp-309: Implications for Catalysis and Novel Inhibitors
Advisor: Dr. Rommie Amaro
School: University High School, Irvine, Orange County
S0506 — Honorable Mention
Noa Glaser, Grade 11
Novel Software Tool for Structural Analysis of MHC Interactions with Immune Epitopes
Advisor: Mr. Brinn Belyea
School: Torrey Pines High School, Encinitas, San Diego County
S0513 — Honorable Mention
Sean E. Limfat, Grade 12
Alexander Lin, Grade 11
Michael Shi, Grade 11
Project T.A.B.I. (The Automated Biodiesel Invention): A Study of the Production and Benefits of Biodiesel
Advisor: Ms. Barbara Young
School: Arcadia High School, Arcadia, Los Angeles County
S0525 — Honorable Mention
Aryo Sorayya, Grade 12
Designing a Novel Freeze-Stable Tetanus Vaccine
Advisor: Dr. Rajiv Nayar
School: Monte Vista High School, Danville, Contra Costa County

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