2003 Category Winners in
Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology

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First Place: S0423
Yang, Yibo Grade 12, Santa Clara County
Different Caspases Mediate Age-Related Apoptosis in Neurons Compared with Astrocytes
Advisor: Dr. Rona Giffard
School: Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto

Second Place: S0408
Hsu, Richard Grade 11, Los Angeles County
Understanding CG7900, a Drosophila Gene Important for Lifespan
Advisor: Mr. Duane Nichols
School: Alhambra High School, Alhambra

Third Place: S0404
Chen, Samuel L. Grade 11, Los Angeles County
The Effect of the PI3 Kinase/AKT/GSK3 Pathway on the Regulation of GSK3beta Activity
Advisor: Mr. Thomas Jett
School: California Academy of Mathematics & Science, Carson

Honorable Mention: S0417
Phan, Shirley Grade 12, Los Angeles County
Analysis of Dauer Formation in Various Caenorhabditis Species
Advisor: Dr. Paul Sternberg
School: Alhambra High School, Alhambra

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