CSSF Category Awards: 2008
Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology

Senior Division


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S0407 — First Place
Sravya R. Keremane, Grade 12 portrait
Biochemical Analysis of the Mechanisms of Cold Tolerance in Citrus
Advisor: Dr. Richard Lee
School: North (John Wesley) High School, Riverside, Riverside County
S0421 — Second Place
Devesh M. Vashishtha, Grade 11 portrait
The Role of Histone Modifications in Transcriptional Dysregulation of Neuronal Genes in Huntington's Disease
Advisor: Mr. David Knight
School: University High School, Irvine, Orange County
S0422 — Third Place
Emily J. Zolfaghari, Grade 10 portrait
The Correlation between the Glycemic Index and the Development of Ovarian Serous Tumors of Low Malignant Potential
Advisor: Mrs. Marilyn Usher
School: La Reina High School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
S0409 — Fourth Place
Malika Kumar, Grade 10 portrait
Haley E. Zarrin, Grade 10 portrait
Identifying Functions of Novel Transcripts in S. cerevisiae
Advisor: Dr. Albert Lee
School: Saratoga High School, Saratoga, Santa Clara County
S0403 — Honorable Mention
Sunil C. Bodapati, Grade 11 portrait
New Imaging Technique Promises Higher Resolution of Brain Cancer Tumor Boundaries using Photoacoustic Imaging
Advisor: Ms. Belinda Schmahl
School: Bellarmine College Preparatory, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S0410 — Honorable Mention
Thomas G. Kwong, Grade 11 portrait
Get1 Transactivator Regulates Epithelial Barrier Protein Upk2 in a Cell-based Luciferase Assay
Advisor: Dr. Bogi Andersen
School: University High School, Irvine, Orange County
S0499 — Honorable Mention
Sabrina Paseman, Grade 11 portrait
The Ferrometer: A Device to Detect Iron Deficient Anemia via Non-Invasive Optical Measurement of Zinc Protoporphyrin
Advisor: Dr. Kate Schafer
School: The Harker School, San Jose, Santa Clara County

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