CSSF Project Listings: 2009
Mammalian Biology

Senior Division

 Photo Gallery 

S1401 — Fourth Place
Hannah H. Andrade, Grade 9 portrait
Pick a Turn, The Fastest Turn
Advisor: Mr. Richard Bartel
School: North County Christian School, Atascadero, San Luis Obispo County
S1402 — Honorable Mention
Candice E. Bentley, Grade 12 portrait
Emily L. Dolson, Grade 12 portrait
Anthropogenic Influences of the California Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris nereis)
Advisor: Mrs. Jane Orbuch, Ms. Marissa Veins
School: San Lorenzo Valley High School, Felton, Santa Cruz County
Charles D. Dewey, Grade 11 portrait
Use of High Frequency Sound to Detect NIHL
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Corona Senior High School, Corona, Riverside County
Shayson C. Edwards, Grade 12 portrait
Detecting Median Mononeuropathy and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome through Radiometric Thermal Imaging
Advisor: Mr. Larry Nugent
School: Norco Senior High School, Norco, Riverside County
Charles S. Fausto, Grade 12 portrait
Vision Therapy: Measuring Prescription Percent Improvement among Visually Impaired Patients Undergoing Vision Therapy
Advisor: Mrs. Eva Stamper
School: Palos Verdes High School, Palos Verdes Estates, Los Angeles County
Tedford W. Fong, Grade 11 portrait
Effects of CMS Change of Lowering Hgb Threshold for ESAs in Cancer Treatment on Blood Transfusions in OC Cancer Centers
Advisor: Mr. Michael Antrim
School: Woodbridge High School, Irvine, Orange County
April V. Jianto, Grade 11 portrait
Tzu-Ting Wu, Grade 11 portrait
Dancing to the Music: Lefty Canines Groove to Tunes
Advisor: Mrs. Anu Sarkar
School: Leland High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S1408 — Honorable Mention
Drake J. Lasley, Grade 11 portrait
Can You Take the Pressure?
Advisor: Ms. Karen Reynosa
School: Ventura High School, Ventura, Ventura County
S1409 — First Place
Amy H. Lee, Grade 10 portrait
Thomas T. Wooding, Grade 10 portrait
Lead Bullets Poisoned the Condors. Are Grizzly Bears Next?
Advisor: Mr. Chris Ostermann
School: Burroughs (Sherman E.) High School, Ridgecrest, Kern County
S1410 — Third Place
Joseph S. Levenson, Grade 12 portrait
Psychometric Comparison of the ADAS with a Computerized Measure of Reaction Time among Alzheimer's Disease Patients
Advisor: Mrs. Eva Stamper
School: Palos Verdes High School, Palos Verdes Estates, Los Angeles County
Diane M. Marcus, Grade 11 portrait
Perception and the McCollough Effect
Advisor: Ms. Gwen Corbett
School: Villa Park High School, Villa Park, Orange County
Mingmei Niu, Grade 12 portrait
Slow and Steady Won the Race: Surprising Findings about GABAA-mediated Synaptic Inhibition in Brain Slices
Advisor: Mr. Scott Mathieson
School: Alameda High School, Alameda, Alameda County
Katelyn R. Paxton, Grade 9 portrait
Soy: Carcinogen or Prevention?
Advisor: Mrs. Lila Patel
School: Centennial High School, Corona, Riverside County
Madison J. Russell, Grade 10 portrait
Determining if Child Proof Containers Are Really Child Proof: Are Child Proof Containers Really Safe from Children?
Advisor: Mr. Bobbie Bass
School: Clovis High School, Clovis, Fresno County
S1415 — Second Place
Varun S. Sharma, Grade 9 portrait
Does the Inflammatory Cytokine IL-6 Lead to Decreased Muscle Strength?
Advisor: Mr. Marcus Milling
School: Bishop's (The) School, La Jolla, San Diego County
Eridin R. Sheffey, Grade 10 portrait
Ascertaining the Effect of Multiple Moons or No Moons on the Menstrual Cycle of Female Planetary Explorers
Advisor: Dr. Maureen Clemmons
School: Gorman Learning Center, Gorman, Los Angeles County
Elisenda S. Smith, Grade 12 portrait
Increase Your Fitness, Inflate Your Ego
Advisor: Ms. Julie Haws
School: Seaside High School, Seaside, Monterey County
Claire K. Waln, Grade 10 portrait
Can You Open This?
Advisor: Ms. Karen Reynosa
School: Ventura High School, Ventura, Ventura County
Sara M. Yusufaly, Grade 10 portrait
The Effects of Diabetes Mellitus on Sensory Nerve Conduction
Advisor: Mr. Mark Newton
School: Centennial High School, Corona, Riverside County

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