CSSF Category Awards: 2010
Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology

Junior Division


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J0414 — First Place
Jiho Park, Grade 8 portrait
Effects of 3-Membered Heterocycle-Derived dTTP Analogs on the Inhibition of Nucleic Acid Polymerases Using Docking
Advisor: Mrs. Nancy Driscoll
School: Rancho San Joaquin Middle School, Irvine, Orange County
J0421 — Second Place
Anna T. Thomas, Grade 8 portrait
Alzheimer's and Inflammation: Exploring Enzymatic Pathways Involved in Beta Amyloid Induced TNF alpha Production
Advisor: Mrs. Sarah Thaler
School: St. Christopher School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J0412 — Third Place
Madeline B. Matthys, Grade 8 portrait
Enzyme Stabilization in Calcified Marine Algae
Advisor: Mr. Brad Penkala
School: Goleta Valley Junior High School, Goleta, Santa Barbara County
J0403 — Fourth Place
Sara N. D'Souza, Grade 8 portrait
Antioxidants from Natural Sources
Advisor: Dr. Lawrence D'Souza
School: Carmel Valley Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
J0407 — Honorable Mention
Saumya R. Keremane, Grade 7 portrait
Understanding Color Development in Citrus
Advisor: Dr. Richard Lee
School: Earhart (Amelia) Middle School, Riverside, Riverside County
J0410 — Honorable Mention
Hailey C. Loehde-Woolard, Grade 7 portrait
Saccharification of Cellulose Using Acid and Cellulase Enzymes to Produce Cellulosic Ethanol, a Sustainable Fuel
Advisor: Ms. Sherri Kilkenny
School: Mission Hill Junior High School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
J0419 — Honorable Mention
Vikram Sundar, Grade 8 portrait
Seeking a Cure for Hay Fever: A Study of Inhibitors of the Histidine Decarboxylase Reaction
Advisor: Mr. Scott Kley Contini
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J0424 — Honorable Mention
Steven M. Wang, Grade 7 portrait
Male Pattern Baldness: The Hair Growth Cycle and Genetic Mutations
Advisor: Ms. Sarah Perry
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J0425 — Honorable Mention
Jnaneshwar T. Weibel, Grade 8 portrait
Comparison of Antigenic Drift and Shift in Influenza Virus Strains
Advisor: Ms. Michele Kamprath
School: McKinleyville Middle School, McKinleyville, Humboldt County

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