CSSF Project Listings: 2010

Senior Division

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S1701 — Honorable Mention
Ian J. Bennett, Grade 9 portrait
Microbial Fuel Cell, Year Three: Measuring the Percentage of Anode Electrode Colonization by Geobacter sulfurreducens
Advisor: Ms. Deenie Clinton
School: Sacred Heart Preparatory, Atherton, San Mateo County
S1702 — Honorable Mention
Deepika C. Bodapati, Grade 9 portrait
A Novel Use of Diatoms for Endotoxin Detection
Advisor: Ms. Belinda Schmahl
School: Presentation High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Daryl L. Chang, Grade 11 portrait
Modeling Transformed E. coli Growth at Different Ampicillin Concentrations
Advisor: Dr. Barry Starr
School: Saratoga High School, Saratoga, Santa Clara County
Cameron M. Crook, Grade 9 portrait
Cloud Ships: Destruction of the Ocean Rainforest: How Do Different Light Intensities Affect Phytoplankton?
Advisor: Mrs. Teri O'Donnell
School: Carrillo (Maria) High School, Santa Rosa, Sonoma County
S1705 — Fourth Place
Jillian A. Drake, Grade 9 portrait
A New Rapid Processing Method for the Detection of Candidatus lieberibacter Bacteria in Psyllid Vectors
Advisor: Ms. Margaret Chapman
School: Fallbrook Union High School, Fallbrook, San Diego County
Eli W. Erlick, Grade 9 portrait
Bioluminescence and Ultraviolet Resistance
Advisor: Mrs. Erin Vaccaro
School: Willits Charter School, Willits, Mendocino County
S1707 — Honorable Mention
Kathleen F. Estrella, Grade 11 portrait
Jason W. Nettleton, Grade 11 portrait
Investigating Bacteria on Oil Spots by Developing Bioremediation Measurement Methods
Advisor: Dr. Jay Vavra
School: High Tech High, San Diego, San Diego County
Trevor J. Fobel, Grade 10 portrait
To Grow or (NO)t to Grow: A Study of the Effects of Exogenous (NO) on the Proliferation of Three Marine Algae Species
Advisor: Mrs. Debbie Lewis
School: Desert High School, Edwards, Kern County
Christopher W. Gardner, Grade 10 portrait
Enoch Yang, Grade portrait
The Effect of Ampicillin, Penicillin, Tetracycline, and Erythromycin, on the Growth of E. coli in Playground Soil
Advisor: Mr. Armando Gonzales
School: California Academy of Mathematics & Science, Carson, Los Angeles County
Stacey A. Huang, Grade 10 portrait
Green Oil
Advisor: Mrs. Barjinder Sabherwal
School: Evergreen Valley High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S1711 — Honorable Mention
Kevin R. Kaufmann, Grade 11 portrait
Engineering Phage to Treat Bacterial Infections
Advisor: Mrs. Constance Zeeb
School: Clovis High School, Clovis, Fresno County
Taylor M. Krilanovich, Grade 9 portrait
Effects of Ammonium Phosphate in Checkmate Spray on Dinoflagellate Blooms
Advisor: Mrs. Lisa Catteral
School: Mount Madonna School, Watsonville, Santa Cruz County
Dennis B. Lui, Grade 12 portrait
Inhibiting the Growth of Aspergillus
Advisor: Ms. Robin Pearce
School: Carter (Wilmer Amina) High School, Rialto, San Bernardino County
S1716 — Second Place
Raman V. Nelakanti, Grade 12 portrait
A Novel Approach to Sustained Hydrogen Production by Cycling Photosynthetic Stages in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
Advisor: Mrs. Amanda Alonzo
School: Lynbrook High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Phoebe G. Ng, Grade 11 portrait
What Are You Eating?
Advisor: Mrs. Noreen Lin
School: Westlake High School, Westlake Village, Ventura County
So Hyun Park, Grade 10 portrait
Anti-Bacterial Effect of Korean Traditional Food, Kimchi
Advisor: Dr. Chris Vyhnal
School: Thacher (The) School, Ojai, Ventura County
Cody A. Peterson, Grade 12 portrait
Are Plants Producing Methane?
Advisor: Ms. Judy Fusco
School: Villa Park High School, Villa Park, Orange County
Aisha Prasad, Grade 11 portrait
DNA Transformed!
Advisor: Mr. Peter Lum
School: Centennial High School, Corona, Riverside County
Marissa A. Salinas, Grade 9 portrait
The Effects of Seasonings on the Control of Escherichia coli in Hamburger
Advisor: Mr. Nathan Whittington
School: Sanger High School, Sanger, Fresno County
Aradhana Sinha, Grade 9 portrait
LNSV vs. TBSV: Effect of Virus Competition and Dominance in Different Host Types
Advisor: Dr. William Wintermantel
School: Salinas High School, Salinas, Monterey County
Gautam V. Soundararajan, Grade 10 portrait
The Effect of Sapindus mukorossi vs. Commercial Detergents on the Growth of the Diatom, Thalassiosira pseudonana
Advisor: Mrs. Susan Moerder
School: Parker (Francis) Upper School, San Diego, San Diego County
S1724 — Third Place
David K. Tang-Quan, Grade 11 portrait
Evaluating the Role of the ESCRT Complex in Host/Cell Interaction and Stress Response of Candida albicans (Year 3)
Advisor: Mr. Peter Starodub
School: Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estate, Los Angeles County
Chau (Jenny) Vuong, Grade 9 portrait
Menu: Bottled Bacteria
Advisor: Mrs. Christina Schramm
School: Gabrielino High School, San Gabriel, Los Angeles County
Haley Washburn, Grade 10 portrait
Testing for Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria in California Beach Sand
Advisor: Mr. Nathan Whittington
School: Sanger High School, Sanger, Fresno County
Stephen H. Whiting, Grade 11 portrait
Algae in Waste: Creating Profit from Waste by Growing Algae in Reclaimed Waste Water
Advisor: Dr. Jay Vavra
School: High Tech High, San Diego, San Diego County
Alice L. Wong, Grade 10 portrait
Does Water from the Primary Wash of Oryza sativa Affect the Growth of Escherichia coli?
Advisor: Mrs. Rebecca Avants
School: Clovis West High School, Fresno, Fresno County
Olivia E. Wong, Grade 10 portrait
To Test or Not to Test: 2009 Swine Flu with Rapid Influenza Antigen Test, RIAT
Advisor: Mr. Paul Records
School: La Quinta High School, La Quinta, Riverside County
Peter L. Zhan, Grade 11 portrait
Quantitative Analysis of the Effect of Temperature on Bacterial Growth Rates
Advisor: Dr. Hangjun Zhan
School: Aragon High School, San Mateo, San Mateo County
S1731 — First Place
David M. Zimmerman, Grade 9 portrait
Stress Enhances Growth Rate and Electricity Production by Shewanella sp. in a Microbial Fuel Cell
Advisor: Mr. Michael Grasso
School: Brentwood School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County

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