CSEF Category Awards: 2018
Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology

Senior Division


Awards Ceremony photo to come

S0521 — First Place
Sagar R. Pyreddy, Grade 12
Jayasuriya Senthilvelan, Grade 12
In Vitro Analyses of Trace Element Composition in a Metastatic Breast Cancer Model Using X-Ray Fluorescence
Advisor: Dr. Jason Bush, Ms. Kendia Herrington
School: Buchanan (Floyd B.) High School, Clovis, Fresno County, Clovis North High School, Fresno, Fresno County
S0529 — Second Place
Anthony Y. Zhou, Grade 11
Enhancing Gene Therapy through Targeted Delivery of CRIPSR/Cas9 in a Novel, Inexpensive Lipid Nanoparticle
Advisor: Mr. Eric Harness
School: Mission San Jose High School, Fremont, Alameda County
S0517 — Third Place
Mallika R. Pajjuri, Grade 11
Cell-Free Protein Synthesis Derived Hepatitis B Core Virus-Like Particles: Designing a Thermostable Therapeutic Scaffold
Advisor: Ms. Julie Fogarty
School: Dublin High School, Dublin, Alameda County
S0505 — Fourth Place
Elaine Chan, Grade 11
Effect of Omega 3 Fatty Acid Precursor 17-HDHA and Its Lipid Mediator Metabolite RvD1 in Planaria Regeneration
Advisor: Dr. Anuran Chatterjee
School: Irvington High School, Fremont, Alameda County
S0502 — Honorable Mention
Ruchi P. Agashe, Grade 10
Kaitlyn M. Wang, Grade 10
Analyzing the Effects of Interferon Signaling as a Novel Approach to Neuroendocrine Prostate Cancer Therapy
Advisor: Mr. Ariel Haas
School: Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
S0509 — Honorable Mention
Allen Huang, Grade 11
Targeting eIF4A3 by RNA Interference: A New Strategy for Breast Cancer Therapy
Advisor: Dr. Jun Ling
School: Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
S0523 — Honorable Mention
Ruhi Sayana, Grade 11
A Precision Medicine Approach: Epigenetic Inhibitors Induce Highly-Specific Apoptosis in High Risk Acute Leukemia
Advisor: Mr. Chris Spenner
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County

Listings of All projects in this panel and All Category Awards


California Science & Engineering Fair / 2018 Category Awards / CSEF@usc.edu