CSEF Category Awards: 2018
Microbiology (General)

Senior Division


Awards Ceremony photo to come

S1607 — First Place
Daniel Feng, Grade 9
Discovering Antibacterial Properties of "Old" Cultural Herbs Using a New Simulation-Aided Approach
Advisor: Mrs. Megan Lewis
School: University High School, Irvine, Orange County
S1611 — Second Place
Vivek V. Kamarshi, Grade 11
Tacrolimus-Induced Changes in Fusogenicity of Varicella Zoster Virus
Advisor: Ms. Renee Fallon
School: Monta Vista High School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County
S1621 — Third Place
Katherine F. Zhang, Grade 11
Deep Learning Analysis of Human Gut Microbiome Metagenomic Data with Applications in Geolocation and Disease Prediction
Advisor: Dr. Sharon Greenblum
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S1610 — Fourth Place
Philippe Hansen-Estruch, Grade 12
A Microbiome Approach to Treat Galactosemia, a Life Threatening Genetic Disorder
Advisor: Mr. Ariel Haas
School: Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
S1601 — Honorable Mention
Jamil S. Ahmad, Grade 10
Knock Your Socks Off: Developing Nanocomposites from Socks for Versatile Water Disinfection
Advisor: Mr. Matthew Carter
School: Clovis North High School, Fresno, Fresno County
S1613 — Honorable Mention
Jillian M. Labador, Grade 10
CRISPR Interference Knockdown of Ampicillin Resistance Gene in Escherichia coli
Advisor: Dr. Rachell Auld
School: Roosevelt (Eleanor) High School, Eastvale, Riverside County
S1614 — Honorable Mention
Charlotta G. Lebedenko, Grade 12
Evaluating the Effects of Artificial Sweeteners and Caffeine on Human Gut Microbiota to Prevent Glucose Intolerance
Advisor: Mrs. Cathy Messenger
School: Los Gatos High School, Los Gatos, Santa Clara County
S1617 — Honorable Mention
Lekha Pillarisetti, Grade 11
Assessment of Effects of Nutrient Runoff Levels and Temperature on Accelerated Algal Growth and Eutrophication
Advisor: Mr. Vijay Pillarisetti
School: Dougherty Valley High School, San Ramon, Contra Costa County

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