CSEF Category Awards: 2018

Senior Division


Awards Ceremony photo to come

S2311 — First Place
Anushka Sanyal, Grade 9
Effects on Learning/Memory of a Mutation in Da7: A Fruit Fly Homolog of the Alzheimer's Related Gene for the nAChR a7
Advisor: Dr. Sonia Cuellar
School: Homestead High School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County
S2304 — Second Place
Panna Gattyan, Grade 12
Caenorhabditis elegans Behavioral Effects of Synapsin RNAi Silencing
Advisor: Dr. Aidyl Gonzalez-Serricchio
School: Buckley School (The), Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles County
S2307 — Third Place
Homin Key, Grade 12
Building an Effective System to Improve the Placement and Growth of Mycelium in Its Effect towards Bees and Varroa Mites
Advisor: Mrs. Esther Ibarra
School: Ridgeview High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
S2302 — Fourth Place
Titash Biswas, Grade 12
Wnt6 in Progenitor Maintenance During Hematopoiesis: A Potential Biomarker for Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)
Advisor: Dr. Lauren Goins
School: Crescenta Valley High School, La Crescenta, Los Angeles County
S2306 — Honorable Mention
Grace H. Jardon, Grade 11
Epidemiology and Treatment of Spinose Ear Ticks on a California Dairy
Advisor: Mrs. Kevy Mendes
School: Exeter Union High School, Exeter, Tulare County
S2310 — Honorable Mention
Dami Olatunji, Grade 10
Biting Back: Affordable Mosquito Control
Advisor: Mrs. Victoria Acquistapace
School: De La Salle High School, Concord, Contra Costa County
S2312 — Honorable Mention
Samrat Thapa, Grade 10
Effects of Different Colored Lights on Zebrafish Fecundity
Advisor: Dr. David Stachura
School: Chico High School, Chico, Butte County

Listings of All projects in this panel and All Category Awards


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