CSEF Project Listings: 2019
Plant Biology

Senior Division

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Yee Kit Chan, Grade 9 portrait
Jaimie Yu, Grade 9 portrait
MSG and Cell Growth
Advisor: Ms. Heng Yuan Shr
School: Developing Virtue School, Ukiah, Mendocino County
Isabelle Do, Grade 11 portrait
The Effect of Nuclear-Cytoplasmic Partitioning of AAR2 and HYL1 on microRNA Biogenesis and Plant Development
Advisor: Mrs. Michele Hampton
School: King (Martin Luther, Jr.) High School, Riverside, Riverside County
Olivia W. Elliott, Grade 9 portrait
Camryn N. Palmer, Grade 9 portrait
Does Gibberellic Acid Affect Pea Plant Growth?
Advisor: Ms. Morgan Olko
School: Clovis East High School, Clovis, Fresno County
S1804 — Third Place
David L. He, Grade 10 portrait
Effect of Genetic Modification of DMR6 in Solanum lycopersicum
Advisor: Mr. Ariel Haas
School: Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
S1805 — Honorable Mention
Royal J. Huey, III, Grade 11 portrait
The Effects of Simulated Microgravity on the Root Development of Seedlings
Advisor: Ms. Jennifer Claudio
School: Oak Grove High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S1806 — Honorable Mention
Emily M. Huitt, Grade 9 portrait
California Avocados Harvested in the Golden State: Investigating Root Rot and Combating Phytophthora cinnamomi
Advisor: Mrs. Marie Bordin-Huitt
School: Chico High School, Chico, Butte County
Siya R. Iyer, Grade 9 portrait
Improving Algal Biofuel Production with Nanotechnology
Advisor: Mrs. Sarika Iyer
School: Dougherty Valley High School, San Ramon, Contra Costa County
Jorja M. Moes, Grade 10 portrait
Anjali N. Slyker, Grade 10 portrait
Silver Nanoparticles on Freshwater Aquatic Java Plant Growth
Advisor: Mrs. Susan Valle
School: St. Bonaventure High School, Ventura, Ventura County
S1809 — Second Place
Wynn Phaychanpheng, Grade 10 portrait
Audrey T. Sogata, Grade 10 portrait
Jasmonic Acid Regulation of Abiotic Stresses in Brassica rapa and Arabidopsis thaliana
Advisor: Ms. Chirichan Tasanont
School: Chino Hills High School, Chino Hills, San Bernardino County
S1810 — First Place
Alina V. Pollner, Grade 11 portrait
Bioengineering Plant Genomes to Increase Crop Production via CRISPR-Cas9
Advisor: Mr. Ariel Haas
School: Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
S1811 — Honorable Mention
Aylin G. Salahifar, Grade 9 portrait
Comparing the Physiological Responses of C3, C4, and CAM Plants in Changeable Climates Using a Smart Plant Tracker
Advisor: Mr. Tulug Salahifar
School: Carlmont High School, Belmont, San Mateo County
S1899 — Fourth Place
Jiyoun Roh, Grade 11 portrait
Preventing Eutrophication with an Organic Fertilizer Made of Dark Chocolate, Coffee Grounds, and Banana Peels
Advisor: Ms. Orenda Tuason
School: Crescenta Valley High School, La Crescenta, Los Angeles County

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