CSSF Category Awards: 2011
Pharmacology/ Toxicology

Senior Division


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S1702 — First Place
Easun P. Arunachalam, Grade 10 portrait
The Use of Pesticides and Their Impact on the Unintended Targets of Their Application
Advisor: Ms. Orenda Tuason
School: Crescenta Valley High School, La Crescenta, Los Angeles County
S1713 — Second Place
Alexander J. Lu, Grade 12 portrait
The Role of the Parabrachial Nucleus in Regulation of Cardiac Sympathoexcitatory Reflexes Evoked by Bradykinin
Advisor: Mr. David Knight
School: University High School, Irvine, Orange County
S1718 — Third Place
Jorie A. Moore, Grade 11 portrait
Investigating the Effectiveness of Indigenous Plant Solutions in Inhibiting Leaf Gall Insect Development
Advisor: Mr. Nathan Whittington
School: Sanger High School, Sanger, Fresno County
S1719 — Fourth Place
Suchith R. Nareddy, Grade 12 portrait
Longevity and Diet: Studying the Relationship between Caloric Intake, Dietary Manipulation, and Life Span in Drosophila
Advisor: Mr. Wayne Garabedian
School: Clovis West High School, Fresno, Fresno County
S1703 — Honorable Mention
Meghana Bhimarao, Grade 11 portrait
Collapsing Cancer Cells: Exploiting the Elasticity and Natural Frequency of a Cancer Cell's Cytoskeleton
Advisor: Mrs. Barjinder Sabherwal
School: Evergreen Valley High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S1705 — Honorable Mention
Alyssa N. Cook, Grade 11 portrait
The Skeleton as an Endocrine Organ: The Effect of Insulin and L-Sulforaphane on Osteogenesis in MC3T3 Preosteoblasts
Advisor: Dr. David Gardiner
School: Villa Park High School, Villa Park, Orange County
S1711 — Honorable Mention
Justin F. Jorge, Grade 10 portrait
Natural Spider Repellents
Advisor: Mrs. Viki Acquistapace
School: De La Salle High School, Concord, Contra Costa County
S1720 — Honorable Mention
Ilakya Palanisamy, Grade 11 portrait
Kartiga Selvaganesan, Grade 11 portrait
Nanotechnology in Cancer Therapy: A Proposed Model of Using Thermosensitive Liposomes in Effective Drug Delivery
Advisor: Mrs. Amanda Alonzo
School: Lynbrook High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S1722 — Honorable Mention
Annalise Smith, Grade 9 portrait
The Hair Dye You Choose....
Advisor: Ms. Jacqueline Pealatere
School: Willits High School, Willits, Mendocino County

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