CSSF Category Awards: 2013
Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology

Junior Division


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J0597 — First Place
Mythri Ambatipudi, Grade 7
Diet Induced Thermogenesis! Combating Obesity, Diabetes & Heart Diseases Using Anthocyanins, Catechins & Capsaicins
Advisor: Mrs. Neha Makhijani
School: Stratford Middle School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J0511 — Second Place
Sophie J. Parsa, Grade 7
Ruby A. Rorty, Grade 7
Genetically Modified? A Study of Santa Cruz Zucchini
Advisor: Ms. Stefanie Brown
School: Mission Hill Junior High School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
J0595 — Third Place
Ruhi Sayana, Grade 6
Targeting Postprandial Hyperglycemia: Novel Use of Cyanidin and Eugenol to Inhibit alpha-Glucosidase for Type 2 Diabetes
Advisor: Mrs. Thuy-Anh Nguyen
School: Challenger School, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County
J0596 — Fourth Place
David M. Duncan, Grade 7
What's in the Food We Eat? Identifying Genetically Modified Foods Using DNA Analysis
Advisor: Mr. Norman Brennan
School: Mirman School for Gifted Children, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
J0509 — Honorable Mention
Eveline S. Mayner, Grade 8
Take a Bite Out of the Myth: The Vitamin C Content of Genetically Engineered vs. Organic Papayas
Advisor: Dr. Dennis Gonsalves
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
J0599 — Honorable Mention
Payge N. Estrada, Grade 8
Preserve... If You Dare
Advisor: Ms. Christina Fisher
School: Raney (Letha) Intermediate School, Corona, Riverside County

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