CSSF Category Awards: 2013
Microbiology (General)

Junior Division


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J1506 — First Place
Keoni K. Gandall, Grade 8
Engineering Pink Salt
Advisor: Mr. John Wood
School: Talbert (Samuel S.) Middle School, Huntington Beach, Orange County
J1501 — Second Place
Katherine B. Adelman, Grade 8
The Effects of Nutrients on the Microbial Biodegradation of Petroleum Hydrocarbons
Advisor: Ms. Julianna So
School: St. Margaret's Episcopal School, San Juan Capistrano, Orange County
J1502 — Third Place
Rohan Bhushan, Grade 7
Paul P. Kunz, Grade 7
Nitrate: A Threat to Plankton
Advisor: Mr. Alex Hofsteen
School: International School of Monterey, Monterey, Monterey County
J1510 — Fourth Place
Sean J. Panado, Grade 8
Chlorine Kills: The Cell Density of E. coli in which Tap Water's Chlorine Can No Longer Kill
Advisor: Mrs. Evelyn Urbiztondo
School: St. Rose of Lima School, Chula Vista, San Diego County
J1504 — Honorable Mention
Christopher J. Caterinicchio, Grade 6
Turf Wars: A Microbial Battleground; The Study of Microbial Growth on a Synthetic Turf & a Natural Grass Football Field
Advisor: Mr. Robert Evans
School: Deerfield Elementary School, Irvine, Orange County
J1508 — Honorable Mention
Amanda G. Hayes, Grade 8
Denaturation: E. coli's Enemy
Advisor: Dr. Steve Julio
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County

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