CSSF Project Listings: 2013
Mammalian Biology

Senior Division

S1201 — Honorable Mention
Braeden C. Benedict, Grade 10
Development of an Electroencephalography (EEG) Device for Evaluation of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Advisor: Mr. Peter Starodub
School: Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estates, Los Angeles County
Conner R. Bennett, Grade 10
Quantification of Zoo Enclosure Space Use and Nervous-Frightened Response by Endangered Chacoan peccary
Advisor: Dr. Julie Woodruff
School: Sacred Heart Preparatory, Atherton, San Mateo County
S1203 — Honorable Mention
Gianna G. Chien, Grade 9
EMIT: Does iPad Use in Patients with Implantable Cardiac Rhythm Devices Cause Electromagnetic Interference?
Advisor: Ms. Teri Kozik
School: Lincoln High School, Stockton, San Joaquin County
Kevin Huang, Grade 11
The Effect of Cancer Stem Cells and the Tumor Microenvironment on Tumor Growth and Invasion
Advisor: Dr. John Lowengrub
School: University High School, Irvine, Orange County
S1205 — Third Place
Tina Huang, Grade 11
Creation of 3D Printed Microstructures to Investigate Cancer Cell Migration
Advisor: Mr. Marcus Milling
School: Bishop's (The) School, La Jolla, San Diego County
Kevin Liu, Grade 11
Rescue of Mice Receiving Lethal Irradiation by Stem Cell Transplantation: A Potential Cure for Leukemia
Advisor: Dr. Ke-Jung Huang
School: Carlmont High School, Belmont, San Mateo County
S1207 — Second Place
Vick C. Liu, Grade 9
A Completely Home-Made Microfabricated Device for Blood Cell Sorting and Morphology Analysis
Advisor: Dr. Robin Liu
School: Flintridge Preparatory School, La Canada Flintridge, Los Angeles County
Anna Z. Lundmark, Grade 11
Valerie L. Lytle, Grade 11
A Quantitative Analysis of the Effects of Controlled Exercises on Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
Advisor: Ms. Annabel Adriatico
School: Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
S1209 — Honorable Mention
Andrew Q. Ninh, Grade 12
Two Discrete Stochastic Cellular Automata Models of Cancer Stem Cell Proliferation
Advisor: Mrs. Lehua Werdel
School: Fountain Valley High School, Fountain Valley, Orange County
Swetha Revanur, Grade 9
Multi-Dimensional Genomic Data Analysis of Hidradenitis Suppurativa (Acne Inversa) and Associated Comorbidities
Advisor: Mrs. Barjinder Sabherwal
School: Evergreen Valley High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Jamilex Rodriguez, Grade 12
Breath Capacity in Singers
Advisor: Mrs. Rachel Pittman
School: International Polytechnic High School, Pomona, Los Angeles County
Onkar S. Sandhu, Grade 9
iPhone Acquired Heart Rhythm: Is It Reliable for Clinical Diagnosis?
Advisor: Mr. Jonathan Bowns
School: Clovis North High School, Fresno, Fresno County
Divya Siddarth, Grade 11
Weighty Matters: Risk Factors for Obesity in Children and Adults
Advisor: Dr. Nate Cardin
School: Harvard-Westlake School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Vanessa Sierra, Grade 10
Got Balance?
Advisor: Mr. Riccardo Magni
School: Pioneer Valley High School, Santa Maria, Santa Barbara County
S1215 — First Place
Anna T. Thomas, Grade 11
Evaluating the Prevalence of Noncoding Repeat Expansions in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Advisor: Mrs. Suzanne Colvin
School: Presentation High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Catherine D. Wright, Grade 9
Am I Right? An Investigation of the Link between Handedness and Sidedness
Advisor: Mrs. Debbie Lewis
School: Desert High School, Edwards, Kern County
S1295 — Fourth Place
Anin Sayana, Grade 9
A Novel Strategy to Inhibit Metastasis of Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma through the PAX3-FOXO1 Fusion Gene, HSP70, and PERK
Advisor: Mr. Rod Wong
School: Bellarmine College Preparatory, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Sierra L. Manning, Grade 10
Mattie E. Peters, Grade 10
Intelligence of Purebred vs. Mixed Breed Canines
Advisor: Ms. Karen Reynosa
School: Ventura High School, Ventura, Ventura County
Carly J. Murray, Grade 10
Does Man's Best Friend Have a Paw Preference?
Advisor: Ms. Karen Reynosa
School: Ventura High School, Ventura, Ventura County
Sean G. Laput, Grade 11
The Effect of Sodium Intake on the Urinary Calcium Excretion in Mice Using Colorimetric Assay and HPLC
Advisor: Dr. Nikki Malhotra
School: Thousand Oaks High School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
Anjali Lobana, Grade 11
Vitamin D Deficiency and Obesity
Advisor: Mr. Sukhveer Singh
School: Grace Brethren High School, Simi Valley, Ventura County

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