CSSF Category Awards: 2017
Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology

Senior Division


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S0516 — First Place
Benjamin C. Liu, Grade 10 portrait
A Fully-Integrated Lab-On-A-Chip Device for RNA Sample Preparation, Amplification, and Detection for Disease Diagnostics
Advisor: Dr. Liu Hui
School: Arcadia High School, Arcadia, Los Angeles County
S0505 — Second Place
Rohan Arora, Grade 11 portrait
Venkat V. Krishnan, Grade 11 portrait
Designing an Innovative Multi-Faceted Smart Drug for Lung Cancer: Revolutionizing Targeted Cancer Treatment
Advisor: <none acknowledged>, Mr. Joshua Baker
School: American High School, Fremont, Alameda County
S0507 — Third Place
Matthew H. Bronars, Grade 12 portrait
Jason S. Provol, Grade 12 portrait
Metabolomic Analysis as a Method of Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Advisor: Mrs. Elaine Gillum
School: Scripps Ranch High School, San Diego, San Diego County
S0503 — Fourth Place
Mythri Ambatipudi, Grade 11 portrait
Combating Embryonic Neurovirulence of Zika and Flaviviruses Using InSilico Phylogenetic Analysis and RNAi Gene Silencing
Advisor: Mrs. Linda Segal
School: St. Francis High School, Mountain View, Santa Clara County
S0502 — Honorable Mention
Nadley E. Aisuan, Grade 11 portrait
The Effect of Tocotrienol on Apoptosis
Advisor: Ms. Guadalupe Valero
School: Rialto High School, Rialto, San Bernardino County
S0506 — Honorable Mention
Catherine S. Beaudin, Grade 11 portrait
Biocompatible Microdroplets: A Paradigm Shift in the Reversal of Atherosclerosis
Advisor: Ms. Cathy Messenger
School: Los Gatos High School, Los Gatos, Santa Clara County
S0527 — Honorable Mention
Brian Xia, Grade 12 portrait
Molecular Basis for Developing Single Molecule Based Anti-Aging Therapies to Prevent Aging Related Diseases in Humans
Advisor: Dr. Dustin Schones
School: Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
S0528 — Honorable Mention
Daniel D. Zhang, Grade 11 portrait
Genome-Based Discovery of Novel CpG Biomarkers for Early Diagnosis and Prognosis of Leukemia
Advisor: Dr. Jie Zhu
School: Westview High School, San Diego, San Diego County

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