CSEF Project Listings: 2018

Senior Division

Brenda I. Carrera, Grade 11
Ricardo M. Hernandez, Grade 11
Carla P. Lemus, Grade 11
The Effects of Over-the-Counter Pain Medication on Daphnia magna
Advisor: Ms. Guadalupe Valero
School: Rialto High School, Rialto, San Bernardino County
Cynthia Chen, Grade 11
Ji Hyun Lee, Grade 11
Combination Therapy Using Drug Repurposing and Drug Mapping: A Method to Find Synergistic Treatments for Leishmaniasis
Advisor: Mr. Ariel Haas
School: Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
S2203 — Third Place
Hunter C. Crawford-Shelmadine, Grade 12
How Byproducts Produced by Removal of Oxybenzone by Phytoremediation & Laccase/ABTS Beads Affect Morality of D. magna
Advisor: Ms. Leslie Burndon
School: Carlmont High School, Belmont, San Mateo County
S2204 — Fourth Place
Sumanth Gurram, Grade 11
David H. Wu, Grade 11
Low-Frequency Electromagnetic Fields Decrease Cancer Cell Viability for Potential Cancer Therapy
Advisor: Mr. Scott Halander
School: Westview High School, San Diego, San Diego County
Joseph A. Huitt, Grade 11
Pollination! Its What's for Dinner! Investigating the Effects of Neonicotinoids on Bee Pollinators
Advisor: Mrs. Marie Bordin-Huitt
School: Chico High School, Chico, Butte County
Atticus J. Humphrey, Grade 12
Effects of Apollo SC Miticide on Galendromus occidentalis
Advisor: Mr. Davin Aalto
School: Sanger High School, Sanger, Fresno County
Rena N. Maduro, Grade 10
Evidence for Variable Resistance to Caffeine in Genetically Identical Nematodes
Advisor: Mrs. Gina Broitman-Maduro
School: North (John Wesley) High School, Riverside, Riverside County
S2208 — First Place
Samiha Mahin, Grade 12
In Vitro Effects of Genistein and Di-(2-ethylhexyl) Phthalate on Testicular Macrophages and Spermatogonial Cells
Advisor: Dr. Martine Culty
School: Bravo (Francisco) Medical Magnet High School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Ishika Masson, Grade 10
Shania M. Relucio, Grade 10
Effects of Caffeinated and Non-Caffeinated Beverages on the Physical Mechanisms in Animal Movement Processes: Lumbricus
Advisor: Mr. Matthew Carter
School: Clovis North High School, Fresno, Fresno County
S2210 — Honorable Mention
Anshul Narain, Grade 11
Investigating Pesticides' Effects on Plant Defenses and Development
Advisor: Ms. Julie Herman
School: Clovis North High School, Fresno, Fresno County
S2211 — Second Place
Shreya Ramachandran, Grade 9
The Effect of Soap Nut Grey Water on the Environment: Vegetables (Year 3)
Advisor: Dr. Eric Espinosa
School: American High School, Fremont, Alameda County
Angelina E. Stone, Grade 12
Alzheimer's and Aluminum: The Effect of Low-Level Aluminum on Drosophila melanogaster
Advisor: Ms. Rebecca Avants
School: Clovis West High School, Fresno, Fresno County
S2213 — Honorable Mention
Haidyn N. Washburn, Grade 10
Analysis of Chronic Toxicity of Glyphosate on Fecundity and Mortality of Daphnia magna
Advisor: Mr. Davin Aalto
School: Sanger High School, Sanger, Fresno County

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