CSEF Project Listings: 2018

Senior Division

Kenneth R. Bevens, Grade 10
Dean R. Braza, Grade 11
Daniel T. Perez, Grade 10
Fractal Patterns: Fish Movements
Advisor: Mrs. Susan Valle
School: St. Bonaventure High School, Ventura, Ventura County
S2302 — Fourth Place
Titash Biswas, Grade 12
Wnt6 in Progenitor Maintenance During Hematopoiesis: A Potential Biomarker for Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)
Advisor: Dr. Lauren Goins
School: Crescenta Valley High School, La Crescenta, Los Angeles County
Joshua De Leon Olivas, Grade 11
The Mitey Roach Exchange: Examining the Effects of Mite Transplantation and Removal in Gromphadorhina portentosa
Advisor: Ms. Jennifer Claudio
School: Oak Grove High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S2304 — Second Place
Panna Gattyan, Grade 12
Caenorhabditis elegans Behavioral Effects of Synapsin RNAi Silencing
Advisor: Dr. Aidyl Gonzalez-Serricchio
School: Buckley School (The), Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles County
Jules T. Hoang, Grade 10
The Effects of Temperature and Time on Bees on A. cordifolia
Advisor: Mr. Paul Hunt
School: Villa Park High School, Villa Park, Orange County
S2306 — Honorable Mention
Grace H. Jardon, Grade 11
Epidemiology and Treatment of Spinose Ear Ticks on a California Dairy
Advisor: Mrs. Kevy Mendes
School: Exeter Union High School, Exeter, Tulare County
S2307 — Third Place
Homin Key, Grade 12
Building an Effective System to Improve the Placement and Growth of Mycelium in Its Effect towards Bees and Varroa Mites
Advisor: Mrs. Esther Ibarra
School: Ridgeview High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Vivian T. La, Grade 9
How Does the Temperature of Seawater Affect the Development Process of Sea Urchins?
Advisor: Mr. Paul Hunt
School: Villa Park High School, Villa Park, Orange County
Haley J. Lopez, Grade 10
The Impact of a Caloric Restrictive Diet on Crickets
Advisor: Mrs. Stephanie Greene
School: Sun Valley Magnet, Sun Valley, Los Angeles County
S2310 — Honorable Mention
Dami Olatunji, Grade 10
Biting Back: Affordable Mosquito Control
Advisor: Mrs. Victoria Acquistapace
School: De La Salle High School, Concord, Contra Costa County
S2311 — First Place
Anushka Sanyal, Grade 9
Effects on Learning/Memory of a Mutation in Da7: A Fruit Fly Homolog of the Alzheimer's Related Gene for the nAChR a7
Advisor: Dr. Sonia Cuellar
School: Homestead High School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County
S2312 — Honorable Mention
Samrat Thapa, Grade 10
Effects of Different Colored Lights on Zebrafish Fecundity
Advisor: Dr. David Stachura
School: Chico High School, Chico, Butte County

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