CSSF Category Awards: 2017
Microbiology (General)

Senior Division

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S1607 — First Place
Maggie S. Chen, Grade 11
Cell Membrane-Coated Nanodevice for Anti-Virulence Therapy against Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria
Advisor: Mr. Ariel Haas
School: Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
S1604 — Second Place
Titash Biswas, Grade 11
Pyrimidine Derivatives Conjugated to Gold Nanoparticles to Combat Antibiotic Resistance
Advisor: Ms. Orenda Tuason
School: Crescenta Valley High School, La Crescenta, Los Angeles County
S1608 — Third Place
Ryan K. Ebrahimy, Grade 11
Combating Antibiotic Resistance among Gram-Negative Bacteria through Inhibition of AHL-mediated Quorum Sensing
Advisor: Mr. David Knight
School: University High School, Irvine, Orange County
S1605 — Fourth Place
Bronte N. Brazier, Grade 11
Azithromycin in Combination with Hamamelitannin as a Growth Inhibitor for Common Bacteria in Surgical Site Infection
Advisor: Dr. Zin Htway
School: Thousand Oaks High School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
S1602 — Honorable Mention
Catherine P. Aitken, Grade 9
Dana Z. Jian, Grade 9
The Effect of the Wavelength of Light on the Growth Rate of Cyanobacteria and Its Survival In a Martian Atmosphere
Advisor: Ms. Gillian Rhett
School: San Ramon Valley High School, Danville, Contra Costa County
S1603 — Honorable Mention
Rohan Bhushan, Grade 11
Phototactic Analysis of the Effects of the Chemorepellent Nitrate on Taxis-Based Vertical Column Orientation in Protists
Advisor: Mr. Jason Nicholson
School: Monterey High School, Monterey, Monterey County
S1610 — Honorable Mention
Priyansh Gupta, Grade 11
Quantifying CRISPR-Cas9 as a Method for Preventing Geminivirus Replication through Virus Replication Site Mutation
Advisor: Dr. Robert Sandrock
School: Thousand Oaks High School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
S1613 — Honorable Mention
Hangyul Lyna Kim, Grade 10
Marcos A. Perez, Grade 10
Comparing Antimicrobial Properties of Propolis from Different Subspecies of Honey Bees
Advisor: Dr. Shauna Bennett
School: North Hollywood Senior High School, North Hollywood, Los Angeles County
S1618 — Honorable Mention
Perrin J.G. Turney, Grade 11
Effects of Climate Change (Increase in Temperature, Salinity and Pollutants) on Freshwater Microorganism Mortality Rates
Advisor: Mrs. Greta Turney
School: Six Rivers Charter High School, Arcata, Humboldt County


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