CSSF Category Awards: 2017
Zoology

Senior Division

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S2309 — First Place
Vivek V. Kamarshi, Grade 10
Effects of Gut Microbiota on Drosophila Models of Parkinson's Disease
Advisor: Mrs. Renee Fallon
School: Monta Vista High School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County
S2316 — Second Place
Rory C. Simpson, Grade 10
Planarian Vision: Investigating Negative Phototaxis in Planaria Undergoing Regeneration to Analyze Sensory Functionality
Advisor: Dr. Shauna Bennett
School: North Hollywood Senior High School, North Hollywood, Los Angeles County
S2301 — Third Place
Kaden Z.T. Agha, Grade 11
Investigation of the Disparity between the Abundance of Tamalia spp. Galls on Arbutus unedo and Arctostaphylos spp.
Advisor: Dr. Pamela Durkee
School: York School, Monterey, Monterey County
S2318 — Fourth Place
Insun Won, Grade 11
Effect of Varying Food Concentrations on Purple Urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus) Larvae Development
Advisor: Mr. Peter Starodub
School: Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estates, Los Angeles County
S2302 — Honorable Mention
Daniel S. Bruce, Grade 11
The Effects of Predation Risk on Interspecies Flight Initiation Distances
Advisor: Mr. Ariel Haas
School: Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
S2308 — Honorable Mention
Atticus J. Humphrey, Grade 11
Bromelain Feed Supplement: Effects on Feed Conversion Rates in Poultry
Advisor: Mr. Davin Aalto
School: Sanger High School, Sanger, Fresno County
S2312 — Honorable Mention
Emily T. Nguyen, Grade 11
Effects of Dietary Supplements on Pesticide-Induced Neurodegeneration Using Taguchi Method in Dugesia tigrina
Advisor: Mr. Norm Negus
School: Mt. Everest Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
S2399 — Honorable Mention
Rhitishah Yuva Raju, Grade 9
Saving the Delta by Managing the Natural Ecosystem of Marshland: Sustaining the Population of Eurytemora affinis
Advisor: Ms. Jennifer Harfmann
School: Mira Loma High School, Sacramento, Sacramento County


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