CSSF Project Listings: 2017
Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology

Junior Division

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J0501 — Third Place
Catherine Anne C. Delgado, Grade 8
Does the Presence of Food in the Stomach Affect Iron Absorption Rate?
Advisor: Mrs. Karen Madsen
School: Wangenheim Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
J0502
Jessie L. Gan, Grade 8
Natural Antioxidant and Nano-Antioxidant Effects against Oxidative Stress
Advisor: Ms. Lily Deveau
School: San Diego Jewish Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
J0503
Emma X. Hernandez, Grade 8
Sucrose vs. Glucose
Advisor: Dr. Patricia Ullman
School: Mountain View Junior High School, Beaumont, Riverside County
J0504
Sophia P. Hussman, Grade 8
Testing the Effect of Marinade Acidity on Beef
Advisor: Mr. Eric Harrington
School: St. Margaret's Episcopal School, San Juan Capistrano, Orange County
J0505 — First Place
Elisha D. Johnston, Grade 8
The Molecular Mechanisms of Regenerating Cartilage to Reduce Chronic Pain: Phenol-Glucose-Glycerin Upregulates FGF-2
Advisor: Dr. Michael Johnston
School: Lincoln Middle School, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County
J0506
Malachi D. Maguregui, Grade 8
How Does pH Affect Glucose Production When Lactase Is Added to Lactose?
Advisor: Mrs. Ana Williams
School: Standard Middle School, Bakersfield, Kern County
J0507 — Fourth Place
Clara Mangali, Grade 7
Comparing the Ethanol Yields of Plant-Derived Sugars
Advisor: Ms. Tammy Levy
School: American Martyrs School, Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles County
J0508
Anson F. Noland, Grade 8
Computational Local Alignment Search of Neurodegenerative Disease-Related Proteins
Advisor: Mrs. Darshana Shah
School: Portola (Gaspar de) Highly Gifted Magnet Middle School, Tarzana, Los Angeles County
J0509 — Second Place
Anushka Sanyal, Grade 8
Developing a Tool for Studying Alzheimer's: A Bacterial Expression Vector for the M3-M4 Fragment of the nAChR alpha-7
Advisor: Dr. Sonia Cuellar
School: Cupertino Middle School, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County
J0510
Charlotte L. Zhang, Grade 8
A Novel Gene Therapy Using CRIPR/Cas9 Mediated Cellular Reprogramming
Advisor: Dr. Xin Fu
School: Carmel Valley Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County


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