CSSF Project Listings: 2011
Pharmacology/ Toxicology

Junior Division

 Photo Gallery 

Nadia S. Ashour, Grade 7 portrait
Bubbles, Bubbles, Away!
Advisor: Mrs. April Wishek
School: New Horizon School, Pasadena, Los Angeles County
Austin G. Bathgate, Grade 8 portrait
How Does Pain Medication Affect Your Liver?
Advisor: Mrs. Margret Wight
School: Rancho Community Christian School, Temecula, Riverside County
Monica L. Boedigheimer, Grade 8 portrait
The Effects of Caffeine and Pharmacological Agents on Web-Spinning Spiders
Advisor: Mrs. Cynthia Vodraska
School: Sequoia Middle School, Newbury Park, Ventura County
J1705 — First Place
Toni D. Bronars, Grade 8 portrait
The Effects of Salt on Drosophila: Does a Tasty Diet Take Its Toll?
Advisor: Ms. Kaitlin Rosichan
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
Kyra L. Estrada, Grade 8 portrait
Used for Tools and Death for Fools
Advisor: Ms. Christina Fisher
School: Raney (Letha) Intermediate School, Corona, Riverside County
Anastasia M. Every, Grade 7 portrait
Monitoring of Glucose Levels to Prevent Equine Laminitis
Advisor: Mrs. Wendy Thielen
School: Vanguard Preparatory School, Apple Valley, San Bernardino County
Nathan R. Fennacy, Grade 6 portrait
The Ants Go Marching Along. Can a Natural Substance Be Used to Repel Ants?
Advisor: Ms. Lisa Lassley
School: Garfield Elementary School, Clovis, Fresno County
J1709 — Second Place
Lily N. Greenberg Call, Grade 8 portrait
Leave Me the Birds and the Bees Please!
Advisor: Dr. Jane Willoughby
School: San Diego Jewish Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
Shivani Gupta, Grade 7 portrait
Used Motor Oil and Plants
Advisor: Mr. Sanjay Gupta
School: Warren (Earl) Junior High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Jenna R. Heinrichs, Grade 6 portrait
How Do Various Drinks Affect Blood Pressures with Exercise?
Advisor: Mr. David Russell
School: Wash (John S.) Elementary School, Fresno, Fresno County
Elizzabeth A. Hughes-Brown, Grade 8 portrait
A Monster Problem? The Effect of Caffeinated Drinks on Heart Rate
Advisor: Ms. Rachel Hofmann
School: Baymonte Christian School, Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz County
Scott Johnson, Grade 7 portrait
Drunken Ants
Advisor: Mrs. Laura Kaufman
School: Flintridge Preparatory School, La Canada Flintridge, Los Angeles County
Margaux E. Jones, Grade 8 portrait
The Effect of Natural Household Substances on Deterring Tetramorium caespitum
Advisor: Mrs. Cynthia Vodraska
School: Sequoia Middle School, Newbury Park, Ventura County
J1715 — Honorable Mention
Chloe F. Jot, Grade 8 portrait
Swimming Sting Free
Advisor: Mr. Rod Atchley
School: Pacific Collegiate School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
Michaela L. Juels, Grade 8 portrait
The Effects of Caffeine
Advisor: Mrs. Cynthia Vodraska
School: Sequoia Middle School, Newbury Park, Ventura County
Talar Kassabian, Grade 7 portrait
Fruit Flies on the Radical Track Age Fast and Die Young
Advisor: Mrs. Lida Gevorkian
School: Chamlian (Vahan & Anoush) Armenian School, Glendale, Los Angeles County
Andrew Knoell, Grade 6 portrait
Wake-up Call: The Effect of Cell Phone Radiation on Drosophila melanogaster (Fruit Flies)
Advisor: Mr. Chuck Nelson
School: Bonita Canyon Elementary, Irvine, Orange County
Stephanie A. Kolbusz, Grade 7 portrait
Bone Density
Advisor: Mrs. Bernadette Leoncio
School: Beatitudes of Our Lord School, La Mirada, Los Angeles County
J1720 — Fourth Place
Katie A. McAllister, Grade 7 portrait
Caffeine and the Heart: A Study Using Daphnia magna
Advisor: Mr. John Briner
School: Fairmont Private Junior High School, Anaheim, Orange County
Charlotte B. Monke, Grade 7 portrait
Energy Drinks and Their Effect on Reaction Time in Youth
Advisor: Mrs. Lori Salazar
School: Alta Sierra Intermediate School, Clovis, Fresno County
Tori C. Nishimoto, Grade 8 portrait
How Pesticides and Fertilizers Used in Home Gardens Affect the Hatching Rate of African Dwarf Frog Eggs
Advisor: Mr. Garrett Nishimoto
School: Washington Academic Middle School, Sanger, Fresno County
Kosha H. Patel, Grade 8 portrait
Open the Doors of Death
Advisor: Ms. Christina Fisher
School: Raney (Letha) Intermediate School, Corona, Riverside County
J1724 — Third Place
Anin Sayana, Grade 7 portrait
Discovery of the 2,4-Diaminopyrimidine as a Novel Therapeutic Solution for c-Fms and TNF Induced Rheumatoid Arthritis
Advisor: Dr. Ronald Birrell
School: Challenger School, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County
J1725 — Honorable Mention
Jack R. Walsh, Grade 6 portrait
How Does Exposure to Estrogen Affect the Aggressive Response of Male Siamese Fighting Fish?
Advisor: Dr. Debby Dunn
School: Mesa Union Junior High School, Somis, Ventura County

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