Donivan Porterfield

ISEF 2019 – Chemistry and Biochemistry Grand Awards

Discussion created by Donivan Porterfield on May 19, 2019

CHEMISTRY

  

Intel ISEF Best of Category Award of $5,000

Novel Colorimetric Sensors for Detecting Chemicals in Vapor, Liquid, and Solid Phases

Helena Jiang, F. W. Buchholz High School, FL, United States of America

  

First Award of $3,000

Novel Colorimetric Sensors for Detecting Chemicals in Vapor, Liquid, and Solid Phases

Helena Jiang, F. W. Buchholz High School, FL, United States of America

 

C.C.E. Larvicide: Cassia Cinnamon Crude Extract as a Novel, Cost Effective and Eco-Friendly Mosquito Larvicide

Melwin Choon Lei Cheng, Chung Ling High School Penang, Malaysia

Yong Shiang Tham, Chung Ling High School Penang, Malaysia

  

Second Award of $1,500

Experimentally Designing Sustainable Clay-Based Adsorbents to Remove Arsenic from Drinking Water

Rajat Doshi, Henry B. Plant High School, FL, United States of America

 

Synthesis and Use of Robust Cobalt (II) Catalysts for the Reduction of CO2 to CO

Ankush Dhawan, Signature School, IN, United States of America

 

Analysis of Manufacturing Process of D-Glucose-Based Thermoformed-Polymers

Suvin Sundararajan, Westfield High School, MA, United States of America

 

A Porous Silicon Optical Nanosensor for the Detection of Volatile Organic Compounds

Anushree Chaudhuri, Westview High School, CA, United States of America

  

Third Award of $1,000

Synthesis of HIV-1 Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors

Tereza Gistrova, Gymnazium Zlin - Lesni Ctvrt, Zlínskj Kraj, Czech Republic

 

Sustainable Manufacturing of Gamma Butyrolactone

Tianyu Dong, Northview High School, GA, United States of America

 

Water Purification by Capillary Action in Paper Towels

Vongayi Marazanye, High Achievers Coach Educational Centre, Zimbabwe

 

UiO-66 Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs) Decorated with Cadmium Sulfide Quantum Dots: An Investigation of the Effectiveness of (MOFs) as a Drug Delivery System for Melanoma Treatment

Lasya Damaraju, West Shore Junior/Senior High School, FL, United States of America

 

Phosphorous/Nitrogen Co-Doped Carbon Derived from Soybean as High Performance Electrode Material for Supercapacitor

Amna Khan, Little Rock Central High School, AR, United States of America

 

Fourth Award of $500

BuckyPaper: Investigating the Viability of Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Sensors for the Detection of Various Gases

Andy Shar, Vanguard High School, FL, United States of America

 

Morphology Effects of Electrocatalytic Carbon Dioxide Reduction onto Copper/Silver Bimetallic Nanostructures

Wei-Ying Chien, Taipei First Girls High School, Taiwan

Yu-Hsien Chang, Taipei First Girls High School, Taiwan

 

Synthesis of Silver Compounds with Potential Anti-Cancer Activity: Silver(I) Complexes with Xylyl-Substituted Heterocyclic Thiones and Selones

Aakriti Lakshmanan, Ardrey Kell High School, NC, United States of America

 

The Effects of a Silica Coating on the Aggregation of Gold Nanoparticles

Paige Sherman, Hunter College High School, NY, United States of America

 

Chloramine Test Kits for an Efficient Process of Swimming Pools' Disinfection

Athicha Santilinon, Mahidol Wittayanusorn School, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand

Napat Sajjamongkol, Mahidol Wittayanusorn School, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand

Natprawee Pattayawij, Mahidol Wittayanusorn School, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand

 

Organic Biodegradable Alternative to Plastic

Shaziyah Laher, Nizamiye Al Azhar Institute, Eastern Cape, South Africa

 

Constructing Earth-Abundant Core Shell Plasmonic Photocatalysts for Hydrogen Production via Water Splitting

William Porayouw, Redlands High School, CA, United States of America

  

 

BIOCHEMISTRY

  

Intel ISEF Best of Category Award of $5,000

Deuterium Oxide (D2O) on Maintaining Viability in Coliphage Bacteriophages under Low Temperatures to Model Live Attenuated Viral Vaccine Additives

Annika Morgan, Joel Barlow High School, CT, United States of America

  

First Award of $3,000

Deuterium Oxide (D2O) on Maintaining Viability in Coliphage Bacteriophages under Low Temperatures to Model Live Attenuated Viral Vaccine Additives

Annika Morgan, Joel Barlow High School, CT, United States of America

 

Second Award of $1,500

Coupling Multiple Stresses to the Activation of Akt-Kinase Signaling Pathway

Amogh Bhatnagar, University School of Milwaukee, WI, United States of America

 

An Innovative Method of Room Temperature Biospecimen Preservation via Tetramethyl Orthosilane (Sol-Gel) Encapsulation and Polyethylene Glycol Extraction

Jack Boylan, duPont Manual High School, KY, United States of America

Kavya Koneru, duPont Manual High School, KY, United States of America

  

Third Award of $1,000

Targeted Drug Delivery for Drug Resistant Cancer

Ashton Body, Episcopal School of Jacksonville, FL, United States of America

 

QuitPuff: A Point-of-Care Diagnostic for Early Risk Detection of Oral Pre-Cancer and Cancer in Chronic Smokers

Nikhiya Shamsher, Greenwood High International School Bangalore, Karnataka, India

 

Exploring the Biomechanics of Red Blood Cells: Paving the Way to Efficient and Physiological Modeling of Erythrocytes in Shear Flow

Prathysha Kothare, Parkland High School, PA, United States of America

  

Fourth Award of $500

Study and Characterization of Zea mays Stigma Extract: An Alternative to Obtain Eugenol

Maria Ferreira, Fundacao Escola Tecnica Liberato Salzano Vieira da Cunha, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Muriel Krohn, Fundacao Escola Tecnica Liberato Salzano Vieira da Cunha, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

 

RNA Regulation: Identifying and Preventing AMP Depurination in Early Life RNA Polymerization

Michelle Nazareth, Georgiana Bruce Kirby Prep School, CA, United States of America

 

Improve Algae Biotechnology

Roumany Sefin, Industrial Advanced Technical School, Port Fuad, Egypt

 

IFNg Susceptibility in Chordoma

Ananthan Sadagopan, Westborough High School, MA, United States of America

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