Donivan Porterfield

ISEF 2011 - Chemistry and Biochemistry Grand Awards

Discussion created by Donivan Porterfield on May 15, 2011
Latest reply on May 16, 2011 by Bryan Balazs

Chemistry

Intel will present Best of Category Winners with a $5,000 award.Additionally, a $1,000 grant will be given to their school and the Intel ISEFAffiliated Fair they represent.

 

Intel ISEF Best of Category Award of $5,000 for Top First Place Winner

Drug Synthesis: Braving Legendary Challenges

Raghavendra Ramachanderan, 16, St. John's International ResidentialSchool, Chennai, India

 

 

First Award of $3,000

Drug Synthesis: Braving Legendary Challenges

Raghavendra Ramachanderan, 16, St. John's International ResidentialSchool, Chennai, India

 

Kinetic Analysis of Nanometallic Catalyst in Reduction of Nitrophenol:Investigation of a New Class of "Super Catalyst"

Quoc-Bao Duy Nguyen, 16, Westwood High School and McNeil High School, Austin, Texas

Mai-Anh N. Vu, 15, Westwood High School and McNeil High School, Austin, Texas

 

 

Second Award $1,500

Modeling Hydrogen Production Catalyzed by a Novel Electrocatalyst with Density Functional Theory

Shubhro Saha, 18, Choate Rosemary Hall, Wallingford, Connecticut

 

Polyfunctionalized Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes as Novel Scaffoldsfor Multimodal Tumor-Targeted Therapyand Biological Imaging

Neil Pathak, 18, Herricks Senior High School, New Hyde Park, New York

 

Synthesis and Manipulation of Silver and Gold Nano-Mirrors

Michael Leonard Janner, 15, Redlands East Valley High School, Redlands,California

 

 

Third Award of $1,000

The Electrochemical Effects of Glucose and Sucrose on the Voltage Output of a Microbial Fuel Cell Using Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Jack Erdozain, Jr., 16, Westminster Christian School, Palmetto Bay, Florida

 

Lighting Insulin with Gold Nanodots

Yun-Chen Chien, 17, Taipei First Girls' High School, Taipei, Taipei City, Taiwan (R.O.C), Chinese Taipei

 

The Investigation of the Key Steps of Detoxinine Total Synthesis

Alexander Sergeevich Shved, 16, Moscow Chemical Lyceum 1303, Moscow,Russia

 

Optimization and Mechanistic Investigation of a User and Eco-Friendly Protocol for Oxidative Cleavage of Alkenes

Prem P. Thottumkara, 18, Macomb High School, Macomb, Illinois

 

From Dusk to Dawn: Contact Lenses in the Night Tear Proteome

Jack Huang, 17, Parkland High School, Allentown, Pennsylvania

 

 

Fourth Award of $500

Adventures in the Dendritric Crystallization of Potassium Bromide

Jack Daniel Francis McCann, 16, Loreto College, Coleraine, NorthernIreland, United Kingdom

 

Photostabilization of an Organic Dye via Adsorption to Clay Minerals

Maya Ellen Samuels, 17, Har Va'Gai Regional High School, Upper Galilee,Israel

 

Investigation of Ideal Conditions to Retain Ascorbic Acid in Common Cooking Methods

Alexander Scott Powers, 16, Bellarmine College Preparatory, San Jose,California

 

The Synthesis of Organometallic Complexes of Iridium (III) and Platinum(II) for OLED Applications

Marek Buchman, 18, School for Extraordinary Gifted Children,Bratislava, Slovakia

 

Asymmetric Total Synthesis of GlaxoSmithKline's Potent PhosphodiesteraseInhibitor

Yaroslav Dmitrievich Boyko, 17, Moscow Chemical Lyceum 1303, Moscow,Russia

 

A Study on the Photo-catalytic Disinfectant Effect ofSubstrate-Embedded, Annealed, and Anodized TiO2 Thin Films on E. coli

Pranav Nagaraj Haravu, 16, North Carolina School of Science andMathematics, Durham, North Carolina

Vipul Tushar Vachharajani, 17, North Carolina School of Science andMathematics, Durham, North Carolina

 

 

 

Biochemistry

Intel will present Best of Category Winners with a $5,000 award.Additionally a $1,000 grant will be given to their school and the Intel ISEFAffiliated Fair they represent.

 

Intel ISEF Best of Category Award of $5,000 for Top First Place Winner

Computational Analysis of Specific Missense Mutations in the SMN Tudor Domain

Dianna Hu, 18, Half Hollow Hills High School West, Dix Hills, New York

 

First Award of $3,000

Computational Analysis of Specific Missense Mutations in the SMN Tudor Domain

Dianna Hu, 18, Half Hollow Hills High School West, Dix Hills, New York

 

From Models to Medications: Identification of Medication Leads forTreating Methamphetamine Addiction

Yamini T. Naidu, 16, Valley Catholic High School, Beaverton, Oregon

 

 

Second Award of $1,500

The Effects of Methyl Jasmonate on Crown Gall Regression and ProteinProduction in Lycopersicon esculentum

Chad Lawrence Harris, 18, Palm Bay High School, Melbourne, Florida

 

Regulation of Nitric Oxide Expression as a Form of Neurotransmitter Plasticity

Vaishnavi Lakshminarasimha Rao, 15, Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego,California

 

Research on Functional Dietary Fibre of Wheat Bran

Fubin Li, 17, Zhengzhou No.11 Middle School, Zhengzhou, Henan, China

Yakang Li, 18, Zhengzhou No.2 Middle School, Zhengzhou, Henan, China

Zhongning Hao, 15, Henan Experimental High School, Zhengzhou, Henan,China

 

 

Third Award of $1,000

Determination of Estrogen as a Trigger of Protandric Colony Formationof Amphiprion ocellaris

Emily Marie Crisp, 18, Loudoun County Academy of Science, Sterling,Virginia

 

Lipodystrophy Protein Seipin Functions in Lipid Droplet Biogenesis and Morphology

Anita Sanjay Chandrahas, 18, Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science, Denton, Texas

 

Genetic and Genomic Analysis of TOR1 Signaling in Initiation of Cell Quiescence

Lev Omelchenko, 18, Stuyvesant High School, New York, New York

 

Effects of Fatty Acids on Skeletal Muscle Proliferation and Development

Anji Li, 16, Pioneer High School, Ann Arbor, Michigan

 

Evaluation of Fusarochromanone 101a: A Novel Fungus-Derived Anti-Cancer Drug

Yoon Jee Kim, 18, Caddo Parish Magnet High School, Shreveport, Louisiana

Daniel Christopher Felty, 18, Caddo Parish Magnet High School,Shreveport, Louisiana

 

 

Fourth Award of $500

Grow Me Some Green!

Brooke Suzanne Conley, 15, Hardee Senior High School, Wauchula, Florida

 

Detection and Analysis of Point Mutations of the Oxidative Variety inthe K-ras Gene

Charles Preston Blakemore, 18, Academy for Math, Engineering and Science, Salt Lake City, Utah

 

Milkfish (Chanos chanos Forsskal) Serum as an Alternative Media Supplement for Culture of A549 (Human Lung) and HCT 116 (Colon) Carcinomas

Angeli Joyce Yap Dy, 16, Capiz National High School, Roxas, Capiz Province, Philippines

 

Inhibition of the ATPase Activity of the Hepatitis C Virus NS3 Proteinby Human Lactoferrin

Sabrina Bouchard, 17, Seminaire de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada

 

Gastro Microbial Fuel Cell: A Novel Implementation of a GMFC inCapsular Nanorobotics

Raja Selvakumar, 16, Milton High School, Milton, Georgia

 

The Use of Click-Chemistry and the Tetrazine-Norbornene Complex toSynthesize Herceptin Radiolabelled to Zr-89 and Ga-67

Gabriel Isaac Weissmann, 17, Horace Greeley High School, Chappaqua, NewYork

Priya Mohindra, 16, Yorktown High School, Yorktown Heights, New York

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