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    ISEF 2016 - Chemistry and Biochemistry Grand Awards

    Donivan Porterfield

      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 ISEF Affiliated Fair they represent.

       

       

      Intel ISEF Best of Category Award of $5,000

       

      The Effect of Carbon on Iron Nickel Bimetallic Nanoparticle Degradation of Orange G

      Kathryn Anna Lawrence, 17, Fairview High School, Boulder, Colorado

      Katherine Afton Younglove, 18, Fairview High School, Boulder, Colorado

       

       

      First Award of $3,000

       

      The Effect of Carbon on Iron Nickel Bimetallic Nanoparticle Degradation of Orange G

      Kathryn Anna Lawrence, 17, Fairview High School, Boulder, Colorado

      Katherine Afton Younglove, 18, Fairview High School, Boulder, Colorado

       

      Effect of Jahn-Teller Distortions on Relaxation Dynamics

      Archana Verma, 16, Jericho High School, Jericho, New York

       

       

      Second Award of $1,500

       

      Versatile, Efficient, and Facile Functionalization of Poly(p-phenylene oxide) via Azide-Alkyne "Click" Chemistry

      Kailash Raman, 16, Sandra Day O'Connor High School, Phoenix, Arizona

       

      Preventing Urushiol (Poison Oak) Induced Dermatitis by Deactivating the Allergen

      Amy Dunphy, 15, The Harker School, San Jose, California

       

      Combating Viral Outbreaks: Rapid and Selective Detection of Viruses Using Inexpensive Polymer Films

      Anjini Karthik, 17, Saint Francis High School, Mountain View, California

       

       

      Third Award of $1,000

       

      Nickel Oxy-hydroxide Thin Films as Efficient Electrocatalysts for Dye Wastewater Treatment

      Yuhang Wang, 19, National Junior College, Singapore, Singapore

       

      Superparamagnetic Iron(II,III) Oxide Silver Cysteine Complex Nanoparticles (SISCCN) in Metal Ions Adsorption and Chiral Recognition

      Kwun Wing Thomas Li, 16, King's College, Hong Kong, China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

      Pak Hei Chu, 18, King's College, Hong Kong, China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

      Tat Ngai Davis Chan, 17, King's College, Hong Kong, China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

       

      UV-Light Sensitive Transparent Organic Solar Cells

      Cheng-Pei Lin, 17, Taipei First Girls High School, Taipei City, Taiwan

       

      A Highly Efficient and Economically Profitable Electrocatalytic Conversion of Carbon Dioxide using Nanostructured Electrodes

      Nikhil Murthy, 16, Catlin Gabel School, Portland, Oregon

       

      Potential Anticancer Complexes from Platinum and Clove Basil Oil (Ocimum grastissimum L.)

      My Ha Nguyen, 17, High School for Gifted Students, Hanoi National University of Education, Hanoi, Viet Nam

      Long Quang Nguyen, 18, High School for Gifted Students, Hanoi National University of Education, Hanoi, Viet Nam

       

       

      Fourth Award of $500

       

      A Novel Ultrastable Zwitterionic Quantum Dot Synthesis

      Shrikant Chand, 15, Detroit Country Day School, Beverly Hills, Michigan

       

      Molecular Dynamics Simulations of the NF-kB Inducing Kinase in Disease Prevention: The Structure-Function Relationship of the NIK protein and Its Effect on Cancer

      Joshua Yue, 18, Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science, Denton, Texas

       

      Immobilization of Glycans on Silicon Substrates for Diagnostic Microarrays

      ShuYi Jia, 19, National Junior College, Singapore, Singapore

       

      Removal of Heavy Metals from Water Using Zea mays Stover

      Stephanie Luan Martinez, 16, Success Academy D.S.U., St. George, Utah

       

      Next Generation Fatty Acid Binding Protein Inhibitors: Computer-Aided Drug Design and Synthesis of Novel Truxillic Acid Diesters for Chronic Pain Inhibition

      Sarah Lee, 17, Syosset High School, Syosset, New York

       

      An Electrodynamic Approach to the Colligative Properties of Solutions through Thermodynamic and Quantum Consideration of Ionic Hydration Systems

      Andrew Owen Neely, 17, St. Andrew's Episcopal School, Ridgeland, Mississippi

      Charley Robert Hutchison, 16, St. Andrew's Episcopal School, Ridgeland, Mississippi

       

      Can We Directly Measure Each Solute Concentration in Mixed Solution? A New Class of Polarimeter

      Seong Ho Lim, 18, Gyeongnam Science High School, Jin Ju, South Korea

      Jihong Kim, 18, Gyeongnam Science High School, Jinju, South Korea

      Seung Yoon Lee, 17, Gyeongnam Science High School, Jinju-Si, South Korea

       

       

       

      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 ISEF Affiliated Fair they represent.

       

       

      Intel ISEF Best of Category Award of $5,000

       

      Highly Sensitive Single Mutation Detection of EGFR by Bridged Nucleic Acid

      Edward Sangyoon Kim, 16, Midway High School, Waco, Texas

       

       

      First Award of $3,000

       

      Highly Sensitive Single Mutation Detection of EGFR by Bridged Nucleic Acid

      Edward Sangyoon Kim, 16, Midway High School, Waco, Texas

       

       

      Second Award of $1,500

       

      Structural and Kinetic Analysis of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus MenE, an acyl-CoA Synthetase of the Bacterial Menaquinone Biosynthesis Pathway as a Novel Antibacterial Target

      Kameron Sedigh, 17, Kings Park High School, Kings Park, New York

       

      Inhibition of the Amyloid Processing Pathway by Micronutrients: A Systematic Genome-Wide Chemical Repositioning Approach to Counteract Alzheimer's Pathology

      Swathi Ravi Srinivasan, 16, Beachwood High School, Beachwood, Ohio

       

      The Role of NF-E2 in Regulating Chemotherapeutic Metabolite Acrolein-Induced Nephrotoxicity

      Sanjana J. Rane, 18, duPont Manual High School, Louisville, Kentucky

       

       

      Third Award of $1,000

       

      Modeling the Structures of Disease-Causing ACVR1 Mutants Using Ab Initio Methods

      Nicholas Joseph Freitas, 17, Massachusetts Academy of Math and Science, Worcester, Massachusetts

       

      Does Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica) or Moringa (Moringa oleifera) Have an Effect on ALS Flies?

      Ashara Naomi Somawardana, 14, BASIS San Antonio Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas

       

      Investigating Interfacial Cross Linking to Combat Hard Foulants: An Experimental Study on Enzymatic Activities of the Balanus amphitrite

      Christina So-Ye Oh, 17, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Alexandria, Virginia

       

      Assessment of Macro and Micro-Nutrients in a Recycled Supplement for Canines

      Alexis Jones, 16, Auburn High School, Auburn, Alabama

       

       

      Fourth Award of $500

       

      Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome Helicase and Its DNA Binding Preferences

      Barbora Cechova, 19, Gymnazium Matyase Lercha, Brno, Czech Republic

       

      Misfolded alpha-synuclein: Assessment of Lactulose and Melibiose for Parkinson’s Disease

      Yu-Ting Huang, 17, Taipei First Girls High School, Taipei, Taiwan, Chinese Taipei

      Jia-Lan Lin, 17, Taipei First Girls High School, Taipei City, Taiwan, Chinese Taipei

       

      Protein Interface Targeted Aptamers Screened Using Competitive Selection

      Pushkar Shinde, 15, Oregon Episcopal School, Portland, Oregon

       

      A Novel Approach to Cancer Treatment: Allosteric Inhibition of the Carbonic Anhydrase IX Isozyme for Anticancer Applications

      Nandini Tondamantham Naidu, 15, Valley Catholic High School, Beaverton, Oregon

       

      Development of a Novel Class of Antidiabetic and Anticancer Agents Targeting PTP1B Enzyme

      Dyuti Shreya Nandy, 17, Newport High School, Bellevue, Washington