Using Microbial Fuel Cell to Test Energy Production of SCOBY Fermentation Microbes

By: Anh T.Year: 2022School: Westminster HighGrade: 11Science Teacher: Huy Pham To aid students suffering financially, schools in Orange County provide free lunches (HBUHSD…). As regulations require students to take a fruit, fruit waste increases compared to previous years. In the U.S. alone, “more than a third of edible food is tossed… happens most with fresh

In-Silico Investigation of Most Effective Hepatitis B Virus Inhibitors

By: Rachel F.Year: 2022School: Westminster HighGrade: 10 Science Teacher: Huy Pham The Hepatitis B Virus affects multiple different communities, however, proportionally, Vietnamese communities are at higher risk, with the average rate of chronic HBV among Vietnamese Americans over 10% (compared to the general population rate of <1%) (Taylor, V. M.). HBV proves incurable as current

Uncovering the Secrets of Amino Acids

By: Cloris S.Year: 2021School: Jeffrey Trail MiddleGrade: 8Science Teacher: Jose Ignacio This project uses data from publicly available databases (NCBI Virus) to analyze the receptor-binding sequences of human coronaviruses. The novel virus SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19 is one of six human coronaviruses. Current methods used to initially analyze novel viruses involve time-consuming research, so more

Immunotherapy Tumor Suppression (ITS): Using convolutional neural networks, gene profiling, and CRISPR/Cas9 Base Editing to enhance genetically engineered Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cells for efficient immunotherapy

By: Pranav S. & Vishnu M.Year: 2021School: Irvine HighGrade: 11Science Teacher: Neetu Toura The purpose of this software was to design a tumor suppression immunotherapy from tumors identified by medical scans (CT and MRI). This was done utilizing CAR-T cells, a type of lymphocyte that targets and kills rapidly dividing tumor cells. Normal T-cells target

DNA Genes With Anti-Inflammatory Properties From Various Asian-Based Plants And Fruits

By: Mailing A., Lien Th. & Jenifr T.Year: 2020School: Westminster High School, 12th gradeDivision: Senior Inflammation is an immune response which has been linked to cancer, cardiovascular related diseases, and dermatitis. Our project’s purpose is to find a specific DNA gene found in various fruits and Southeast Asian-based plants that gives the plant anti-inflammation properties.From