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BIOL 690
Undergradate Student Research

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Students majoring in Biology conduct independent research as part of their studies in Biology 230, Biology 675, and Biology 690. The following students presented their work at scientific meetings as listed.


2019
Evaluation of the Antimicrobial Activity of Usnea Lichen. Sokleng Kelley Leong. Mentor: Christine Case SACNAS.

Effects of Urbanization on the Microbiome of a Coastal Stream. Alessandro Mazzora. Mentor: Christine Case SACNAS.

In Vitro Antimicrobial Activity of Mimulus aurantiacus. David Dela Criz and Tyler Ma. Mentor: Christine Case SACNAS.

Analysis of Carbon Substrate Utilization by the Microbiome in a Coastal Creek. Tu Nguyen and Alessandro Mazzora. Mentor: Christine Case .2019 Skyline Research Symposium

Antibacterial Activities of Medicago polymorpha. May Myat Noe Tun and Miho Namba. Mentor: Christine Case. 2019 Skyline Research Symposium

Global Warming: Are they Lichen it? Angel Rose L. Villegas and Michael Anthony P. Diaz. Mentor: Christine Case. 2019 Skyline Research Symposium

Antimicrobial activity of Hylocereus costaricensis. Irma Calixto-Gomez and Cassandra M. Gutierrez. Mentor: Christine Case. 2019 Skyline Research Symposium

Comparisons of the microbiomes of the phyllosphere and rhizosphere of Spartina foliosa × S. alterniflora and Frankenia salina. Maggie Yu and Alyssa Estrada. Mentor: Christine Case. 2019 Skyline Research Symposium

Antimicrobial Activity of Viola tricolor. Jessica Chelsea Arela and Khoi Vo. Mentor: Christine Case. 2019 Skyline Research Symposium

Assessment of Antimicrobial Activities of Delairea odorata. Patrick Huang, Tyler Ma.Mentor: Christine Case. 2019 Skyline Research Symposium

The Effects of Urbanization on Belmont Creek. Ilya Vasey. Mentor: Christine Case. 2019 Skyline Research Symposium

Comparison of Microbiome Activities in the Rhizosphere and Phyllosphere of Baccharis pilularis. Nitisha Thapa and Zihe Bai. Mentor: Christine Case. 2019 Skyline Research Symposium

The Effect of the Urbanization on the Colma Creek. Thiri Htun and Choon Loo. Mentor: Christine Case. 2019 Skyline Research Symposium

Microbial Analyses of Microbiological Indoor Air Quality on a College Campus. Courtney Tang and Lubna Tanatrah. Mentor: Christine Case. 2019 Skyline Research Symposium

Antimicrobial effects of Carduus pycnocephalus. Rey De La Cruz, Jason Thepkaisone and Mirfatbegum Saiyed. Mentor: Christine Case. 2019 Skyline Research Symposium

Evaluation of Plant Lysozyme and Its Medical Application. Yuele Zhang and Abiodun Foresythe. Mentor: Christine Case. 2019 Skyline Research Symposium

An In Vitro Study of the Antimicrobial Properties of Delairea odorata. David Dela Cruz and Kelley Leong. Mentor: Christine Case. 2019 Skyline Research Symposium

Evaluating the antimicrobial effects of Conium maculatum. Nicole Drake and Ashley Garcia. Mentor: Christine Case. 2019 Skyline Research Symposium

2018
Human Microbiomes and How the Earth Works. Beta Theta Omicron Chapter. Mentor: Christine Case. Civic Scholar, 2018 editiom..

Antimicrobial Activity of Grindelia stricta var.platyphylla, a Native American Medicinal Plant. Megan Scott. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS, Northern California-American Society of Microbiology, & Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

Antibacterial Activity of Achillea millefolium californica against Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Amada Jibaja Prado and Martha Marquez Ramirez. Mentor: Christine Case. 2018 Skyline Research Symposium

Evaluation of Cornus sericea var. sericea for Antimicrobial Properties. Diala Mudawar and Mia Fung. Mentor: Christine Case. 2018 Skyline Research Symposium

Examining Antimicrobial Properties of Ceanothus thyrsiflorus Against Candida albicans and Staphylococcus aureus. Aayushma Gautam and Kaonhou Her. Mentor: Christine Case. 2018 Skyline Research Symposium

Antimicrobial Activity of Lonicera Involucrata Against Bacteria and Yeast. Shalom Gutierrez and Maritza Flores. Mentor: Christine Case. 2018 Skyline Research Symposium

Solar Feasibility Study for Skyline College. Xiaowen Cai. Mentor: Christine Case. 2018 Skyline Research Symposium

Microbial Analyses of Airborne and Settled Dust in  College Classrooms. Courtney Tang and Moe Pwint Thae. Mentor: Christine Case. 2018 Skyline Research Symposium

2017 (See their posters)
Comparison and Characterization of the Soil Microbiomes of Delairea odorata and California Native Plants. Janah May Oclaman. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Microbial Metabolic Diversity in the North Pacific Ocean On the Central California Coast. Robert Erickson and Anthony Petraki. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS & Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

Evaluation of Juglone as an Antimicrobic against Salmonella enterica. Janah May Oclaman. Mentor: Christine Case. Bay Area Consortium Honors Research Symposium

Antibacterial Activity of Iris versicolor against Staphylococcus aureus. Janah May Oclaman and Alma Gomez. Mentor: Christine Case. 2017 Skyline Research Symposium

Antibacterial Activity of Cornus sericea. Alejandro Gonzalez and Sasha Rodriguez. Mentor: Christine Case. 2017 Skyline Research Symposium

Effect of Urbanization on the Microbiome of a Central California Coastal Creek. Anthony Petraki and Robert Erickson. Mentor: Christine Case. 2017 Skyline Research Symposium

Impact of Human Occupancy on Indoor Air Microbiome. Sophia Yunanda and Akayi Thein. Mentor: Christine Case. 2017 Skyline Research Symposium

Comparison of the Soil Microbiomes of Delairea odorata and California Native Plants. Janah May Oclaman and Pinkal Tandel. Mentor: Christine Case. 2017 Skyline Research Symposium

Antimicrobial Properties of Stachys bullata against Staphylococcus aureus. Julia Becker and Stephanie Rider. Mentor: Christine Case. 2017 Skyline Research Symposium

A Comparison of the Soil Microbiomes of Invasive Cotoneaster pannosus and Native Rhamnus californica. Natalie Liu and Darren Tse, Mentor: Christine Case. 2017 Skyline Research Symposium

2016 (See their posters)
Evaluation of Juglone as an Antimicrobic against Salmonella enterica. Janah May Oclaman. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS & Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

Antimicrobial Activity of Ribes menziesii and Its Efficacy as a Food Preservative. Akayi Thein and Griselda Erazo. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

The Effect of Cortaderia selloana on the Soil Microbiome. Abigail Mende and Aaron Tun. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Evaluating the Antimicrobial Activity of Rhamnus californica. Pauline Maccay and Pinkal Tandel. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Comparison of the Phylloplane Microbiota of Invasive Delairea and Native Plants. Ben Liu and Stephen Situ. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Antibacterial Activity of Sequoia sempervirens against Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Sachin Sharma. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Antimicrobial Properties of Rubus parviflorus (Thimbleberry). Fnu (Sophia) Yunanda. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Indoor Microbial Air Quality of a 42-Year-Old School. Lillian Sturmer and Nichole Palmer. Mentor: Christine Case. Northern California-American Society of Microbiology, National ASM, & 2016 Skyline Research Symposium

Impacts of Invasive Plants on Microbial Metabolism in Coastal Sand Dunes of Central California. Ai Tran and Freddy Chou. Mentor: Christine Case. Skyline Research Symposium

An in vitro analysis of the ecological succession of estuarine protozoa and microalgae. Akayi Thein. Mentor: Christine Case. Skyline Research Symposium, Bay Area Consotrium Honors Research Symposium, &Think You!

2015 (See their posters.)
Evaluation of the Antimicrobial Activity of Rhodiola rosea, a Medicinal Plant. Sweta Sharma and Wafa Zeidan. Mentor: Christine Case. ABRCMS & SACNAS

Impacts of Invasive Plants on Microbial Metabolism in Coastal Sand Dunes of Central California. Ai Tran and Freddy Chou. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Performance comparisons of co-occurring native Baccharis and invasive Delairea odorata. Sam Reveles, Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Indoor Microbial Air Quality of a 42-Year-Old School. Lillian Sturmer and Nichole Palmer. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS & Skyline Research Symposium

Delairea odorata’s Offensive and Defensive Physiology. Sam Revele and Aulani Saizon. Mentor: Christine Case. Skyline Research Symposium

Antibacterial activities of Grindelia stricta. Tin Ching Lok, April Lo. Mentor: Christine Case. Skyline Research Symposium

Antimicrobial Effects of Native California Plants: Grindelia stricta platyphylla and Iris douglasiana. Sasha Nealand, Mentor: Christine L. Case. Skyline Research Symposium

2014 (See their posters.)
Photosynthetic Characteristics of Invasive Delairea odorata and Native Coastal Sage Scrub Plants. Jean Luke Campos. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Evaluation of the Antimicrobial Activity of Rhodiola rosea, a Medicinal Plant. Sweta Sharma and Wafa Zeidan. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS & 2015 Community College Honors Research Symposium & 2015 Skyline Research Symposium

Antimicrobial Properties of a Traditional Medicinal Plant, Lupinus variicolor. Jia Gwee. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Antimicrobial Properties of a Traditional Medicinal Plant Mimulus aurantiacus. Jackson S. Womack and Keefah Khalil. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS & Northern California-American Society of Microbiology & 2015 Skyline Research Symposium

Antibacterial Activity of Coffeeberry (Rhamnus californica), a Traditional Native American Herbal Medicine. Anna Portelli and Jashwin Sagoo. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS & Northern California-American Society of Microbiology

2013 (See their posters.)
Allelopathy and Biotoxicity of Cape Ivy Delairea odorata. Alyssa Koszis. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS & 2014 Skyline College Research Symposium

Growth and Lipid Production of the Microalga Spirogyra for Biofuel Production. Beatriz Millare. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Antimicrobial Effects Of Mimulus aurantiacus. Jackson Womack. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS & 2014 Skyline College Research Symposium

The Effects of Cape Ivy on Soil Microbial Populations. Keefah Khalil. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS & 2014 Skyline College Research Symposium

Antibacterial and Antifungal Properties of Symphoricarpos albus. Jashwin Sagoo and Myriah Stitt. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS & Northern California-American Society of Microbiology & 2014 Skyline College Research Symposium

The Impact Of The Invasive Plant Delairea odorata On Carbon Cycling. Ronnette Biancah Naungayan and Jaimelynn B. Alvarez. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS & 2015 Skyline Research Symposium

Deterioration of Water Quality Linked to Climate Change. Nicole Nahigian and Raeven Fernandez. Mentor: Christine Case. 2013 Skyline College Research Symposium

2012 (See their posters.)
Investigation of Antimicrobial Activity of Cortaderia selloana, Pampas Grass. Hamza Fakhri and Margaret Nguyen. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Ethnobotany: Saltgrass, Distichlis spicata, Can Inhibit Bacterial Growth. Daniela Gomez and Estella Gomez. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS & Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

Antifungal Properties of Cape Ivy (Delairea odorata) and Its Potential to Prevent Post Harvest Decay. Lynn Huynh and Reema Eid. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS & Skyline College Research Symposium

Effects of Invasive Cape Ivy on the Mycorrhizal Presence in California Native Plants. Rene Vasquez and Irene Sequeira. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS & 2015 Skyline Research Symposium

The Antimicrobial Properties of a Traditional Medicinal Plant, Adenostoma fasciculatum. Morgan Davis and Christopher Cabeza. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS & Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students & Skyline College Research Symposium

Antibacterial Activity Of Rhamnus californica, An Ethnomedicinal Plant Historically Used By Native Americans. Mary Tsang and Anna Portelli. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS & Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

Antibacterial Activity of Cultivated and Wild Basidiomycetes. Irene Yim. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS & Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students & Skyline College Research Symposium

Assessing the Effect of Urban Development on Biodiversity in an Urban Stream. Monzerrat Herrera. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS & Skyline College Research Symposium

Use of Physical Rehabilitation in Canine Subject with Ruptured Cranial Cruciate Ligament to Augment Recovery. Lisa Razon. Mentor: Shari Bookstaff. Community College Honors Research Symposium & SACNAS

The Identification and Quantification of Viability in Commercial Yogurt Through Culture Based Analysis. Noimee Lasat. Mentor: Melissa Michelitsch. SACNAS

2011 (See their posters.)
Prunus mahaleb Inhibits The Gram-negative Bacterium Escherichia coli. Estella Gomez. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Distribution of Fecal Coliform Bacteria In A Central California Coastal Stream. Timoty Viray and Eric Fung. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Investigation of the antimicrobial activity of Chrysanthemum indicum. Dagan Poon. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

The Antimicrobial Activity of Sapindus mukorossi. Raya Mesias and Anand Singh. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Inhibition of Escherichia coli growth in food by Arctostaphylos glauca. Ronnie Marania and Riana Mesias. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Antibacterial Activity Of Heteromeles arbutifolia , An Ethnomedicinal Plant Historically Used By Native Americans. Nicole Garza and Sean Lindner. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Investigating the Antimicrobial Properties of Punica granatum. Jeanelle Diaz and Tsz Ying Leung. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Improved Motor Function in Persons With Hemiparesis Using Mirror Exercises. David Villafuerte and Jeser Villaneuva. Mentor: Shari Bookstaff. SACNAS

2010 (See their posters.)
Wind-powered College. Derrick Hau. Mentor: Christine Case. Community College Honors Research Symposium

Does the Nintendo Wii Fit Promote Recovery for Brain-Injured Patients? A Case Study. William Figueroa and Tina Ha. Mentor: Shari Bookstaff. SACNAS

Antimicrobial Activity of Baccharis pilularis (Asteraceae), A Traditional Native American Herbal Medicine, Bardo Castro and Pamela Rios. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

An In Vitro Study of the Antimicrobial Activity of Vaccinium ovatum, Karina Chelnokova and Elena Anuryeva.Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Antimicrobial Activity of Marine Algae, Gabriel Getchell and Rebecca Curtis. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Development of an Inexpensive Method to Purify Proteins through Affinity Chromatography Using the Starch-binding Domain of Alpha-amylase from B. subtilis. Matthew Garza. Mentor: Nick Kapp. SACNAS

Evaluation of Native American Herbal Extracts As Food Preservatives, Jonathan Tolentino. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Evaluation of the Antibacterial Activity of the Traditional Medicinal Plant, Astragalus membranaceus. Katrina Cheung. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

The Effect of Temperature and Aeration on Chlorella Cell Growth and Oil Production. Thi Yi Aung and Celia Dourado Leao. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Effect of Triclosan on a Freshwater Ecosystem, Lyle Rapp. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Evaluating the Antibacterial Properties of Ceanothus thyrsiflorus. Mohammed Abbas and Martin Cordero. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Antibacterial Activity of Sambucus mexicana (Elderberry), A Native American medicinal Plant. Rebecca Belloso and Christabel Causapin. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

2009 (See their posters.)
Investigation of Antibacterial Activity of the American Cockroach (Periplaneta americana). Pamela Rios and An-chi Tseng. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS & Community College Honors Research Symposium.

Antimicrobial Activity of Kombucha Tea. Ashley Good and Navdeep Grewal. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS & Community College Honors Research Symposium

Antimicrobial Activity of Baccharis pilularis (Asteraceae), A Traditional American Herbal Medicine. Bardo A. Castro. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Effect of Treated Sewage and (NH4)H2PO4 on Chlorella Growth and Oil Composition. Bassam Esmail and James Thu. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Innate and Acquired Immunity in Ilex spp. Bryan Robertson. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Evaluation of the Antibacterial Activity of Fortunella margarita. Derrick Hau. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS & Northern California-American Society of Microbiology & Community College Honors Research Symposium

Antibacterial Activity Of The Spice Elettaria cardamomum. Shervin Afghani and Imad Mugatash. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Antibacterial Activity of Herbal Extracts Used in Native Americal Traditional Medicine. Jonathan Tolentino and Claudia Briones. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS & Northern California-American Society of Microbiology

Antibacterial Properties in Helix aspersa. Jessica Lau. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

The Effect of Triclosan on An Aquatic Food Chain. Pearl Lee and Eric Hong. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Ethnobotany: The Antimicrobial Properties of Sambucus mexicana (Elderberry), A Native American Medicinal Plant. Rebecca Belloso. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

The Antibacterial Properties of the Brazilian Plant Euterpe oleracea. Isaiah Lan, Shwesha Govil, and Victor Diniz. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS & Community College Honors Research Symposium

Development of an inexpensive method to purify proteins through affinity chromatography using the starch binding domain of alpha-amylase from B. subtilis. Matthew Garza. Mentor: Nick Kapp. SACNAS & Community College Honors Research Symposium

Tracing an Infectious Disease Outbreak in Saudi Arabia. Pamela Rios. Mentor: Christine Case. Northern California Honors Research Symposium.

2008 (See their posters.)
Effect of Betel Nut Extract on the Growth of Streptococcus mutans. Kyle McCurdy and Ashley Tom. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

The Chinese Herb Ilex kudingcha kills bacteria. Bryan Robertson and Vincent Fong. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Antibacterial activity of herbal extracts used in Native American traditional medicine. Claudia Briones and Jonathan Tolentino. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

The Antibacterial Activity of Aframomum melegueta. Lily Dang and Esmeralda Lopez-Rivas. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Analysis of Antimicrobial Activity of Yarrow (Achillea millefolium). Sagith George and Kyaw Kyaw Aung. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Evaluation of the Antimicrobial Activity of Eriodictyon californicum in Laboratory Media and Food. Carmina Harris and Constance-Joi Calonge. Mentor: Christine Case.. SACNAS & Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

Antibacterial Properties of the Arabic Plant Myrrh. Lana Alawwad. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Disease Detectives: Giardiasis Outbreak. Claudia Briones and Ashley Good. Mentor: Christine Case. Northern California Honors Research Symposium.

2007 (See their posters.)
Microbial Air Quality in a 50-year-old Middle School. Benjamin Borgo and Mina Mostafavi. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Antibacterial Activity of Ajowan, a Traditional Asian Herbal Medicine. Paige Fulmer and Denise Owen. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Antimicrobial Activity of the Chinese Herb Oldenlandia diffusa (bai hua she she cao). Margaret On and Khin Htwe. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Evaluation of the Potential Use of Ginger as a Fruit Preservative. Karamjit Kim Kaur. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Antibacterial Properties of Artemisia. Kahee Joanne Jo and Margarita Gutierrez. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Antibacterial Properties of Methanolic, Ethanolic, and Aqueous Extracts of Auricularia auricula-judae on Selected Bacterial Cultures. Anna Dneprov and Ruth Arce. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

The Antimicrobial Activities of the Traditional Herbal Medicine Pu Gang Ying. Shahrzad Afghani. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

2006 (See their posters.)
ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF SOLANACEOUS PLANTS. Raymond Lai and Rosanne Luu. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

ANTIBACTERIAL PROPERTIES OF ZINGIBERACEAE. Madison Fandel and Jillian Vega. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

BACTERIOCINS FROM GOLDFISH. Judy Liu and Raymond Chow. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF LICHENS. Lesley Hansen and Dustin Schiavo. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

ANTIBACTERIAL PROPERTIES OF PLANTS USED IN TRADITIONAL CHINESE HERBAL REMEDIES. Laura Yusman and Paul Cotaco. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

2005 (See their posters.)
The Effects of Methyl tert-Butyl Ether on Growth of Aquatic Primary Consumers. Sandra M. Goins and Nhuquynh Tran. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Microbial Analysis of Indoor Air Quality at a Community College. Rona Silva and Charles Havnar. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

The effect of secondary sewage effluent on the growth of Euglena. Paul Adler and Gilbert Huang. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

The Potential Effect of Chloroacetic Acid on Aquatic Food Chains. Gordon Lam. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

The Effect of Lead on an Aquatic Primary Consumer, Paramecium caudatum. Narmen Hanhan and Marwan Jubary. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

2004 (See their posters.)
Biological Contamination of Mars: Reproduction of Earth’s Microorganisms in a Martian Environment. Kimberly Richardson-Kubitsky and Fernando Shahijanian. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Evaluation of Cetylpyridinium Chloride for Control of Streptococcus mutans. Amber Thet. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

The Prevalence of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria in Companion Animals. Jennifer Frankot. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Distribution of Coliforms in a Coastal Stream. Philina Mui and Elena Robles. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Antimicrobial Effectiveness of Melaleuca alternifolia Oil. Tresca Truong and Sasha Rose. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS and California Honors Research Symposium.

Determining Sources of Fecal Pollution in a Pacific Coast Stream. Anna Sverchkova and Jacklyn C. Cheng. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

2003 (See their posters.)
The Effectiveness of Nonprescription Compounds Against Candida albicans. Richard Davis. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Can Earth microbes grow on Mars? An attempt to select microbes that grow without water. Carmen Encarnacion and Michah Garcia. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Preparation of sea lion skulls using freshwater maceration. Lara Wells and Ellen Sickles. Mentor: Shari Bookstaff. SACNAS.

2002 (See their posters.)
Antibiotic Resistance in Bacteria in Zoo Animals: Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus), Goat (Capra aegagrus), and African Elephant (Loxodanta africana). Suzie A. Juanga, Eduardo C. Calderon. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS

Prevalence of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria on a College Campus. Sharon Prasad, Iris Sanchez. Mentor: Christine Case. SACNAS & Phi Theta Kappa

2001
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ntimicrobic Properties of Lichens. Joshua Curmi. Mentor: Christine Case. Bay Area Science Symposium

2000
Antimicrobic Properties of the Red Alga Osmundea spectabilis. Michael Warner. Mentor: Christine Case. Journal of College Science Teaching, 30 (4):244-246. Dec 2000/Jan 2001

Microbial Cause of Pink Vinyl. Debbie Marcal. Mentor: Christine Case. Bay Area Science Symposium.

1999
Microbes and Indoor Air Quality. Debbie Marcal. Mentor: Christine Case. Bay Area Science Symposium

The Effect of Wavelength on the Growth of Halobacteria. Kevin Wong. Mentor: Christine Case. Bay Area Science Symposium

Are Toothbrushes a Source of Periodontal Disease? Roxanne Lew. Mentor: Christine Case. Bay Area Science Symposium

1998
C
haracterization of Deep Subsurface Bacteria Associated with Two Boreholes in the United States. Cynthia Rich and Alice Do. Mentor: Christine Case. Bay Area Science Symposium

Prevalence of Antibiotic Resistance in Deep Subsurface Bacteria. Semon Bader. Mentor: Christine Case. Bay Area Science Symposium

The Effect of Water Temperature on Hand Disinfection. Anthony Novosel. Mentor: Christine Case. Bay Area Science Symposium

Antimicrobic Properties of the Red Alga Osmundea spectabilis. Michael Warner. Mentor: Christine Case. Bay Area Science Symposium

1997
Development of Metal Tolerance in Bacteria in Drinking Water Distribution Systems. Angela Lew. Mentor: Christine Case. Bay Area Science Symposium

Resultant Antibiotic Resistance in Enterococcus faecalis Treated with Ampicillin or Aged Garlic Extract. Jennifer Housley and Hend Omran. Mentor: Christine Case. Bay Area Science Symposium

Evaluation of juglone, a black walnut metabolite, to prevent post-harvest decay. Manuel Bravo. Mentor: Christine Case. Bay Area Science Symposium

A Biological Method To Test the Effectiveness of Sunscreens. Sabrina Fraser-Thomson. Mentor: Christine Case. Bay Area Science Symposium

1996
Exploring the Relationship Between the Overuse of Antibiotics in Animals and Infection in Humans by Resistant Pathogens. Susan Turold and Heather Fields. Mentor: Christine Case. Bay Area Science Symposium

Study Of The Antimicrobial Properties Of Juglone. Josue Samayoa. Mentor: Christine Case. Bay Area Science Symposium

A Hunt for Antimicrobial Agents Against Staphylococcus aureus. Ted Yeh. Mentor: Christine Case. Bay Area Science Symposium

Testing Plant Extracts for Antibacterial Action. Irene Hogan and Stuart Robinson. Mentor: Christine Case. Bay Area Science Symposium

1991
Bacterial Contamination of Mascara. Thalia Tooke. Mentor: Christine Case. Northern California Society for Industrial Microbiology annual meeting

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