The School of Biomedical Science at Irving High School hosted a Science Fair January 24, and 17 winners from that showcase have qualified for the Dallas Regional Science Fair, to be held February 23. Awards were given out to the top three projects, and partners UT Southwestern and North Lake College recognized a total of three projects for overall excellence. Photos from the event can be found here. The winners and their projects are:
UTSW STARS Award
Shanivi Srikonda – Morphological Gene Expression of bli-1 and dpy-11 in C. elegans
Isaac Ventura – Impact of pH on Biofuel Output
North Lake College Outstanding Presentation Award
Sanii King – Does the type of soil affect the amount of power a bacteria can produce in a Microbial Fuel Cell?
Leylani Martinez – Biodegradation Using Lumbricus Terrestris and Tenebrio Molitor
Sara Losey and Genesys Chavez – The Effects of Oil on Marine Life
Julie Juarez and Heidy Zarat – The Effects of Acid Rain on the Phaseolus Vulgaris Life Cycle
Jean Luna Rojo – Can digestive enzymes replace lumbricus terrestris?
Claudia Lozano and Jenifer Argueta – Food Preservatives vs. Bacterial Growth
Erika Gamboa – E. Coli and Resistance in Different Environments
June Hernandez – The Nociceptive Effect of Rosmarinus Officinalis Oil, Lavandula Oil and NSAIDS on Lymnaea Stagnalis
Natalie Saucedo and Amy Videla – How do different types of feces affect a plant’s growth?
Julia Garcia and Saige Meads – Anti-Inflammation Results from Essential Oils vs. Ibuprofen on Earthworms