Yorkies at Intel & the Canada Wide Science Fair

CWSF Windsor Ontario
Approximately 500 finalists will be selected from over 100 regional science fairs held across the country to present their projects at this week-long event, May 10th – 17th, 2014 at the University of Windsor.

Three Yorkies participated at the Canada Wide Science Fair. In order to be considered for participation at CWSF 2014, students must first participate in their regional science fair.

Here are the results:

Marissa, Joy and Kendra with their Bronze medals at the Canada Wide Science Fair.
Marissa, Joy and Kendra with their Bronze medals at the Canada Wide Science Fair.

Kendra & Joy, Gr. 10 – CWSF 2014 Windsor Ontario
Project title: Targeting Glycolysis in Prostate Cancer Using ASO against MCT4

  • Western University Entrance Scholarship Bronze Medal $1,000 x 2
  • Nuclear Waste Management Organization Excellence Award Intermediate Bronze Medal $100

Marissa, Gr. 11 – CWSF 2014 Windsor Ontario
Project title: Prevalence and Consequences of GNA13 Mutations in PMBCL

  • Western University Entrance Scholarship Bronze Medal $1,000
  • University of Ottawa Entrance Scholarship Senior Bronze Medal $1,000
  • Nuclear Waste Management Organization Excellence Award – Senior Bronze Medal $100

INTEL
This year’s Intel International Science and Engineering Fair featured more than 1,700 young scientists selected from 435 affiliate fairs in more than 70 countries, regions and territories. In addition to the top winners, more than 500 finalists received awards and prizes for their innovative research.

Nicole, Gr. 10 –  INTEL 2014 Los Angeles, California
Project Title: Isothermal Nucleic Acid Amplification System for Point-of-Care HIV Diagnosis

  • Medicine and Health Sciences Second Place Award $1,500
  • Fundació Víctor Grífols i Lucas BioEthics First place Award $5,000

Nicole also recently won the Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada, and will go on to compete for Canada on June 22-25 at the International BioGENEius Challenge, in San Diego, CA. Read more about Nicole’s top prize at Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada.

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