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Top 10 BioGENEius Challenge Finalists to Compete in International BioGENEius Challenge
April 22, 2013 – Chicago, IL – Today, the 2013 U.S. National BioGENEius Challenge named the top 10 U.S. students finalists who will go on to compete in the next and final stage of the competition: the 2013 International BioGENEius Challenge on Tuesday. “The BioGENEius Challenge, a global event for student scientists, recognizes outstanding research in biotechnology performed by some of the brightest young minds in our country,” said Amy Finan, president of the Biotechnology Institute, the organization that oversees the Challenge.
The BioGENEius Challenge is one of the few international competitions to host participants at a leading industry conference, the 2013 BIO International Convention, offering the students unparalleled access to leading companies, scientists and innovators in biotechnology. During the Convention, the students present their research. Innovative research among those that secured a final place include: an investigation into influenza; the use of nanotechnology in cancer management and the impacts of biochar on soil greenhouse gas.
Student finalists include: Continue reading