Congratulations to all four Pittsburgh students who competed at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) last week in Phoenix.

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  • Xiaxio Gao of Pittsburgh Allderdice won a Third Place Grand Award, $1,000, in the Category of Biomedical and Health Sciences for her project titled, “A Novel Mechanism of Chloroquine in Cancer Therapy.”
  • Alex Miller of North Garrett High School won a Fourth Place Grand Award, $500, in the Category of Engineering Mechanics for her project titled, “Get Up ‘N’ Go: Walker Stabilization Device,” and a $1,200 Special Award from the China Association for Science and Technology.
  • Anya Satyawadi of Shady Side Academy won a full tuition scholarship to Drexel University for four years for her project, “Popping Bubbles: Relationship between Cell Surface Area and Ultrasound Microbubble Mediated Toxicity.”
  • Natalia Hajlasz of Pittsburgh Allderdice also competed at ISEF with a project titled, “Atomistic Simulation of Pathways for Mg2+-Water Dissociation with Rigorous Kinetics.

 To learn more, visit https://student.societyforscience.org/intel-isef

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