Meet Polygence Scholars and explore their projects

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Eda Bakay
Eda Bakay
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “How does exposure to environmental toxins during key developmental stages affect one's risk of getting breast cancer later in life?“

Ananya Balaji
Ananya Balaji
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “needs to be filled out“

Sanskruthi Balaji
Sanskruthi Balaji
Apex High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “The effects of Exercise Therapy on Tourettes Syndrome and Tics“

Rishabh Balamitran
Rishabh Balamitran
Cambrian International Academy
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “The Effect of Government spending on GDP growth, interest rates, inflation, unemployment“

Ananya Balasubramanya
Ananya Balasubramanya
Mallya Aditi International School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “TBD“

Mayank Banerjee
Mayank Banerjee
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Can a space shuttle withstand a perpendicular launch from Mars?“

Mayukh Banerjee
Mayukh Banerjee
University High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Drought Disaster“

Dhruv Bantval
Dhruv Bantval
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Wearable ASL Glove“

Gabriele Barrocas
Gabriele Barrocas
American Heritage School of Boca/Delray
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Age-Dependent Anatomical Abnormalities of the Amygdala in Autism Spectrum Disorder and their Implications for Altered Socio-Emotional Development“

Tarun Baskaran
Tarun Baskaran
Irvington High School
Polygence Scholar 2020

Project: “Why do neurons of the CNS not regenerate? A focus on glial cells.“

Daman Basu
Daman Basu
Mountain House High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “A Review on Vitiligo: Pathogenesis, Etiology, Psychological Impacts, and Treatments.“

Varan Battu
Varan Battu
Basis Independent Silicon Valley
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Historical, Current, and Future Therapeutic Strategies to treat Parkinson’s Disease“

Ria bedi
Ria bedi
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Music Therapy's Effectiveness for Children on the Autism Spectrum“

Rithika Beerelli
Rithika Beerelli
Piscataway High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Sar-CoV-2 affecting sleep“

Vibha Bengani
Vibha Bengani
Cupertino Middle School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “SCOBY Skin: a probiotic-induced bioengineered microbial-based textile adhesive for wound healing“

Michael Bennan
Michael Bennan
Brophy College Preparatory
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Eating Disorders in Men vs. Women“

Risa Bernier
Risa Bernier
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “The Psychology and Neuroeconomics of Pro-environmental Behavior“

Min Jee Bess
Min Jee Bess
Grant Union High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Baran Beydilli
Baran Beydilli
Mira Costa High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Diversity and abundance of organisms in tide pools as a function of distance from the ocean in Southern California“

Sonya Bhagwan
Sonya Bhagwan
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “Optimal Workplace Program for Employees Impacted by Cancer“