Meet Polygence Scholars and explore their projects

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Akanksha Varanasi
Akanksha Varanasi
Monta Vista High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “The Applications of the CRISPR/Cas9 Gene-Editing System in Treating Human Diseases“

Isabel Vargas-Hurlston
Isabel Vargas-Hurlston
Notre Dame San Jose High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “How physical tours impact college decision-making and student success“

Roan Varghese
Roan Varghese
Oakton High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “How can I create a mechanical solution to diseases where the victim maintains all limbs, like Arthritis or Parkinsons.“

Rhea Vashishtha
Rhea Vashishtha
Hazen High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Design and control of 3D printed, actuated prosthetic hands“

Karthik Vazrala
Karthik Vazrala
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Contributions to Risk Management in the Finance Industry“

Analy Vega
Analy Vega
Choate Rosemary Hall
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Bioartificial Kidney “

Angelina Velasco
Angelina Velasco
Carondelet High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Presidential Rhetoric about the 'War on Drugs'“

Gokul Velayoudame
Gokul Velayoudame
Mission San Jose High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “The History and Evolution of Propaganda“

Aadya Vemulapalli
Aadya Vemulapalli
Stoller Middle School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “How effective are different CNN architectures for creating a bounding box around a road sign and classify it as a traffic light, stop sign, speed limit or crosswalk sign?“

Janaki Venepally
Janaki Venepally
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “How did the Public Perception of the Supreme Court change due to recent decisions made by the Justices?“

Dyuti Venkat
Dyuti Venkat
Solon High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Diagnosis and Treatment of Alzheimer's Diseases“

Charan Venkataswamy
Charan Venkataswamy
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Sleep’s role in regulating cortisol levels in adolescents“

Atul Venkatesh
Atul Venkatesh
Lexingtion High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “What is sleep’s effect on synaptic plasticity?“

Varish Venkatesh
Varish Venkatesh
Mission San Jose High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Can artificial intelligence be used to combat the shortcomings of modern-day shunt surgery to treat hydrocephalus?“

Varun Venkatesh
Varun Venkatesh
Dublin High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Statistical Model for Identifying Unclear and Doubtfully Restored Signs of the Indus Script“

Aditya Verma
Aditya Verma
Northwood Highschool
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Exposures, Effects, and Experiences of Air Pollution in Irvine, CA“

Sanjana Vidhyacharan
Sanjana Vidhyacharan
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “Analyzing the Connections of Microglial Phenotypes in the Progression of Neurodegeneration and Tumors And The Future For Therapeutic Treatments“

Snehil Vidyarthy
Snehil Vidyarthy
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “What is the impact of emerging large (>100 satellites) LEO constellations on near-Earth space today, and in the near future?“

Arnav Vig
Arnav Vig
Flower Mound High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “India's Posture to Chinese Foreign Economic Policy“

Abhinav Vijay
Abhinav Vijay
Dougherty Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Probiotic Possibilities In Crohn’s Disease: A Research Review Article“