Meet Polygence Scholars and explore their projects

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Chelsea Mokaya
Chelsea Mokaya
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “The Origins of Discrimination Pertaining to All Kinds“

Arjun Moogimane
Arjun Moogimane
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Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “Four Perspectives on Elite Polarization in Congress Since 1970“

Alison Moon
Alison Moon
Immaculate Heart High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Examining Gene Editing for Fragile X Syndrome“

Olivia Morrissey
Olivia Morrissey
Pine Crest School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Applications of In Vivo Bioprinting in Coordination with Robot Assisted Surgery for Musculoskeletal Tissue Repair“

Ojasvi Mudda
Ojasvi Mudda
Evergreen Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “An Analysis of Complement System Gene Expression and Outcome across the Transcriptional and Mutational Subtypes of Low-Grade Glioma and Glioblastoma“

Shuhul Mujoo
Shuhul Mujoo
Evergreen Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “How do we improve loop detection for SLAM?“

Isaac Mujuni
Isaac Mujuni
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “Beyond Traditional synthesis, using transformer models for molecule generation“

Samannita Mukherjee
Samannita Mukherjee
Floral Park Memorial High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Who Should Be the Main Characters in the Space Exploration Narrative: Robots or Humans?“

Aarushi Mupparti
Aarushi Mupparti
Dublin High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Lupus and Multiple Sclerosis: Understanding the Pathophysiology of Under-Funded Autoimmune Diseases and Potential Treatments “

Ellie Murray
Ellie Murray
Edison High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “The Identity Development Processes of White/Asian Biracial versus White Monoracial Adolescents“

Suraj Murugarajan
Suraj Murugarajan
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “How do palliative care and hospice care impact the physical, spiritual, and existential well-being of adults with terminal illnesses?“

Minnila Muthukumar
Minnila Muthukumar
Kingswood Oxford School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “CRISPR-Cas9’s Successes in Cancer Therapy“

Victor Myrna
Victor Myrna
Seneca Valley Sr High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Maxwell’s World: How the 4 Maxwell Equations Shape our Everyday Lives. “

Riya Nagar
Riya Nagar
National Public School Koramangala
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Kennedy and the India Years: Factors Affecting JFK’s Foreign Policy and Dynamic Relationship with India“

Shrihan Nagarajan
Shrihan Nagarajan
Dougherty Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “Multi-Speed Gearboxes for Battery Electric Vehicles“

Srinidhi Nagarajan
Srinidhi Nagarajan
Cupertino High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Does Group Accountability Reduce Teen TikTok Usage?“

Aliya Nagaria
Aliya Nagaria
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “How can Cirrhosis Secondary to NASH be Related to Bacterial Dysbiosis Alteration of Bile Acids?“

Emma Nakaoka
Emma Nakaoka
Palisades Charter High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Why is a discussion about abortion rights necessary, especially now? What is the male gaze and how does it affect the perception of women?“

Medha Nalakonda
Medha Nalakonda
Polygence Scholar 2024

Project: “How can nanoparticles enhance the abilities of dendritic cells when targeting and destroying cancerous cells in immunotherapy?“

Suraga Nallan
Suraga Nallan
Bret Harte Middle School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Modeling the efficiency of greenhouse gases to absorb heat“