Meet Polygence Scholars and explore their projects

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Audrey Stankunas
Audrey Stankunas
Granville High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “The Geopolitical Ramifications of the China-Europe Railway Express: An Emphasis on the War in Ukraine“

Ava Stern
Ava Stern
Oakland Technical High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “The Urban Forest: An Analysis on Local and International Programs“

Lauren Stoffel
Lauren Stoffel
The Nueva School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “ Using BH3 profiling to determine the role of apoptosis in the tumor microenvironment “

Nathan Su
Nathan Su
Bellarmine College Preparatory
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Single and Multiplayer Video Gamers: Looking at Their Experiences, Behavior, and Psychosocial Well-Being During the COVID-19 Pandemic“

Aadit Subedi
Aadit Subedi
Rato Bangala School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Remittances and their Effect on Education in Nepal“

Tarun Subramanian
Tarun Subramanian
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “To be submitted by Tarun“

Sanjana Subramanyan
Sanjana Subramanyan
Leland High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Investigating the Role of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms in Mental Health“

Eric Sun
Eric Sun
The Loomis Chaffee School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “NeRF-UAV: Inexpensive 3-D Reconstruction and View Synthesis Using RGB Camera Equipped Drones and Neural Radiance Fields“

Michael Sun
Michael Sun
Barrington High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Mark Rothko: A Psychological Analysis Using Art and Biography“

Oscar Sun
Oscar Sun
St. Robert Catholic High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “With many attributing substance abuse as a biological disease, how important are the other factors, outside of physiology, to the development and treatment of drug addictions? What are some drugs’ clinical applications and commercial values, apart from the negative stereotypes associated with them?“

Nandhini Sundar
Nandhini Sundar
California High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Anxiety Disorders and their connection to Interoceptive and Exteroceptive sensibility“

Karishmma Suntheresen
Karishmma Suntheresen
Lake Washington High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “The Aftermath of War: Explaining Racism in Sri Lanka“

Ayush Sura
Ayush Sura
Skyline High School
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “Landmine Locater“

Sonya Surapaneni
Sonya Surapaneni
The Athenian School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “The Emotional Effect of Variability--Socioeconomic Status, Race, Sexuality, and Parental Expectations--on Students Applying to University“

Tulesi Suresh
Tulesi Suresh
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “What is the carbon market, how is it exploited (what are its loopholes), and how can policies make the carbon market more effective? “

Aditi Swaminathan
Aditi Swaminathan
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “Inuit Health and Wellbeing In Response to Climate Change“

Sami Syed
Sami Syed
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “Examination of surfing's potential to improve mental health“

Logan Symson
Logan Symson
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “Cardiovascular biomarkers associated with cardiac abnormalities in youth with Turner syndrome“

Paco Sze
Paco Sze
Polygence Scholar 2024

Project: “How do the portrayal and evolution of Aeneas’s character differ or evolve from his Homeric correspondences?“

Samhitha T
Samhitha T
Holliston High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Transgenerational occurrence of allergies and modification in genes“