Meet Polygence Scholars and explore their projects

Fresh graduates taking a selfie
Avery Wu
Avery Wu
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “How have early DEI policies shaped current corporate practices?“

Claire Wu
Claire Wu
Valley Christian High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “How has the treatment of Asian women throughout American history shaped societal and self-perception of Asian women?“

Kevan Wu
Kevan Wu
Richmond Secondary
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Examining Links Between the COVID-19 Pandemic and Opioid Misuse“

Owen Wu
Owen Wu
Westborough High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Elite Leadership and Polarization“

Ruo Wu
Ruo Wu
Boston Latin School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “How does the study of epigenetics help inform criminal/youth reform programs?“

Tony Wu
Tony Wu
Redmond High School
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “How realistic and accurate are our implementations of NLP models like GPT-3 when predicting text?“

Benson Xie
Benson Xie
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “The Decrease in Chinese International Students within the United States“

Anna Xing
Anna Xing
Brimmer and May
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “Why did Taft resolve to bust US Steel and how did this decision influence future antitrust laws and regulations?“

Kenneth Xu
Kenneth Xu
Milpitas High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Novel Approaches to Improving Solar Energy Efficiency“

Hansika Yadav
Hansika Yadav
Cupertino High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Tisya Yadav
Tisya Yadav
Coppell High School
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “How have genetics played a role in the diagnosis of endometrial cancer? “

Ilan Yampolsky
Ilan Yampolsky
Sharon High School
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “What is the effect of muscular fatigue in the hamstrings on knee stability for jumping in basketball?“

Siddharth Yamujala
Siddharth Yamujala
Lambert High School
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “Exploring the performance of GluNx subunit activity with neurotransmitter X and implications for epilepsy “

Ana Yang
Ana Yang
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “Cells and Aging“

Cecilia Yang
Cecilia Yang
The Harker School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “The Impact of Climate Change on Animal Behavior: comparing the Arctic marine ecosystem and the Monterey Bay ecosystem“

Kevin Yang
Kevin Yang
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “Predicting the Genetic Factors Involved in Nicotine Dependence Susceptibility“

Vincent Yang
Vincent Yang
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “The Role of Viruses in Cancer“

Melinda Yao
Melinda Yao
Glenda Dawson High School
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “How does music drive neuroplasticity and how can it help patients with Alzheimer’s disease?“

Jasmita Yechuri
Jasmita Yechuri
Monta Vista High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “The intersection of test anxiety and listening to familiar or unfamiliar music affecting one's overall performance on a task.“