Meet Polygence Scholars and explore their projects

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Claire Wu
Claire Wu
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “Investigation of Gender and Body Image“

Cindy Xia
Cindy Xia
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “How did Hungary, Yugoslavia, and Czechoslovakia utilize the world's fairs during the Cold War era to portray a national identity to the world?“

Anda Xie
Anda Xie
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “Silver Sync - The Application of Generative Pre-Trained Transformer Natural Language Processing (NLP-GPT) Based Intelligent Assistance Technology (IAT) on Seniors to Improve Their Safety, Increase Senior Autonomy and Decrease Social Isolation“

Anvitha Yalamanchili
Anvitha Yalamanchili
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Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “What are genetic contributors to glioma, and how do they affect brain cancer progression and treatment?“

Beliz Dora Yaldiz
Beliz Dora Yaldiz
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “How does music influence our dreams?“

Ryan Ye
Ryan Ye
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “How can we apply pre-trained transformers for generation of MIDI music files given input by a user?“

Aditya Gowda Yogananda
Aditya Gowda Yogananda
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “Stem Cell Therapies on Patients Suffering Ischemic Stroke“

Claire Yoon
Claire Yoon
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “The Experience of Trans-Athletes “

Alexandra Yuan
Alexandra Yuan
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “Ketamine's Pro-Cognitive Potential in Psychiatric and Neurodegenerative Diseases: A Systematic Review and Future Perspective“

Liza Zakharov
Liza Zakharov
Polygence Scholar 2023

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Raylene Zamora
Raylene Zamora
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “Ozone pollution and phytochemical smog in urban areas with a special focus on Los Angeles Metro Area“

Ethan Zhang
Ethan Zhang
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “How does district funding affect the graduation rate?“

Hanwen Zhang
Hanwen Zhang
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “Queer Asian American Belonging and Narrative in Everything Everywhere All At Once (Kwan & Scheinert, 2022) and Sewing Patches Through Performance (D’Lo, 2021)“

Yixuan Zhang
Yixuan Zhang
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “Social Issues In Sports“

Ziyue Zhang
Ziyue Zhang
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “The relationship between caffeine intake and sleep quality in high school student athletes“

Junyi Zhong
Junyi Zhong
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “How well does the integration of Inertial Measurement Units (IMUs) and Visual Odometry (VO) contribute to accurate and drift-free navigation of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in GPS-denied environments? “

Ruoxi Zhu
Ruoxi Zhu
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “Systematic Review on the Usage of Artificial Intelligence in CRISPR-Cas9 Genome Editing Technology for Organoid Research“

Caroline Zuba
Caroline Zuba
Polygence Scholar 2024
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Gray Chameleons on the Rise: Mental Illness in the LGBTQ+ Community What biological and environmental factors influence increased rates of suicide and depression in the LGBTIQ community? (political affiliation, family life, religion, social constructs, government, school systems, social media, and physical health)“

Anant A
Anant A
Polygence Scholar 2024
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How can advanced in silico methods be used to repurpose or discover more effective, selective, and potent drug therapy for EGFR-mediated lactate metabolism in cancer cells?“

Ali Abdullah
Ali Abdullah
Polygence Scholar 2024
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Biases in Judicial AI Systems: A Proposed Methodology for Combatting Biases“