Meet Polygence Scholars and explore their projects

Fresh graduates taking a selfie
Sarah Wang
Sarah Wang
Polygence Scholar 2023
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Factors influencing the rate of clinical deterioration in Parkinson's disease: a multi-factorial review“

Vivian Wang
Vivian Wang
Polygence Scholar 2023
Symposium Presenter

Project: “In what ways do public libraries influence surrounding house prices and business development?“

Maya Wen
Maya Wen
Polygence Scholar 2024
Symposium Presenter

Project: “What are the most effective marketing strategies and tactics to maximize success as a start-up company?“

Aisha Weththasingha
Aisha Weththasingha
Polygence Scholar 2024
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How can using monoclonal antibodies to prevent CCL22 from binding to its receptor, CCR4, be a more effective way of preventing inflammation or lesional skin in those with atopic dermatitis?“

Qi Feng Wu
Qi Feng Wu
Polygence Scholar 2023
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Cure - An adventure game starring a cat“

Leran Xie
Leran Xie
Polygence Scholar 2024
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Neuroscience of Motivated Memory“

Claire Xu
Claire Xu
Polygence Scholar 2023
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Analyzing factors contributing to neighborhood development of different census tracts of Seattle, Washington How do the health outcomes, social and economic factors, health behaviors, and physical environments correlate with one another in census tracts of Seattle Washington?“

Michelle Xuan
Michelle Xuan
Polygence Scholar 2024
Symposium Presenter

Project: “the factors contributing to the rise, popularity, and eventual decline of business and social media trends“

Kevin Yang
Kevin Yang
Polygence Scholar 2024
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The effect of sleep on endocrine regulation of bone growth.“

Jackie Ye
Jackie Ye
Polygence Scholar 2024
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How does music affect cognitive functioning?“

Chinmayee Yerraguntla
Chinmayee Yerraguntla
Polygence Scholar 2023
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The effect of a national stance on reproductive rights on the protection of child rights“

Yurdanur Yolcu
Yurdanur Yolcu
Polygence Scholar 2023
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Students' Stress Levels About College Entrance in Finland and Turkey“

Luran Yu
Luran Yu
Polygence Scholar 2024
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Blossoming Flowers: The Changes in Women’s Familial Roles Under the Modernization of China“

Tianyi Zhang
Tianyi Zhang
Polygence Scholar 2024
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Link between Fan Engagement and Revenue in Professional Sports“

Iris Zhao
Iris Zhao
Polygence Scholar 2024
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How Does “Made in China 2025” Affect STEM Talent? Attributes to China’s Shifting Distribution of Skill and Employment.“

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)“

Youssef Abdelhalim
Youssef Abdelhalim
Northwestern University
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “TitanWandelaar: Four-Bar Linkage Mechanical Walker for Mars Rovers“

Ariana Abhari
Ariana Abhari
Monte Vista Highschool
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Internal Confusion: Narrative Medicine Reflections of Ulcerative Colitis“

Ebubechukwu Abolo
Ebubechukwu Abolo
Klein Collins High School
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “What is the likelihood of developing ASD as a result of sleep disruption during gestation compared to sleep disruption during early life in ASD model mice?“

ANISH ACHARYA
ANISH ACHARYA
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “How does the use of various CGRP inhibitors in the treatment of migraines compare to the use of other more common treatments such as antiepileptic drugs or beta blockers?“