Meet Polygence Scholars and explore their projects

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Hailey Connett
Hailey Connett
Middletown High School South
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Early Detection of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Through Behavior and Genetics“

Ava Conte
Ava Conte
Carondelet High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Neurochemical basis of AD and Music Therapy “

Mallory Cooper
Mallory Cooper
Calabasas High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Writing and Publishing a Children's Book: I'm Perfect“

Cosette Cordova
Cosette Cordova
Long Beach Polytechnic High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Vent2Vote“

Olivia Courtemarche
Olivia Courtemarche
St. Monica Academy
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Use It, or Lose It: Neuroplasticity in Neurodegenerative Disorders “

Antonio Cuan
Antonio Cuan
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Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Creating Music Recommendation Systems using Euclidean Distance and K-Means Clustering“

Laura Cumper
Laura Cumper
Stanton College Preparatory School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Eating Disorders and Social Anxiety in Adolescents“

Alma Dagan
Alma Dagan
Lexington High School
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “Are there any shared characteristics in the structure of the brains of incarcerated individuals?“

Navya Dalmia
Navya Dalmia
Lakeside School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “In what ways does an increase in federal minimum wage in the United States harm low-income workers?“

sanjog dandona
sanjog dandona
Rutgers Preparatory School
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “What extent are neurological disorders considered by the court system?“

Anh Thu Dang
Anh Thu Dang
Redlands High School
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “TBD“

Erena Daniel
Erena Daniel
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “How does prosecutorial misconduct affect the American criminal justice system, and what role does American society take on in improving and strengthening the justice system?“

Krey Daniel
Krey Daniel
University High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Targeting the NF-kB pathway in cancer pathogenesis“

Neha Darimadugu
Neha Darimadugu
Coppell High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Examining for Difference of Creativity in Young Adolescent Synesthetes vs. Non-Synesthetes“

Medha Das
Medha Das
Marvin Ridge High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Gene Therapies For The Treatment Of Depression“

Neoli Das
Neoli Das
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “Women, Empowerment, and Safety (WES) What kind of workshop structure and content will enable women in my area to feel empowered and connect over safety?“

Ray Das
Ray Das
Delhi Public School Bangalore North
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Summarizing and Modeling the TREM2 signaling pathway as it relates to key features of Alzheimers' Disease“

Saumik Das
Saumik Das
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “ Investigation of the role of Gelsemium sempervirens extract in improving social interaction of a traumatic injury induced Drosophila melanogaster offspring model“

Sohani Das
Sohani Das
Simsbury High School
Polygence Scholar 2023

Project: “The Absence of Autonomy and Agency on Young Women Amongst the South Asian and MENA Diaspora in Modern-Day Arranged Marriages“

Aviraj Dastidar
Aviraj Dastidar
Carlmont High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Maximizing Vision to Increase Flight Capabilities of UAVs in Inclement Weather“