September 8, 2020

WSAS will be sponsoring six Washington State high school students to attend the American Junior Academy of Sciences (AJAS) meeting to be held virtually, in February 2021, in conjunction with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual meeting. The full list of sponsored students can be found below. Each student has submitted their research poster as well as a short video overview of their project, which can be viewed here.

Student Name Region Title of Research Paper
Bridgette Bromell Southwest WA Examining and Comparing Diabetes Mellitus and Obese BMI as Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s Disease and Vascular Dementia through Meta-Analysis
An Doan North Puget Sound Autonomous Drones for Search and Rescue Missions
Audrey Gruian North Puget Sound ALV+IN: An Intelligent Stereoscopic Olfactory System for Autonomous Localization of Volatile Organic Compounds
Samarjit Kaushik North Puget Sound Investigating the Effect of Fibulin-2 on NF-κB Pathway Activity and Proliferation of Pediatric Gliomas
Ankita Menon North Puget Sound Survival Analysis of Pediatric Neuroblastoma Patients using Gene Expression Data: Identification of Novel Neural-Related Biomarkers
Thomas Yim North Puget Sound Automatic Translation of American Sign Language