Four members of the Massachusetts delegation to Intel ISEF were honored last night at the Special Award Organizations Ceremony. Congratulations to Rahi Punjabi, Emory Payne, Zohaib Moonis and Douglas Smith! Read on for details about their awards and winning projects.
Award: American Society for Microbiology
Founded in 1899, the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) is the largest single life science membership organization in the world. Members worldwide represent 26 disciplines of microbiological specializations plus a division for microbiology educators. The ASM awards honor the most outstanding microbiology projects.
Rahi Dilip Punjabi, 16, Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School, Marlborough, Massachusetts: "Engineering a Novel Fusion Protein Therapy for Meningococcal Infection" (Second Award of $1,750)
Award: National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health & the Friends of NIDA
Part of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), the world's... Read More