GIDAS News

GIDAS News

The research paper by Huron High School students, Halla Kabat and Leo Tunkle, “ceRNA search method identified a MET-activated subgroup among EGFR DNA amplified lung adenocarcinoma patients” was accepted at the Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing 2017 and now published online.  

Minjun Kim (Community High School) was mentored under the Prof. Yuanfang Guan (University of Michigan) during the summer 2016 and the results got him in tied 2nd place (Runner-up position) in DREAM Disease Module Identification Challenge as a team PureMichigan.

Huron High School student Neerja Garikipati is among the semi-finalists named across the United States in this year’s prestigious Siemens Competition, the nation’s premier competition in math, science and technology for high school students.

Shreya Rao and Danna Shefa (Grand Blanc High School) raised over $3,000 for the lung cancer microgrants. Kudos!

Rephael Berkooz’s  project was awarded second place in Microbiology/Biochemistry, a Senior Division Special award (one of two awarded) by the Sigma Xi Chapter of UM, a recognition of effective use of statistical methods by the Ann Arbor and Detroit Chapters of the American Statistical Association, the science fair committee, and the UM engineering

 Marianne is one of nine 2014 finalists of Young Citizen of the Year (chosen for their leadership and community service) and received $1,000 scholarship from the Robert Bruce Dunlap Fund of Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation.

Cassidy and Marianne visited Dr. Barmada and Dr. Ivanova at University of Michigan Neurology Department to understand their research on Alzheimer’s as a part of microgrant fundraiser activity.

 Fourteen miRcore volunteer high school students raised $798 at Green Roald Busch’s in Ann Arbor to support Alzheimer’s research by Dr. Barmada and Dr. Ivanova at University of Michigan.

Ten miRcore volunteer high school students performed music at the Silver Club Memory Program of the University of Michigan.

Grace Ganzel was featured in the Univeristy of Michigan Scientista, “High School Scientista Spotlight – Grace Ganzel“.  

 

 

 

Citizens of the Year
System Club Memory Program
High School Scientista Spotlight
Southeast Michigan Science Fair