Connecticut Has A 2020 Regeneron Science Talent Search Finalist

Posted: 13 July 2020

Filed Under: Our Fair

Congratulations to Raina Jain who has been selected as one of the 40 Finalists of 2020 Regeneron Science Talent Search (RSTS)!

Raina Jain presenting her research at the 2020 Connecticut Junior Science & Humanities Symposium

As a 2020 RSTS Finalist, Raina Jain is recipient of $25,000 for being chosen as one of the top 40 Finalists and is competing for the top prize of $250,000. See Raina’s CSEF Abstract.

Best Wishes to Jaina!

Finals Week Competition – Virtual the Year!

Sign up here to attend the virtual Public Exhibition of Projects 2-4pm ET Saturday, July 25, and the Winners Award Ceremony on July 29! Learn more about Virtual Regeneron STS here.

Awards Ceremony Online 8-9pm ET, Wednesday, July 29

Connecticut has 9 Scholars of 300 Scholars this Year! Each student and their school will receive $2,000. Six of the nine were also Connecticut Science & Engineering Fair participants.
2020 RSTS Scholars– 300 Semifinalists – See the full List

Caroline Badagliacca, Age: 18
Convent of the Sacred Heart, Greenwich, CT
Project Title: Music and Memory: The Ideal Dosage of Music for Improved Cognition and Quality of Life in Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

Cynthia Chen, Age: 17
Greenwich High School, Greenwich, CT
Project Title: A Green Nanotechnological Approach for Energy Efficiency and Conservation: Tungsten-doped Vanadium Dioxide Thermochromic Smart Windows

Ashley Granquist, Age: 17
William Hall High School, West Hartford, CT
Project Title: Multi-Wavelength Identification of Black Hole Candidates in the M13 Globular Cluster

Hiba Hussain, Age: 17
Greenwich High School, Greenwich, CT
Project Title: Non-invasive, Low-Cost Diagnosis of COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) via Smartphone Breath Analysis

Raina Jain, Age: 17
Greenwich High School, Greenwich, CT
Project Title: Control of Varroa destructor Infestation with a Dual-Function Thymol Emitting Honey Bee Hive Entranceway

Anna Thérèse Mehra, Age: 17
New Canaan High School, New Canaan, CT
Project Title: Structural basis for FGF4 subfamily member’s  receptor-binding specificity and novel dimerization mechanism

Theodore Nelson, Age: 17
New Canaan High School, New Canaan, CT
Project Title: Transcriptome Comparisons of Placental Hofbauer Cells and Other Macrophages

Justin Speaker, Age: 18
Greenwich High School, Greenwich, CT
Project Title: Design of a Riboflavin-Enhanced Ultraviolet Contact Lens Disinfection System

Sophia Wang, Age: 17
Amity Regional High School, Woodbridge, CT
Project Title: Real-Time Sinkhole Detection Using Civil Engineering Techniques, the Internet of Things (IoT), and Artificial Intelligence

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