2019 USA Regional Semifinalists for Biology

The following 8 student groups are for the final demo/presentation at Harvard University.

Please be informed that your oral presentation will be held on 17th October 2019 and will take place at Harvard University, Cambridge MA 02138. Please arrive at Harvard at least two hours before the start time, ready to present, with your passport as identification. We would like to invite you to attend the YHSA award ceremony on 3rd November 2019 at Harvard University.

#School NameStudent GroupInstructorPaper Title
1Loomis Chaffee schoolShen HaokaiYu Shrike ZhangStudy of injectable hydrogel microspheres loaded with bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells for the treatment of degenerative intervertebral disc
2Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School, Phillips Academy AndoverYijie Hao, Xinkai ShenChenxi HuangAutomatic Detection and Classification of Lesions in the Alimentary Tract in Endoscopic Images Based on Deep Learning
3Belmont High SchoolJason YangMartin Falk,
Sameer Abraham
Single-cell RNA-seq does not yield a relationship in gene pair distance versus correlation
4The Harker SchoolGloria Zhuo Jia ZhangDanyang He,
Ruihan Tang
Cytokine Receptor IL-33: ST-2 signaling developmentally regulates susceptibility to seizures, synaptic plasticity and microglial phagocytic activity
5Ridley CollegeYucheng XiaoWanYi LIThe Application of Zanthoxylum Bungeanum Maxim’s Antibacterial Component Extract in Cosmetics
6Phillips AcademySarah ChenTamara Ouspenskaia,
Travis Law
Seeking Candidate Neoantigens from Retained Introns
7Salisbury SchoolYinchi WangBetty WangStudy of the Anti-Cancer and Anti- Mitotic Activities of Acetylcorynoline Purified from Corydalis longicalcarata Rhizomes
8Phillips Exeter AcademyNeil ChowdhurySameer AbrahamA method to recognize universal patterns in genome structure using Hi-C