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Nene second overall at state science fair

by | May 15, 2019 | Education

Hopkinton High School student Advait Nene won a first-place award and finished second overall at the Massachusetts Science and Engineering Fair held at MIT on May 5.

Nene’s project was titled Patient Specific Delivery of Proton Beam Radiation. He won a $7,500 cash prize.

A number of other Hopkinton students fared well at the event. Capturing second-place prizes were: Thrusha Puttaraju (Doublesex Involvement in Fruit Fly Aggression), the team of Elan Rosen and Shazain Khan (Engineering of Congenic Huntington Fibroblast Cell Lines, Using CRISPR) and Rohan Minocha (Systems and Methods for Automated Programmable Dispensing of Medication).

Earning third-place honors were Fariha Fardin (Spill the Tea, Sis: Can Green Tea Precent and Cure Cancer) and Alisa Stolyar and Alannah Miller (Let’s Yeet This Wheat: Removing Gluten from Fryer Oil).

 

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