Wang & Yao: Where are they now?

Mranda Wang & Jeannie Yao

Miranda Wang & Jeannie Yao continue to change the world!

Sanofi Biogenius Canada: Wang & Yao: Where are they now?

It is amazing to see how each year Sanofi Biogenius Canada ignites and develops student interest in biotechnology research. But it does more than just inspire, SBC helps to put these students on the path to change the world.

Miranda Wang (22 years old) and Jeanny Yao (21 years old) are doing just that.

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SBC Alumni: Q&A with Jeanny Yao

Tell us about your history with SBC

I participated in SBC in my grade 12 year. My best friend, Miranda Wang, and I tackled the research project on the bio-degradation of phthalates, which are toxic chemicals added to everyday plastic products. We were placed first in the regional round in BC, and then received the Greatest Commercialization Award at the national level in 2012.

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SBC Alumni: Q&A with Isabelle Labeca-Gordon

Isabelle Labeca-Gordon competed in the SBCC in 2013, during her grade 12 year of high school. She was mentored by Dr. Tony Mazzulli at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. In our interview, Isabelle highlights how the SBCC gave her a unique opportunity to pursue research in a university lab under the guidance of a mentor, an experience she says she couldn’t have had without the SBCC.

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