1st Place: Tasnia Nabil
Our 2017 National Grand Prize winner was Tasnia Nabil of Southwestern Ontario for her project “A Novel Computational Approach to Advance Ferromagnetic NanoTherapy as a Therapeutic Solution for Cancer.” Tasnia discovered a new cancer treatment using Ferromagnetic NanoTherapy. Her treatment has been shown to theoretically kill 88% of breast cancer cells in less than an hour.
Our National Runner-Up was Justin Lin for his project “Development of an Interfering Peptide- Directed Knockdown of Misfolded SOD1.”
4th Place: Varun Kundra
Our fourth place winner was Varun Kundra for his project “A novel electrode-based biosensor for the detection and diagnosis of CNS injuries.”
Our third place and commercialization winner was Jody Mou for her project “Optimization of 3D tumour model manufacturing with cell printer technology for controlled ECM deposition in a biocomposite scaffold.”
5th Place: Harkirat Bhullar
Our fifth place winner was Harkirat Bhullar for his project “Deep Learning for Autism Diagnosis: Insights into Genomic and Phenotypic Features.”