RegeneronBergen County Academies (BCA) recognized 11 students for achieving semifinalists status in the 2020 Regeneron Science Talent Search.  Ten BCA student semifinalists are in the area of Bio research and one is in the area of Mathematics research.

The following announcement was made 1/8/2020 by the Society for Science & the Public:

Society for Science & the Public proudly announces the top 300 scholars in the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2020, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. The Regeneron Science Talent Search provides students a national stage to present original research and celebrates the hard work and novel discoveries of young scientists who are bringing a fresh perspective to significant global challenges. The 300 scholars and their schools will be awarded $2,000 each. The Regeneron Science Talent Search scholars were selected from 1,993 applications received from 659 high schools across 49 states. Scholars were chosen based on their exceptional research skills, commitment to academics, innovative thinking and promise as scientists and hail from 192 American and international high schools in 39 states and Guam.

Anchipolovsky, Samuel

Doxycycline: A Repurposed Therapy for Combating Alpha-Synuclein Aggregation in Parkinson’s Disease

Joshi, Sunay

On the Degenerate Turán Problem and Its Variants

Krivitsky, Violetta

Ketones: Novel Treatment for Aberrant Conditions in the Diabetic Eye

Lee, Ju Young

Unraveling the Potential Role of MZF1 in Erastin-Induced Ferroptosis: Novel Approach to Treat Iron-Addicted Breast Cancer Cells

McFadden, Maeve

Role of Pyruvate Supplementation on Genetic Juvenile-Onset Parkinson’s Disease

Mustafa, Sammy

PTENP1: A Pivotal Pseudogene in Glioblastomas

Narala, Bhargava

Downregulation of HLA-A Tipping the Balance of Inhibitory and Activation Signals to Increase Cytotoxicity of Neuroblastoma to NK-92 Cells in vitro

Oh, Michelle

Inducible cAMP Early Repressor Upregulates Zika Virus Expression through cAMP Pathway

Shah, Raehash

The Role of Glycoproteins and HLA Markers in Fibrosis of Rheumatic Valvular Disease

Thomas, Anaiah

The Manipulation of Natural Killer Cell Phenotype and Function using Sacromal Fibroblast-Like Synoviocytes in vitro

Zhang, Maximilian

PIF1 Gene Integration: A Novel Chemosensitizing Approach in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer