Today, junior Allison Jia was announced as one of two winners of the Intel Foundation Scientist Award at the Intel International Engineering and Science Fair! Jia’s project, which studied proteins associated with neurodegenerative diseases, won her a $50,000 dollar prize and was also named Best in Category for Cell and Molecular Biology and won a First Award, earning Jia an additional $5,000 and $1,000, respectively. Senior Ruhi Sayana also did well at the fair, winning a $10,000 scholarship from the Drug, Chemical & Associated Technologies Association for her project in the Biomedical and Health Sciences Category, in which she also won a $1,000 Third Award from the Intel ISEF and a $500 Second Award from the Ashtavadhani Vidwan Ambati Subbaraya Chetty Foundation. In the Computational Biology and Informatics Category, junior Cynthia Chen received a Third Award of $1,000. All three students won trips to the Intel ISEF at the Synopsys Science Fair in March.