Eight Jericho Students Named Regeneron Scholars
Eight Jericho Students Named Regeneron Scholars
This is the image for the news article titled Eight Jericho Students Named Regeneron ScholarsEight Jericho seniors were named Regeneron Scholars – the second highest total from a single school in the country. A total of 300 students nationally were named Scholars. This contest was formerly known as the Intel Science Talent Search and the semifinalists are now known as scholars. The eight Jericho students are Jiaxuan (Crystal) Hu, Arianna Pahlavan, Dia Shah, Gabriella Shayani, Shruthi Shekar, Madhav Subramanian, David Xu, and Jiaqi Zhang.

The 300 scholars hail from 184 American and international high schools in 38 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and two countries abroad. Each of the 300 scholars and their schools will be awarded $2,000.

The students are listed below with the title of their project.

Jiaxuan (Crystal) Hu
High Precision Doppler Detections of Nearby Earth-like Planets Assisted by a Double Scrambler

Arianna Pahlavan
Discretizing a Hybrid Cardiac Reconstruction: A Novel Simulation of Sustained Fibrillation

Dia Shah
Alternative Dual Cancer Treatment: Optimization of Low Intensity Focused Ultrasound (LOFU) and Radiation in Murine Breast and Prostate Cancer Cells

Gabriella Shayani
FTO: Elucidating Roles in Cardiomyocyte Viability, Contractility, and Transcript Regulation

Shruthi Shekar
MALAT1 & SOX: Understanding Progression of Cancer Metastasis Post Application of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy on Tumor Resected Wound Beds

Madhav Subramanian
ETM* is Indispensable to Endothelial Behaviour During Tumor Angiogenesis

David Xu
A Digital Interaction Glove: Small-Scale IMU-Based Motion-Tracking and Bimodal (Bending/Pressure) Piezoresistive Fabric Sensing

Jiaqi Zhang
A Cross Cultural Study on the Impact of Stress on Thinking Styles of Chinese and American High School Students

On Jan. 23, 40 of the 300 scholars will be named Regeneron Science Talent Search finalists. Finalists will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., from March 7-13, when they will compete for more than $1.8 million in awards provided by Regeneron.


Pictured are (back row L-R) Brian Cummings, Curriculum Associate for Science and Technology, Eric Sundberg, Curriculum Associate for Social Studies, Business and Libraries. (Middle row L-R) Jiaxuan (Crystal) Hu, Madhav Subramanian, David Xu, and Jiaqi Zhang. (Front Row L-R) Teacher Dr. Serena McCalla, Arianna Pahlavan, Gabriella Shayani, Shruthi Shekar, Dia Shah, and teacher Mary Drayer.