• PLTW Biomedical Innovation

    PLTW Biomedical Innovation students recently participated in the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium on March 3rd and 4th in Columbia, Missouri. 
    The following students were asked to present their research orally against other participants. 

    Gabrielle Awuah: D-dimer Elevation Correlation on Severity and Morbidity of  Corona Virus Infected Patients
    Mackenna Beine and Danielle Cochran: Analyzing the Antimicrobial Effects of Tilapia Skin on Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus epidermidis, and Enterococcus faecalis
    Oyinloluwa Ganiyu: Sleep It Off: Reversing Alzheimer’s Associated Cognitive Deficits Using Memantine Induced Sleep In Drosophila Melanogaster
    Hannah Kirkendoll: The Effects of Traumatic Hemolysis on Cardiac Troponin T
    Tanner Jacobi: Ahead of the Curve: Correlation of Epidemic Model Scale and Forecast Accuracy using an Influenza SIR Model

    Listed below are students who were asked to present their research on a poster against other participants.   

    Faith Coghlan and Jayce Whitehead: The genetic transfer of enhanced green fluorescent protein to Giardia intestinalis through the use of plasmid vectors and E.coli.
    Nevaeh Finn: Correlations Between Non-Prescription Acetaminophen Products and the Decline in Reaction Time of Vanessa Cardui Rhopalocera.
    Mia Stevenson: Fight the Mite: The Effect of Bombella Apis on Varroa destructor Infection Rate in Honey Bees

    Oyinloluwa Ganiyu made it to the final round where she qualified for the National competition in Virginia Beach, Virginia the week of April 12-15th! 
    Mackenna Beine and Danielle Cochran advanced to State!