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State Science Fair Results
Julie Beckwith

The state-level Alabama Science and Engineering Fair (ASEF) was held April 5-6 at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH). A total of 234 students displayed 210 projects at the 2018 ASEF competition. Two Altamont students, Juniors Amrita Lakhanpal and Alexandra Pritchard, advanced to compete at the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) on May 13-18 in Pittsburgh.

Junior Division

Mason Coleman
"Which Household Product Cleans More Effectively?"
Honorable Mention: Chemistry

Siddharth Doppalapudi
"Effect of CO2 and Temperature on Aedes aegypti"
3rd place: Environmental Science

Sarah Miller
"Assessment of Water Contaminants Through Planaria Growth"
4th place: Environmental Science

Lewis Rand
"Bioremediation of Different Types of Oil"
4th place: Environmental Science
Special Award: Association of Energy Engineers

Senior Division

Amrita Lakhanpal
"Computational Analyses to Identify Genes Disproportionately Affected by NFKBIA Deletions and Implicated in Breast Cancer and Glioblastoma Tumorigenesis"
3rd place: Biomedical Engineering / Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
Special Award: Boeing Company
Honorable Mention: National Youth Science Foundation
Honorable Mention: U.S. Army Science and Engineering Awards Program
Chosen to represent Alabama at the International Science Fair

Alexandra Pritchard
"Exosomes and Macrophage Polarization in Lung Cancer"
3rd place: Biomedical and Health Science
Special Award: Boeing Engineers
1st Place National Youth Science Foundation
1st Place Society for In Vitro Biology
Chosen to represent Alabama at International Science Fair

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