North Dakota IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence
University of North Dakota - School of Medicine & Health Sciences
1301 N. Columbia Road, Stop 9037 - Grand Forks, ND 58202-9037
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National Institute of General Medical Sciences
National Institutes of Health
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by serving public universities and tribal colleges within the state

North Dakota High School Students Win at ISEF

The North Dakota State Science & Engineering Fair was held April 4-5, 2019, at the UND Memorial Union.  One hundred and fifty 7th-12th grade students from across the state presented their research and competed for a number of  prizes and the chance to attend the International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF), May 12-17, in Anaheim, CA.

North Dakota students brought home a Grand Award and a Special Award:

SPECIAL AWARD WINNER

Drexel University Full Tuition Scholarship $200,000

A New Method to Study the Human Microbiome
Isabelle Louise Chambers, Woodhaven Academy, Fargo, ND,
United States of America

Drexel University will award eight full scholarships valued at $200,000 each to those students whose projects match Drexel's curriculum. Drexel is recognized for its focus on experiential learning through co-operative education, its commitment to cutting-edge academic technology and its growing enterprise of use-inspired research. Drexel Co-op enables students to balance classroom theory with practical, hands-on experience.

GRAND AWARD WINNER

Using Soil Enhancements to Increase Zea mays Profitability in Limited Production Agricultural Areas
Emma Kratcha, Hankinson Public School, ND, United States of America

Plant Sciences
Second Award of $1,500