About Me

About Me

About Andrew Gao

Andrew Gao's Bio

I'm a junior at Canyon Crest Academy in San Diego, California. I'm passionate about applying computer science to synthetic biology, cancer diagnostics, and & biochemistry. I use my design, language, and leadership skills to make science more accessible. I enjoy travelling, and my favorite place so far is Colorado.


  • Epigenetics
  • Cheese
  • miRNA
  • Bioinformatics
  • Oncology
  • Neurological disorders
  • Entrepreneurship

Random Facts

  • Favorite book is Three Body Problem by Cixin Liu
  • Has four younger siblings
  • Born in Boston
  • Interested in world languages
  • Favorite cheese is Camembert 🧀


  1. https://www.sdsc.edu/News Items/PR20201209_interns_cancer_research.html
  2. https://medium.com/authority-magazine/young-change-makers-how-andrew-gao-of-the-helyx-initiative-is-helping-to-make-a-difference-in-our-a4365e8b3d40
  3. https://issuu.com/awarenessties/docs/awarenow_-_the_america_edition/66
  4. https://www.pointsoflight.org/awards/helping-to-make-stem-opportunities-available-for-all/


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