SDSC Interns Co-Author Cancer Research Papers
Published December 9, 2020 By Kimberly Mann Bruch, SDSC Communications This summer, San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) high school and undergraduate student interns worked with researchers Igor Tsigelny and Valentina Kouznetsova on two cancer studies which have been published in the journals Oral Diseases and Microbial Pathogenesis .
Young Change Makers: How Andrew Gao of The Helyx Initiative Is Helping To Make A Difference In Our...
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AwareNow: Issue 6: The America Edition
This issue of AwareNow™, 'The AMERICA Edition' is dedicated to the late John Lewis. It is a collection of conversations to inspire further conversations that will shape our nation's narrative with equality and inclusion. AwareNow™ is a monthly publication produced by Awareness Ties™ in partnership with Issuu™.
Helping to make STEM opportunities available for all - Points of Light
Meet Daily Point Award honoree Andrew Gao. Read his story and nominate an outstanding volunteer or family as a Daily Point of Light. The way Andrew Gao sees it, careers in science, math and tech should be available to all. And that starts with opportunities in school.
Andrew Gao: Think of a Problem First
Andrew Gao is from sunny San Diego. His teammates come from all over: Singapore, South Korea, and East Tennessee. They founded Quatido at LaunchX. Quatido's goal is to help musicians by allowing them to instantly record and transcribe their musical ideas whenever and wherever.
Identification of Blood-based Biomarkers for Early Stage Parkinson's Disease
Parkinson's disease (PD) affects millions of people worldwide and causes symptoms such as bradykinesia and disrupted speech. Parkinson's disease is known to be characterized by the mass death of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra region. In the status quo, PD is often diagnosed at late stages because obvious motor symptoms appear after the disease has progressed far.
Canyon Crest students to host hackathon
A group of Canyon Crest Academy students are holding another hackathon from Dec. 4-7 through the Helyx Initiative, a group they started in San Diego and expanded to chapters across the globe. The upcoming virtual hackathon, Nucleotide Hackathon 2020, will be a three-day team event for high school students with any level of coding experience.
Bovine leukemia virus relation to human breast cancer: Meta-analysis - PubMed
Bovine leukemia virus (BLV) is a virus that infects cattle around the world and is very similar to the human T-cell leukemia virus (HTLV), which causes adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma (ATL). Recently, presence of BLV DNA and protein was demonstrated in commercial bovine products and in humans. BLV DN ...
Integrative Bioinformatics Analysis Identifies Noninvasive miRNA Biomarkers for Lung Cancer
Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), a subtype of lung cancer, affects millions of people. While chemotherapy and other treatments have improved, the 5 year survival rate of NSCLC patients is still only 21%. Early diagnosis is essential for increasing survival as treatments have higher effectiveness at earlier stages of NSCLC.
Students protest San Dieguito's reopening plan
On Dec. 17, a group of San Dieguito Union High School District students protested for a safer reopening of their schools, sending a message that they want their voices heard and to ensure that their teachers are protected.
The Helyx Initiative: Canyon Crest Academy students to host hackathon
The Helyx Initiative, started by a group of Canyon Crest Academy students, is holding a hackathon April 10-12 with a $400 grand prize. The initiative started as a way to demonstrate the ways biology, math and computer science are related. It has since grown to multiple chapters around with world with about 125 members in 12 countries.
Students, teachers voice opposition to SDUHSD reopening plans - The Coast News Group
ENCINITAS - The San Dieguito Union High School District board's controversial resolution allowing in-person instruction by January has motivated students, faculty and teachers unions to voice their opposition to the district's plans. Tracy Yates, a founding faculty member and teacher at Canyon Crest Academy, described the mood among teachers as "defeated."
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