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SIMR Students Named Finalists and Semifinalists in the Intel Science Talent Search and Siemens Competition (summer interns 2013).

From our summer class of 2013, 3 students were named as Intel Semifinalists (Christopher Fu, Isabel Goronzy and Sidhanth Venkatasubramaniam) and 2 students were selected as National Intel Finalists (Charles Liu and Natalie Ng).  We also had one Regional Siemens Finalist (Sidhanth Venkatasubramaniam) and one Siemens Semifinalist (Natalie Ng).

SIMR 2012 Interns Named Finalists and Semifinalists in the Intel Science Talent Search and Siemens Competition.  

We are pleased to announce that in our summer class of 2012, 4 of our students were named as National Semifinalists in the Intel Science Talent Search competition (Christopher Sauer, Brooke Vittimberga, Helen Jiang, Nikhil Buduma).  Three Siemens Semi-Finalists in this class were also announced in November (Nikhil Buduma, Christopher Sauer, Kathryn Wong).  

Seven 2011 SIMR Interns Named Intel Science Talent Search Semifinalists.

We are pleased to announce that 7 of our students from the summer of 2011 were named National Semifinalists in the Intel Science Talent Search competition. The Intel STS is one of the nation's most prestigious pre-college science competitions. Congratulations to Ryan Chow, Nicole Dalal, Nikhil Desai, Irving Hsu, Revanth Kosaraju, Shubha Raghvendra and Pavitra Rengarajan, all of whom were named as Intel Science Talent Search semifinalists.  Three students--Revanth, Shubha and Ryan were named as Siemens Semifinalists.

2010 SIMR Interns Named As Intel Science Talent Search and Siemens Semifinalists.

We are pleased to announce that 4 of our students from the summer of 2010 were named National Semifinalists in the Intel Science Talent Search competition. Congratulations to Robin Cheng, Guillaume Delepine, Josephine Chen and Andrew Liu, all of whom were named as Intel Science Talent Search Semifinalists.  Four students were also named as Siemens Semifinalists:  Andrew Liu, Elliot Akama-Garren, Guillaume Delepine and Kevin Jiang.

Julia Dory Ransohoff, Class of 2008 Intern, is named a National Finalist in the Intel Science Talent Search (STS).

Congratulations to Julia Ransohoff, for her prject, The Gender Divide: Does Donor Gender Matter for Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplantation?, on being named a finalist in the 68th Intel Science Talent Search for the work they did during the Stanford Institutes of Medicine Summer Research Program (SIMR) in 2008. Participation in this competition has often served as a precursor to impressive accomplishments in science. Past finalists hold more than 100 of the world's most coveted science and mathematics honors including six Nobel Prizes, three National Medals of Science, ten MacArthur Foundation Fellowships and two Fields Medals. Ms Ransohoff met President Obama a few hours after Obama signed the Presidential Executive Order removing barriers to responsible scientific research involving human stem cells. You can read more about this here.  Congratulations also to Denzil Sikka and Hrishikesh Srinagesh who were named as Intel National Semifinalists.

Kanika Agarwal and Rebecca Chen, Class of 2007 Interns, are Semifinalists in the Intel Science Talent Search (STS).

Congratualtions to Kanika Agarwal for her project, Toll-like Receptor Ligands Modulate Mouse B- and T-Cell Lymphoma Survival without Affecting Proliferation and Activation, and Rebecca Chen, for her project, Disruption of TCR-pMHC Multimerization Impairs TCR Triggering, on being namedsemifinalists in the 67th Intel Science Talent Search for the work they did in the CCIS/ITI summer intership program in the summer of 2007.

Trit Garg and Bonnie Wong, Class of 2006 Interns, Selected as Siemens Competition Semi-Finalists

Congratulations to Trit Garg (working in Shoshana Levy's lab) and Bonnie Wong (working in Olivia Martinez's lab) on this fantastic accomplishment.

Caterina Yuan, Class of 2006 Summer Intern, named Presidential Scholar


Caterina Yuan was named a Presidential Scholar in June, 2007, at a White House ceremony. Click here to read the White House press release. 

Jonathan Steinman and Julie Boiko (class of 2005 Interns) selected as Intel Science Talent Search Semi-Finalists

Jonathan Steinman, for his project, Electrophoresis in Nanochannels: A Novel Method for Rapid, High Resolution Separation of DNA and Julie Boiko, for her project, Allogeneic Antibodies Develop from Donor Hematopoietic Stem Cells, have been selected as semifinalists for their work in the 2005 CCIS Summer Internship Program.

June-Ho Kim named 2005 Intel STS Finalist

June-Ho Kim, a 2005 CCIS summer intern, was named a finalist in the Intel STS competion for his project, An Investigation into Multiple Sclerosis: Antibodies to CD44 and α4β1 Differentially Affect Myelin-specific T Cell Responses. Read the official finalist book (PDF).

Michael Lin Named 2004 Intel Science Talent Search Semifinalist

Michael Lin, class of 2003, was named the first Intel Scient Talent Search Semmifinalist for his project Context-Dependent Regulation of Direct MYC Targets: The Cellular Basis for Sustainable Tumor Regression

 

News Stories about SIMR

Stanford Medical School's Dean's Newsletter

"CCIS Summer Program." September, 2003.

Stanford Medicine Magazine

"Internship excites high school students and medical school faculty." Fall, 2002.

San Fransico Chronicle

"Program gives teens chance to work in top research labs at Stanford." September 14, 2001.

Palo Alto Weekly

"Of mice and medicine: High-school interns flex research muscles at Stanford labs." August 8, 2001.

Stanford Report

"High school students receive hands-on experience in immunology research." July 25, 2001.