iBIO has crowned its newest BioGENEius champion! Shaurya Agrawal, a student at Adlai E. Stevenson High School, has snagged first place honors at the Illinois BioGENEius Challenge held in Chicago. The competition challenges high school students to tackle problems in agriculture, human health, and the environment using biotechnology.
Agrawal was chosen as the top pick from a talented pool of 22 Illinois high schoolers for his groundbreaking research on from Adlai E. Stevenson High School with his project: A Novel Multi-Stage Cancer Workflow using Quantum and Classical Machine Learning & microRNA signatures s.
This year, students statewide submitted cutting-edge projects on medical, agricultural, industrial, and environmental biotechnology, making the competition more competitive than ever before. Hats off to Agrawal and all of the competitors who are paving the way for a better future with biotech innovations!