2015 Delaware BioGENEius Challenge

2015 Delaware BioGENEius Challenge

Congratulations to our 2015 Delaware BioGENEius Winners! The students were selected from 10 finalists and three Delaware winners were selected to represent Delaware at the June 12-16 National BioGENEius Challenge in Philadelphia.

Delaware BioGENEius Challenge Winners:

  • Jaya Bali, Charter School of Wilmington, The Effect of Temperature on the Natural Recombination Rate of Corn Plants
  • Francisco Hernandez, Charter School of Wilmington, Application of Allele-Specific PCR for Detection of Knock-in Mutations of Peroxiredoxin 6
  • Mikayla Ockels, Sussex Central High School, Heritage Hens, Weighing in on Feed to Egg Conversion Rate


Honorable Mention:

  • Erin Warren, Charter School of Wilmington, Biodegration of Bioplastics with Pseudomonas


Teacher Recognition Awardees:

  • Glenn Hartman, Archmere Academy
  • Esther Kernosh, Cape Henlopen High School
  • Rose Lounsbury, Charter School of Wilmington


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