Urban Science Teams Win Big at BioEHSC Conference!

Urban Science Teams Win Big at BioEHSC Conference!


Congratulations to the Urban science teams for big wins at the BioEHSC competition earlier this month!  

Urban Team A took first place for its presentation, Glutamatergic Depression via Microelectrode Array in Seizures. Team members include Charlotte B ('21), Emilio H ('22), Zadie W ('22) and Anna M ('22). See their presentation here.

Urban Team B won second place in the video competition and an Honorable Mention under the Medical Engineering competition for its entry Using Urinalysis Biomarkers to Diagnose HER2+ Breast Cancer. Team members include Ava R ('22), Isa L ('23), Caroline K ('23) and Jacob S ('22). See their presentation here.

The BioEHSC competition, an annual research and design competition held for high school students interested in bioengineering and biotechnology, is hosted each year by the University of California Berkeley. Judges include professors, science and industry professionals and graduate students.

Learn more about the science department at Urban here

Congrats to all teams! A special thanks to Faculty Sponsor Panayiota Theodosopoulos, MD.