Submissions will be accepted from January 27th, 2021 to April 27th, 2022 at 11:59 PM EST. There is no cost associated with the competition.
Students from age groups 13-18 are welcome to enter! Participants can work in groups of up to 2 people. Submissions must be written and under 800 words.
Written aspects of each entry must have a title and be typed with 12 pt Times New Roman font. Essays can include graphics [such as graphs/statistics/images], which must be cited properly if found off the internet. See Competition Rules for more guidelines.
FIRST PLACE: Cash: $25, publication of piece in Cellfie Magazine, opportunity to give virtual presentation on a topic of their choice, opportunity to become a Sci4Teens Ambassador.
SECOND PLACE: Cash: $15, publication of piece in Cellfie Magazine, opportunity to give virtual presentation on a topic of their choice.
THIRD PLACE: Publication of piece in Cellfie Magazine.
1st Place: Gut-Brain Axis in Parkinson's Disease (Ariel & Irmma Darmawan)
2nd Place: Biotechnology in the Recombinant Production of Synthetic Human Growth Hormone (Anna Pham)
3rd Place: What career paths does biotech create? (Kailee Kuan)