• News

Two Cane Institute At FAU High Students Named Nation’s Top Scientists in Regeneron Science Talent Search 2022


Friday, Jan 07, 2022

Two Cane Institute students at FAU High School, Julianna Lian and Vivek Sreejithkumar, were named scholars in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition.

Julianna won with her project titled Sargassum sp. Reductive, Polyphenol Extract Modulates D. dorotocephala  Regeneration by Reduction of ROS, and has Potential as an Anti-Inflammatory Agent, while Vivek's project was titled The Evolution of the Identifiable Analysis of the COVID-19 Virus.

A total of 300 scholars were selected from 1,804 applications, which were received from 603 high schools across 46 states, two U.S. territories and eligible students living in eight other countries. Only 12 students in Florida were named scholars in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, with The Cane Institue at FAU Lab School and Winter Springs High School are the only two schools in Florida with two students selected for this honor.

The scholars were selected based on their exceptional research skills, commitment to academics, innovative thinking and promise as scientists.  

“Congratulations to this year’s 300 Regeneron Science Talent Search scholars for their remarkable contributions and discoveries in the STEM field,” said Christina Chan, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications & Citizenship at  Regeneron .  “We are honored to celebrate this new generation of problem solvers who have demonstrated the depth of their innovative thinking, commitment to continuous learning, and ability to tackle global challenges in creative ways.”  

A complete list of all scholars arranged by state, along with the titles of their research projects, may be found in the STS 2022 Scholars Book. For more information on A.D. Henderson University School, visit adhus.fau.edu.

Founded by Dan Cane,  The Cane Institute serves as the epicenter for research, education and technology transfer for A.D. Henderson & FAU High School. The Institute’s integrated approach to solving society's toughest problems engages the best and brightest students, faculty, and resources at A.D. Henderson & FAU High School to explore today's most complex challenges in arenas such as cybersecurity, autonomous vehicles, robotics, virtual reality, augmented reality, automation and artificial intelligence.