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A*STAR Talent Search 2012 Winners

The A*STAR Talent Search and Singapore Science & Engineering Fair 2012 Awards Ceremony was held on Friday, 27 April 2012 at the Matrix Auditorium, Biopolis.

During the ceremony, a total of 183 students received award(s) from the Guest-of-Honour, Mrs Josephine Teo, Minister of State for Finance and Transport, in the presence of their mentors, teachers and parents. We would like to commend the students for their time and effort in their scientific work.

First Prize Winner
Name Lydia Liu Tingruo
School Raffles Institution
Project Plane curves — An algebraic geometry approach
Mentor Mr Wang Fei, Department of Mathematics, National University of Singapore

Second Prize Winner
Name Low Kay Yi
School Raffles Institution
Project Treatment of BRAF(V600E) in Colorectal Cancer
Mentor Dr Kenneth Hung, Department of Gastroenterology, Tufts Medical Center

Third Prize Winner
Name Heng Teng Hiang
School NUS High School of Mathematics and Science
Project Studies on the self-assembly properties of a class of ultrasmall amphiphilic peptides by critical micelle concentration (CMC) measurements: Are these peptides able to form micelles?
Mentor Dr Charlotte A.E. Hauser & Mrs Archana Mishra, Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, A*STAR

*In no order of ranking
Commendation Prizes
Name Ananya Kumar
School NUS High School of Mathematics and Science
Project Generalized Quantum Tic-Tac-Toe
Mentor Mr. Chai Ming Huang, NUS High School

Name Lee Josephine Shih Han
School Raffles Institution
Project The Diversity of Symbiodinium in Scleractinian Corals in Singapore
Mentor Dr Ng Pek Kaye Abigayle , Raffles Institution

Name Lee Puay Ling
School Hwa Chong Institution
Project Identification Of Candidate Regulators Of Mammary Gland Induction
Mentor Asst Prof Jacqueline M. Veltmaat & Dr. Sun Li, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, A*STAR

Name Lim Huisen Jeren
School National Junior College
Project Cocrystallization of Ethosuximide and Carbamazepine through green methods in the production of anti-epileptic combination drugs
Mentor Dr Vangala Venugopal Rao, ICES, A*STAR

Name Yong Wei Wei Dayna
School NUS High School of Mathematics and Science
Project Role of Transcription Coactivator WBP2 in Drug Sensitivity of Breast Cancer
Mentor Prof Lim Yoon Pin, NUS department of Biochemistry
Schools are awarded points according to the placement of their winning students.
First Prize: Raffles Institution
Second Prize: NUS High School of Mathematics and Science

For the list of winning projects for the Singapore Science and Engineering Fair, please click here

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