Hundreds of Clemson students gathered at the Watt Family Innovation Center to share their research at the 18th annual Focus on Creative Inquiry (FoCI) Poster Forum on April 5-7. The event allows students to showcase their work and gain skills to help communicate their work to the general public. The three-day event featured 240 student projects.
FoCI Printed Poster Award
3rd place: “AI Prediction of Novel Autism Risk Genes by Genomic Data Mining”
Mentor: Liangjiang Wang, genetics and biochemistry
Students: Dany Rizkalla and Baylie Sisk, biochemistry; Snehal Shah, nursing; Tanner Street, chemical engineering
Clemson Student Research Forum
1st place: “Peptide Based Nanoplatform for Cas9/gRNA Ribonucleoprotein Cellular Delivery and Gene Editing?”
Mentors: Angela Alexander, bioengineering; Jessica Larsen, chemical and biomolecular engineering
Students: Joey Lavalla and Alyson Schwartz, bioengineering
For more information about any of the projects presented at FoCI and the Clemson Student Research Forum, visit the digital program.