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Indiana High School Student Wins International BioGENEius Challenge
Nathan Kondamuri, an eleventh grader from Munster High School in Dyer, Ind. has won the International BioGENEius Challenge, a competition for high school students who demonstrate an exemplary understanding of
biotechnology through science research projects. The Astellas USA Foundation is one of several supporters of the competition.
Ten U.S. High School Students Win Biotechnology Research Competition
Ten American students have won the U.S. National BioGENEius Challenge. Along with several other organizations, the Astellas USA Foundation provides support to this biotechnology competition for high school students.
Science Buddies and Astellas Announce Winners of the Rosalind Franklin Chemistry Contest
Rosalind Elsie Franklin was an important female chemist whose research using x-ray diffraction helped lead to the identification of the structure of DNA. Through this contest, Astellas hoped to inspire young scientists,
and females in particular, to pursue chemistry research and careers.