Academic Showcase

For the virtual YSSS program in 2021, the Academic Showcase will be held on August 2-3, 2021. The scholars will present during the virtual Academic Showcase on the work they have completed and the expertise they have gained by participating in the program.  Program staff will invite all faculty, staff, and advanced graduate students working at each mentorship site, in addition to the scholars' families and the entire Jack Kent Cooke Foundation scholar community.

 

2019 Showcase Presentation Titles

  • Electronics: Sensors and Optical Audio Links
  • Comparative Genomics: Gene Transfer Between Microbes - Use of Neural Network and Phylogenetic Trees to Classify PETase Enzyme Efficiency for Use in Biodegradation
  • Comparative Genomics: Gene Transfer Between Microbes - Modeling the Evolution of Cells with Artificial Intelligence & Phylogenetic Trees and Proteasomes
  • Pink 1, Parking, and the Power of Genetics
  • Impact of Freeze-Drying and Formulation on Nanocarriers
  • Crystallization in Microemulsion-Assisted Drug Delivery Systems
  • Morphology-Based Delivery of Lipidic Nanoparticles to Organelles
  • Creation of New Materials — Thin Film and Optical Experiments
  • Creation of New Materials — Low Permeability CoAssembled Nano-Composite Films on Polyolefin Substrates
  • Study on Bullying and Discrimination as it Relates to Transgender and Gender Non-Binary Youths in High School
  • Love and Personal Relationships at the Rohner Center
  • Continued Fractions and q-Eulerian Polynomials
  • Language Processing and Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Memory Formation and the Hippocampus
  • Research and Action in Human Rights at the Dodd Center - Solitary Confinement as Torture
  • Research and Action in Human Rights at the Dodd Center - The Business of Private Detention Centers
  • Research and Action in Human Rights at the Dodd Center - Plastic Waste and Pollution
  • Yuan Monkeyflower Laboratory: Genetics, Development, and Evolution
  • Exploring Ways Technology Can Help People Live Healthier Lives
  • You Perceive What You Speak
  • Cheney Mills AR
  • Functional Liquid Crystalline Polymers: Synthesis and Characterization
  • Understanding the Role of Conjugation in the Reduction of CO2 by Rhenium (I) Complexes
  • Identifying the Microbiome in the Macrobdella decora Gut
  • Biodegradable Solar Cell Coating
  • Pain and the Brain
  • Race is a Verb - Racism, Rights, and Rebellion: The Social Relationships of Slavery, Jim Crow, and Civil Rights
  • The Influence of the Past on the Present: The Underground Railroad - The Underground Railroad: The Parallel Rails Between North Korean Defectors and Runaway Slaves in the American South
  • The Influence of the Past on the Present: The Underground Railroad - Mapping the Underground Railroad: The Use of Lawn Jockeys and Other Secret Signals
  • Exploring Deep Sea Coral Genomes
  • Exploring Acetaminophen (Tylenol) and Hepatotoxicity
  • Igniting a SPARK: Learning to Teach, Teaching to Learn - Let’s Summarize
  • Igniting a SPARK: Learning to Teach, Teaching to Learn - Learning: The Continuous Cycle
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation: An Exploration Into Emerging Technologies - Poor Sleep? Tech Can Help
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation: An Exploration Into Emerging Technologies - mARtech
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation: An Exploration Into Emerging Technologies - Convect: The Innovative Networking Platform
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation: An Exploration Into Emerging Technologies - FilmSpace
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation: An Exploration Into Emerging Technologies - Smart Security Solutions: Integrating Drone Technology
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation: An Exploration Into Emerging Technologies - Developing an Error Detection System for 3-D Prints Using AI
  • Language Learning: Let’s Talk About It
  • Conducting Human Ovulation Research Using Drosophila Melanogaster
  • Creative Writing: Creating Through Imaginative Writing - Ichabod Taylor, The Forbidden Fruit, A Lifetime
  • Creative Writing: Creating Through Imaginative Writing - Mama Balou, My Father’s Pocket Square, How to Survive Heart Break in Ten Easy Steps
  • Creative Writing: Creating Through Imaginative Writing - Wall Sampler, Lilly of the Valley, Fresh Start
  • Creative Writing: Creating Through Imaginative Writing - Group Poem: Choke