Team Edmonton Alumni Advance to Internationals

Two Team Edmonton 2009 Alumni, Allan Kang and Gary Kurek, qualified to be part of the Alberta Science Fair Foundation's Team Alberta for the 2010 International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). ISEF 2010 assembled 1 500 young scientists from 50 nations in San Jose on May 9 - 14.

Allan Kang presented his work, "Determining the Role of the PTEN/PI-3K Pathway in Regulating the Intercellular Expression and Localization of the Oncoprotein B-Catenin" in the Cellular and Molecular Biology category.

Gary Kurek presented his project, "2 For 1 Wheelchairs: Improving Autonomy through the Development of Multi-Functional Mobility Aids" in the Mechanical and Electrical Engineering category. At ISEF, he received the Third Place Grand Award in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering and the International Council on Systems Engineering First Place Interdisciplinary Award.