Campus News Banner


UK AWARDS GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
TO INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE AND
ENGINEERING FAIR WINNER

By Amanda White

 

Small UK Logo

David Nima Meigooni, 15, presented his science project, "Synchronization vs. Sensitization of Prostate Cancer Cells by Curcumin," at the fair held in Louisville.

Small UK Logo

June 3, 2002 (Lexington, Ky.) -- A Paul Lawrence Dunbar High School sophomore recently was awarded a graduate scholarship to the University of Kentucky for his presentation at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF).

David Nima Meigooni, 15, presented his science project, "Synchronization vs. Sensitization of Prostate Cancer Cells by Curcumin," at the fair held in Louisville.

Meigooni also was awarded a full undergraduate scholarship to Kentucky State University.

Mansoor Ahmed, Ph.D., radiation medicine, UK Chandler Medical Center, associate professor of radiation medicine, UK College of Medicine, served as Meigooni's mentor for the project.

The Intel ISEF is the world's largest pre-college celebration of science. Held annually, the Intel ISEF brings together over 1,200 students from 40 nations.


Back to Campus News Homepage