Calgary and Edmonton Regional Science Fairs

Each year, the Alberta Society of Gastroenterology supports youth in science at the Calgary Regional Science Fair and the Edmonton Regional Science Fair. The Society's contribution provides young people with an opportunity to showcase their work and to strive for excellence in their pursuit of scientific discovery.

The following students were recognized due to the Society's sponsorship in 2017:

Calgary Regional Science Fair

Alberta Society of Gastroenterology Award

Award Winner: The Future of MS: Stem Cells or Gene Therapy
Student: Salma Zein
School: Fairview School

Edmonton Regional Science Fair

Alberta Society of Gastroenterology Human Biology Award

Award Winner: The Effect of DNA Repair Pathway Defects on Anti-Inflammatory Drug Response in Colorectal Cancer Cells
Student: Katie Du
School: Old Scona School

Honourable Mention: Power Your Brain, Exercise!
Student: Maria Janisz
School: Aurora Charter School