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Canada’s brightest high school students to compete in 12th Annual Brain Bee

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Published on May 20, 2019 with No Comments

On Saturday May 25th, 15 of Canada’s brightest young minds will come together to compete in the 12th annual CIHR Canadian National Brain Bee championship at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.

After claiming first place at their regional competitions, these dedicated contestants will put their knowledge of the human brain, neuroanatomy and neurological diagnosis to the test for a chance to win $1,500 cash, an opportunity to work in a neuroscience laboratory, and the title of “Best Brain” in Canada. The champion will also get the chance to represent Canada at the World Brain Bee competition this September in Daegu, South Korea!

Ten regional winners competing in the 12th annual CIHR Canadian National Brain Bee are available for interviews:

  • Alexandra Alac, Waterloo Brain Bee winner
  • Aditya Bhardwaj, Hamilton Brain Bee winner
  • Vanshika Chintakunta, Toronto Brain Bee winner
  • Ethan Liu, Vancouver Brain Bee winner    
  • Elayna Paddock Thiessen, Winnipeg Brain Bee winner  
  • Niket Sampalli, New Brunswick Brain Bee winner
  • Jenny Sun, Edmonton Brain Bee winner
  • Emily Wang, Victoria Brain Bee winner  
  • Amy White, Newfoundland Brain Bee winner 
  • Salma Zein, Calgary Brain Bee winner

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