ISSRDC 2018: Genes in Space 2018 Winners Announced

Genes in Space named a team of Minnesota high school students the winners of this year’s contest. David Li, 17, from Woodbury High School, Michelle Sung, 16, Aarthi Vijayakumar, 16, and Rebecca Li, 16, of Mounds View High School proposed an experiment to study how cells repair their DNA in space. Their winning experiment will be performed by astronauts aboard the International Space Station next year. This is the first time the judges selected a team experiment as the winner of the Genes in Space contest.