2011 White House Science Fair

In 2011, 1st Place winner, Prarthana Dalal, 2011 International BioGENEius Challenge, and Honorable Mention Media Award winner, Priyen Patel, 2011 U.S. National BioGENEius Challenge, were invited to attend the Second White House Science Fair on February 2, 2012 hosted by President Barack Obama. 

Prarthana Dalal, 2011 International BioGENEius Challenge 1st Place Winner, represented the Biotechnology Institute.  Also in attendance were Bill Nye the Science Guy and Dr. Harold Varmus and Astrophysicist, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson.