Anupra Chandran, 15, studies gene editing, and how this can be used to eradicate disease. Cassia Attard, 18, focuses on cellular agriculture (lowering the cost of lab grown meat to decrease the carbon footprint of meat). Ananya Chadha, 17, focuses on brain computer interfaces and machine learning.
Samarth Athreya and Ayaan Esmail share their research on developing a proactive healthcare system, rather than the reactive healthcare system we currently experience. By leveraging synthetic biology and nanotechnology, we can better predict health problems and address them sooner.
Isabella, Liam, and Brianna spoke at the world's largest technology conference, Web Summit, which was held in Portugal. In their talk, they break down the problem of climate change, and give tangible solutions on how to solve the problem. Their vision is to use emerging technologies to advance our understanding of methods that we can use as a global society to minimize carbon emissions and limit greenhouse gases. Before joining TKS, they didn't know anything about this topic,
Ayaan is a 14 year old genomics and nanotechnology enthusiast, as well as a young cancer researcher and pharmacogeneticist. He is a TKS Innovator with a passion for and an unwavering dedication to the advancement of research in the field of medicine and its intersection with technology. His talk is impactful to the community and our future and will inspire and educate.
Caroline Riseboro, CEO of Plan International Canada, speaks to the Youth Summit and introduces the Youth Panel. Caroline talks to the bright minds of the next generation about their experiences in STEM. Students Tanisha Bassan, Zaynah Bhanji, and Hannah Le also tell us what they want industry and political leaders to know.