Fighting castration-resistant prostate cancer with weeds from the California Central Valley. Eva used extracts from various wild plants from our valley to see which ones might lower or prevent cell proliferation in some common prostate cancer cell lines. Her awareness of traditional Chinese herbal medications help spur her to look into this line of inquiry.
Application of machine learning to develop a diagnostic tool for diabetic retinopathy. Sky used retinal scan images to teach a computer to find patterns in these scans that could be associated with retinal damage from diabetes (retinopathy) that a human diagnostician might miss.